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Track Trailer: Behind the Scenes

To thrive in Australia’s ever-growing RV industry, is it enough for a manufacturer to simply keep pace with demand or to skin the cat slightly differently to their many competitors? Like every industry, there are...
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Caravanning Danger: Reindeer Crossing

Yes, it's that time of the year again. Soon, Santa will be harnessing up the reindeer and heading off with all the pressies, so watch out for him if you're caravanning this Christmas. Traffic will...
Francois Peron National Park

Picture-Perfect Francois Peron National Park

The Shark Bay World Heritage Area encloses some of Australia’s most stunning and important natural highlights. Protected to the east by the mainland and to the west by Dirk Hartog Island and a handful...
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Olympic Caravans Marathon 21ft Family Reviewed

Olympic Caravans has been building caravans for many years. In fact, ‘many years’ doesn’t do the manufacturer’s longevity justice – this well-regarded company is celebrating 30 years of manufacturing. That’s right: as Australia celebrated its...
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New Vehicle Laws Welcomed

Australia has a new regulatory framework governing the importation and local production of vehicles, including RVs of all types. The Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018 (RVSA) passed the Australian Senate on November 27, which was...
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Caravanners, Toll Roads and Turmoil

Toll roads. In Australia, they're unavoidable. Drive Highway 1 and you’ll follow a serpentine route that bends and twists around all Australian states and territories, with the exception of the Australian Capital Territory. There’s even...
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Review: Winnebago Caravans Mossman X-Country

There are two kinds of surprises: the pleasant ones, and the ones that leave a bad taste. It had been, I’m embarrassed to write, a number of years since I had taken a really good...
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Jurgens Jindabyne Pop-Top Review

When we think about family caravans, we often think of 23-plus-footers – and that’s just the body length. These vans typically have a forward bed, a rear bedroom for the kids, a rear bathroom,...

Camper Trailers vs Tents

If you’ve ever been camping, you’re probably familiar with tents, whether a $20 A-shaped wonder or a more expensive unit that takes only 30 seconds to set-up. You might have even gotten off the...
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...