Pick of the month August: The best DIY camping conversion plan ever? Camping box + tent + mozzie nets…
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Pick of the month August: The best DIY camping conversion plan ever? Camping box + tent + mozzie nets…

There’s a tasty treat in here for all you DIY enthusiasts out there! I’ve come across the best instruction manual for a DIY camping conversion I’ve seen so far. It’s for Renault Kangoo and Skoda Yeti, but it will only take a few adjustments to fit it into any MPV. If that wasn’t enough, I’ll…

Arpenaz Base M Review (+ video) – a great budget car/tailgate tent
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Arpenaz Base M Review (+ video) – a great budget car/tailgate tent

I’ve tested the Arpenaz Base M tailgate tent during our 11-day camping trip in Croatia with 2 days of rain and I’m very happy with it. If you consider its price – 95-100 GBP / EUR, compared to other car tents (awnings) starting at 250 and going to several hundred, it’s a very good option…

Stealth camping in a car – the what, why, safety and what cars are best
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Stealth camping in a car – the what, why, safety and what cars are best

This post is all about stealth camping. Sounds pretty ninja right? We’ll dive into what forms of stealth camping there are, how to be safe and then take a closer look at stealth camping in a car – how it’s best done, which cars are best and what to pack.

Car tents for car camping: why, where and top picks
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Car tents for car camping: why, where and top picks

All the info you want (or didn’t know you need) about car tents (SUV tents, tailgate tents, rooftop tents or hatchback tents and awnings). This will help you decide whether you need one, what to look out for and what type is best for your needs. Plus some of my top picks to save you…

DIY camping conversion vs camping box vs micro campers – which one is for you?
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DIY camping conversion vs camping box vs micro campers – which one is for you?

This post will give you the right answers (and questions to ask yourself) to decide which you will enjoy more – converting your car into a car camper, buying a ready-made camping box (car camping conversion kit, boot jump) or buying a micro camper. Read on if you are asking yourself these questions: Is it…

DIY microcamper conversion Feb 2021: Volvo V70
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DIY microcamper conversion Feb 2021: Volvo V70

“…and we’re ready to rock’n roll” in the words of the author of this DIY car camping Volvo V70 conversion into a microcamper. Volvo V70 is not a bad candidate for car camping – it’s somewhere in the middle on our 30+ best cars for camping list. It offers a pretty long trunk for an…

DIY microcamper conversion Jan 2021: Skoda Octavia & Subaru outback
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DIY microcamper conversion Jan 2021: Skoda Octavia & Subaru outback

This month’s top picks amongst the many DIY car camping conversions are on the opposite sides of the difficulty spectrum – a very simple Skoda Octavia conversion and a more advanced Subaru Outback. Which one is your favorite? Skoda Octavia – a super minimalistic camper conversion …sleep anywhere, nobody takes notice – is the author’s…

Analysis & rating of 30+ cars best for a car camping conversion
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Analysis & rating of 30+ cars best for a car camping conversion

This is my database of the best everyday cars for sleeping in and/or for a camping conversion – I spent months collecting the data – boot dimensions (see image gallery here), consumption, comfort rating. Then I worked out a weighted rating taking into account these criteria – the result is this table. I’m sure you’ll…

Well... this is the end! But not to worry, more coming soon ;)

Well... this is the end! But not to worry, more coming soon ;)