And Around We Go - Travelling around Australia - with the Bakers!

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Meet the Bakers!

Hi everyone, we are Dave and Catherine Baker and this is the story of our trip around this amazing country we call home! We are Digital Nomads, working while travelling around Australia with our Jeep...


Interior Spot Light fix

We have interior reading and ambiance lights mounted on the wall Over recent travels one of them dropped it’s chrome ring and lens cover off due to the vibrations, but was easily screwed back on...


Rear Pole Carrier

We had a heap of poles for the awning and awning extension in the front boot, both adding weight to the drawbar and taking up space. So a pole carrier was in order. Normally I...


Roof hatch reseal

A water leak! Time to reseal the hatch… After the first shake down trip we noticed a few drops of water below the main hatch and investigated further. On looking at the hatch from above...


Towing Mirrors vs Rear Camera?

Do you really need extended mirrors if you have a rear camera? Short answer – yes. Longer answer – YES YOU DO… There has been several comments of late on social media by people stating...


Tyre Pressures and Monitors

To keep you van stable and tyres from exploding you need to have the right tyre pressures in you van tyres as well as your car tyres. The easiest way is to simply read the...


BBQ and Slide out tray

Being on the road full time for a few years we wanted to make sure things like cooking at the BBQ would be easy, so I invested in a slide-out tray from Australian Direct. I...


BOS 3 Rib Jockey Wheel

I was having problems with the original standard ALKO 8in Jockey Wheel, in it was getting stiff to turn. So I whipped it apart (punch out the roll pin in the handle) to clean it...


Internet and Communications

As we work 3 days a week online, we needed to have reliable communications and the best Internet connectivity we could afford. After some looking around, it was decided we had to bite the bullet...