Brendan Batty

Caravan Review – Jayco Expanda 16.49-3 Outback

When friends of mine started planning a six-month trip of Australia with their young family – taking their kids out of school for a couple of terms to bolster their educations with some amazing experiences – they asked me for a shortlist of ... [Read More]
December 6, 2017

Camplify Officially Largest RV Rental Fleet

Camplify, the peer to peer hire service for caravans, motorhomes and camper trailers, now manages the largest fleet of RVs available within Australia. Camplify began operations in 2015 it now has a rental fleet via its peer to peer network of over ... [Read More]
December 6, 2017

Vintage Caravan – 1946 Sundowner

Stephen and Caroline Lloyd are the fourth owners of their beloved 'Sunny', a Sundowner caravan built in 1946. They say travelling in a vintage van is always a conversation starter. So we sat down with them and started a conversation. Where ... [Read More]
December 1, 2017

Breaking News – ACCC takes action against Jayco

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has today released a statement about action it's taking against The Jayco Corporation. We've included it below and will follow up with more information as it becomes available. We've contacted ... [Read More]
November 29, 2017

Video – Crossing the Nullarbor

Ever wanted to cross the Nullarbor, but worried about the long stretches of seeming nothingness? Don't despair, ROAM's 12 step guide to enjoying the Nullarbor crossing will help you keep it interesting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPYbBUzsF... [Read More]
November 29, 2017

Video – 1969 Chesney Regal restoration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEyPtuv0tsw&feature=youtu.be Rod West grew up on the Gold Coast at a time when the region was growing rapidly and tourism was becoming a major industry. He was called to national service in 1967 and shipped ... [Read More]
November 29, 2017

Uluru closed to climbers

In an historic decision made by Uluru’s traditional owners and the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Board of Management, climbing of Uluru will come to a stop within two years. The board, which is made up of a majority of traditional owners, and ... [Read More]
November 1, 2017

Caravan Review – Living Edge Bellagio 7.2D

The promise of a luxury caravan is not so far reached as it used to be. We’ve all noticed that nearly every van on the market is fitted with its own shower and toilet, air conditioning and a very well appointed bed. So it shouldn’t be a surprise ... [Read More]
October 23, 2017

Pottsville South Holiday Park Voted Best Park

One of my favourite parks on the New South Wales north coast has picked up a well deserved award at the recent NSW Caravan & Camping Industry annual awards ceremony. Picked as the best north coast holiday park with less than 100 sites, the award ... [Read More]
October 23, 2017

Video Review – Frontline Hiace Adventurer

When it comes to campervan conversions, it's easy to think that for it to be a good one, it's got to be a Kombi - or at least a modern iteration of that - a Volkswagen Transporter T5. But that's just not the case, as we find when we check out the ... [Read More]
October 21, 2017