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Interviews with celebrities who still prefer tents and caravans to five-star resorts, chats with campers looking after the environment in their own special way and stories from interesting folk travelling around Australia.

Classic Collector: Richard Potter

Richard Potter owns one of Australia’s most extensive collections of vintage caravans and cars. As with many Australians, the Wollongong home builder’s passion for caravans goes back to childhood and fond recollections of family vacations.... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

Australia’s First Motorhomes

Gerhard Kaesler is credited for having built Australia’s first two motorhomes, both so rare and unique, they are kept behind glass in the South Australian towns of Goolwa and Nuriootpa. The closest living link to the pioneer inventor, Kaesler... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

A life-long love affair with caravanning

When Pat and Lloyd Ridgway set off on their honeymoon in a classic 1950s Caravan, it was the start of a 60 year love affair with caravanning around Australia.  The Ridgway’s maiden voyage was no short trip. They headed down the south coast ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

The Amazing Propert Family – Caravan Inventors

A family of great inventors If you grew up in Australia in the 20th century, chances are your life has been made easier by a Propert. Folding Caravans are one of many treasured products designed and built by this inventive family. John and ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

The Model Maker

By Paul Howe Russell Walsh started making models of caravans as a teenager and now, many decades later, has one of the country’s biggest collections. His home in Magill Adelaide is a sight to behold as he continues to add to the bespoke ... [Read More]
March 10, 2017