Reviews

Whether you are buying a caravan, camper trailer, motorhome or campervan – the choice can be staggering. Here we’ve got the best advice on which dream home on wheels is going to be best for your next adventure.

Jayco’s Offroad Camper Trailer First Look

Jayco, Australia's largest builder of caravans, camper trailers and motorhomes, looks like it will have a wild new off road camper trailer on display at the upcoming Sydney Caravan Camping Holiday Supershow.The camper was spotted by us as we set ... [Read More]
April 20, 2018

Thuraya SatSleeve+ Review

Recently we had Mal Leyland review the Thuraya SatSleeve+, a handy add-on to any smart phone that turns it into a satellite phone when reception runs out. Any phone with an Apple or Android operating systems can be turned into a satphone capable of ... [Read More]
April 17, 2018

Campervan Review – Frontline Hiace Adventurer

Started 30 years ago now, Fronline Campers has built a solid reputation for simplicity and reliability. Founded by a young Peter Farugia, who’d been building campers for another well known Sydney brand, and Jeff Verhagen, the pair’s first ... [Read More]
April 5, 2018

Video Review – Winnebago Burke C

In my mind there’s an ideal size and layout for a caravan built for two doing an extended trip of Australia. There’s not a lot of criteria to it either. It’s something that’s around 16 to 18 feet long, is easy to manage, both on the highway ... [Read More]
April 4, 2018

Video Review – Adria Coral Motorhome

This might be a broad-stroke racial stereotype, but the Europeans just know how to do motorhomes. Or maybe they don’t but the few that trickle into Australia through importers like Adria are just the cream of the crop and so often just make sense. ... [Read More]
April 4, 2018

Why are caravan weights and masses so confusing?

Caravan masses and towing weights are two of the most confusing aspects of caravanning – and it’s not hard to see why. To ensure you stay legal when towing, you really need to know a lot of data, and only some of it isn't actually what’s ... [Read More]
January 9, 2018

The Best Road Trip Audio Books For Aussie Summer

We're caravanners and campers, so we spend a lot of time driving, or just relaxing around camp? Have you ever considered listening to audio books on your next road trip or camping trip?I've always been a bookworm. I can still remember reading my ... [Read More]
December 31, 2017

Towing Mirror Comparisons

I go through a lot of towing mirrors, and I don’t think I’m alone in wondering if there is a ‘perfect mirror’. One that doesn’t vibrate, is easily adjustable, offers good vision and most importantly, won’t break. Here’s a rundown of ... [Read More]
December 29, 2017

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

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