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From the Wanderer to the motorhome: the evolution of the caravan

Take a trip down memory lane and beyond with CaravanTimes

See how your home from home became what it is today

Airstream - An American Tale to Celebrate 4th July

From humble beginnings: the Airstream has become an American mainstay

For over 80 years, Aistream has been an American tradition. But, how did the successful company come about? To celebrate American Independence Day, CaravanTimes has the scoop just for you

FEATURE: The Year of the luxury crossover

Could you be towing with a Jaguar in the near future?

With the season for new car releases still a long way away, and rumours in full swing, CaravanTimes looks at the five SUVs fronting the trend of luxury crossovers. There was a time when you wouldn't consider towing with a Chelsea tractor. Perhaps these five cars can help you make up your mind

Exclusive: Barrel Top Wagons to launch new range at Devon county show

The new 'fab' wagons will be making their grand appearance at the Devon county show in May

The Devon-based company is set to feature their new range of living and towing wagons at the Devon county show next month. CaravanTimes caught up with Jo Henderson from Barrel Top Wagons to get a sneak preview of what to expect

The Caravan Club hosts Glamour Vanning event on London's Southbank

The Caravan Club's 'Glamour Vanning event took place on 29 and 30 March at the Southbank in London

The Caravan Club teamed up with Fabyouless Card to host the first ever Glamour Vanning event on the Southbank in London

Exclusive: Hattie & Flora create library-caravan for primary school pupils

Hattie and Flora created a retro library caravan for the pupils of London Colney school

Norah Lindsay has been chatting to creative designers Hattie & Flora, who recently created a colourful library caravan to inspire the students of London Colney primary school to read more

Alpine Caravan Services explain the secrets of their renovation success

Alpine Caravan Services gave this 1970s Abbey piper a new lease of life

An entrepreneurial Essex-family has set up a business renovating classic caravans and servicing motorhomes. Claire Powell of Alpine Caravan Services spoke to David Weston about the inspiration behind the business

Used Caravan of the Week: Thor Citation slide-out caravan

This Thor Citation model offers a slide-out section for extra space

Our favourite find on eBay this week is an American slide-out caravan, which is going for a fraction of its original retail price

Swift Elegance and Sterling Continental launch Smart HT at NEC show

Swift launched the Elegance range with a one-off gold liveried special edition

Two new luxury caravan ranges have ushered in a new era of caravan construction for the Swift Group in the company's 50th year

FEATURE: Taking a look back at caravanning through the ages

Caravanning has been popular for decades

Tracing its origins, including a look at how it all began, this feature explores the concept of caravanning as a long-associated British tradition

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More Use More Security

Be vigilante as we enter the new holiday season

So the new season is pretty upon us, not that people have stopped touring during the "off season". So with the van being used a lot more and perhaps being stored in the public eye, which brings a level of possible vulnerability. So with that in mind here a few easy and practical tips for keeping the van safe and sound between trips.

Hollywood A Lister Caravan Gets Pinched

A Lister gets Airstream stolen following a fire than took his home

We are all very aware of the risks that come with owning a caravan and we all take measures to prevent any harm coming to them. Despite our best efforts there are occasion where no matter what someone does something bad happens to our pride and joy. Even Hollywood Heartthrobs are not immune from this as one A list actor gets his vintage caravan stolen.

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Benimar Tessoro Part 1: The 483 Full Test

The Tessoro 483 is built on a 170BHP Ford

At CaravanTimes we recently had a Benimar Tessoro 483 on test for a couple of weeks. We have done just over 2000 miles in the Tessoro and tested in various ways - as you will find out in our inspiration features coming up. But before we give you some ideas of where and why you should use a motorhome like the Tessoro we wanted to bring some information on the Tessoro range and the very interesting 483.

Bristanbul Video Documentary Part 1

Part one of the documentary is here

So as most of our readers will know, the CaravanTimes team were lucky enough to be part of Bailey of Bristols, Bristol to the Bosphoros trip. Travelling 21 countries in 21 days the team did a fantastic job to take the 2 caravans and motorhome cross-continental.