Camping trips take a lot of planning, like any trip but even more. You’ve got to think about food, toilet paper, things to do, how to keep clean and so much more. But first you’ve got to get your foundations, the actual furniture to sit on and eat off. And that’s why we are here to help, providing you with the best camping furniture options for your next trip!
Are you excited to get away from the everyday hustle and bustle of the city and spend your next vacation in nature? Maybe you’ve got a campervan booked, walking tours ready and can’t wait to live life in a much simpler way at least for a few days, yet you are still missing something… something easy, authentic and fun. How about going on a foraging tour or walk with people who know all about what the great outdoors in the UK has to offer and can teach you a thing or two? If this sounds like something you would enjoy, this article provides a little 101 into foraging and some tips on where to find good tour guides. Remember, it is really important to go foraging with someone that knows what they’re doing and it’s good to find out a bit about it beforehand too, which is why we bring you this foraging guide for the UK. Enjoy the read!
The year is coming to a close, summer is truly gone, and so we must turn to next year and begin planning our trips! To help you with this, we have compiled a list of the top 7 motorhome holiday ideas for 2019. We’ve tried to keep them fresh and new, and hopefully you’ll be inspired to explore somewhere new.
Are you planning a roadtrip to or passing through Austria but aren’t sure what kind of rules apply in terms of tolls on the roads in this country? Don’t despair! We’ve put together short, concise guide of all you need to know before setting off on your adventure to the country of the beautiful Alps and delicious food! Driving in Austria can be a really beautiful experience, as even some of the highways go through beautiful nature. So rent a campervan at Goboony and read this article to learn about all you need to know about toll roads in Austria!
On the 26th of June, over one hundred thousand individuals will be sliding on their wellies and heading to Glastonbury. This annual festival attracts music lovers from around the globe, for four days of the best entertainment the industry has to offer. If you’re one of the lucky few who scored a ticket, you’ll be turning to the question of accommodation. Cramped and smelly tent surrounded by noise and crowds? Or a clean campervan with a lovely bed to rest your weary head? Read on to find out…
Do you love surfing but don’t have the money or time to fly to Portugal or even Australia? Don’t despair! You can find amazing surfing spots all around the UK, many of which can easily compete with the beauty of Algarve or the waves of Sydney. Some of the biggest professional surf competitions take place in the UK, so you don’t have to worry about inadequate conditions. Though surfing here can get a bit cold, with the proper equipment and especially a good wetsuit, you’ll be good to go and enjoy the beautiful Atlantic Ocean and one of your favourite past-times! In this post, we will give you some tips about surfing holidays in Cornwall, which beaches to visit and where to take surf lessons!
Are you excited for your next camping trip but worry about finding a campsite that will be well suited to your kids as well? You are looking for family friendly campsites that are safe, clean and ideally have something extra that you can enjoy, like a nice playground for the kids or a place with a pretty view for lunch. Since often people get stuck on choosing the best campsite for family camping, we put together this list of 10 family friendly campsites in the UK for you. Enjoy the read!
Open fire cooking can be misinterpreted in numerous ways. Some think only of s’mores - delicious but the bare basics of campfire cooking- or others of burnt corn on the cob. Is it only for wild adventurers or only for boy scouts? The answer is that open fire cooking is actually a delightful method of preparing your meals, one which takes you out of the kitchen, is far more interactive and social, and produces tastes your stove top never could! So read on for our best tips, from the do’s and don’ts of campfire cooking.
An article about tips for places to visit in Italy almost writes itself and a blog about tips for a Sicily road trip even more so; this southern, stunning and magical part of the country is bursting with delicious food, azure sea, natural wonders and beautiful towns. Since Sicily is actually an island, it is perfect for a road trip - you can either drive down with your campervan and take a ferry from one of the few ports in Calabria or rent one (from our growing Goboony community of campervans for rent in Italy) once you reach the island, flying in to Palermo or Catania.Sicily is a must see for anyone in love with Italy and anyone that wants to experience more of the country than just the classics such as Rome, Florence or Venice. We’ve prepared a short guide on where to go in Sicily, where to stay and what delicious authentic food to try out!
Ah Scotland! When you think of this glorious country, your mind surely goes to haggis, kilts and perhaps… lochs? Scotland is renowned for its lochs, covering the rugged landscape. Some of these lochs are more well known than others, which is why we have put together our list of the top 7 lochs around Scotland. Look for your favourite, and then find a motorhome to start this incredible road trip of the best lochs of Scotland!
A lot of people hear about snow camping, and immediately reject the notion, finding it almost crazy! But these people are missing out. For camping in winter is an experience like no other, it pushes your boundaries and proves the strong from the weak. So follow the tips provided and camping in winter will become ridiculously easily, and all the more enjoyable!
Camping holidays are the perfect opportunity to bring the family together whilst enjoying the outdoors and getting a big noseful of fresh air. But a struggle of these trips can be keeping the kids entertained, as some of us depend slightly too much on technology for this. But we at Goboony have rounded up our favourite camping activities for kids to either give you possibilities, or at least get you thinking in some new directions. So check out some of the camping games for kids we suggested, and if you have any great ideas, send them in to improve the list!
Many of us have considered the possibility of going camping for Christmas, but brushed it off due to fears of the cold or discomfort, but this does not have to be the case! Camping during the holiday season can be a great way to get away from distractions, to truly connect with the ones you care about most and get back to the simple roots of Christmas. So check out our tips, get packing and find a campervan to enjoy the festive season in!
English Heritage is a registered charity responsible for managing the National Heritage Collection. They have over 400 buildings, monuments and sites in their care, spanning more than 5,000 years of history. From this 400, we have narrowed the list down to the 7 sites we consider to be the most vital for you to visit. So next weekend break or bank holiday, head over to a heritage site and get to know your own country better! Now to look at the lucky 7...
What are you planning next for your holiday? Maybe renting a motorhome at Goboony and going for a road trip through France? Because of how easily accessible and stunningly beautiful France is, it tends to be a top holiday destination from the UK. There’s nothing quite like having the freedom to move around in a campervan and see the beautiful south of France or visit Paris or Lyon. As easy as it is to get carried away with a magical trip like this one, it’s always good to find out a bit about practicalities before you set off, like, for example the French motorway tolls; which vehicles what toll applies to, where you have to pay or how much… which is why we bring you this short summary of the French toll charges. Enjoy the read and bon voyage!
There is no denying that Autumn is a beautiful time of year. The colours of the leaves and the changes in the light give landscapes and even urban areas a completely different atmosphere. It is the perfect time of year to discover somewhere new or see your favourite destinations in a completely new light (literally...)!
While a lot of the world is focusing on upcoming Halloween, in the UK we’re all thinking about Bonfire Night! You may not be aware, but one of the best ways to celebrate this festive evening is through a campervan trip. We’re going to tell you all about the best way to go about this, and the best campsites for Bonfire Night displays. So read on and start preparing for this fun family night.
St Andrew’s Day is coming, what to do? How to celebrate this joyous day without blowing a budget or becoming trapped in crowds? This is an important day for any Scot, or Scot appreciator, and should therefore be celebrated in style. This doesn’t require large spendings or huge parties, as there are numerous festivals and pre organised ways to come together with fellow celebrators and enjoy the day dedicated to Scotland's patron saint.
Are you trying to decide what to do for New Year’s but are a bit tired of always dressing up for a fancy party and feeling pressure to have the best night of the year? Would you want to do something different this year, something more relaxed and make some memories? How about renting a campervan at Goboony and going camping this time?
Did you get inspired to go on a skiing holiday in our last article with tips for UK skiing holidays but are you torn between going off on the slopes or taking out your motorhome or campervan for a winter adventure? What if we told you that you could do both? After a lot of research into motorhome ski holidays we’ve compiled this little guide on how to approach going on a skiing holiday with your campervan! You can find the best ski resorts to visit with a campervan but also tips on how to pack winter vans and what you need to remember to do and bring to make sure you have the best experience you can.