TravellingK - Caravanner in New Zealand
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 […]
March 20, 2018

Exploring the Gisborne Region by Caravan

It’s a scenic drive up to Gisborne from Hawkes Bay with a mixture of ocean views, wild farmland and bush. Plenty of corners and a few […]
March 6, 2018

How I make YouTube videos | TravellingK 2 years old

Two years ago, I started TravellingK. I bought my domain name and published my first WordPress article. Where has the time gone? To celebrate the occasion […]
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 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

Fixing Caravan Door Latch, Friction Pads & Reflective Light + Cleaning Exterior

A busy time with all the caravan odd jobs to finish before winter really starts. There are so many broken parts on the caravan I decided to try and start shrinking the 'to do' list. I have managed to replace the broken door latch, replace my very old ALKO friction pads, replace my lost caravan reflective light and give the caravan a good clean.

Bought An Awning & Sorting Caravan Accessories Stored In My Car

I'd planned to get an awning before winter and finally spotted one for sale on Trademe. The owner had used it once and realised it was the wrong size for his caravan. In this video I show how easy it is to put together... it really is like a tent. I also sort out my car boot, move the spare tyre from the back seat and show my extra accessories.

Fibreglass Caravan Wheel Arch Installed & Holes Fixed

Finally finishing fixing all the problems I had with the flat tyre. I’ve been struggling to find a replacement wheel arch or spat as shipping from the UK was extremely expensive! I was curious to know how much a caravan wheel arch would cost made from fibreglass and found a company in the Hawkes Bay area. They wanted me to bring in the other side’s wheel arch and turns out they already has a very similar mould!

All My Broken Caravan Parts

There has been a surprising amount of things breaking in the caravan in the 1.5 years I've lived and travelled in it. The very first thing to break in the caravan was a plastic latch on the skylight. Then the door latch broke, the TV cupboard dropped down, the stove is getting rusty, the steam has curling the fake wood above the stove, mould started along the front window sill, the bin broke and the list keeps going...

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