Family Camping at the 9 Mile Cobb and Co Campground

Remember those camping virgins we went to Kenilworth with, hoping to laugh at all their stupid first time camping mistakes only to completely cock up our own camp site? Aah yes, good times, good times. Well not long after that when they proved they weren’t completely useless, we went on another weekend camp trip to … Continue reading Family Camping at the 9 Mile Cobb and Co Campground

Camping with kids is better with friends and their kids.

School holiday camping trips are a rite of passage for children and parents alike. For the kids, it's what memories are made of- sleeping in the Great Outdoors and eating sausages for days. For parents, it's an exercise in not committing infanticide while attempting to relax whilst covered in sand and/or dirt.   We've just returned … Continue reading Camping with kids is better with friends and their kids.

The day we broke our house.

Warning: contains the odd f-bomb. Okay, the title is misleading in by 'house' I mean campertrailer and by 'broke' I mean completely fucked. But what's a camping story without a few anecdotes of how it was all a bit awful so that all the non-camping folk can feel better about staying in a 3 and … Continue reading The day we broke our house.

Easter Camping with Children: The Pros and Cons.

We staycationed these Easter school holidays. The idea of overpriced and crowded accommodation, traffic jams and unrealistic expectations of a relaxing holiday with the kids have scarred us to the point where staying at home seemed like the most nurturing option. It wasn't always like this though. We used to be HUGE camping at Easter advocates. But … Continue reading Easter Camping with Children: The Pros and Cons.

Camping for Families and Tweens: Noosa’s North Shore

There are certain people you walk through life with. Parents, partners, friends, family. In the case of Peckerhead and Cam, we stumbled through many bars and our late twenties and early thirties with them. We marched in a much more poised manner down the aisle one after the other. In the newest chapter we finally … Continue reading Camping for Families and Tweens: Noosa’s North Shore

Back in the saddle: Camping again after an 11 month hiatus.

We lived in a camper trailer for most of last year while we travelled around Australia. It was awesome. But when we got back, setting fire to that camper trailer ‘accidentally’ and claiming the insurance had gone from a throw away line at gatherings to a serious thought process involving the gas hob and some … Continue reading Back in the saddle: Camping again after an 11 month hiatus.