Germany is one of the best countries for a road trip, due to the close proximity of the cities and the wonderfully high speed limits on highways! But when entering another country, it is vital to inform yourself of the rules and regulations, to avoid a run in with the law from disrupting your holiday. So we’ve collected everything you need to know for driving around Germany, including an explanation of German road signs!
Have you heard about surf camp holidays? Attending these camps has become a huge trend in the last years and there are good reasons why. Though you may associate the word ‘camp’ with bad food, cold tents and your childhood years, surf camps are very different to that. They are for people all ages, though you will mostly find adults there, so no need to worry that you will feel out of place. You will always have delicious meals and beautiful, clean rooms to stay in and will be surrounded by an amazing group of teachers that will introduce you to the wonders of surfing! Due to its weather conditions, Portugal is the most common home to surf camps and we bring you this little guide so you can figure out what is the perfect surf camp in Portugal for you!
Some of us love our big, luxurious motorhomes, while others prefer a smaller variety. And there’s nothing wrong with that! Quality, not quantity, is an important motto to remember when considering the best small motorhome. Smaller motorhomes can be great for new motorhome owners, as it makes parking and driving easier. They can also be ideal for those with a smaller driveway, or simply couples who love keeping it cosy! So keep reading for the best small campers and our tips on making the most of them.
Ah Switzerland, home to lakes, villages and the ever reaching peaks of the Alps. Its central position in Europe makes it ideal for a road trip, driving to the classic Zürich, beautiful Geneva and medieval Lucerne. But before you climb into your motorhome, it is important to consider the toll roads, vignettes and regulations you should know to avoid any issues later. We’ll provide you with everything you need to know about tolls roads in Switzerland, so you can focus on packing and preparing for the overload of chocolate and cheese!
Few places can match the stunning beauty of Perthshire, with its rolling hills, abundant wildlife and endless landscape to discover. Apart from admiring the stunning scenery there are many more things to do in Perthshire, as it is an area filled with culture, history, and fun! We’ve managed to whittle it down to our top 10 “must do” activities in Perthshire, including two of the best campsites in the area to parking up your motorhome. So what are you waiting for get reading, get booking and let the holiday begin!
Carved out during the last Ice Age, Snowdonia’s rugged beauty is a breathtaking sight to behold. Some of the best walks in Snowdonia allow you to explore this enchanting landscape and discover its ancient tales, natural wonders and industrial heritage. While the national park may be most famous for Wales’ highest peak, Snowdon, there is so much more to discover in this wonderful area! We have chosen our 5 favourite walks in Snowdon National Park to help you make the most of your time in this unforgettable corner of Wales.
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.
England’s varied and vibrant countryside is the perfect setting for wonderful walking routes for those willing to explore them. The Lake District is certainly one of those places where there is so much beautiful scenery that it becomes impossible to decide where to go. Goboony is here to help you out! We will show you our 7 favourite Lake District walking routes and an added extra - our top choice for campsites in the region!
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!