camping with a child
CAMPERVANNING WITH A PRE-SCHOOLER

Campervanning or camping with a pre-schooler can include very high ups and very low downs, but avoid the downs by being organised and prepared! Another year of vanning with our little one and all of a sudden she’s now a little girl.  Although even more enjoyable we feel that she almost needs more entertaining and …

vanning adventures
Achtung Campervan Vanning Adventurers – Part 1 Sue Hedley

In May 2016 my life changed forever. I found a beautiful campervan for sale at the right price from Achtung Camper. In the last 3 years I have travelled about 50,000 kms and had a ball. My favourite campsites are at outback stations and of course our amazing beaches. I love Australia, I love living …

camping coffee maker
Coffee Drinker? We’ve got the perfect product for you!

It can be hard travelling without your daily coffee or two but not to worry as we’ve found the perfect alternative for you – A Wacaco Portable Espresso Machine. A Wacaco Nanopresso is a highly functional machine and is ideal for camping as it’s very small and easy to use. There are two models: one …

Cooking in campervan
ALL ABOUT COOKING IN YOUR CAMPERVAN

Because everyone travels differently we’ve got quite a few cooking options so there’s something to suit everyone!  Read about the different options below and find one that’s perfect for you.   Microwave: A microwave would only be useful if you were planning on doing quite a lot of camping in powered campground spots (so you …

Projector screen in campervan
The Campervan Projector for indoor and outdoor use

Achtung Camper have created the most innovative campervan product to date – a portable indoor and outdoor cinema screen with portable campervan projector! Set up your own outdoor cinema in the campground or lay in bed and watch on the big screen hanging from your pop top roof.  The custom-built screens, designed with our specialist …

camping in hot weather
5 Tips for camping in hot weather!

Camping on scorching hot days is always a hassle and very uncomfortable for everyone but who doesn’t love traveling all year round! Summer can be fun and enjoyable if you prepare right. Here are 5 tips to make your trip more relaxing and pleasant on those hot 30o days.  Pack the right items – Pack wet towels …

day's menu when camping
Our day on a plate – a typical day’s menu when camping in the bush

Planning your daily menu when camping when there is no power and running water nearby can be tricky. So we thought we would share what we eat in a day when camping. Breakfast: Boiled egg with toast, baked beans and toast with butter and honey.  Cup of tea or coffee. Notes: Good to get a …

hairdryer not camping
WHATEVER YOU DO, DON’T TAKE THESE THINGS CAMPING WITH YOU: 

These items are often packed and seldom used, so save yourself the regret and storage space for more important bits and pieces by NOT taking the following items on your next camping trip… …

The best camping spot
Why I always hate the first week of camping 

My non-camping friends when I tell them we’re going away with our campervan and toddler:  “Oh how relaxing, have a lovely holiday!”   Is it relaxing?  Some of the time.  Is it a holiday?  About as much as backpacking is a holiday.  Or a stopover in a random city.  It can be the time of your …

Camping with a toddler
CAMPING WITH A TODDLER – TOP TIPS 

Camping with a toddler – a roller coaster ride of high ups and low downs!  We’ve now spent a total of 12 months (on and off or we wouldn’t have a job!) with our toddler in our campervan.  Some of the time I wished we’d stayed home.  Some of the time I had to admit …

Ulladulla
CAMPING REVIEW – ULLADULLA AND SURROUNDS 

Camping in Ulladulla – one of our favourite spots in Australia and a little known one at that.  One thing you probably already know about the Achtung Camper team, we prefer free/national park camping – and there’s no-where else in the world that it is easier to do this in than in Australia.    Having said …

Camping breakfast
Healthy camping recipe – MEXICAN BREAKFAST SALAD 

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 …