Australian Caravan Club

An Irish Festival Muster

I was a bit apprehensive about going to an Irish festival with my nemesis, Murphy, along but he kept his head down most of the time. Our Australian Caravan Club branch, the Gippsland Gypsies...
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...
annexe

Life in an Annexe

I have so many memories of caravanning as a kid, some good, others not so much. First up, as kids on a camping holiday, my two brothers and I were on pretty much the...
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...
motorhome

Yemmy the Motorhome is Back!

My motorhome, Yemmy, was damaged a few months ago in an accident, but when he arrived back following the repairs on a tilt truck, I couldn't believe it was him! They had done a...
Mt Buller

Off Season: Mt Buller Touring

You’ve settled into the year, you’re working, your kids have been sick of school from day two, your wife is going insane and the dog has just eaten something it threw up five minutes...
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...
easter caravanning

Easter Caravanning Tips

Being on the road full time, we often lose track of times such as Easter, school holidays and public holidays. We freedom-camp at these times as this means we can avoid taking up space...
Weight distribution hitch

Weight Distribution Hitch Dilemma

A towed caravan has to be heavier at its front than at its rear. If it is not, it will sway strongly, particularly if towed by a vehicle that is lighter. And as many...