The Happy Campers have once again gone green. We built an awesome solar panel set-up for our off road trailer but when we sold the trailer, we had to let the panels go as part of the deal. We love the freedom that camping off the grid brings so naturally we set out to get … More Camping DIY | Going Green with Solar Panels
No camp site is complete without a space to hang your towels, right? I know lots of people use a piece of rope and tie it to a tree or nearby branch but I like to have a proper washing line for all our wet stuff. My husband made us an awesome foldaway washing line … More Camping DIY | A Washing Line for our Xcape
As you all know, we completed our first overlanding trip to Namibia earlier this year, and I’ve already started planning for next year’s trip to Northern Namibia and the Caprivi. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that I’m seeing Namibia everywhere these days – on the forums, on Facebook, in the book stores, literally … More The Ultimate Namibia Sightseeing Bucket List
One of the most important aspects to plan for when you’re having a camping weekend, is the menu that will be on offer. We don’t cater for a huge lunch per say, as we like to enjoy a late breakfast/brunch and then an awesome braai in the evening. One of the ways that we shake … More What’s For Dinner? | No-Fuss Lamb Potjie
Winter camping was never appealing to us as the inland temperatures are just too cold, but now that we’re camping in a Xcape bush caravan we decided to find somewhere up North and to welcome our ‘van to the family with a camping weekend at Bass Lake Lodge…
We are so happy with our Xcape bush caravan but as with most things these days, there were small little niggles that we wanted to change up in the design in some places. Some of our mods were inspired by photos from other campers and some of them were our own ideas, have a look … More Camping DIY | Mods We’ve Made To Our Xcape
This past weekend we spent some time on simple mods and builds for our new Xcape bush caravan. We are largely happy with the features of the caravan but there were some practical niggles that we wanted to get sorted before our next camping weekend. One of the things that I wanted to change was … More Camping DIY | Dish Washing Stand
The Happy Campers leveled up recently! Yes, we sold our trusted Venter bush trailer and we invested in a Jurgens Xcape! It’s still kind of surreal to think that we’ll be camping in a bush caravan from now on but we are very excited nonetheless!