Cast Aside

Who Are We?

Four Packs Travel is a lifestyle and travel website dedicated to sharing our adventures with you and showing what it’s really like to live a life on the road!

We are a family of four travelling full time who decided to make the world our home and classroom. We’ll share our stories, tips, and advice so you can get more out of your holiday, travel for longer and share experiences with your kids.

We chose to give up the big dream of buying our own home and started to work towards our new dream of travelling full time, working and schooling as we go. We wanted to experience the world beyond our small corner of it in Australia and give our kids an education beyond that which can be found in a classroom.


Jacqui in India

After some planning and soul searching we took the leap and sold everything we owned, and downsized to a carry on back pack and a one-way ticket each. Four Packs Travel was born!

Our aim is to travel lighter, with minimalism in mind, working towards zero waste.

Captain Haddock

We are passionate about travel, love to experience exotic new locations, meet the locals and immerse ourselves in new cultures. Whether it’s sampling street food in Beijing, meeting new friends in casas particulares in Cuba or scuba diving in Fiji we believe life is best experienced through adventure and an open mind.

There’s a lot of world to explore…  Hope to see you out there!

Days On The Road


Meet The New Family

Hopefully we can inspire you to travel more too and experience what travel teaches us.

Jacqui New

Writer, Digital Manager & Photographer

Jacqui likes writing, reading, music, wine, food and beaches, and loves to be around water – though she’s afraid of sharks!

She is also honing her photography and videography skills.

Daniel New

Daniel New

Photographer, Educator, Chief Travel Planner

Dan loves to experience new cultures and foods, research things in depth and kick back with a book at the end of a long day.

He also enjoys cooking, wine and dreaming about boats!

Ollie New


Ollie is into computer games, marine biology, trying new & weird food, sport and started to get pretty good at guitar before we went away.

He is adventurous with everything in life and is very empathetic.

Milla New


Milla is happiest when she is drawing, singing or doing something creative and she loves to laugh when Dad does something silly.

She also likes computer games, photography and sport.


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