The Battle of Off Grid Power: Solar Panels vs Generators

- Which is the better off grid power option: solar or generators? The solar vs generator debate isn’t new – but it is becoming more important for anyone thinking of travelling or living off the grid. Let’s face it. We can’t leave home without our smart phones, tablets, laptops, air-conditioner and maybe even a coffee machine. But with all these creature comforts, we need a reliable power solution to keep everything running ...

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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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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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Powering Your Trip With Caravan or Camping Solar Panels

If you’re looking to power your favourite electrical appliances while you travel, solar panels are an essential accessory. Whether you are wanting to charge your camping appliances straight from the solar panel or recharge your batteries, solar is a great way to travel off-grid indefinitely! The struggle with choosing a solar panel for your setup is knowing which size, style and cell type is suitable for your needs! To help, we've ...

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Best New Caravan Appliances of 2019

Whether you’re planning a big trip or lots of long weekends in 2019, don’t go anywhere without checking our list of the best new caravan appliances. From fridges to air cons and everything in between, our experts have picked out the appliances that no caravan should be without in the year ahead. Are you ready? Check out our list of the best new caravan appliances to take your road trip to the next ...

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Maintenance Tips For Your Caravan Solar Panels

  Are your caravan, trailer, 4x4 or even camping solar panels not working as efficiently as normal? It could be time for some solar panel maintenance. Caravan solar panel maintenance is essential for your panels to work at their most efficient. Think about all the dust, tree sap and bird droppings that drop onto your solar panels as you’re travelling. The more stuff that covers your panels, the less efficient they will be. Why? ...

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Essentials For Travelling Off The Grid

Getting your caravan or rig ready for off-grid travelling? Don’t leave home without these off grid essentials! From lighting your camp at nightfall to keeping cool in the outback, our experts have tested the gear you need to transform your vehicle into a haven for off grid adventures. Check out these off grid essentials: - Solar Panels Solar panels are top of the list of off grid essentials. Why? Because they are the easiest way ...

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Choosing the Best Camping Solar Panels

When it comes to sunshine, Australia has it in spades. So, it only makes sense to use this free energy to power your campsite. But how do you choose the best camping solar panels for your rig? Choosing the best camping solar panels can be confusing, especially if you’re not sure what you’re looking for. Fixed or portable? Monocrystalline or polycrystalline? Which size? Follow our quick guide to choosing camping solar panels: Portable vs ...

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Camping Power: Solar Panels vs Solar Blankets?

Wanting to choose the best solar option for your off-grid adventure? Weigh up solar panels vs solar blankets in this quick guide. Adding solar to your campsite is one of the easiest and efficient ways to power your appliances and get extra power back into your batteries. But choosing the right solar solution can be confusing. Before you get down into the nitty-gritty, the first choice you need to make is between ...

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Best Camping Solar Blankets

If you enjoy travelling light, solar blankets are a great way to get all the power you need. Solar blankets are made up of solar cells attached to a flexible cloth backing, which provides flexibility and convenience. We take a look at the best options on the market and what you need to know to power your next camping trip: - Benefits of Solar Blankets Solar blankets are really easy to set-up and even ...

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