Romania – Our Top Tips for visiting in a motorhome

We entered Romania from Bulgaria with mixed feelings, mainly founded on other traveller’s opinions of Romania that they’d shared along the way. Many that we’d met just hadn’t enjoyed this lovely land so had raced through so as not to have to endure it for very long. Our experience has been the polar opposite. Lovely…

Travelling Back In Time

Taking the Sinaia Gondola to the Bucegi Mountains Nestled in a slender fir clad valley the Bucegi Mountains are a wonderful natural attraction and to experience them in all their glory you have to travel to the top. The area teams with hikers in the summer and skiers in the winter. The peak, Omu, rises…

Transylvania – Dracula, Bears & The Best Road In The World….

Transylvania is best known as the mysterious land of bloodthirsty vampires and howling wolves. There is something about just hearing the word that makes you want to break out into a creepy horror film style laugh WWWHHHHOOOAAAAA! To get there from Bucharest we decided to attempt the Transfagarasan Pass, labelled by the Top Gear team as…

Romania – 1st stop Bucharest

Isolated behind “The Iron Curtain” prior to 1989, until recent times Romania was one of the least visited countries in Europe. We headed straight for the capital of Bucharest to try and get an understanding of this countries cruel but fascinating history. The only campsite in the area is actually located 6 miles north of…

The Bulgarian Experience our top tips for visiting in a motorhome

Almost a month ago we entered Bulgaria from Greece a little nervous of how we would find it after such an amazing Greek adventure. Almost instantly we realised that Bulgaria also has a lot to offer, with stunning unspoilt mountain scenery, an abundance of ancient history, natural lakes and wetlands and aqua blue seas. Do…

Our Last Blast In Bulgaria

  As we end our month long tour of Bulgaria and get ready to enter Romania and reflect on our time here, we can say that this country has both amazed a surprised us. The mountain scenery and tranquil wild camping spots we experienced in the Rhodope Mountains were some of the best, but the…

Breathtaking Bulgaria

After the shock of a rainy cool day in the Rhodope Mountains the sun had returned again and our wheels were once again set in motion. As we followed a route to the Eastern Rhodope Mountains, the terrain changed to from imposing mountains and gorges to rolling hills with fields full of sunflowers. Our intention…

Over the Border to Beautiful Bulgaria

After almost 3 months in gorgeous Greece it was with slightly heavy hearts that we made our way across the border into Bulgaria with our travelling buddies Karen and Myles (www.motoroaming.com). The process was very simple, we just had to show our passports and vehicle registration document (V5), the border officials then stepped inside Boris…

The Long Drive North – Goodbye to Greece

It was a tough decision, but after over two months in Greece most of which has been spent on the Peloponnese peninsular we finally had to tear ourselves away and start heading north.  After a few weeks we have had time to reflect on our time there and although it’s difficult to sum it up…

Greece Continues to Inspire & Impress

As I sit here writing this update my view is one that can only be described as one of stunning beauty. The golden sandy beach backed by the azure blue sea and the distant view of Zante in the background. Another bit of  Peloponnese paradise. The only sounds are of  the waves as they crash…