Off We Go…..Our Route through France

With our nervous dog as our co passenger we decided the best option was to take the tunnel across the water to France for this trip where she could stay in the motorhome with us. Our compromise being that we would take some short stretches of toll in France to get us around some major…

Planning Our Escape

Like most fellow travellers we have well and truly had our wings clipped for the last 18 months. None of us would have predicticed what was to come as we meandered our way through Morrocco on our last trip without a care in the world. Maybe there lies a lesson within to appreciate the freedom…

Morocco-Insurance cover

If you’re a regular reader of our blog you will know by now that our choice of winter destination this year is Morocco. With all of the faffing around getting Boris ready, our preparations for our trip had taken a back seat, however now he’s roadworthy again I’ve been busy trying to get everything in…

How much does a motorhome cost per year?

One of the things we have always done since travelling is keep a record of our spends. We use an app called Spending Tracker, but of course this can be done just as easily on a spreadsheet. Our first three months of last year were spent touring Thailand and Cambodia, so this year I’m especially…

What does a years touring Europe cost?

  As we ring in the end of another amazing year, it’s time for a quick look at how much our travels have cost us. Of course this question is a bit like “How long is a piece of string”, as everyone’s travelling needs, wants and desires will be slightly different.  We have had a…

The Techie Stuff–wifi, mobiles, gadgets & charging

In a world where we are used to being constantly connected how do we cope whilst travelling. After 18 months touring Europe in our motorhome, we’ve had plenty of experience of living off grid whilst wild camping and still wanting to be connected, so here’s our hints and tips, but of course we’d also like…

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…