Hall's Gap

A Hall’s Gap Park and a Pressure Cooker

Regular readers would know I’ve been waiting for a sticker to arrive from Mercedes Benz in Germany following repairs to Yemmy. It has finally arrived and I've stuck it on as requested, and I'm...
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Bailey Caravans Capricorn Reviewed

Sometimes become convinced that I really need to buy a new 4WD. I love my old Land Cruiser but its towing capacity  – 2500kg – seems less relevant with each passing year. Then along...
Regal Caravansvideo

Regal Caravans Sahara Reviewed

I’ll travel miles to check out a new caravan. When I caught wind of a new Regal Caravans Sahara on display at Cobram Caravans, I had to decide: drive 303km from home to the...
Legend Caravansvideo

Legend Caravans Groundbreaker: Reviewed

There are caravans, pop-tops, camper trailers… and then there’s the Legend Groundbreaker. Yes, it’s an attention-grabbing offroad van.I’m not just talking about how this caravan is built – on looks alone the Groundbreaker, well,...
big lap

Big Lap Tips and Tricks

It’s year three of full-time caravanning now and we at Four Hands in a Tin Can have come to the conclusion that you are mad if you continue to do the same thing over...
Cairns

Cairns: Top 10 Attractions

Cairns is one of those destinations where it is easy to come for a week and stay for a month. Indeed, many caravanners migrate there for the entire winter, and while visiting it would...
Travelling Australia

Travelling Australia: Then and Now

Australia has bewitched us for over 40 years. We arrived in 1977 as young immigrants from the United States, Steve as a teacher and I as his accomplice. It wasn’t long before school holidays...
Kokoda Cadetvideo

Kokoda Cadet II Platinum XLi Reviewed

A true family adventure calls for a true family caravan, such as this Kokoda Cadet. If you’ve ever tried to make do with a caravan that sleeps two, perhaps by pitching a tent off...
caravan park

The Perfect Caravan Park

I met Jonathan and Jennifer Luth last year just after they – and their Sprinter motorhome – had arrived in Australia. Their bright blue Sprinter had travelled in a cratave from the US,  and they were...
Caravan safety

Police Roadside Caravan Safety Inspections

Every now and again, social media catches fire with news of a police blitz on caravan safety and towing compliance. Invariably, it goes that on a certain highway, police are pulling over caravanners, weighing...