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Most of us are keen to reduce our footprint on the road. Claire Smith finds some handy ways you can care for the environment without impacting on your enjoyment – and you’ll save a few dollars too!
When we’re out and about, a good trip is a safe trip – and most of the time, that’s how it goes. MCD columnist Liz Dobson tells how to be ready for that one trip that doesn’t go according to plan.
With so many gorgeous vehicles on the market, how do you work out which RV is the right one for you? We’ve put together a list of considerations so when you do sign that special agreement, you know you’ve picked the right one for you.
The humble toasted sandwich is a much-loved mainstay of Kiwi cuisine. With the ever-popular Great New Zealand Toastie Takeover competition now in full swing, now’s the perfect time to chow down on some of the best toasties in the country.
A new book on the early history of recreational vehicles from around the world has just been published. It features a chapter on New Zealand illustrated in part with photos submitted by NZMCA members. Author Andrew Woodmansey explains how the RV hobby took off at a very early stage in New Zealand.
Winter can be a hibernation time for many mobile home owners, while others love to continue exploring. MCD columnist Liz Dobson looks at what prep work needs to be done on your vehicles before heading out.
You may have been on the road a number of years and reckon you’ve got packing down to a fine art, but there are always ways to improve. Liz Dobson has some cheap ideas to fit a lot into a small space.
From evocative painted landscapes to contemporary photography, art lovers have an abundance of exhibitions to revel in throughout the country this month. Keren Sim discovers some delightful displays to visit this autumn.
With low crime rates and plenty of beautiful places to discover, New Zealand is a great place for those with wanderlust. However, it always pays to know how to keep yourself safe. Long-time solo traveller Lisa Jansen shares her tips on how to be and feel safe if you’re travelling on your own.
Aotearoa is lucky enough to boast some seriously stunning waterfalls. These natural features make any walk worth taking; Keren Sim hunted out some of the best waterfalls to keep an eye out for on your next adventure.
It can be easy to relax totally when you’re out and about on the road. But no matter how chill the rest of your holiday, when it comes to security, vigilance pays, says MCD columnist Liz Dobson.