Those who follow the CCA group and page will know I’ve been a vocal critic of the lemon caravans & rv’s in Aus Facebook group for quite some time now. I think the way some in the group manipulate information to keep members angry and contributing, target manufacturers or brands for personal reasons, and the complete lack of transparency are just a few issues I … Continue reading Advocacy Wars
Anyone who follows or is involved in the caravan and camping scene will have heard the sad news this week about Kokoda’s parent company, Aussie Adventure Caravans P/L. For those who haven’t, an external administrator had been appointed and is seeking expressions of interest for the sale of AAC which has businesses and assets in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia. While the … Continue reading Kokoda and the Lemon Group: Why advocacy groups can sometimes be a consumers worst enemy
Knot tying has always been one of those key outdoor skills that the inexperienced take for granted. The experienced outdoorsman, however, has had enough success and failure to know that there are right and wrong knots for certain jobs. A good knot can save lives when you’re dealing with a survival situation, performing first aid, and when working over heights or water. But, you have … Continue reading Essential Knots: How to Tie the 20 Knots You Need to Know
Isn’t it disappointing, no, make that frustrating, when you fork out a heap of dough for a 12-volt television for your caravan or camper and find the sound quality is less than perfect. It’s a very common complaint with RV televisions these days. New TVs are thin, which is great for weight and space, but not so great for speaker quality. Imagine this: You’ve driven … Continue reading NCE quad speaker bass reflex Sound bar is a game changer
Okay, hands up all of you who at some time have forgotten to secure the turntable in your microwave before hitting the road? (Picture me with my hand up. I’m a serial offender so we’ve had to replace 2 glass turntable plates). Well with the latest flatbed microwave from NCE, securing the turntable is no longer something you have to worry about. The main reason … Continue reading NCE 23L Flatbed Microwave Oven
HURRY, THESE TICKETS WONT LAST LONG. Melbourne Leisurefest Thanks to our great friends at Caravan Trade and Industry Association of Victoria, we’re giving away 30 general entry tickets to this years Leisurefest. All you have to to is go to our Caravan Camping Australia page, click like and comment ‘done’ when you get there. What are you waiting for! Winners will be randomly selected. Continue reading Win double passes to the 2018 Melbourne Leisurefest
Fuel is the necessary evil of motoring. What is the best way to carry that extra fuel for long-range touring? Guide to fuel on long trips IT’S THE REMOTE distances and isolation of Australia’s outback that entices so many of us to load up the van and head bush to escape the hustle and bustle. Remote travel may cleanse the urban soul, but it presents … Continue reading What is the best way to carry that extra fuel for long-range touring?