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Paddy McCann

Over the years, I’ve owned six motorhomes, two Caravans and three campervans so you could say I am a bit of an RV enthusiast. Chat with you soon in the comments area below. PaddyMac

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Selling Your Motorhome For The Best Price

By Paddy McCann

This post is all about how to achieve the best possible price when selling your used motorhome. Because selling a motorhome is about as easy as selling a second-hand mattress. No one would willingly buy, a second-hand mattress unless they could not afford a new one and likewise, price is the only reason anyone buys […]

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Tiny Home Sweet Home An RV Alternative?

By Paddy McCann

Already a thing in the USA and NZ, tiny homes combine a heavy duty caravan base with traditional house building techniques to produce a cost-effective, relocatable dwelling that sits under the RV banner (for registration and compliance) but is intended for full time living. RVs are usually optimised for road use. They are streamlined, lightweight […]

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eBike Fun – Port Macquarie to Crescent Head

By Paddy McCann

I love my RV toys. I initially borrowed the Focus Bold Squared eMTB to review as a companion for my bus motorhome and after six months and around one thousand kilometres of riding, I can honestly say this ebike has been a catalyst for renewed fitness, friendship and fun. Heck, I love it so much, […]

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Franz and Margrit’s 4×4 Adventure Truck Motorhome

By Paddy McCann

Franz and Margrit are on a five year lap of the world in a global expedition 4×4 truck that has taken them down through Europe, into Spain, across oceans and right around Australia (30,000klm in eight months). Global Expedition vehicles are rare. Most people wanting to travel off the beaten track in Australia tow a […]

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eMTB Your Fun, Affordable Electric RV

By Paddy McCann

Does The Promise of eBikes Match the Reality?After an embarrassing attempt to keep up with some new MTB mates on a recent ride, I was seriously thinking of taking up swimming. Then I heard about the new direct drive motors coming out from Shimano and others and thought I would give mountain biking another try. […]

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A Bus Makes A Mighty Fine Motorhome

By Paddy McCann

When you are looking for a motorhome to live in, there is something rather compelling about converting a spacious old bus or coach. If you look around on Gumtree.com.au, there are buses galore 40 foot long or more for around $10k fresh off the fleet or DIY converted busses by other people from as little […]

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Havanese Dogs Make Perfect RV Company

By Paddy McCann

If you are looking for the perfect companion dogs for your RV, you should certainly take a look at the Havanese breed. These little lap dogs don’t moult, they don’t bark* and they are super smart. Where many small dog breeds can be difficult to toilet train, a Havanese should never have trouble. The fact […]

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VanEssa Mobil Camping Australia – Volkswagen Multi-Van Fitout

By Paddy McCann

Transform your Volkswagen Multi-Van into a freedom / escape vehicle with VanEssa Mobil Camping modular kitchen and sleeping systems and storage systems. This impressive product is manufactured in Bavaria and imported by Australian distributor Mark Kofahl who I met recently at a service stop near Port Macquarie and armed with only a smartphone, I decided […]

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$80k DIY Volkswagen Stealth Campervan

By Paddy McCann

Jan and Leith ditched their 4×4 and off road caravan and built an under the radar, low roof Volkswagen Transporter 4×4 camper that is their everyday drive and everyday escape vehicle. It cost $80kaud but when you watch the video and hear Leith’s philosophy, you will see why they think it represents great value for […]

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How to Choose The Right Style of Motorhome

By Paddy McCann

You’ve been dreaming of buying a motorhome since flared jeans were in fashion (the first time around) and it’s finally time to make that long-awaited purchase. The only problem with buying what is likely to be the largest purchase in your life outside your family home is choosing the right type of motorhome to best […]

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