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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Can I Run My Caravan Air Conditioner From a Battery?

Considering how to power your caravan air conditioner when you don't have access to mains power? Your options are a small portable camping generator or caravan batteries... yes it is possible to run a caravan air conditioner from the right RV battery set, but there are a few things you need to know first. Find out more below: Let's use The Dometic Aircommand Ibis 4 as an example for ...

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Goal Zero: The Best Portable Power Packs for Camping?

Goal Zero offer a vast range of high quality power packs to allow you to travel off-grid for a longer time. With innovative solutions for the off-grid opportunities, they have managed to find a passion in respecting the planet. Their market leading portable solar products and power packs are able to supply off-grid adventures around the globe. They are designed to be a reliable source of power, both indoors and ...

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The Best Caravan Batteries: Lithium, Gel and AGM

As with anything caravan related, the better you can suit your battery to your application, the better performance you will achieve. But with so many caravan batteries on the market, how do you identify the one for your set up? Well we are here to help! Our caravan battery guide lays out the information you need to keep your gadgets running while you’re off the grid – along with some information you never ...

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