Caravan Living Archives - Page 2 of 3 - Travelling K
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 […]
June 6, 2017

Top 5 Teardrop Campers – tiny, towable & fun

The teardrop camper keeps catching my eye lately. I think of them as the perfect option for short holidays – very similar to a campervan, but without the […]
May 23, 2017

Freedom Camping Concerns in New Zealand

There has been a lot of talk lately about freedom camping in the New Zealand media. Locals are unhappy about overly crowded areas, people leaving rubbish behind […]
May 1, 2017

Quiz: Is you dream home a tiny house, boat, caravan, motorhome, van or house?

Ever wondered if you could live in a tiny house or van? By taking this quiz, learn what your dream home would be. Note: To see your […]
April 11, 2017

Solar Panel Installed on Caravan

I now have a solar panel on the roof of my caravan! This means I can stay off-grid in beautiful spots of New Zealand. One step closer […]
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 21, 2017

Exploring the Covi Motorhome, Caravan & Outdoor Supershow

Last weekend I went to the Covi Motorhome, Caravan & Outdoor Supershow at the ASB Showground, Greenlane, Auckland. Quite a mouthful! I’d gone the previous year […]
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 […]
February 21, 2017

How much does living in a caravan cost?

The answer? More than I expected. I bought the caravan in October 2016 and went on a 3 month road trip around New Zealand. I powered through […]
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 […]
December 20, 2016

Reversing with a caravan

When I was thinking about buying a caravan, one of the aspects I was nervous about was reversing with the caravan. At the time, my car didn't […]
December 6, 2016

Types of people in campgrounds

Staying at different campgrounds around New Zealand, I've started to see the same type of person again and again. Here's a list of the main stereotypes... do […]