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Star struck


The magnificence of the southern sky will never be more vivid than when you’re travelling in the Outback.  For many nomads, there comes... Read more

Ukulele playing grey nomad

Playing the ukulele

Packing for the Big Lap is a challenge for all grey nomads, but it can be triply so for music-loving travellers. When space... Read more



Given the diversity in colour, shape and song of Australian birdlife it comes as no surprise that many grey nomads either extend their... Read more

Many Australian wines are world-renowned

Wine tasting

When travelling in the southern half of the country, many grey nomads take more than a passing interest in the great wine regions... Read more

Geocaching for grey nomads


While he was working full-time at an alumina refinery and also looking after his elderly mother, it didn’t always look as though Mike... Read more

Grey nomads love storm chasing

Storm chasing

Weather fanatics, Jane O & Clyve H aren’t your average grey nomads … instead of following the sun, they follow the storms Are... Read more



Glen Davis, an astronomy lover, offers grey nomads a guide to the night sky Australia is blessed with a wonderful night sky vista... Read more

Vintage caravans is a hobby for Australian grey nomads

Vintage vanning

Vintage caravan enthusiast Mark T from Perth owns eight ‘old’ caravans … and he’s not finished yet How did you start? Like the vast... Read more

Greeting card making is a good hobby for grey nomadsC

Making greeting cards

Graeme S, 59, and wife Deborah, 55, say they have the perfect Big Lap hobby Where do you camp? We like to free... Read more

Grey nomads embrace photography as a hobby


Kathy and Frank, both 62 from Quirindi, NSW, see the big picture What do you travel in? We have a Traveller Bel-Air 22’... Read more


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