Category: This Australian Life


Campervan Shopping: What Did We Get Into?

“What just happened?!” Mo asked. I nodded. “Nobody will ever believe this.”  Minutes before, Mo and I checked out a campervan that fit most of our criteria. We want a van with less than 200,000 kilometers on the odometer, a diesel engine, equipped with a roo-bar, three seats, and...


This Australian Life: Sharks, Alarms, and Fear

It’s a bright, sunny, idyllic day at the beach. The type of day you imagine that the Coppertone girl is about to have. You’ve just paddled out into the water on your surfboard and you’re waiting for a small but clean wave to roll through. First you...