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Oct. 7, 2022

S2E16 The French Family (Australian Caravan Adventure)

S2E16 The French Family (Australian Caravan Adventure)

Michael and Krystal French and their three boys sold their Queensland home, packed up, and loaded themselves and few meagre belonging into a caravan with the goal of travelling across Australia for a year. 

I caught up with them on the midway point of their journey, in Port Arthur Tasmania. We spoke about the Why’s, Where’s and How’s of their caravan adventure, what it’s like with three young boys in such a small space, Krystal’s gift for creating engaging social media content (@cyancaravan), whether she’ll return to work as a flight attendant, how Michael has turned his safety (SQE) background into a lucrative business on wheels, and how two strong personalities create balance in a relationship. (stats and costs in full description)


Michael and Krystal French and their three boys sold their Queensland home, packed up, and loaded themselves and few meagre belonging into a caravan with the goal of travelling across Australia for a year. 

I caught up with them on the midway point of their journey, in Port Arthur Tasmania. We spoke about the Why’s, Where’s and How’s of their caravan adventure, what it’s like with three young boys in such a small space, Krystal’s gift for creating engaging social media content (@cyancaravan), whether she’ll return to work as a flight attendant, how Michael has turned his safety (SQE) background into a lucrative business on wheels, and how two strong personalities create balance in a relationship. (stats and costs below)

French Caravan Adventure Social Media 

LinkTree (a one stop link for all their socials)  https://linktr.ee/cyancaravan

Tik Tok https://www.tiktok.com/@cyancaravan

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/cyancaravan/

Wiki Camps – Our Trip Progress https://wctrip.co/au/820709/1040904317

Camplify – Rent the French’s Caravan – Starting Feb 2023 https://www.camplify.com.au/rv/caravan-rental-brisbane-qld-the-cyan-caravan/33432

CONTACT

Michael French  - Risky Business Consulting www.riskybc.com.au

TRIP STATS (as of 02/10/2022)

Days on Road:  167
Months on Road: 5.96
Start : 18/04/2022
End: 02/2022
Caravan parks: 39 and counting
Accommodation: $ 7,438.64
Fuel: $6,041.12
Fuel Litres: 2753.14
Kms travelled: 19,860kms

Caravan : New Age, Manta Ray 2022, 19 Foot – Triple Bunk. Walk-through video - Tik Tok.
Vehicle: Toyota Landcruiser 2021 - Prado – GXL

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MUSIC

Absolutes, My Life

Down Under, Men At Work https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfR9iY5y94s

Hey Yo Rocco!, Dresden, The Flamingo (code: OGXUKWH2SWEFWFTA)

South Australia (Mikey Geiger Remix), Fare Ye Well (code: GXPHAZMWNA4VPCBU)

Cody Martin, Lifted High (code: MXUOWO8HMTX6HIPM)

I still Call Australia Home, Peter Allen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OCKXLXWNXg

MENTIONS
Surrounded By Idiots, Thomas Erikson (book) https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/39101777-surrounded-by-idiots

WOMADelaide (Adelaide) https://www.womadelaide.com.au/

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Krystal French Profile Photo

Krystal French

Flight attendant and mother of three, Krystal French is spending a year travelling Australia in a caravan with her boys and husband Micael.

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Michael French

Director of Risky Business, a safety consultation company, Michael French is spending a year travelling Australia in a caravan with his three boys and wife Krystal.