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Posts by Kathleen Swinbourne

About Kathleen

Having it all and enjoying every minute of it .... mostly

Photographer, traveller, adventurer.

You are never too old to go on an adventure.

 

A swag, a trusty 4x4 and a sense of adventure are all Kath Swinbourne needs to explore the outback.

What it's really like as a woman travelling alone?

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“Don’t you get lonely?” “What if something goes wrong?” These are questions I get asked a lot.

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8 months ago
(Travel)

I am woman, watch me have adventures

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Solo outback adventurer Kathleen Swinbourne explains why women need to face their fears, thrown off the shackles and start...

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About 1 year ago
(Travel)
Some incredible Outback locations are well worth revisiting.

The top five places to (re)visit in Australia

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One of the best things about going on holidays is thinking about where to go. And while doing that, looking back on where you...

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5 months ago
(Travel)
One of my campsites in the Simpson Desert.

Just do it: Travelling the Simpson Desert solo

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The incredible things I learned during my solo adventure in the Simpson Desert.

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21 days ago
(Today)
Seriously, does it get much more romantic than this setting? Picture: Kathleen Swinbourne.

Top 10 romantic things we've done while camping

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Looking for something romantic to do for a long weekend away? Try camping. Seriously!

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6 months ago
(Travel)
Heading out in the wide open spaces.

Holiday planning - the new competitive sport

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How long does it take you to plan a holiday? Do you plan everything, or just let it happen?

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5 months ago
(Travel)
One of the stunning sunrises captured by Kathleen Swinbourne.

When the sunrise fails, look at the smaller picture

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What is it about being away that makes you do things you don’t do at home? And I don’t mean getting pissed and dancing on the...

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5 months ago
(Travel)
Sunrise over Dalhousie hot spring.

Dalhousie Springs - oasis before solo desert crossing

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Join adventure blogger Kathleen Swinbourne on her first solo crossing of the Simpson Desert. First stop, Dalhousie Springs.

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2 months ago
(Travel)
Sure, the outback can be hard, but it's also a place of huge beauty, wildflowers and laughter.

The outback's not all toughness and danger

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Women want to travel outback, by themselves or even with a girlfriend. I know, because they’ve told me.

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12 months ago
(Travel)
Robertson Falls in Kakadu National Park.

Top five myths about Darwin in the wet season

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Have you thought about Darwin as a summer holiday destination? Don't be put off by the thought of all that rain.

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10 months ago
(Pastimes)
Big Red in the Simpson Desert.

Driving through the Simpson Desert

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I had my first lesson driving on sand today, so now I’m ready to tackle the Simpson Desert ... solo!

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6 months ago
(Travel)
Alone in the landscape.

Don't you get lonely travelling alone?

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Travelling on your own is not for everybody. But it can be a great way to meet other people. And it's a real life "choose your...

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About 4 hours ago
(Today)
There's a crocodile out there .

This could be heaven, or it could be hell

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There’s something about being on an isolated tropical beach that brings out the philosopher in me. With nothing to measure time...

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5 months ago
(Travel)
Sunset Menindee Lake.

My top 5 favourite Australian camping spots

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I’m one of those people who used to turn her nose up at camping. Too uncomfortable, not enough basic amenities (ie toilets),...

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5 months ago
(Travel)
Kathleen and her sister lap up the luxury in the Northern Territory.

Every trip should have a luxury component

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Who says men can't buy presents? Doc gave me a luxury weekend at Nitmiluk ... with a helicopter ride.

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8 months ago
(Travel)
Heading into the Simpson Desert.

What's it really like to travel across the Simpson Desert?

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Why would somebody choose to travel across the Simpson Desert on their own?

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About 1 month ago
(Travel)
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