This summer I had the chance to visit Friesland, a destination that you may not be very familiar with or even heard of. That’s okay, because by the end of this blog you’ll be looking up flights to the Netherlands to visit this magical place! Last year, the Frisian city of Leeuwarden was named the Cultural Capital of Europe as well as Friesland being awarded Lonely Planet’s #3 in Europe. Their fame is far from over, as the Frisian Islands are currently #30 in the New York Times: 52 Places to go in 2019. So will you be going?
A road trip in Italy… what could be better? Well, a road trip in Italy with no worries about license requirements, car equipment, speed limits in Italy and prepared for the toll roads ahead. Sounds like the perfect summer to me! So let’s take a look at what you need to enjoy a carefree road trip through Italy.
Camping trips are probably the first idea to pop in your mind when you think about summer vacation, we know it is for us! There is no better way to return to nature than putting up your tent, lighting a campfire, and meditating under the stars. But what about an adventure in the dead of winter, or even a mid-season weekend escape? No matter the time of year there are always campsites in England waiting for a visit. This collection contains our favourite UK campsites open all year.
Europe - a land comprised of many cultures. Each country provides a beautiful tale rich with history and tradition, a tale travellers long to hear, as they dine on traditional cuisines. And what better way to immerse yourself in a country’s culture than taking a road trip to the heart of them? Here are the five best places to take your campervan around Europe!
Whether you consider yourself to be a winter person who enjoys the beauty of a snowflake, or you wish to experience what camping between the crunchy leaves of autumn feels like with your loved ones. You may be a camper who wants to enjoy the spring colours, or you are more than ready for summer adventures with the family. Whatever the time of year, get ready to explore the stunning regions of Wales through these motorhomes sites open all year.
Few are lucky enough to experience the wonders of a road trip through Hungary, given that it isn’t the most obvious choice for a European road trip. But the easy roads, stunning culture and exciting things to do in Hungary make it the ideal choice for your next motorhome holiday. Here you’ll find an itinerary for your road trip in Hungary, as well as what to do and what to visit in Budapest and other cities in Hungary. Get your engines ready and let’s go!
France is home to many tourist hotspots, ranging from the grand Eiffel Tower in Paris, to the deep blue waters of the French Riviera. The rich culture and history of the country attract visitors from all around the globe, many of whom prefer to rent a car or motorhome and cruise down the French roads for the ultimate experience. Like most countries, France has motorway tolls, which can make planning your road trip across France on a budget a little more difficult. But worry not, it’s a simple process!
The warm sunshine of July is on it’s way, and with it the exciting time of the Tour de France. Time to make these 23 days unforgettable with a lovely vacation in France and the perfect viewing experience of the tour, by finding the best campsites along the route. So, pack your bags and find the motorhome that will make your trip easier and more comfortable. Let’s go!
The various London low emission zones can be daunting, and the fear of heading in blind and having fat bills arrive at your door is a common one. But fear not, in this blog we will teach you everything you need to know about low emission zones in the UK and Europe! So read on, check whether they apply to you in the low emission zone checker and travel carefree.
The New Forest is often considered to be the Eden of southern England, the perfect blend of woodland, farmland and coastline, together forming one of the most beautiful regions in Britain. This National Park is the mostly densely populated in Britain, and renowned for majestic free roaming ponies and abundance of wildlife. So don’t wait any longer, find a motorhome, book one of the best New Forest campsites and head into this gorgeous national park!
Located in south western Ireland, the Ring of Kerry is home to many historical landmarks, ranging from a 7th century monastery to the home of Daniel O’Connell, an influential Irish politician of the 19th century. This 179km circular route takes travellers around seaside villages and stunning coastal landscapes. And what better way to truly admire the nature this area has to offer than taking a road trip?
What if I told you that you could have an amazing road trip right here in the UK? That you could opt for a full week, a weekend, or even an afternoon, and still get the fulfilling freedom and wind-filled hair of a glorious road trip? Find out our top 5 road trips in England, covering this entire glorious country, and let your adventures begin!
Bedfordshire is home to many attractive landmarks for all ages, ranging from the historic Elstow Abbey, to Whipsnade Zoo, to beautiful natural landscapes. With summer rapidly approaching, checking these places off your bucket list is a must for all travel enthusiasts. And what better way to do so than taking a camping trip to Bedfordshire? You can wake up to a luscious green view as you sip your morning coffee, before hitting the roads, all with staying at some of these 7 must-visit campsites in Bedfordshire.
A motorhome is a magnificent way to escape the grind of day-to-day life, travel the world and experience ultimate freedom. There’s just one obstacle between the United Kingdom and lots of other unique countries, cultures, landscapes and cities: A whole bunch of watery blue!. Fortunately travelling by ferry is an amazing experience which, besides spectacular views, might give you the opportunity to spot some exotic sea animals. But many questions accompany the decision to travel by ferry. What would be the best spot for me to take the ferry? What can I expect of motorhome ferry prices? In this blog I will show you some convenient ferry routes for motorhomes, give you an indication of the expected costs and provide you with some practical tips that will help you cross the briny deep.
With warmer days heading towards us, it is time to start planning your summer holiday! Many mistakenly think you have to travel abroad for a fantastic summer trip, but this isn’t the case when you live somewhere as gorgeous and varied as the UK. So instead of booking a flight, consider renting a motorhome and heading to one of these amazing summer holiday destinations right here in the UK.
Many of us travel by motorhome for the freedom it provides, being able to go anywhere at anytime. And what demonstrates that kind of freedom better than being able to sleep wherever you want with free camping and parking for campervans! Free overnight motorhome parking in the UK can be tough to find, which is why we’re helping with some of the top places for free campervan parking in the UK, but showing how you can find them too!
Motorhome travel isn’t always the cheapest holiday experience, but it doesn’t have to be that way for your trip to Ireland. You can reduce accommodation costs through looking for free motorhome camping options in Ireland, so that you can see the Emerald Isle with your mind free from budget woes. Find out more about what wild camping and free campervan overnight parking entails, and the best places to do so in Ireland!
If you’re looking for South of France road trip ideas, look no further than the Route Napoleon. This road trip will allow you to combine sight-seeing with a historical twist. Following Napoleon Bonaparte’s 1815 march from Elba to Grenoble, you’ll get to dive into the culture and history of southern France. Given that the route avoided large cities, you’ll get to see the more rural regions of France and enjoy the tranquility and beauty.
Ever considered throwing caution to the wind and just heading out on the road for the trip of a lifetime? An example of this would be Freek and Inge, perhaps not your first thought when you consider #vanlife. They decided to take on a huge challenge, one rarely done before… to travel through South America in their Volkswagen T3! After drooling over their trip through amazing Instagram photos, we decided it was definitely time for an interview.
When you think of your honeymoon, I’m guessing your mind didn’t immediately jump to Wales, and that’s okay! But now take a few minutes, and actually consider visiting Wales in a campervan for your honeymoon. We’ll tell you why to take a campervan, and the most romantic honeymoon destinations within Wales. And why Wales? This stunning country is severely underrated, as many forget the dramatic mountains, breathtaking coastlines and picturesque villages it holds. You get to stay closer to home, avoid time wasted on travel and keep your holiday on a budget. Whether you’re from Wales, live in Wales, or simply feel like trying something new, this is the honeymoon destination for you!