Check out Achtung Camper’s helpful and in depth (but not TOO technical!) campervan and camping blogs below and get in depth answers to all your campervan related questions such as: how does the leisure battery work in my campervan? Do I need solar power or an awning? Where can I find campervans for sale in my state? Is a campervan really right for me? We’ll also include some of our favourite secret camping spot gems around Australia so keep checking back to make sure you don’t miss out!
Recently VW brought out yet another new model for our beloved T6 – the TDI450. What is the TDI450 and is it worth the $6000 more you pay for this as opposed to the TDI400? It’s another step up in power and torque (150kw, 450nm) but is more fuel efficient and economical than the others as […]
Another great camping recipe that ticks all our boxes, it’s super tasty, super easy and super healthy. It also includes ingredients that can be bought almost anywhere and are mostly shelf items. The recipe is from Green Kitchen Travels by David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl. Although it’s called a breakfast salad but we’ve made it for lunch and dinner. When on the road we’ve […]
This does require a little bit of research pre-trip and you’ll need to invest a short amount of time checking out spots when you arrive at your destination but you’ll be rewarded in knowing you are definitely camping in the best spot there is and can unearth some hidden gems in the process! Look on google maps before you leave to zoom […]
Stuck with what food to pack for your road trip? Check out our list below for some inspiration! Healthy food doesn’t have to be fresh! Wholemeal or legume pasta Black rice Tins of chopped organic tomatoes Tinned beans (including black beans and refried beans), chickpeas, corn Tinned tuna (great in a sandwich or wrap for lunch or in […]
This is our personal camping packing list which I print out each time before we leave and then cross off each item as it’s packed (so as not to forget anything!). It may help you create your own packing checklist or add some bits to yours that are always forgotten! MASTER CAMPING PACKING LIST: Pack […]
Did we mention we’re working on a ‘non campervan building but still campervan related’ long term project? That’s right, some of us at Achtung Camper are pooling together our knowledge and love of healthy cooking, nutrition and campervan living to eventually publish a healthy eating campervan cookbook. The requirements? Meals have to be super nutritious, […]
Following on from our blog on T6 colours we look at aftermarket external colour options for your van. IF YOUR VAN IS A COLOUR ALREADY You can choose to have your pop top roof colour matched to the body of the van for $1750. This isn’t a necessity however as we’ll fit a white strip […]
Have we told you about the best thing we’ve discovered since our new Helinox Chair (another blog for this product!)? If you are of female gender and love camping/campervanning and the great outdoors you are lucky enough to be eligible to join just about the best exclusive/inclusive community group in Australia. Rolling Solo is online, offline […]
Ordering a new VW T6? Don’t forget there are x6 solid paint finishes that you can choose from for no additional cost. We love the solid grey and also the blues. If you are after a metallic paint they are an additional $1,230.