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.
We couldn’t help but notice Oliver and Sofia’s gorgeous photos across the globe as they explored New Zealand in a campervan, so we made sure to catch up with them once they had returned! They shared their New Zealand road trip with us, including tips for anyone looking to enjoy a similar experience. New Zealand is an absolutely stunning country, and the best way you can explore this vast land is behind the wheel of a motorhome, as that is actually how Goboony began.
We’ve met so many people who’ve found not just a new way to have holidays, but a whole new life with the help of a campervan. But, making the leap isn’t easy. Here, we chat to Rebecca, whose love of camping took her on a journey from tents to a hired camper to creating Campfire Mag, the free online camping and campervanning magazine!
Ever thought about just packing up and running off to live in a motorhome? Well, Ben and Lucy did exactly that, except they weren’t running away, they were running towards an exciting new lifestyle. And they took the time to sit down and tell us all about living in a van! The best destinations, the best advice and how they plan to join the Goboony family soon!
Central Asia is a destination ranking high on the road trip wish list, a tempting and exotic location just within reach through driving. When we saw Karen and Rudy’s photos of their trip there, we knew that this was a story our fellow travel enthusiasts needed to hear. They’ve been together for an impressive 36 years and have made a grand number of journeys in their time together. But they waited until the kids were all grown up to make their next exciting journey… travelling through Central Asia with a Volkswagen bus!
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 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?
Yes, in recent times myself and my boyfriend have become the proud owners of a real VW T3. After we rented one in what turned out to be the coldest weekend of February, there was no turning back. We wanted a van of our own. We’ve explored a great number of places in the Netherlands already, and a few weeks ago we decided it was time for out first long trip: a road through France! In this blog, you’ll hear all about our adventures and I’ll provide you with all the useful tips I picked up.
Halloween is just around the corner, which for many people means one of the most exciting holidays of the year; spooky decorations around the house, putting thought into a (hopefully) original costume, trick or treating, Halloween parties… But maybe you’re getting a little tired of your classic Halloween routine and are looking for ways to do something new and exciting this year? Or maybe you’re just interested in the events that are happening around? Whichever it is, we’ve put together a little guide with some tips for places to go for halloween, from haunted houses around the UK to unique Halloween events. Enjoy the read!
On our site you’ll find a variety of Volkswagen camper vans, and isn’t that to be expected? For these are the original campervans, and some say we’ll never get better than them! These gorgeous motorhomes range from the classic 1949 coloured van to the more modern sleek adaptations. If you’re a fan of these beauties, then don’t let your love for them stop at a simple trip in one, visit one of the numerous VW Campervan shows occurring worldwide all year long. Come together with fellow enthusiasts and celebrate all things campervan related!
Road trips and songs, if there is a better pair please let us know. Driving on the open road with a sweet ride feeling the freedom of the open road don’t miss out on some of the best tunes for the road! We left out most of the obvious ones to maximise your playlist potential, get ready for some bangers!
It is the norm in the British Isles to go camping in summer; after all our temperate climate makes camping in the colder months less hospitable. However when you have a camper van there is that extra comfort and habitability. There are those who are self proclaimed“fair weather campers” and eschew the idea of spring camping; then there are those who find the fun and adventure in . Sure, it’s lovely to camp in the summer when you imagine long days in warm sunshine – but this is Britain so that sunshine is never guaranteed! Why not try spring camping for your holiday this year? Here are a few of the many great things about a motorhome camping trip in spring that might persuade you to hit the road a little earlier this year...