Posts made in May, 2016

Rollaway awning

Posted by on May 20, 2016 in Featured, Technical | 10 comments

Rollaway awning

Since 2014 we have owned a Kampa Air pro 390 awning. It was our very first awning and at the beginning all was well. In recent months, however, we have started to notice a few shortcomings with the air awning concept. Not wanting to babble on here are just a few of our highlight issues :   1. Twisting air poles 2. Slack roof panels 3. High condensation 4. Leaky roof For us, the biggest issue we have with the awning, is inability to erect it at home to “dry it off” when packed away damp. Its just so big, and in 1 piece. Angela & I searched for options and we came up with the Quest...

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Campervan Treks

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Featured, Reviews, Trips & Adventures | 0 comments

Campervan Treks

Planning any holiday can be a time consuming process. The process is no different when you are camping or caravanning. The research into the site facilities, where the nearest town is or how close you are sited against attractions can be a daunting process. CamperVan Treks have created a package that allows you to take your existing caravan or motorhome on a guided tour of France and have all the stress of planning taken out for you. Today, I’m joined by Matt from CamperVan Treks who will tell us more about this package. Hi Matt, welcome. So very briefly explain what CamperVan Treks...

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Jacking up a caravan

Posted by on May 1, 2016 in Featured, Technical | 0 comments

Jacking up a caravan

A question that we had right of the beginning of our caravan adventure was “how do you jack up the caravan ?” initially we thought this was a straight forward task and just like jacking up a car. The reality is, it isn’t. Some preparation and serious considerations need to take place for the safety of ourselves and for the safety and protection of the caravan.   We filmed the process on how to jack up a caravan and below are the results. One good thing that came out of this was both Tom & I decided we needed to purchase the jacking add on kit in order to make this easier.  ...

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