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motorhome life after brexit

Motorhoming in Europe After Brexit

The writing on the Brexit wall is becoming clearer and the reality is that come January 2021, motorhome travel in Europe will be inexorably changed. Find out what taking a motorhome to Europe after Brexit will look like and how you can still travel long term on the continent. 

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How to Choose a Motorhome Reversing Camera 2020

Do you need a motorhome reversing camera? How do they work and how do you choose the right one for your motorhome? We’ll answer all those questions in our comprehensive guide and help you find the best motorhome reversing camera for your needs.

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motorhome checklists

The Best Printable Motorhome Checklists

If you’re a motorhome owner and planning a trip,storing your motorhome or even buying a a new one, you’ll find all the motorhome checklists you need to keep motorhome life running without a hitch…(see what I did there?).

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Living in a Motorhome Full Time UK

Living in a Motorhome

Living in a motorhome is a hugely appealing lifestyle for many. Selling up and living in a motorhome is not for the faint hearted though and will undoubtedly mean compromise. Read on to understand what living in a motorhome permanently is really like.

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motorhome microwave

The Best Motorhome Microwave – A Buyer’s Guide

Microwave ovens are essential bits of kitchen equipment for most of us and it’s no different when we travel in our home from home. If you’re looking to retro-fit or carry a microwave in your motorhome or campervan, we’ve got all the information you need to make the right choice.

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motorhome trips uk

The Ten Best Motorhome Routes in the UK

What better way to travel in the UK than in a motorhome or campervan?  Forget the big cities and head for the great British countryside, unlike anywhere else in the world. See the best of the UK from your the comfort and safety of your home on wheels, following these motorhome routes in the UK. 

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How to Plan an Epic Road Trip in 2020

How to Plan an Epic Motorhome Road Trip in 2020

Who’s ready for a motorhome trip? Researching and planning motorhome trips can take a lot of research, or none at all depending on how you want to travel. Find out how to plan an epic motorhome road trip in our ultimate guide complete with step by step road trip planner.

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first motorhome trip

How to Take Your First Motorhome Trip

Going on your first motorhome or campervan trip with your brand new shiny van is a bit of a rite of passage. A shake out is a great idea to make sure things work, get to know your van and understand what kit you need to enjoy the motorhome lifestyle.

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How to Tour Europe in a Motorhome

How to Tour Europe in a Motorhome

Want to tour Europe in your motorhome? Why wouldn’t you? There is enough culture, nature and diversity in Europe to last a lifetime; touring round in a motorhome seems like an awesome idea! We’re here to help you research your motorhome tour of Europe with practical motorhome information, destination specific advice tailored to motorhomes, tips and hacks about motorhome life on the road and loads of other useful stuff!

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How to Tour Norway by Campervan

How to Tour Norway by Campervan

Norway is one of the most beautiful countries we have ever visited and a real bucket list destination. Mountains, glaciers and waterfalls appear around every corner, with vast areas of wilderness waiting to be explored. If you love adventure and raw nature, then Norway is for you! Campervans touring Norway are welcomed; wide, empty roads and great facilities beckon. Our essential guide to visiting Norway in a motorhome will provide you with all the information you need…what are you waiting for?

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An Easy Guide to Motorhome WIFI and Internet

Wifi and internet access in life has become essential. Living in a motorhome is no different – researching, blogging, social media, keeping in touch and even smart motorhome connectivity means wifi and internet is critical. If you’re wondering how to get internet in a motorhome, this easy and definitive guide to getting internet and wifi in your motorhome is for you.

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motorhome travel in France

The Complete Guide to Motorhome Touring in France

Motorhome touring in the beautiful and varied country of France is a pleasure, you will be welcomed with open arms. From the Cote d’Azur with stunning views of the Mediterranean to the deserted and tranquil interior and twisting crystal clear rivers, France is the perfect place to spend a summer in your motorhome. Read this complete guide to motorhome touring in France and go prepared!

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Gap Year for Over 50s

How to Take a Gap Year (for Over 50s)

Do you wish you could step off the wheel and find a different way to live your life? Are you stuck in a career rut and need time out to re-assess and re-connect?  Or just wondering what else is out there? An adult gap year may be just what you need…

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Ten Truths of Travelling Together

Ten Truths of Travelling Together

Long term travelling together with your significant other takes commitment and a lot of work. But you will grow as a couple, strengthen your bonds and share the most incredible experiences, which can only make them more special.  Here’s why.

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motorhome jobs

Fourteen Jobs You Can Do in Your Motorhome Right Now!

If you’re stuck self-isolating or affected by the coronavirus lock-down, here’s twelve jobs you can do in your motorhome right now!  Not only will these motorhome jobs keep you busy, but staying connected with a hobby you love is also important. So what if you’re on the drive or parked in the street, a cup of tea from your whistling kettle will make everything ok!

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Planning Your Morocco Motorhome Adventure

Morocco is the perfect post-Brexit escape if you’re looking to spend three months out of the Schengen area. This diverse and seemingly endless country gives so much more than it takes; with breathtaking landscapes and huge skies, Morocco will delight and mystify you in equal measure.  To enjoy your motorhome or campervan tour, planning and preparation is critical. Read on to find out all you need to know.

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The Complete Guide to Touring Italy by Motorhome

The Complete Guide to Touring Italy by Motorhome

Touring Italy by motorhome is an experience not to be missed. This gorgeous country, full of beautiful light, fabulous food and landscapes straight from a film set, will not disappoint.  In this post, you’ll find all you need to know about touring Italy by motorhome.

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How to Live the Vanlife in Tarifa, Spain

How to Live the Van Life in Tarifa, Spain

Tarifa, Spain is one of our favourite places for vanlife.  Why? Hiking, cycling, kite surfing, incredible beaches and views, all with the sun shining down on us!  If you’re an active and adventure seeking vanlifer, then Tarifa, Spain is for you!

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An Easy Guide to Motorhome Electrics

An Easy Guide to Motorhome Electrics

Are you confused about motorhome electrics? How do motorhomes work? What is the difference between mains electricity and batteries? What does a solar panel and inverter do and do I need a generator? And how do I get power without EHU? Don’t be confused, this easy guide to your motorhome electrical systems explains it all.

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The Best Motorhome Sat Nav Apps

The Best Motorhome Sat Nav Apps

If you’ve already decided not to have a sat nav in your motorhome and prefer to use a navigation app with a phone tablet or via a media centre, then you’re in the right place!  Here we will explore all the best motorhome navigation apps on the market today, look at their pros and cons and highlight what you need to know about motorhome navigation apps.

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Is Spain the Best Place to Spend Winter in a Motorhome?

Should I take My Motorhome to Spain for the Winter?

Spain may well be the best place to spend winter in a motorhome. Predictable and warm weather, colourful fiestas and cheap living make this the number one spot for motohomes to spend the winter. But there are lots of other warm, beautiful and interesting places to spend winter in a motorhome.  Find the best place to spend winter in your motorhome here!

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The Best Top Tips for Motorhome Beginners

Motorhome Tips for Beginners

So, you’ve decided to buy a motorhome…great decision! You’ve joined a growing family of people who love the freedom of motorhoming. The ability to get away spontaneously and change your mind half way there to go somewhere else is priceless.  

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Motorhome Travel in Belgium; Essential Facts

Motorhome Stopovers & Travel in Belgium

A motorhome road trip to Belgium is ideal for a quick get away from the UK and is a tiny yet fascinating country. Belgium is often overlooked and passed through en-route to elsewhere but if you make Belgium a motorhome destination, you’ll be glad you did!

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Motorhome Travel in Germany; Essential Facts

Top Tips for Motorhome Touring in Germany

A motorhome tour of Germany offers incredible adventures. From the stunning Alps, the Black Forest with it’s gorgeous romantic road, to medieval cities, fairytale castles and magical Christmas markets this surprising and interesting country is a must-see road trip destination for campervans and motorhomes.

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Ten Questions We Always Get Asked About Motorhome Life

Ten Questions About Motorhome Life

People are fascinated by motorhome life; existing motorhome and van lifers share stories and tall tales about their escapades and those uninitiated are intrigued about living life in a tin box. We get asked a lot of questions about our life style; here are the top ten questions and our no holds barred, totally honest answers…

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An Easy Motorhome Weight Guide

An Easy Motorhome Weight Guide

After a recent shock at the weighbridge, we decided to do some research into motorhome weights, how they are calculated and what it all means. Motorhome weights guides can be a bit wordy and complicated; read our easy motorhome weight guide and hit the road safely.

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Touring Portugal in a Motorhome

Top Tips for Touring Portugal in a Campervan

Portugal is a perfect motorhome winter destination. This tiny country packs one hell of a punch; wild coastlines, lively buzzing cities, exquisite wines and one of the hardest languages in Europe to learn! If you’re planning on touring Portugal in a motorhome, then this is a must-read before your trip!

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that time we broke the bed

Motorhome Mishaps; That Time We Broke the Bed

It was late July and 43° in western France; I could hear Phil’s voice echoing in my memory as I stood in the motorhome wondering how I was going to explain our predicament; a predicament with the worst possible timing and consequences for the next couple of weeks.

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Five Ways to Get TV in a Motorhome

Five Ways to Get TV in a Motorhome

Whether you holiday or full-time, tv in your motorhome is probably a necessity. You may not watch much, but when it’s raining or you fancy a duvet day, being able to curl up with a great film is one of life’s pleasures. Our guide has all the information you need on how to get tv in a motorhome.

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Seven Ways to Stay Clean Wild Camping

Eleven Ways to Stay Clean Wild Camping

It’s important to maintain personal hygiene whether you’re hiking with a backpack, spending a week in a tent or living in a motorhome. Staying clean on a camping trip is easy if you follow our guide and tips on camping hygiene, managing water consumption and minimising your impact on the environment.

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blue inflatable kayak in the mediterranean sea

Review of Sevylor Colorado Inflatable Kayak

We love being on the water, an important part of travelling and motorhome life for us is finding places to kayak, SUP and wild swim. This is our review of the Sevylor Colorado inflatable kayak we purchased and have paddled in fast flowing rivers with white water, slow rivers, coastal and open sea.

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How to Wild Camp in a Motorhome

Eight Motorhome Wild Camping Myths…Busted!

In the motorhome and camper community, we often hear tales about wild camping; the practice of finding somewhere to park and stay in your motorhome that is not a campsite or Aire and is free. For us, wild camping also means an awesome view and not many other vans around. A lot of stuff we hear about wild camping and its’ risks is just not accurate; here are eight motorhome wild camping myths…busted!

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