Tag: Australia

Island and Surrounds | Circumnavigating Australia in a motorhome

“Dreaming about driving off into the sunset and doing the ‘big lap’ of Australia? Gold Coast resident Kari Rawlings, did just that; at the age of 69 she jumped in her white Fiat Ducato motorhome, nicknamed ‘Snowfall’, and set off with her dog Bella on their big adventure. Doing the ‘big lap’ is something that read more…

Caravan World | Video | Ballina, NSW

“A cool breeze and a little spring rain did little to stop this shutterbug from experiencing the holiday magic unique to Ballina, NSW. Perhaps it’s the stunning coastline, the eccentric cafes, the occasional sidewalk busker, the fishing or the surfing, but there is a certain something about Ballina on the NSW north coast that makes read more…

February 13, 2018

Time to Roam | Horizon Best on Show Again

“Ballina based motorhome builder, Horizon Motorhomes, has taken out the top gongs at the Caravan and Camping Industry Association of NSW awards night. As well as being crowned Best of the Best Trade Business for the second time, the company run by Clayton Kearney also took home the award for Best Motorhome Manufacturer for the read more…

November 14, 2017

Kari On | From Cowra to Conargo

Moving towards Cowra the scenery was similar with open plains and hills looking quite barren but speckled with cattle or sheep and wheat fields. After passing through Cowra and heading for Young the scenery changed. Young, being the gateway to the Riverina, introduced the new sights of cherry Farms and orchards with fewer cattle and read more…

October 10, 2017

Kari On | Country Cruising

We headed out from Bilpin through the mountains and turned off to go through the Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens (just beautiful early in the morning). Unfortunately, too early for the Information Centre, but Bella and I still had a lovely walk around. The dahlias were my favourite as they always remind me of Uncle George read more…

September 28, 2017

Kari On | Hitting the Road

I started my day almost like any other –  cleaning the bathroom and den; tidying up the courtyard after trimming and mowing yesterday. I then headed off to see my mother and say my goodbyes. She was in fine spirits and looking forward to renewing her own memories through my adventures. I had a lovely read more…

August 4, 2017

Destination | The Pinnacles

The Turquoise Coast is hailed as one of Australia’s best kept secrets and features the world famous Pinnacles Desert as part of Nambung National Park. The desert has an incredible diversity of unique fauna, living stromatolites, pristine beaches, excellent fishing and is in the middle of Western Rock Lobster fishery (yum!). The entrance is approximately read more…

July 18, 2017

The Wanderer | Rising to the ‘Horizon’ When Cooking

“Market trends suggest more travellers are choosing RVs that are not only affordable, but more compact and efficient. They aren’t willing to give up the creature comforts of home, meaning RVs will have to be beautiful, practical and extremely efficient in the use of space. Luckily, Horizon Motorhomes fits this brief with their range of read more…

July 11, 2017

ACRV | The Simple Van Life | Banksia

If you could ask for only two things in your next campervan, I reckon you’d want them to be simplicity and elegance. With just those two traits, you get a mobile home that’s easy to use, unlikely to cause problems, good looking and comfortable. And that’s what the updated Horizon Banksia is all about. One read more…