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…

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…