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Dyson DC58 Animal: Ferocious, attractive but a difficult animal to live with

The new Dyson claims to have 10x more suction power than any other hand-held vacuum

In our latest product review, Dan Cartwright puts the Dyson DC58 portable vacuum cleaner through its paces

Top five show highlights from the Dusseldorf Caravan Salon

The show organisers CIVD expect a final tally to near 170,000 visitors this year.

Europe's biggest caravan show is in full swing and CaravanTimes has been scouring all nine halls to bring you the most cutting-edge designs

REVIEW: How useful would the Pioneer wireless speaker system be in a caravan?

The Pioneer XW-SMA1 wireless speaker system

Is this new wireless speaker essential technology for your caravan, or just a flashy gimmick? Emmy Griffiths investigates

Elddis launches new iPhone and Android caravan app

Elddis fans can now get updates from the company on their smartphone

A new iPhone and Android app from Durham caravan maker Elddis is out now, bringing its full range of caravans complete with virtual tours and photo galleries straight to your mobile

REVIEW: Is the Amazon Kindle an ideal caravan gadget?

The Kindle Wi-Fi (right) was launched earlier this year

Lightweight, economical and practical - the Kindle has many things in common with the perfect caravan, but will it catch on with touring enthusiasts? Chris Jefferies investigates

REVIEW: Can the Dyson Hot work as a portable heater for a caravan?

Caravan Times editor Marcus Dubois tries out the new Dyson heater

When the space-age looking Dyson Hot landed in the Caravan Times office, we took a closer look as to whether it could work as a caravan heater. Marcus Dubois investigates

How to measure a caravan nose weight PLUS 5 top noseweight gauges

Noseweight gauges are an essential piece of kit when it comes to loading your caravan

Everything you need to know about nose weights, from what they are, how to measure it and what to measure it with in our handy go-to guide.

Caravan gadgets: Reversing camera systems

There's a huge range of caravan gadgets on the market designed to make life on the road that little bit easier. A caravan reversing camera is a nifty piece of kit that has both practical and safety benefits.

Off-road caravanning: The XC Innovan extreme travel trailer

Taking rocks and water in its stride the XC Innovan caravan is an impressive off-road travel trailer

Ever wondered what it would be like to wander beyond the confines of a caravan park with your van in tow? Here's your chance to find out as we take a look at this hardcore off-road caravan from Australian travel trailer specialists Innovan.

Top ten caravan and camping apps for iPhone and Android

There are some brilliant apps on the market for caravan and motorhome enthusiasts

Whether you're techno whizz or an analogue-era purist, it would seem the technological revolution is here to stay, and as all the best defeatists say - if you can't beat them, join them! We've had a look around the burgeoning app-market to find ten of the best for campers and caravanners.

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Our Top Touring Apps To Help Holidaying

What phone apps are worth looking at?

It was not that long ago that the A to Z was the travelling man's, and woman's, best friend. For years this helped motorists and holiday makers across the UK get from A to B with ease, provided you had a good map reading co-pilot and an update map. Years on it seems technology has made the map book look like a relic. As technology rolls on we take a look at some apps that may just change the way you holiday.

Your Friendly Neighbourhood Caravan Cafe

The mobile cafe is here to help you get your tea and cake fix

The old traditional caravan nowadays is most likely spotted sat on driveways covered in weather ware or just plonked depressingly in fields throughout the country. One special care giver has stumbled upon a very rare vintage van and has decided to turn it into something worthwhile to help out our aging community

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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.