Technical

A new beginning for Amarok

he Amarok has been on the market for a while. It is known for its refined nature. And now Volkswagen has a new one on the horizon.

Black box basics

What are the factors to consider when selecting a battery to power your off-grid system? Angus Boswell finds the answers.

The Golden Rules of Packing

There is a science to packing a 4×4 or overlanding/camping vehicle, though the principles are very simple. camping vehicle, though the principles are very simple. Once you’ve gone through the motions a few times, or you’ve been on the road long enough to perfect your own system, it becomes second nature, even when you change vehicles. Angus Boswell gives some valuable advice.

Keep it cool

You don’t strictly need a fridge when travelling, but it makes a huge difference to camping pleasure to have cold drinks and unspoilt food out in the bush.

The travel companion you need

Last year, Vagabond Caravans released their flagship Teardrop Caravan, the Rogue. This completed their range, offering adventure seekers three quality travel companion options to choose

Control the power

Setting up a vehicle-based 12V system to charge the battery or batteries that will power all your off-grid appliances involves quite a few choices

Sensible solar

Solar panels have been around for years, and they are getting both better and cheaper. If you are a regular wild camper, an investment in remote charging will make life a whole lot easier.