Evakool Review: The Australian Brand Taking on the Global Giants

If you’re looking for a portable fridge, Evakool is batting in the big leagues. If you’ve never heard of the brand or aren’t sure how they measure up, our Evakool review reveals how this Australian business is taking on the big brands to become one of the top portable fridge companies. - Who is Evakool? Evakool is born and bred right here in Australia. In fact, the family-owned Aussie business has been making ...

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Dometic PLB40

Dometic Waeco PLB40 Camping Power Pack Review

- If you’re looking to enjoy the outdoors but still want to charge and run your favourite appliances, then you might consider the Dometic PLB40 Lithium Battery. Dometic PLB40 40Ah Lithium Battery Who Are Dometic? Now before we dive in and just incase you are familiar with this brand, Dometic is a global leader in the caravan, RV and camping market. They are famous for their portable camping fridges and also their upright caravan ...

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Thetford Review: How Does Thetford Stack Up Against Dometic

- Thetford has been around for more than 40 years, making RV appliances and accessories that are loved by travellers worldwide. But how does it stack up against its closest rivals, Dometic? Our Thetford review reveals the answer. - Who is Thetford? If you have a caravan, Thetford is a name worth getting to know. While it’s not Australian born and bred (hailing from the USA and Europe), Thetford has a strong presence in Australia ...

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Briggs and Stratton vs Honda Generator Review: Briggs and Stratton Q6500 vs Honda EU7000is

If you’re looking for a larger generator for your RV, food van or events, there are two contenders battling for your wallet: the Honda EU7000is and the Briggs and Stratton Q6500. So, which one will win your hard-earned dollars? To find out, we put our generator testers to work. First, let’s take a look at some basics. The Honda EU7000is is the biggest EU series generator available from Honda with a ...

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Bushman Review: How This Small Australian Brand Compares to The Global Brands

If you’ve ever been camping in Australia, you’ll know the name “Bushman”. But how does this small Aussie brand compare to the big global names in fridges? Is it worthy of your adventures? Our Bushman review reveals all.  First, some background.  - Who is Bushman?  “We’re fridge experts – and have been for over 35 years.  We’ve got all kinds of fridges, for camping, travelling and off-grid living.” This is how Bushman introduces itself. And ...

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Caravan Slide Out Kitchens

- Ready to cook up a storm on your next trip? Prepare gourmet meals in the great outdoors with a slide-out kitchen. Caravan kitchens were once limited to a gas stove and a chopping board. But today’s caravan owner can whip up a feast outdoors using a slide-out kitchen with all the gadgets.  The question is – is a slide out kitchen right for you? Here, we explain the benefits of ...

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Battery Chargers for 4×4, Off-Road and Camping

- How will you power your life on the road? Whether you’ve got a 4WD, camper trailer or caravan, it’s important to choose the right battery charger for your set-up. But we’re not just talking about on the road. If you select the right battery charger, you can use it at home too. Win, win! To appreciate why battery chargers are an essential item of gear, you need to first understand how ...

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Your Guide to Caravan Heaters

Travelling in Australia’s winter is a very different experience to summer. We might swelter in scorching temperatures during summer, but Australian temperatures are known to consistently drop below freezing during winter months. That’s why more and more caravan owners are gearing up with caravan heaters. Caravan heaters give the freedom to travel all year round. No need to chase the balmy temperatures. You can venture from the High Country to the Nullabor ...

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What Will My Camping Battery Run?

- There are a few basic principles behind working out your run time and power requirements of your off-grid camping set up. You’ll need to answer the following questions: How much will my appliance draw?;How big is my battery bank? and;How much charge will my solar panel or solar blanket put into my battery bank? If this all seems overwhelming, don't worry; we are here to help! Firstly, you will need to understand ...

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