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This Australian National Park is Absolutely Stunning – Have You Heard of Hattah-Kulkyne?

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This Australian National Park is Absolutely Stunning – Have You Heard of Hattah-Kulkyne?

Regional Victoria is full of stunning sights and the natural beauty of the Hattah-Kulkyne national park is one of the many examples of that.

In the heart of the Australian bush, the outback park is home to a superb freshwater system of creeks and lakes that connects to the Murray River, and within it lives a whole host of beautiful bird, marine and wildlife.

Although don’t make the mistake of assuming Hattah-Kulkyne is only of interest to binocular toting nature lovers, there is plenty to keep everyone occupied!

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How to Prepare Your Truck for Your Next Travel Adventure

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How to Prepare Your Truck for Your Next Travel Adventure

Road trips can make for an amazing adventure, even if it’s only for a short amount of time. But have you ever wondered if your truck is actually ok for your next adventure?

Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway in the mountains, or spontaneously hitting the open road, it’s important to be well-prepared for the many unexpected things can happen on the road.

So before you load up your truck, make sure have the following in check for your road trip ahead.

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Is Your Car Road Trip Ready? 5 Most Important Vehicle Checks Before Driving Off

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Is Your Car Road Trip Ready? 5 Most Important Vehicle Checks Before Driving Off

Road trips can make for an amazing adventure, even if it’s only for a short amount of time. But have you ever wondered if your car is ok for a road trip? Or what you should check before driving off?

As easy as it is to just jump in the car and drive, road trips do require a little bit of prior planning, and there are some important checks you should run to ensure your safety.

The following are 5 tips on making sure your car is road trip ready; 5 most important vehicle checks before driving off.

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Infographic: Which RV Rental is Right For You?

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Infographic: Which RV Rental is Right For You?

We’re all familiar with the age-old maxim “it’s the journey that matters, not the destination”, and nothing embodies this more so than a vacation in an RV. You’re unrestrained by tight schedules, you get to see parts of a destination others don’t see, and it’s just you and the open road – you’re totally free.

But after you’ve decided to hit the open road, it’s a little bit more involved than just picking up the keys to an RV. There are quite a number of different classes of vehicle, and many differences are important to note as they make each class unique.

So to help you navigate the world of RV’s, and choose a rental which is right for your journey, Campanda has put together a great infographic to help you make a more informed decision on which one would be the best fit for you and your family.

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Top 5 Tips For a Safe Road Trip Experience

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Top 5 Tips For a Safe Road Trip Experience

A road trip is often the best way to explore if you’re looking to appreciate the diversity of natural scenery you would otherwise miss from a plane. And it’s an especially good idea if you’re one of those travelers who enjoys the freedom and flexibility to travel at your own pace.

With some truly stunning roads throughout the world, your first decision is planning out where you want to drive. And then you should conduct some research on how to stay safe, as every country will have different road rules, environments and landscapes.

Here are our 5 best tips for a safe road trip experience.

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4 Road Trip Routes For Exploring the Australian Outback

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4 Road Trip Routes For Exploring the Australian Outback

Australia is an enormous and amazingly diverse country. In order to explore the vastness of the continent’s interiors, the best way is to embark on an outback journey and drive those rugged roads.

You can stop along the way for a cool swim, and stay on sprawling outback stations. Though there are many routes to the Australian Outback, many entry points, and many destinations.

You could enter along the rugged coastlines or through the western outback. Just make sure that your 4WD vehicle is in as good condition as you.

With your wheels donning on all season tyres, make sure that your vehicle is safe and sturdy before entering the heart of Australia and driving remotely. The following are 4 ideas on possible routes.

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Tips for Riding a Motorcycle on Indian Roads

Posted by on 10:01 pm in Blog, India, Road Trips, Travel Tips | 58 comments

Tips for Riding a Motorcycle on Indian Roads

India is a diverse country full of incredible history, culture, and nature, and one of the most popular ways to explore is by road trip or bus tour.

But I’ve never felt that flashes of a destination through a window is enough to fully experience its true beauty. I believe that “what we see through the windows is nothing but moving pictures which is kind a like watching TV”. After-all, should we not aim to feel and sense our own presence in the scene, as opposed to just watching it?

For this reason I became a fan of motorcycle travel. And where India is concerned, it’s very easy for tourists to buy or rent. But riding a motorcycle on Indian roads is a whole lot different than riding in the west. So, here are my few tips and tricks to easily ride your motorcycle on Indian Roads.

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Infographic: The Best Roads to Drive in Europe

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Infographic: The Best Roads to Drive in Europe

Road trips are synonymous with the United States of America due to its sheer size and vast highways, but did you know that the first ever road trip by automobile took place in Germany?

Europe has some of the most stunning roads in the world, and for those who dream of being on the open road YourParkingSpace has put together some of the best routes for a European Road Trip, plus what you can see and do in these regions.

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A Journey From Mainland Australia Aboard Spirit of Tasmania

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A Journey From Mainland Australia Aboard Spirit of Tasmania

Tasmania lies roughly 400 km from mainland Australia however it seems like a world away; a magical destination where you can escape the crowds of Australia’s main cities, and access vast wilderness and astounding natural wonders like no-where else in the world.

There’s a relaxing pureness about this small island State, and its towns transport you back to simpler times where modern stresses cease to exist. It definitely offers all the modern conveniences you could hope for, but has somehow managed to maintain its unique culture and charm. Managed to preserve it’s World Heritage Areas, wildlife, beautiful landforms, natural and cultural history, and brought them into modern times.

But it’s difficult to really experience all Tasmania has to offer without a car, so there was no question about how we would get to the Island of the Devil; we would journey overnight from the mainland on Spirit of Tasmania. By transporting ourselves along with our personal vehicle and all our gear we were assured of getting the most rewarding experience Tassie could offer.

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Getting Your RV Prepared for The Road

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Getting Your RV Prepared for The Road

Hitting the road in your RV this summer? If so, then there are some things that you will need to do to get prepared. Most RVs sit in one spot all winter long. This can cause even the most well taken care of RVs to have problems. Depending on where you live, the winter months can really wreak havoc on your RV.

Today, we are going to discuss some things that you should do before taking your recreational vehicle out on the road. So, if your RV has been in storage this winter, make sure to go over these tips. They just might help make your next road trip easier.

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