Here are ten of the most common first time camping mistakes along with some tips for keeping your trip fun and organized. Many first time campers assume that they only need basic supplies and a general knowledge of their surroundings to set up an enjoyable camping trip
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Great and Cheap Things to do While Traveling
There are many cheap options and alternatives to do while travelling. In this article we break down some common activities and things you can do as a family that saves the bank and is still lots of fun!
11 Ways to Eat Yummy Meals on a Budget While Travelling
11 Ways to Eat Yummy Meals on a Budget While Travelling. In this article we cover all the tips and tricks you need with 11 ways to eat delicious food whilst on a budget when you’re travelling.
Holiday in New Zealand in November and Beat The Christmas Crowds
While most people do their warm-weather holiday over the Christmas break, we think November is an ideal time to explore Aotearoa, for multiple reasons. Here’s how you can get ahead of the curve with a November holiday in New Zealand.
10 Helpful Ways to Have a Stress Free Holiday
We all love a good holiday. It’s filled with activities, food, relaxing, family and friends—and sometimes stress. The good news is that you can enjoy all of the good things that a holiday brings without the stress. But how? We have ten helpful tips that will keep the stress at bay so you can focus on all of the joys of your next holiday without feeling drained, depleted and overwhelmed.
Caravan Packing Tips from a Pro
Everyone hates packing. While we’re all guilty of leaving it to the last minute — especially when we’re making a rush out the door, caravan packing is a little more time intensive. But we want you to know it does get better! We are here to make your holiday easier. We have rounded up the best packing tips that’ll have you packing like a pro in no time.
What to Know About Towing a Caravan
If there’s one thing people find daunting at first it’s towing the actual caravan. Especially if you’ve never done it before. There are weight limits, towing capacities, emergency brakes and more. Plenty to overwhelm even a seasoned traveller!
5 Tips for travelling with kids and making it a success
5 Tips for travelling with kids. School holidays are currently underway and travelling with kids to a new region can be a somewhat daunting task. Well here’s 5 top tips on how to make your road trip successful and make sure that it is full of laughter and smiles, rather than tantrums and tears.
How to Explore New Zealand by Campervan, The Right Way.
New Zealand is a long, narrow and mountainous country that’s best explored by road. The most cost-effective way to do this is to rent or purchase a campervan that acts as your all-in-one accommodation, packhorse and mode of transport. Read on to learn some of the core benefits of taking a campervan holiday around NZ.
How to Explore Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand
New Zealand’s Coromandel Peninsula is just another jewel in our country’s scenic crown. The beautiful Coromandel lends itself to sightseeing- and activity-based trips with loads to see and do while circumnavigating the peninsula.