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Travelling Back to your Roots

It’s been around six years since I last visited England and over 25 years since I set foot in the land of Single Malt Whiskey, lake-dwelling monsters and my place of birth. So I was keen to see how I felt during a recent trip to catch up with family.

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Growing up as a Camping Kid

A few key milestones mark the physical and mental development of any child. But for families that spend a lot of their time camping, these important milestones take on a unique shape.

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Can You Put a Price on Safety?

Prompted by a recent incident involving the biggest kangaroo known to mankind, Kath asks, what is the safety of your setup worth? Can you put a price cap on it?

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Pushing the Boundaries

From a background of insular village living to a lifestyle of roaming Australia in pursuit of experience, Kath recounts how she defied the odds.

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Dumping Dilemmas

While the self-sufficiency of owning a portable toilet might be appealing, the go-anywhere dunny can have a dark side too.

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Permanent holiday park residency: The pros and cons

Permanent Holiday Park Residency: The Pros and Cons

Kath Heiman faces a tough decision: set up a holiday park base and enjoy weekends by the beach, or stick with their life on the open road?

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Top 10 Tropical Beaches for Wet Season Escapes

Summer is an excellent time to beach-hop the tropics from Townsville to Weipa, because when the crowds flee south with the first rains, all these top beachfront camps, rainforested waterholes and barramundi fishing spots become exclusively yours.

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The true apex predator.  Unlike the croc, which favours barramundi, its prey is data

How I Scored a Seat on Hema’s Map Patrol

Sitting in the hot-seat of a Hema vehicle, 4WDing for a living, might seem like the dream job, but what does the mapping work actually involve on a day-to-day level? And what does it take to score the gig?

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