An Extraordinary Year

“The traveller sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.” ― G.K. Chesterton A year ago today we boarded the ferry to Santander in Northern Spain. What an extraordinary year it’s been. Our wheels have helped us not only travel to areas of Europe we have never visited before, they have also…

The Costa Blanca Coast

After almost 12 months travelling extensively throughout Europe our return to Spain this time has definitely been more about rest and recuperation than sight seeing. After visiting our friends in the mountains above Alicante we returned to our little piece of heaven in Altea where for the 1st time in a long time we stayed…

Living, Traveling or Holidaying?

We often recall a story from our 1st few weeks of motorhoming where we met a Yorkshireman in Albufeira Portugal who had been spending winter there for the previous 16 years. He told us in a very miffed tone about how when they return to the UK after their 5 months away each year friends…

Spain – The Culture and where it all started

Over the last couple of years we have spent more time in Spain than any other country. It was here where the seed of travelling in a motorhome was 1st planted. Reeling from a new EU regulation which meant big changes for our business we flew to Spain to try and recover and establish what…

The Italian Job–Hints & Tips for visiting Italy in a motorhome

If you’ve ever heard anyone discuss visiting Italy, particularly motorhome owners, they will probably express either a love or a hate for the place. Of course the Italians are known for being passionate and people watching there is a delight as you witness them wear their hearts on their sleeves in everything you do. Of…

Romantic Venice and Gorgeous Garda

A short drive after a nights stopover in Slovenia saw us back in Italy for a couple of weeks before we take a ferry back to Spain. For our 1st night we opted for a functional free Sosta near Treviso and only around 20km from Venice, the direction we were heading in first. Venice Venice…

Croatia–Our thoughts, hints and tips for visiting in a motorhome

There’s certainly no denying Croatia’s natural beauty, azure seas, long rugged coastlines, backed by majestic mountains. Cities with pristine relics of an ancient time, eight national parks and over 1000 islands. It’s this collection of wonderful sights that has lured thousands of tourists over the last 15 years.  In 2016 over 18% of GDP in…

Family get together in timeless Trogir

With butterflies in my belly we made our way the short distance along the Dalmatian coast to the coastal town of Trogir, where we were to get our 1st visit in 6 months from my Mum along with her friend Denise. Our camp site Rozac is located on the small island of Ciovo, and with…

Captivating Croatia

After several days of heavy rain, where we had succumbed to having porridge for breakfast and put the heating on, we made a hasty retreat from Slovenia into Croatia, after all it was still only early September and we just weren’t ready for the onset of winter just yet. A mammoth drive of 450km’s saw…

Slovenia–Hints & Tips for travelling in a motorhome

As we entered Slovenia from Hungary the terrain immediately changed and so did our mood. The mountains rose all around us immediately drawing us in, enveloping us in a hug. It didn’t take us long to fall in love with this luscious land. The Slovenians certainly take great care of their surroundings, clearly demonstrated in…

Slovenia-Lakes, Mountains & Caves

It’s funny how without even stepping outside the motorhome we knew we were going to love Slovenia from the minute we entered the country just by looking out of the windows. The landscape immediately had us transfixed with majestic mountains towering over the land below, it appeared like every inch of the countryside was covered…

Stunning Slovenia

Slovenia was the first country from former Yugoslavia to declare independence after a short 10 day battle. Fortunately this beautiful nation did not have to endure the horrendous war that engulfed the rest of the Balkans. So in 1991 this small country was truly independent for the first time in its history, having previously been…