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Grey nomad parents

Instead of being grey nomads, we were suddenly full-time ‘parents’

It’s pretty standard for wannabe grey nomads to impatiently count down the days to when they will finally be free to hit the... Read more

Grey nomad relationships

Love is in the air, but can it survive living together 24/7 on the road?

 While most grey nomad couples hitting the open road together have the time of their lives, there is no doubt that a change... Read more

Port Hedland caravan park

The mining boom is over, and WA’s north wants grey nomads back!

The annual northward migration of Australia’s caravanners and motorhomers is under way in earnest … and the battle for a slice of the... Read more

Lark Quarry

Forget Cape York! It’s Queensland’s Lark Quarry or bust for this nomad!

A decade ago when Linda and John Curry set out on their dream trip to the Northern Territory, it didn’t seem like too... Read more

Grey nomads etiquette

The six commandments that govern the way that grey nomads travel

Caravanner Phil Crockart says the Big Lap is governed by several important unwritten rules I believe we take certain responsibilities and obligations with... Read more

Grey nomad Big Lap packing

‘We’re Big Lap veterans now, but we learnt some lessons the hard way!’

Planning for a long-term grey nomad adventure is absolutely critical … but it can only take you so far. In the end there... Read more

Spending the kids' inheritance

‘We’re living the good life, and we’re spending all of our cash doing it!’

Grey nomad Phil Crockart is spending the kids’ inheritance … and he doesn’t feel the slightest bit guilty!   When we started the... Read more

Pentecost River crossing

‘We were looking for adventure, and we found it on the Gibb River Road’

By John & Lorraine H We had been warned about corrugations, mud and washaways, creek crossings, crocodiles and razor sharp stones turned up... Read more

caravan step accident

‘A slip on my caravan step left me in agony, and my trip in tatters!’

Grey nomads know that life on the road doesn’t come without risks. There is always the possibility of an accident on the road,... Read more

Baxter Free Camp on the Nullarbor

‘Time for grey nomads to stand up and be counted on campsite litter!’

When he was a child, grey nomad Phil Crockart remembers camping with his family at beachside caravan parks, which were always ‘as neat... Read more


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