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10 Great Van Camping Accessories

Any day spent on the road is better than a day spent at work, and a good piece of travel gear can make it even better. DeLorme Atlas & Gazetteers Vanagon campers tend to take the road less traveled, beyond the borderlands of Wi-Fi, cell service, and flush toilets. The DeLorme Atlas & Gazetteers will […]

Product Review: Pioneer MVH-X580BS Digital Media Receiver

This affordable easy-to-use car stereo is a direct fit for the VW Vanagon, and offers several modern features to update your classic van. NOTE: This original review of the Pioneer MVH-X560BT Digital Media Receiver was updated to reflect the functions of the newer MVH-X580BS, which was eventually superseded by an even newer model. Pioneer continues […]

Product Review: Mr. Heater “Little Buddy” Propane Heater

A safe, portable propane camping heater for use in camper vans, RVs, and other small spaces Specifications Indoor-safe portable propane heater for rooms up to 95 square feet Continuous odor-free heat for up to 5-1/2 hours; 45-degree heating angle Simple on/off buttons; uses 1-pound disposable propane cylinder (not included) Low-oxygen sensor and accidental tip-over switch […]

Replace the Vanagon Cigarette Lighter with a USB Port

Update your loose lighter socket (and optional DIN socket) with modern 12-volt power and USB ports Many early-1980s Vanagon dashboard cigarette lighter sockets are slightly larger than North American plugs, making for a sloppy fit when using modern 12-volt phone chargers, lights, dashboard fans and other accessories. In addition, some Vanagons are also equipped with […]

Product Review: Sports Imports Folding Cup & Beverage Holder

A German-made universal-fit OEM-quality auto & RV cup holder that folds out of the way when not in use Specifications Dimensions, Open: 4.75W x 4D x 4H” Dimensions, Closed: 4.75W x 1.5D x 4H” After breaking one too many cheap flimsy cupholders, what highway traveler hasn’t at some point wished for a compact, durable auto […]

Product Review: ZeroLemon SolarJuice Dual-USB Portable Charger

A compact, rugged solar USB charger for maintaining portable electronics & digital devices while on the go Modern road-trippers now travel with more and more digital devices: smartphones, handheld GPS units, tablets and laptop computers, and more. And all these devices require frequent charging to provide their valuable functions and features. But if your travels […]

Staying Cool On Summer Road Trips in Your Camper Van

Tips and advice for keeping yourself, your children, pets, and other companions cool while travelling The summer travelling season is upon us, and we’ll all be putting on some miles in our camper vans. For many of us, road-tripping is the best part of owning a VW Westfalia! Every VW Vanagon or Bus owner knows […]

Product Review: Pioneer MVH-X560BT Digital Media Receiver

This affordable easy-to-use car stereo is a direct fit for the VW Vanagon, and offers several modern features to update your classic van. Features New Compact Chassis Design 3 RCA Preouts (2V) for System Expansion Built-In MOSFET 50W x 4 Amplifier Detachable Faceplate Rear USB Port and AUX Inputs Wired Remote Input Included Remote Control […]

Product Review: GSI Outdoors Bugaboo Folding Camp Fry Pan

A lightweight, compact non-stick frying pan with folding handle for van-camping and travel Specifications Durable high quality aluminum Easy-to-clean Teflon® Classic non-stick surface Folding handle makes it easy to pack and easy to store Available in three sizes: 8 inches (20 cm): 12.8 oz (363 g) 10 inches (25 cm): 17.7 oz (502 g) 12 […]

Product Review: Collapsible Gray Water Container

Use a common folding water container to collect used wash water while camping in your Westfalia Specifications Durable flexible high-grade polyethylene Integrated on/off spigot design Comfortable handle w/ metal clips 2.5 gallon (9.5 liter) and 5 gallon (20 liter) Whether camped in an established campground or in the backcountry, it’s important that “gray” water—used dish […]