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Trip: A slab of Australia

There are [20] stories from my trip: A slab of Australia

The Ambassador Van (mk2)... retires

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 3 Sep 2008 | Views [3876] | Comments [2]

The Ambassador Van has been on the road for nearly two years now. It's done more than a few laps of Oz, survived a crash by the Lost Girls , rested more than 35 Ambassador heads on it's pillows, ferried more cases of beer than we care to know, ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, australia, campervan, competitions, road trip, van-tastic, van-tastic adventures, world nomads

Show Us your Craic!

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 28 Jul 2008 | Views [2040]

John & Deidra have come from Ireland in search of some good craic in Australia, and have picked up the Ambassador van to help them in their search. John: 3 and a half months ago I left the UK for Perth, Western Australia. Meanwhile I’d ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, craic, road trip, world nomads

Blue Skies ahead

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | Views [1401]

We (Nora Dunn & Kelly Bedford) were never the sort of people who do things in small measures. We don’t just bungee jump; Kelly is an instructor and I have jumped all around the world (including the world’s highest bungee jump in ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van

Allwelcome's Family Vacation

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | Views [1455]

Unsatisfied with our little house in Norway, two great jobs and warm and loving friends, a supportive salary and freedom from our 8 year old while he attends school, we ditched it all for a nomadic existence. What were we thinking???? We're now ... Read more >

Tags: allwelcome, ambassador van, on the road

Down a rolling road

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 18 Feb 2008 | Views [1770]

"We're Leesa Gentz and Julz Parker A.K.A "Hussy Hicks". We've been given the honour of being the World Nomads Ambassadors for the next few weeks. With this honour comes the van (what a splendid creature) ... our home ....we will ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, hussy hicks, on the road

Lazy Days with Dazey

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | Views [1708]

"Back in September I left New York and all that came with it — job, friends, low-rent apartment— to travel Australia on my own. So far I’ve spent multiple weeks in both Melbourne and Sydney, and I’ve done the East Coast backpackers trail, all ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, dazey311, on the road, road trip


AUSTRALIA | Monday, 10 Dec 2007 | Views [1822]

Stuart, a young Scottish nomadic type with excessive wanderlust and a confessed addiction to Australia, takes the keys of the Ambassador Van in Cairns, rounds up some friends, and heads off into the sunset. Read about Stuart's adventures ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, on the road, vagabonding

Berlin Bert

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | Views [1821] | Comments [1]

Berlin Bert likes: Canned food, running, cities, soccer, after-lunch sleeps, photography, family, coffee... and working. After way-too-long hunched over a computer in the WorldNomad's offices, we have kicked out our hard working backpacker and sent ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, friends

The Wanderer... goes for a drive

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | Views [2047]

"After nearly twenty years working in emergency management - ambulance, search and rescue, structure fire, law enforcement and bush fires – assignments varying from managing aircraft on bush fires to coordinating crews in the picking-up of pieces ... Read more >

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Tribulations of a swiss guy

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 3 Aug 2007 | Views [2045]

"What should simply have been backpacking across Asia, became cycling through Tibet and the Himalayas. I was aiming for Japan, and I'm now heading Down Under to drive a crazy van from Darwin to Perth. But as I read somewhere, you're not doing ... Read more >

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Big Trip Bloggers

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | Views [1825]

"A while back, while waiting for Val to finish up writing some emails in an internet cafe, I stumbled upon an opportunity. To qualify, you had to be willing to blog about your trip to Australia several times a week, as well as produce at ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, ambassador van, big trip blog, road trip

The Lost Girls

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 23 Apr 2007 | Views [8523]

Jen, Holly and Amanda are three Manhattan girls who quit their magazine and media jobs (insert Sex and the City references here) and left the States to travel the world for a full year. This many not sound all that unusual to you globetrotting Aussies, ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, ambassador van, lost girls

Wanderyears Video Wrapup

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 21 Apr 2007 | Views [1150] | Video

Timo from the wanderyears chats to Travellers Auto barn about his trip in the World Nomads Ambassador Van. More of Wanderyears videos: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJ_cyZnke-c http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UmA0GR5FmA http://www.youtube.... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, australia, road trip, travellers auto barn, wanderyears, world nomads

Wanderlust with the Wanderyears

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 13 Mar 2007 | Views [2079]

Hey bro….I’m doing this trip…. Etc…. look, I know you have work and stuff, no hurry, but have a think about it”. Before Timo could even complete his sentence, Matt chipped in. “Yup, I’ll do it” . Timo: “But, surely you want to think, check ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, ambassador van, road trip, wanderlust, wanderyears, world nomads

Philthy-nomad skives off

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 2 Mar 2007 | Views [1823]

Phil the Philthy-nomad took our Ambassador Van to the Melbourne Adventure & Travel Expo for a few days of show and tell. Yep, Phil works for us and we gave him a well-deserved one-week break at the end to deliver it back to Sydney. From his first ... Read more >

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Travelling Dan

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 12 Feb 2007 | Views [20600]

Travelling Dan has picked up the van and he's off to see a slab of Australia for free. In a round-about route, he started in Melbourne, came via Canberra to Sydney and now he's off towards Victoria again to do a bit of rock-climbing. Read ... Read more >

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Two Stowaways

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 11 Jan 2007 | Views [2024]

Instead of stowing away, Ian and Tamara have taken the helm and are steering the Ambassador Van south out of Sydney towards Victoria. It's a little known fact that the busiest air-route in the world is Sydney - Melbourne and I think that we might ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, ambassador van, canberra, harbour bridge, road trip, stowaway, sydney, world nomads

Gallery: The Ambassador

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 1 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Ambassador Van Crew 1 - Ana & Emma

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 23 Dec 2006 | Views [2163]

Check out our first World Nomads Ambassadors - Ana & Emma as they drive from Sydney to Adelaide and then back to Melbourne to help support the poor English cricket team ! Read about this cricket Odyssey in their blog Ana and Emma's ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, ambassador van, road trip, victoria, world nomads

Video tour of the Ambassador van

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 20 Dec 2006 | Views [1005] | Video

Nick gives us our first look at the ambassador van, which will be wandering all over Australia for the next two years. Kick start YOUR travel writing career and see a slab of Australia for free! Apply ... Read more >

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