Backpackers free camping payday

In-the-know backpackers (which it seems is all of them) are adept at nabbing the best camping spots for free. They simply park their Wicked van in a beach carpark and wake up to a beautiful beachy sunrise. And a whole lot of lycra from the middle-aged morning walker crowd. In Sydney, predictably this free beach camping practice... Continue Reading →

Whangamata, choice, bro

Last week I was in Kiwiland, doing a spot of mountain-climbing and then recovering at the beach. Which beach? Whangamata, of course. Mention Whangamata to any Kiwi and most of them have spent a summer holiday there or know someone with a bach (that's kiwi for beach shack) there. It's a family summer holiday rite... Continue Reading →

Notice: no fun on this beach

Aussie beaches are supposed to be laid-back, carefree kind of places, right? Not at this beach at Tomaga on the otherwise gorgeous NSW South Coast. I don't know about you, but it seems the General Manager Eurobodalla Shire Council needs to get out more!

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