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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...

In Defence of Caravanners

If you’re anything like me, you’re sick of certain parts of the media bleating about ‘bloody caravanners’. The star of one particular truck driver rose recently following his inflammatory comments on a website dedicated to...
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Budget Tow Vehicle Search

Buying a caravan brings with it the temptation to also buy a new tow vehicle. That 22-footer isn’t going to tow itself, and the hatchback in the garage wouldn’t pull the skin off a...

Why We Love Our Caravan

People often ask why we chose an On The Move caravan, as there are so many vans to choose from these days. Most modern vans have great features and what appeals to one won't...
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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...

Top Five Family Caravanning Tips

We are a family of four doing the big lap. We are ‘Four Hands in a Tin Can’: Peter, Annie, Liam and Mia and thought that, as our initials spelt ‘palm’, we could use...

Thermal Cooking: Apple and Cinnamon Dumplings

Thermal cooking. Could there be any more convenient a way for caravanners to do dinner or dessert? It’s just a matter of doing some basic prep before hitting the road for the day, and...
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JHub Gets Even Smarter

Our TVs, our sound systems and even our houses… for many of us, they’re all controlled by an app on our smartphone. Welcome to the 21st century. It was only a matter of time before...

Five Caravan Myths Busted!

Australian caravanning means three things: amazing destinations, time with your loved ones, and a healthy dose of mythology. Many campfire discussions have devolved into heated debates about the rules of the road as they...
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My Dad Was An Ice Addict

Gidday RVers! Just recently I’ve been thinking about a cold beer, in fact I’m thinking about one right now. I know where I get it from, my Dad, he loved an ice cold beer;...