The 6 must-haves for the ultimate Mini Camper adventure

Die 6 Must-haves für das ultimative Mini Camper-Abenteuer

More and more people are discovering the freedom of camping and opting for adventure on wheels. Whether with a mini camper or a car converted into a motorhome, traveling with your own mobile home is all the rage. But what equipment is really essential? In this article, we present 6 must-haves that are part of the basic camping equipment, but also make it more comfortable.

  1. The Boxio urine-diverting toilet: One of the basic challenges when camping is going to the toilet. This is where the Boxio urine-diverting toilet comes into play. Unlike conventional chemical toilets, it works on the principle of separating urine and solids. This has several advantages: Firstly, it reduces unpleasant odors as the faeces are collected separately. Secondly, disposal is more environmentally friendly as no chemicals are added. The Boxio urine-diverting toilet is also compact and lightweight, easy to install and clean. It fits perfectly into the limited space of a MiniCamper and offers the convenience of a conventional toilet.

  2. The washbasin with integrated shower: hygiene and freshness are also important on the road. With the Boxio washbasin, which offers an integrated shower function, you have the option of washing and showering at any time. The compact design fits into any MiniCamper and allows you to stay fresh even in the tightest of spaces. The shower is operated via a water connection and can be easily connected to an existing water tank or an external water source. The washbasin also offers the option of washing your dishes. The integrated hand pump makes this possible without any electricity.

  3. Sleeping and seating options: A comfortable bed is essential for resting after a long day of adventure. Opt for a comfortable bed that can easily be converted into a seat to create more space during the day. A fold-out table and comfortable chairs can also be a great advantage for eating or using as a workspace.

  4. Kitchen equipment: A well-equipped kitchen makes camping much more enjoyable. Make sure your mini camper has a fridge, gas stove or hotplate to prepare meals. Some mini campers also have a built-in sink with running water, which makes it easier to wash dishes. If this is not the case, mobile sinks or camping sinks can be a practical alternative.


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The following kitchen utensils and appliances are also helpful:

  • Cookware and pans: Invest in high-quality, lightweight cookware and pans that can be stowed away to save space. No camper kitchen should be without pots, pans and a coffee machine.
  • Crockery and cutlery: Make sure you have enough plates, bowls, glasses, cups and cutlery for everyone traveling with you. Opt for break-resistant and lightweight tableware that is ideal for camping use.
  • Kitchen utensils: Don't forget the basic kitchen utensils such as a knife, chopping board, wooden spoon, spatula, can opener and bottle opener. These little helpers will make it easier for you to prepare meals.
  • Storage containers: Use airtight containers to keep food fresh and save space. They are also great for storing leftovers or snacks on the go.
  • Cleaning products: Pack washing-up liquid, sponges, cleaning cloths and bin liners. A small broom or a hand vacuum cleaner can also be useful to keep the camper tidy.
  • Storage space and organization: The storage space available in a mini camper is limited. Good organization is therefore essential to make the best use of the space. It is best to use stackable containers, bags or baskets to store food, clothing, equipment and other personal items neatly. A practical cupboard system or shelving can help to make the best use of storage space and make items easily accessible.

5. safety equipment: When camping, it is important to always keep safety in mind. Here is some essential safety equipment for your MiniCamper adventure:

  • Fire Extinguisher: make sure there is a fire extinguisher in your vehicle. This is an important safety precaution to be able to react quickly in the event of a fire.
  • First aid kit: No camper should be without a well-equipped first aid kit. It should contain bandages, disinfectant, painkillers, plasters and other important items.
  • Safety vests: Always have a safety vest to hand so that you are clearly visible in an emergency, for example if your car breaks down.
  • Emergency equipment: Always pack a flashlight, batteries, a multitool, a pocket knife and a portable charger for your cell phone. These items can be very useful in an emergency.

6. camping accessories: In addition to the must-haves mentioned above, there are other camping accessories that can improve your mini camper adventure, but are more of a "luxury item" if you still have enough space.

Here are a few examples:

  • Camping chairs and table: Comfortable and foldable camping chairs and a portable table are ideal for relaxing outside and enjoying meals al fresco.
  • Sun protection: A parasol, awning or awning can provide shade and protect you from excessive sunlight.

When camping with a MiniCamper or a car as a camper, it is important to keep both comfort and safety in mind. In addition to the Boxio separating toilet and the washbasin with integrated shower, you should also think about sleeping and seating options, a well-equipped kitchen, sufficient storage space, safety equipment and other camping accessories. With the right equipment and preparation, you can enjoy your mini camper adventure to the full while traveling safely and comfortably.


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