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  • The history of caravan construction
    Practical Caravan blog – The history of caravan construction – 1 - Early caravans like this Eccles used single panels with varnished plywood (© Practical Caravan)

    Caravan construction has come a long way in the last century – Andy Jenkinson traces 90 years of van production techniques, from plywood to polyurethane

  • Caravanning in the fast lane
    Caravanning in the fast lane - Reclining in luxury, Jonathan has a cuppa on site while he weighs up the competition (© Practical Caravan)

    To prove that motorsports and caravans are a good mix, we recall meeting Jonathan Lewis, racing Minis for Team Bailey – and staying in a Unicorn

  • Back on form
    Practical Caravan blog – Back on form - 1 - The first Kia Sorento was a hit with caravanners – our expert tows with the latest model (© David Motton/Practical Caravan)

    The Kia Sorento and Jeep Grand Cherokee have a lot to live up to, so our towing expert Motty has driven both to see what tow car ability they have

  • When it's good to get crabby on tour
    Martin Roberts Practical Caravan January 2014 - If you're looking for some family fun on this summer's caravan holidays, you could do worse than try crabbing! (© Simon Mortimer/Practical Caravan)

    With a summer of caravan holidays ahead, if you've not tried crabbing, read Martin Roberts' column from our January 2014 issue on why it's top touring fun

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Reviews

Xplore 434

Xplore 434 caravan review front - It's just 6.39m long and 2.18m wide, but the Xplore 434 packs in twin lounges, a kitchen and compact washroom (© Practical Caravan/Phil Russell)
4.0 stars

£14,594

Pino Pi 2010

Pino Pi 2010 micro caravan review - Clip the table to the Pino Pi 2010 caravan's side to dine al fresco (© Practical Caravan)
4.0 stars

£7,999

Swift Conqueror 645

Swift Conqueror 645 review - If you're looking for a luxurious caravan for two, read the Practical Caravan expert's verdict on the Swift Conqueror 645  (© The Swift Group/Practical Caravan)
3.0 stars

£25,495

Adria Altea 362LH Forth

The Practical Caravan Adria Altea 362LH Forth review 1 - The Adria Altea 362LH Forth has polyester sidewalls, while the 4four receives aluminium (© Bryony Symes/Practical Caravan)
4.0 stars

£13,190

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