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…

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…

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…

Our Guide To Insurance & Schemes

  The definition of insurance according to google is as follows: insurance an arrangement by which a company undertakes to provide a guarantee of compensation for specified loss, damage, illness, or death in return for payment of a specified premium I suppose that statement sums up why we take it out – fear of what…

Hungary Our Thoughts and Tips

After a whistle stop tour of just 10 days in Hungary, we bid our farewell and headed to Slovenia. We have had ‘love affairs’ with the last three countries we’ve visited, namely Greece, Bulgaria and Romania, but Hungary just didn’t capture our hearts in quite the same way and we just can’t pinpoint why. It…

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…

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 guide to keeping fit whilst on the road

One of the best things about travelling around Europe in our motorhome has been finding a more natural and healthy pattern in our daily lives. In our pre-motorhome days we were always too busy, too stressed or just too tired to contemplate much in the way of exercise, and when we did it was often…

A round up of resources – How we find places to stay

As well as being exciting, embarking on a European trip for the first time or entering an unknown country can also be a little daunting. As we left the now familiar territory of Spain and entered Italy, we took to the internet and our various resources to research where to visit and where to stay….

Cyclotricity Electric Bikes Review

When Paul first mentioned electric bikes as a possible option for us on our travels, I can remember pulling a face at the idea as I envisioned an undersized bike that a generation much older than ourselves may opt for. I wanted a bike that would keep me fit, not one that did all the…

Living in a Box – The untolds of living in a motorhome

We along with all the other motorhomers who escape the UK for winter (or in our case longer) are incredibly guilty of bragging about all the fun stuff we’ve done, what is often left unsaid is the more unsavoury part of motorhoming, the dark side which should also play a part in the decision making…