Australia: Prepare your perfect Outback tour

Since I was 10 years old, one of my dreams was to go to Australia to cross the Outback in my own car. I don’t remember exactly anymore why and how it started but the thoughts were always there… I still can’t believe that I finally fulfilled that dream! I spent two weeks in the Outback and it was an epic experience that I would do again whenever somebody would ask me to join. I loved every single minute of it and I am so happy that I did it. I had to plan a couple of things and want to share my experiences with you here:

My car, Howi, in the Painted Desert
My car, Howi, in the Painted Desert

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Travel around New Zealand or Australia – in a car or a caravan?

I have travelled around New Zealand for 3500 km on the South Island in 2016/17 and for about the same km on the North Island in 2011. In Australia I am still travelling at the moment and I have been on the road for more than 5000 km and counting! I love to do road trips and get to know the country on my own terms with my own four wheels. Before I went to Australia and New Zealand, I asked myself the same question, you probably ask yourself now: shall I rent/ buy a car or a caravan? Both options have their positive and negatives sides. Here are some of the points I considered for deciding on one of the options:

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