Author: Kimberly Powell

Camping is an excellent activity that can provide hours of fun and a great opportunity to connect with friends and family, as well as appreciate the beauty of nature. The outdoors is a fantastic place to relax and unwind if you’re also stressed out with...

Going camping without a campfire is like eating spaghetti without cheese. It just doesn't feel right. A campfire completes the camping experience. Sitting around, sharing stories or just basically having a good conversation around a campfire can be one of the most wonderful memories you’ll...

One of life's simple pleasures is having a fun time with your kids, and camping is an activity that screams fun. The good thing is, the Outback has a lot of great beaches and bushlands that have great camping sites. When there are kids around, ...

Sometimes it can be hard to know what is going on behind those adorable, glassy dog eyes, especially when it comes to feelings of love and affection. I love both of my dogs equally but one of the two clearly shows me more affection back....

While Australian ticks are nowhere near the scourge they are in the United States, there are still 70 different species of ticks throughout Australia, and 16 of these species feed on human blood. Usually, a tick bite will cause a little bit of irritation and...

We’ve all heard of a ‘beer jacket’ helping to get through a cold night, and I’ve on more than one occasion had extra cups of tea or coffee that I didn’t want to drink but instead just wanted the warmth in my hands. Well how...

‘Dumpling’ is a general word that covers a wide range of food, all with the basic quality of being a starchy dough which has some kind of filling on the inside. Some of the most popular ones are Chinese ‘jiaozi’ and ‘wonton’, Japanese ‘gyoza’ and...

If you have spent any time travelling around Latin America you will have come across this one. You don’t hear about it much in Australia. The idea of raw fish puts most people off. Because the fish is marinated in citrus juices, it is actually...

This one is messy eating so have your serviettes on the ready. It’s fun too with a couple of glasses of white wine or an icy cold margarita on hot summer nights. You can make these any way you like with just about any fish that...

Getting up and enjoying the peace and tranquillity of early morning with a hot cup of coffee has become something of a camping ritual for me. It’s the only time of the day when my family are still asleep and I have some time for...