Anyone growing up during the 80s and the 90s will have experienced the IT revolution and the computerisation of our lives. Everything became digital and, because prices for electronics was so cheap, our houses were full of computers, home theatres and other gadgets. These were usually connected with a myriad of wires which were unreliable, […]Read More
DJI Mavic Air – Our New Drone
For quite some time now, we had been considering getting a new drone. The Parrot BeBop drone we had was a great drone to get started into the hobby but, for the website and for our other publishing requirements, we really needed something that is a bit more professional. That said, I wasn’t keen on […]Read More
Going Lithium Phosphate on the Roadstar
We are now at the pointy end of our preparation for getting ready for a life on the road. We’ve sold the house and all our possessions and we’re making some upgrades to our rig and our equipment. A big part of that is upgrading our caravan’s 12 volt electrical system from AGM to Lithium […]Read More
No More Broken Trailer Wiring.
If someone asked me what my biggest bugbear is with caravanning, I wouldn’t hesitate to answer. Broken trailer light wiring….! ARGH…! They would easily be the biggest pain in my substantial rear end. On just about every trip we’ve done with either the camper or caravan, I’ve had to repair the wiring to the trailer […]Read More
Christmas Competition Time
Thanks to REDARC Australia, we have 2 REDARC Tow-Pro Elite Electric Brake Controllers to give away just in time for Christmas! REDARC’s range of Award Winning Electric Brake Controllers provide ultimate safety when towing, offering a smoother trailer braking response suitable for 12 or 24 volt vehicle systems. To enter, visit our facebook site (CLICK […]Read More
After 30,000 KM – We Still Love the Toyota Landcruiser.
Recently, we were driving home along Victoria’s Goulburn Valley Highway after spending a relaxing weekend with friends in Gough’s Bay, near Lake Eildon. For anyone unfamiliar with this road, it is a fairly typical B grade highway in Victoria, with a single lane in each direction and dotted with occasional overtaking opportunities, tight sweeping bends […]Read More
Christmas competition time
Thanks to Redarc, the Australian manufacturer of portable, vehicular power solutions, we have 2 x Tow Pro Elite electronic brake controllers to give away. To win, just like our Facebook page, if you haven’t done so already, and reply to the post about this compete in 20 words or less why you want or need a […]Read More
Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas
With less than a week to Christmas, are you struggling with some last minute gift ideas? Or are you being asked for gift ideas for yourself and you’re struggling to come up with suggestions that are family budget friendly? Well here’s a few ideas that may fit the bill especially as they are very much […]Read More
10 Reasons to Keep a Spare iPhone in Your Caravan
Have you got an old smartphone or two lying around and you’re wondering what to do with them? Well…if you’re like Kylie and I, and you love upgrading to the latest gadgets, you’ve probably got at least one sitting in a drawer in your home. I know I find it very difficult to just get […]Read More
Aussie Traveller Rafter DIY Installation.
Today I had a bit of spare time to install a set of Aussie Traveller Awning Rafters. Yes….I did it myself. I’m reasonably handy with most DIY projects however the prospect of drilling holes into our near new caravan was not a task I was looking forward to. One stuffed up measurement and I could […]Read More