24 posts by Karl

We spent roughly two weeks in 2018 driving our self-built Berlingo campervan through the United Kingdom (UK) on our way to the Republic of Ireland (Ireland). Admittedly, it really wasn’t enough time to experience the country. But that time did

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May 23, 2019

Back on the road

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It’s amazing how time passes when you’re either busy or having fun. We’ve just wrapped up our second six month stint working and living in the south-west corner of Western Australia. The past couple of weeks have been noticeably cooler

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There’s lots of misinformation out there about battery technology. So, we figured that we’d write up this basic article about why WE chose to use a LFP battery as the “house” battery to power all our appliances inside our home on wheels.

Full disclosure: We were provided a discount by Citroen Europass Australia for our leased vehicle. In exchange, we agreed to provide details of the Citroen Europass program and benefits, and also add links to their website within this article. Lots

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Lot’s of people pursue “vanlife” for different reasons. Some people do it for the weekend escape from 9-5 monotony, some have chosen to live a nomadic life for freedom or to save money, and others have fallen into vanlife, sometimes

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There’s something really enjoyable and fun about the idea of “stealth” camping. Further more, if you are a full time van-dweller, stealth camping or “boondocking”, as it is known in North America,  becomes an inescapable part of your daily life.

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Simultaneously oppressive, terrifying, beautiful and spectacular.   Aside from the lush, rugged regions to the south of Santiago, Chile is generally a harsh, barren country. We knew this before we arrived. Karl had spent unknown hours scoring virtual maps marking out

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If you are in the process of planning and designing a mobile home (including campervans) you will be all too familiar with the often overwhelming amount of advice, options, gadgets, gizmos and other so-called ‘must-haves’. Here at Comfortably Lost HQ

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It was late afternoon at the beach just metres from our campsite. We had been trying, unsuccessfully, to catch a fish for dinner for the past couple of hours as the surf was flat and the late-autumn weather was far

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