Caravan Experience Archives - Travelling K
February 27, 2018

Caravan Fridge Errors & New Batteries

It’s been a hot summer in New Zealand this year and I’ve learnt it’s challenging living in a UK caravan in this heat. My fridge has […]
February 6, 2018

Guests & dog staying in caravan

My caravan is a 4-berth caravan, which means it’s set up to house four people. The most I’ve had so far was one other person and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
April 4, 2017

Getting the caravan ready for off-grid living

I haven’t properly freedom camped or lived off-grid yet! Well, except for Karamea, when I got stuck in the mud. This is partly because I didn’t have the self-containment […]
March 14, 2017

Caravan moving to Auckland & battery problems

What a weekend. I’m exhausted. I stayed in a dark caravan last night. Last 2 months I’ve been floating back and forth from Auckland to the family home. Working the odd […]
January 17, 2017

Caravan dramas

I’ve owned my caravan for over 2 months now and have had more ‘dramas’ than I realised. It’s been a steep learning curve and an action packed […]
November 10, 2016

Caravan’s 1st impressions

I’ve been living in my caravan for a couple of weeks now. Are you curious about how I find it? As I’m writing, I am looking […]
October 31, 2016

Setting up my caravan for the 1st time

Now that I've bought a caravan to live in permanently, I need to learn how to set it up! Learning the basics Derryl the caravan dealer […]
October 27, 2016

Hunt for the Caravan – South Island Search

I found it! I found my perfect caravan. It was only a short step off the ferry before I spotted it late one afternoon. The start After […]
October 24, 2016

Hunt for the Caravan – North Island Roadtrip

I started! I packed my car and left Auckland on my hunt to find the perfect caravan. This video shows of my adventure through the North Island […]
September 28, 2016

New car & road trip plan

I've bought a car! Ready to hitch a caravan to the tow bar... as soon as I find one. The car is a beast compared to my […]
August 16, 2016

What I’m up to – my 1st Karavan Vlog!

I'm trying something different today with a vlog about what I'm currently up to! Feeling a little silly... does anyone like their recorded voice? I've quit my […]
April 26, 2016

What did the caravans for sale look like?

Today I took the next step to buying a caravan – I went to a caravan retailer and looked inside! First impressions are that I need to increase my […]