About This Blog

This is our story of how one day we decided to sell our house, quit our jobs and go on a motorhome adventure.  We want to wake up in a different place nearly every day and open our door to beautiful scenery and fresh air. That’s the dream anyway. This blog is about that journey.…

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Scotland in a motorhome

Scotland motorhome tour

After cancelling our motorhome trip to France this September we had the discussion about where we could go instead. We loved our NC 500 motorhome tour 3 years ago so we decided we would head north again and do a mini Scotland motorhome tour. For information about the NC 500 road trip take a look at the excellent Visit Scotland website. So, we set off on a 10 day tour of the west coast of Scotland hoping to imagine we…
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Travel and Tourism

Corona virus – Have we got the travel rules wrong?

I feel very sorry for anyone involved in the travel industry during the corona virus pandemic. Just as the travel industry starts to get back on its feet the government introduces new quarantine rules for anyone returning from France, The Netherlands and Malta. What I can't understand though is why they introduced the new rules at such short notice, leading to a mass scramble to return from holiday from these countries. The UK government also advised against all but essential…
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Our motorhome

Our motorhome destinations

With campsites in the UK opening again after the Coronavirus crisis and many European countries opening their borders again it feels like nearly every motorhome owner is getting ready to get back on the road. We last used our motorhome in March when we visited Burrs Country Park near Bury and we should be in Europe now, but that's now been delayed until September. We have visited our motorhome in storage a couple of times and even took a picnic…
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Our motorhome

92 motorhome destinations in 5 minutes!

In the last 2 years we have visited many destinations in our motorhome. With no prospect of any motorhome adventures in the next few months due to the Coronavirus pandemic I have put together a 5 minute video showcasing some of the destinations we have visited. Hope you enjoy the video.
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England in our motorhome

Coronavirus stops motorhome travel plans

Burrs Country Park
It certainly is strange times that we live in. Having to stay at home has given me time to write a motorhome article, the first one for a while. We were due to fly to Oslo last Saturday before joining a Hurtigruten voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes and the North Cape and back, but, like many other people, we have postponed the trip until November. We had lots of travel planned for 2020 but who knows now when we will…
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England in our motorhome

Visiting Britain’s Greatest Palace.

We have found ourselves being in the position to brag about visiting Britain's greatest palace and probably one of France's most beautiful chateaux, Chenonceau, all in the space of about a month. Blog article about Chenonceau here. After being back in the UK for a few weeks, after our six weeks trip to France, it was time to make the most of the English summer and head off again for a mini motorhome adventure to Oxfordshire. Where is Britain's greatest…
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Our motorhome

How to wash a motorhome in 6 hours.

Our 2 year old motorhome looks like new today, because its been cleaned! I have found it very difficult to properly wash our motorhome. The main problem is getting access to the roof. I have known for a few months that our motorhome roof needs attention due to the fact that it has somehow accumulated a layer of grime on it. Despite going through several torrential downpours on our recent trip to France the grime on the roof has stubbornly…
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France in our motorhome

Chenonceau – Possibly the best château in France.

Once in a while we all visit somewhere that is so steeped in history, in such a beautiful location and an incredible piece of architecture that the place leaves a lasting impression on you - such a place is Château de Chenonceau. Camping Le Moulin Fort After consulting my trusted Camper Contact app. I decided the best place to stay near to the château itself was Camping Le Moulin Fort, and it turned out to be a good choice. We…
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