Vintage & Classic

Making your caravan or motorhome a tax deduction

The Australian Tax office has recently made rulings about how income and expenses incurred while hiring out a caravan or RV on a peer to peer hire service like Camplify should be reported. We sat down with Camplify CEO and accountant Steph Hinds ... [Read More]
July 18, 2018

1961 Jennison Pathfinder Restoration – Video

Once considered the most luxurious caravans on the road, the Jennison Pathfinder's still turn a few heads, especially when they're fitted with a Jones Dolly Wheel, a third load bearing wheel at the front of the caravan. We sit down with vintage ... [Read More]
June 20, 2018

Full Size Lego Caravan Will Blow Your Mind

Lego is timeless and so are caravans, so it makes sense that the two should come together. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Queensland Caravan Camping & Touring Supershow organisers got together with professional Lego builder, Ben Craig, ... [Read More]
June 7, 2018

Aussie Traveller Celebrates 30 Years

Aussie Traveller, the family owned Brisbane manufacturer of awnings, caravan windows, doors and now, fridges and air conditioners, has been celebrating 30 years of business while displaying it's complete range at the Brisbane Caravan and Camping ... [Read More]
June 6, 2018

ROAM Issue 33 – Read It Online

This issue we delve into the history of off-road caravans in Australia, and trace it all back to the first off-road caravan trip in 1896. And if you think that's an interesting history, you'll think the next one is sh*t. We look into the rise of the ... [Read More]
May 25, 2018

ROAM’s vintage caravan pop-up museum

As early as 1971, the Sydney Caravan Camping Holiday Supershow has been putting on displays of vintage caravans so visitors can reminisce and wonder about how things were done in times past. At that show, the organisers gathered together an American ... [Read More]
April 11, 2018

5 Vintage Caravans or Campers you Should Have Bought Five (or 50) years ago

It’s always easy to look back in hindsight at our purchasing decisions. When I was younger and first started buying cars, I owned an array of what could only be described as shitboxes, all of which are now treasured classics, where even the worst ... [Read More]
April 10, 2018

When Viki Met Lucy – Two Vintage Viscounts

This is a tale about how two vintage caravan look-a-likes met in the most unlikely of circumstances. Kym Hamilton has been travelling extensively though the eastern states of Australia, but a few months ago ventured westward with the aim to cross ... [Read More]
April 9, 2018

Celebrity Camper – Fanny Lumsden

Edwina ‘Fanny’ Lumsden is one of Australia’s up and coming Australian folk musicians. As well as a highly regarded first album, the young country girl from the Snowy Mountains has clocked up nearly 100,000km touring the country over the last ... [Read More]
December 14, 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