Caravan Living Archives - Travelling K
January 14, 2018

Sewing Caravan Sofa Covers

When I first bought my caravan, I felt the sofa fabric was the best I could get in a caravan in my budget. But after living […]
January 9, 2018

A Series of Unfortunate Caravan Accidents

Sometimes you just have one of those days when everything goes wrong… I was moving the caravan from Hawkes Bay to Taupo with the plan of […]
December 12, 2017

Interview: Bus Life with Patsy & Geoff

I met Geoff & Patsy while staying in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. They have lived in a modified school bus for over 8 years and have […]
November 21, 2017

Christmas Gift Ideas for Caravan & Motorhome Dwellers

It's that time again. Trying to think of gift ideas for friends and family. I thought I'd make it a little easier to find that gift […]
November 14, 2017

Caravan WoF & Life in an Apple Orchard

In this video, I talk about getting the caravan’s first warrant of fitness, emptying the toilet, and show what it’s like living in an apple orchard. Caravan’s […]
November 7, 2017

Time Taken Packing Up Caravan

When I first started travelling around New Zealand in a caravan, I stayed at a lot of campgrounds. The checkout time was usually 10am. I’d give […]
October 31, 2017

A&P Show | Animals & Original Tiny Houses

Out of curiosity, I went to the A&P Show in Hawkes Bay (New Zealand). It’s a Field Day event where I expected to see plenty of […]
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 […]
October 17, 2017

What is vanlife like in Canada?

I recently interviewed Lieselot who is exploring Canada in a van. She is a European who I met (via Skype) while living in New Zealand and […]
October 10, 2017

Moving Locations & Gas Problems

I’m currently staying in one of my favourite camping spots. I’m in the middle of an orchard! The blossoms are on the apple trees and there […]
October 3, 2017

Couple Converting Bus Into Home In Melbourne

I met Melissa and Shane on their visit to New Zealand a few months ago. She’s a kiwi and he’s Irish and they are friends of […]
September 26, 2017

Engine overheating | Coromandel Town to Hahei

This was one of the most stressful drives I’ve done so far – driving from Coromandel Town to Whitianga in New Zealand. My mechanic had wanted to […]
September 13, 2017

Caravanning Off-Grid in New Zealand Winter

Explore the slightly warmer Coromandel over the New Zealand winter seemed like a good idea. But then it rained, and rained and rained.  I arrived at […]
August 29, 2017

Teardrop Campers made by K-Pod | New Zealand

I visited Geoff’s workshop in Tauranga, New Zealand recently. He makes K-Pod Teardrop Campers and customises them to suit his customers. When I visited, he was […]
August 26, 2017

Removing Caravan Microwave

On a rainy evening I was staring at the microwave, thinking about how little I actually use it. That got me thinking about how much space […]
August 8, 2017

Broadband in the caravan with Wireless Nation

This is a sponsored post with my broadband provider. As you might have guessed, I use the internet a lot for uploading videos and publishing my […]
July 25, 2017

Trial and error with off grid living

I’m really trying to stay off grid the majority of the time on this trip around the central north island of New Zealand. I’m still finding […]
July 10, 2017

Auckland campsites & getting the caravan ready for a roadtrip

I've been stuck in Auckland for too long. My initial plan was to stay a couple of months. Work, save, live in the caravan at Auckland […]
July 3, 2017

Entertainment on the road

There is plenty to see and do while travelling around New Zealand during the daytime, but it can get a little lonely in the evenings. Luckily […]
June 20, 2017

How to make caravan curtains

After living in the caravan for a few months I’ve decided there is too much beige. I have beige curtains and seating, plus plenty of fake […]