Vintage & Classic

The History of Millard Caravans

There are few people in the history of caravanning that have had as much influence on our pastime as John and Peter Darlington – the two brothers who ran Millard Caravans through its heyday years. And there are few products that have been so ... [Read More]
October 9, 2018

Will Viscount Caravans be resurrected?

We don't want to sound too much like a tabloid, but anonymous sources close to ROAM (we have always wanted to use that phrase, though), have revealed that the Viscount name is to be resurrected and new caravans will once again appear on the road ... [Read More]
August 1, 2018

ROAM Issue 34 – Read It Online

Want to know why Roothy would never buy a caravan (and what he'd do the grey-nomad-thing in instead), or how to tow or drive anything into the outback and back out again? Interested in touring West Oz, but don't want to spend a fortune doing it? ... [Read More]
July 31, 2018

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