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The Outback ‘pubs with no fear’ reap the grey nomad dividend

With historic Outback pubs closing their doors at an alarming rate, grey nomads are being seen in some quarters as the potential saviours... Read more

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We did it our way! Couple in their mid-70s do the Big Lap in a swag

For most grey nomads in their mid 70s, venturing off into the Outback on their first ever extended trip in a caravan or... Read more

Mirai hydrogen car

Big Lap of the future – is hydrogen set to be the new fuel of the bush?

For many years diesel has been considered the fuel of the bush, but – according to Japanese car maker, Toyota – that could... Read more

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House-hunting grey nomads discover home is where the rig is

A grey nomad couple explains how they set off in search of a paradise to call home … and found it on the... Read more

Endless Big Lap

How do you know when it’s right time to end the ‘endless’ Big Lap?

For most, the grey nomad lifestyle is wonderful, invigorating, exciting and challenging … but can you get too much of a good thing?... Read more

Level motorhome

Suspending belief! Motohomer tries ‘floating on air’ level site solution

Most grey nomads would agree that you quickly learn to expect the unexpected as you travel around this amazing country  … but even... Read more

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After another Remembrance Day, a grey nomad reflects on his service

Grey nomad Phil Crockart recalls his early days in the RAAF, reflects on what his service meant to him, and discusses the bond he... Read more

Caravan build

I built an 11′ caravan that turns heads … and it’s got a shower!

Grey nomad Tony D explains why – and  how – he designed and  built his own caravan that is exceptionally light and exceptionally... Read more

Grey nomad Sandra G is a solo female traveller

Here’s living proof that you just can’t keep a good woman down

Having survived two run-ins with cancer and a high-speed rollover, solo traveller Sandra G, 70,  has one piece of advice for wannabe travellers... Read more

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Rise of the ‘grave nomads’ brings forgotten outback stories to life

The phenomenon of cemetery tourism is transforming the Big Lap experience of growing numbers of grey nomads … and it seems we ain’t... Read more


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