We spent last weekend at a very special place, Yackandandah Victoria. It was my birthday weekend and I was keen to show Kylie this beautiful little town in Victoria’s north east. Unfortunately, the weather was not so good. An East Coast Low which brought horrible weather to NSW and Queensland had ensured a steady stream […]Read More
Staying warm this Winter
Winter has arrived and, if the first few days are any indication, we could be in for a chilly three months. Many will likely head off to the warmer northern parts of the country to escape the cold weather but some of us are not quite so fortunate. That said, Victoria, Tasmania, SA and the southern parts of […]Read More
Caravan Weight Checks Myth Well & Truly CONFIRMED
Roadside vehicle weight checks are indeed being conducted in Victoria and here’s the proof. This photo may as well be the UFO from Roswell or of a little green man on Mars. This was taken last weekend at Cann River in Victoria and it clearly shows Vic Roads and Vic Police conducting weight checks of […]Read More
Why do Dual Cab Utes Bend…?
This question has been doing the rounds of the internet for some time now as more and more cases of bent dual cab utes are reported. So what is causing this and are all dual cab utes at risk of bending? What is it Archimedes said? Give me a lever big enough and I’ll move […]Read More
Communicating with your RV Dealer
Lately I’ve read a number of stories of people who have placed orders for a caravan or camper trailer who were initially given a build time or delivery date for their new pride and joy, and find that the manufacturer is unable to meet the promised schedule. And I’m not just talking about a matter […]Read More
Sh!t my Wife Says…!
Kylie now has her own area on the website. For some time now, I’ve been asking Kylie to put some of her thoughts and ideas together for me to publish on the site. Everyone who has met Kylie will know she has a very unique perspective on things but I have found that, quite often, what […]Read More
12v Solar Power Systems for Dummies
You have a 12 volt solar power system on your caravan and, for reasons you cannot explain, you keep running your batteries flat after a day or two. Perhaps the system was fitted by the caravan manufacturer and they advised you that it would be sufficient for free camping. You have a nice big battery […]Read More
New Awning Shade – How cool is this?
Last month we ordered a customised awning shade from RV Shade and Covers with our website logo on it. While I wont go into the full story of the ordering process here, I will say that it took a bit of work in order to get the logo to a high enough resolution for it to look […]Read More
Stolen Hitch Pins
Hi everyone. There’s always been something of an unspoken rule around caravan parks and camping grounds that stealing other’s gear was out of the question and that there was no real need to be too concerned about security. These days, however, the situation has changed somewhat, especially with camping accessories being so expensive, it seems […]Read More
Kylie’s Lego Caravan
You probably saw in the news how someone had built a full size working caravan out of Lego? Well this must have inspired something in Kylie. One thing she never played with when she was a child, but recently we saw a Lego caravan and 4wd on one of the caravan Facebook groups and she […]Read More