Our Big Lappers!
If you have followed Caravanning with Kids since the very beginning you will know that we are not big lappers! As much as the idea plays around in our heads, we are simply a family that LOVES weekends away, short family getaways and extended school holidays…
…..this doesn’t stop us dreaming! What is the next best thing? Following other families who have jumped…taken the leap, packed up and are experiencing life on the road FULL TIME!
Our Big Lappers! was born…. Join us, as we follow their journey, cheer them on, support them and love every second of their adventure…
Will you be in Tassie in January?? Join us for our HAPPY HOUR in Devonport! We will be heading over on the Spirit of Tasmania with our mates from Trip In a Van....we will then set up for an awesome happy hour with The Blonde Nomads...BBQ, Beers, Buds!! Join our event...read more
We LOVED our adventure through the Red Centre back in August 2016. A bucket list journey that took us to the spiritual heart of our country and gave us goose bumps as we enjoyed the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park . Seeing Uluru for the first time was breathtaking...read more
Our Big Lap is OVER! We have followed Our Big Lap from the very beginning and have loved all the stories and posts shared by Bec & Lloyd about their adventures. The highs...the lows...and all of their hilarious and emotional reflections. Their big lap is now OVER...read more
Our Big Lap are on their way home, however before they get there, they need to cross the Nullarbor and head up the familiar east coast. After 19 months of planning, 186 days on the road, over 30,000kms travelled and over 6500 litres of diesel consumed the adventure...read more
Our Big Lap have completed 5 months on the road and as they leave WA and head east, their thoughts are turning to home. What will it be like when they get there in a couple of short months? How will they cope? My stomach churns thinking about what this feeling must...read more
Say a big hello to The Blonde Nomads - Rob, Tracy, Marli & Ziggy - they are only weeks away from hitting the road again...but this time with their two young children!! Embarking on an adventure that will take them all over Australia in a new Jayco. We met them...read more
If you are currently travelling Australia with kids or thinking about it...then please consider Lone Scouts! What is a Lone Scout? I had no idea, I had never heard of it...so when Noela from Lost and Loving It posted in our Facebook Group "Aussie Big Lappers" about...read more
I have to admit that I had a little tear reading this honest and transparent story from Our Big Lap, especially the closing comments from Our Big Lap Dad, Lloyd - A reflection on how life on the road is changing his family, their relationships and their hopes for the...read more
Following Bec, Lloyd, Ava and Finn from OUR BIG LAP has been such a JOY! We hope you have loved seeing their adventures as well. They have had another incredible month and Bec shares a few highlights with us below...including some more very amusing observations... So...read more
Our Big Lap have just finished their 2nd month on the road and are having an amazing adventure! Bec has shared some amusing observations that I found myself having a giggle and nodding my head in agreement...ENJOY! Two months of OUR BIG LAP are now done and dusted. In...read more