Kakadu National Park. Australia.

Last minute Christmas holiday destinations

Have you been so busy this year that you didn’t realise it was Christmas until the decorations started going up? With another Christmas rolling around even quicker than the last, it’s easy to wake up and realise you’ve left everything to the last minute (again!). So if you’d hoped to plan a Christmas holiday but…

Mountain

Cycling around Australia

When you hear the words, ‘road trip’ it’s likely you’ll picture driving along a highway in a car. But road trips don’t always have to be done in cars – you could choose to ride your bike instead. Sure, you probably won’t go quite as far and you definitely won’t go as fast! But a…

redecorating on a budget

Redecorating on a budget

In September 2014, we traversed the east coast of Australia with the Aussie Pickers for the Gumtree Roadshow. The set of the Roadshow was created from fantastic items sourced from Gumtree, so once the Roadshow was over, we wanted them to go to a good home. Gumtree Roadshow stylist, Paige Noelle, revamped the counseling room…

Mother and Children Playing Outside

Activities for kids this summer

The weather’s heating up and Christmas is just around the corner, which can only mean one thing – summer school holidays are almost here! As much as we all love the Christmas break, many families get to a point over the holidays where the kids are restless and parents are looking for new ways to…

Sydney vs Melbourne infrographic driving conditions

Sydney vs Melbourne infographic – which is the best city to drive in?

Sydney vs Melbourne – driving a car can be frustrating in both of these major cities at times, there’s no doubt about that. We surveyed 500 car owners from each of these major Australian cities, to gather their perceptions about road safety, on-road behaviours, traffic conditions and accidents. We then compared the insights we gathered. Answers were…