April 24, 2018

Flat caravan tyre while driving

This has been something I’ve dreaded happening – getting a flat tyre while driving and needing to pull over to the side of the road. It […]
February 13, 2018

Cost of living in a Caravan / RV

My big question before starting the mobile lifestyle was how much living permanently in my caravan was going to cost me in New Zealand. Would it […]
January 30, 2018

Essential accessories for your caravan or mobile home

Are you getting close to buying your dream mobile home and starting to think about what you’ll need in it? In this post, I talk about […]
October 24, 2017

Reflect on First Year Caravanning in New Zealand

I’ve had the caravan for one year. One year! For this post and video – I’m reflecting on the past year with the caravan and sharing […]

Who is TravellingK?

I'm Karen, a solo female living and travelling in a caravan around New Zealand! I've been living in a caravan for nearly two years now with no plans to stop.

I share the good and the bad, the tips I've learnt along the way, plus the sights I see. I've also started interview people I meet with a similar lifestyle.

About Me

Latest Videos

Finish Housesitting & Testing Caravan Shower

I finally finish house sitting in Auckland and head back to the caravan. Once back at the caravan, I properly test the shower. It's a successful test and I have 3 theories for what my shower problems have been...

Lilliput Vintage Caravan & DIY Ute Camper

I was lucky to beable to film Robert and Nicola who own a 12 foot Lilliput vintage caravan in New Zealand. The Lilliput caravan is such a cutey! We chat about Roberts caravan experience, the Lilliput caravan club and what they have changed. We also talked about they're new DIY project - a ute with camper on the back - can't wait to see how it turns out!

RV Living While Working in Auckland

When I first bought my caravan I thought it would be easy to live in the caravan and work in Auckland... but it was actually quite difficult. The campgrounds were very expensive or involved a very long drive to work. In this video, I show you where you can stay in a caravan or motorhome in Auckland.

Do I get lonely in the caravan? Do I feel safe as a solo female?

They are two questions I do get asked and today I'm going to attempt to answer them! I've been house-sitting in Auckland, avoiding the rain so the perfect time to sit down for this chat.

Caravanning in a City

In this video, I share my thoughts on living caravanning in a city while working. It really shows what my day to day life is like...

Driving to Auckland & Getting Caravan Battery Checked

I end up reversing 3 times in one day. 3 times! I drive to Auckland, stopping at AA Solar to check my battery set-up. Since upgrading from 95ah to 390ah, I have found the batteries to not be as powerful as I expected...

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