About Me
Carl's Camping and Camper Van Blog

Hello, there! My name is Carl. I used to live in Melbourne, Australia but now I live out on the open road. Let me explain. For many years, I worked as a legal assistant at a large law firm in the city. When I was younger, I used to love my job, but as I got older I began to feel trapped. I decided I wanted to sell up and head out on the open road. The only problem was that I had no idea how to do this. Thankfully, my uncle offered me some great advice and taught me all I needed to know about wild camping using a camper van. I decided to start a blog to help others enjoy the great outdoors.


Level Out Your Next Holiday With These Convenient Camper Trailer Accessories

25 June 2017
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The right camper trailer accessories can make your next holiday easier. One of the most essential but oft-underlooked accessories is easy-to-use leveling devices. If your camper trailer is not level, appliances may not work and you may not feel comfortable. The traditional leveling method is to pop some pieces of wood under the camper, but there are much more convenient options than that. 1. Polypropylene Leveling Blocks These blocks work on the same premise as pieces of wood. Read More …

Six Tips for Choosing and Installing Hard Flooring for Your Camper

21 June 2017
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If you want to put new flooring in your camper, there are several points you may want to consider as you make your selection. Here's what you need to know. 1. Consider Hard Flooring Many campers are carpeted, but hard floor campers are becoming more popular for a reason. Hard flooring looks more stylish than carpet in many cases, and it's also easier to clean. If you want something softer underfoot, you may want to scatter some rugs around the floor. Read More …

Modern Home-From-Home or Rural Escape? Choosing a Holiday Park

15 June 2017
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Whether you use a static or mobile caravan, the choice of a holiday park is one of the most important factors in how much you enjoy your breaks away from the routine. With a static or a caravan that's kept at the park long-term, it's even more important to think carefully about your decision. A lot of the different factors can either be positive or negative, depending on what sort of holidays you prefer, so make sure you take that into account when you're considering your options. Read More …