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Planned Spontaneity

Planned Spontaneity

Taking your caravan or motorhome abroad The culture of caravan and motorhome touring in the UK is based largely on planning and making reservations. Most touring folk prefer to book their pitch many days or weeks in advance, and with good reason. During peak season...
Love2Stay – Feeling the Love

Love2Stay – Feeling the Love

People will never forget how you made them feel Isn’t it funny how things change? If you had told me two years ago that in 2018, my favourite campsite in the UK would be an all-singing all-dancing landlocked caravan park that was immensely popular with families, I...
Caravan Camping Motorhome Show 2018

Caravan Camping Motorhome Show 2018

It’s that time of the year again, time for another Leisure Vehicle Show at the NEC in Birmingham. For more information on the show, check out its website here.  I’ll be rushing around fulfilling judging duties for the Caravan and Motorhome Club, where I am...
Camper Van Essentials

Camper Van Essentials

Before continuing with the Scotland vlogs, a pre-NEC chat about what I wish I’d known before setting off, and some hints and tips about what accessories I have found the most useful. If you are thinking of starting out with a camper van, check out also my...
It’s Better to Travel

It’s Better to Travel

It’s all about the journey. One great aspect about making that journey in a camper van such as the Sun Living V60SP, or in a motorhome, or even towing a caravan, is that you have everything with you should you need it: Your kitchen, your bed, and, crucially, your...
Scotland Winter Adventure: Episode 1

Scotland Winter Adventure: Episode 1

Driving from Dover to Scotland the day after Boxing Day seemed like such a good idea at the time. But foul-ups on the M25 and ceaseless delays meant that we had to hunker down in the camper van and wait until the traffic had cleared. Thank goodness for the Sun Living...
Sun Living Loving

Sun Living Loving

In the summer of 2017, I was fortunate enough to be invited to Slovenia to preview the relaunched range of Sun Living Camper Vans and Motorhomes. Sun Living is the brand name for the clean, simple, and minimal style of vehicles manufactured by Adria Mobil. Clean,...
Winter Warmers

Winter Warmers

Cadac grills, motor movers, electric bikes, and other such delights can make touring in your leisure vehicle so much more enjoyable. Amen to all of those, but there is one accessory that I would never, ever, be without. It is the most important thing that I carry...
If You Can’t Hack it…

If You Can’t Hack it…

Nothing illustrates the joy of living a simple life as beautifully and as succinctly as travel. In the travel industry, there goes a saying: ‘There are only two types of traveller in the world; those who travel light, and those who wish they had.’ We’ve all seen them...
Welcome to my blog!

Welcome to my blog!

Some of you may remember my previous blog, Adventures with my Airstream, which has been somewhat neglected of late. The plan is to refresh articles from this blog and host them here, together with new content. As ever, I’ll be focussing on three distinct strands,...