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Tyre Pressure Tip

Caravan and 4WD tyres. They cost a fortune and yet so many caravanners take them for granted. Setting them at the correct pressure is crucial. Too little or too much pressure will cause premature...

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...
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Freedom Camping Advice

Free camping. We all love the idea of it. The trouble is knowing what free camping is and understanding how to get the best of it. Here’s the word: the best way to approach free...

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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Caravan Water Wise

Anyone who goes camping understands the limitations that a lack of water can impose. Aside from keeping our bodies hydrated and for those morning mood-enhancing coffees and teas, water is needed for other daily...

Offroad Caravans: Limitations and Warranty

When is an offroad caravan not an offroad caravan? According to some of Australia’s best-known offroad caravan manufacturers, a genuine offroad van will be purpose-built for such duties. And, yes, it’s only logical. But...

Traveller Caravan Obsession

Ken and Sylvia Pilkington, my next door neighbours at the Walkamin Central Van Park on the Atherton Tableland, Far North Queensland, are a long way from what used to be their home in Christies...
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Woes in Walkamin

I said last month that I'd still be in Queensland when writing my column for the next issue but I didn't know then that I'd have no choice! When I was shopping last Sunday,...
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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;...

A Caravan Obsession

When Graeme and Robyn Pleming sold their herd of dairy cows a couple of years ago, they were no longer tied to milking twice a day. They could start thinking about enjoying their semi-retirement....