Tips for first-time campers

tips for first time campers

Knowing what to bring camping is a question that most first-time campers will ask. It’s a really important question to ask too. Failure to give this adequate thought could mean the difference between having a great first time camping experience and a bad one. If you talk to anyone who won’t ever camp again, it’s […]

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Top 17 RV Rookie mistakes to avoid

motorhome parked rv mistakes

Buying or hiring the wrong RV for your trip There is so much that can be unplanned when going on an RV trip, but the selection of your RV is not one of them.  Buying an RV is a significant financial decision so unless you have money to burn, you will want to make a […]

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6 steps to portable toilet winter maintenance

thetford porta potty

Why you should do portable toilet winter maintenance Portable toilet winter maintenance is really important.  Why? Because you’ve invested in the portable toilet and you plan to use it as a convenience when you need it.  But, if you don’t maintain it, the parts inside, especially the rubbers can be susceptible to damage.  This is […]

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Instant Pots: Why having an Instant Pot in an RV is a must

vietnamese chicken with chilli and lemongrass

Instant Pots in an RV Instant pot cooking in an RV is such a time saver.  We love cooking but sometimes it’s just great to be able to put a great meal on to cook and walk away and leave it.  Instant pots allow us to create a beautiful meal when we have time in […]

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Park Model RVs: The Ultimate in High-End Camping

RV in field

Park Model RVs – The Ultimate in High-End Camping By Matt Wald Camping means different things to different people. Mention camping and most people immediately think of tents.  Others think about RV camping.  But the ultimate in high-end camping are Park Model RVs. What is a Park Model RV? Park Model RVs look like a […]

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Youcamp: cheap places to camp overnight in Australia


Cheap camping in Australia We had spent a lot of time in motorhomes in France and in the greater parts of western and eastern Europe.  It is one of the best ways to travel in these countries, and extends our love of the outdoors and camping outside of our own backyard.  However, we really don’t […]

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Camping cooking essentials to help you camp in style and comfort

camping setup

We love cooking and that doesn’t change when we go camping or road tripping in our campervan.  We don’t subscribe to the thought of eating rubbish just because we aren’t at home.  In fact, some of the best meals we’ve eaten have been done on tiny stoves in the camper or in our dutch oven.  […]

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Camping checklist – a list of the most basic but essential items for tent camping

camping goomburra

I love doing up these kinds of lists because they work.  We all use some or all of this type of equipment.  Personally, I’m always looking for new bits and pieces to add to our camping kit to make our life as easy as possible. This is our camping list of essential items to make […]

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Roast lamb

ingredients for roast lamb

Dutch oven roast lamb When we go camping, we absolutely love cooking a roast in our dutch oven.  We have a few Dutch ovens, a larger one for when we are cooking for a crowd and a smaller one when it’s just us.  When we are on a quick weekend trip, we also usually do […]

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Portable toilet waste disposal – how to empty a chemical toilet correctly

dumping station for portable toilets - portable toilet waste disposal

Emptying portable camping toilets or the cassettes from your permanent RV toilets is usually a job that one person in the family gets.  If you’re like me, I am happy to leave that job to Chad.  It’s not that it’s a typical boys job.  It’s more that I have a really weak stomach and the […]

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Why you should have a dutch oven in your camping kit

Camping doesn’t mean eating poorly.  Even though we are technically roughing it when we leave our home and head outdoors, we are firm believers that we don’t have to rough it when it comes to food.  If you have a dutch oven, cooking becomes a very simple and amazing food and camping experience.  A little […]

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What to look for when buying a portable toilet

outdoors toilet

With so many portable camping toilets on the market, it’s easy to get confused with all the options.  Whilst many of them offer similar functions or features, there are always some slight differences that you need to consider.  Ultimately, the buying decision has to be about your purpose for buying the portable toilet and your […]

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