Motorhome Tips & Tricks

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Motorhomers Choice – Top 10 Motorhome Campsites UK

Are you planning a motorhome holiday in the UK? Whether you want to explore the south west, the Lake District or Scotland in your motorhome, we’ve got all the best campsites for motorhomes – all recommended by fellow motorhomers, who know what makes a motorhome campsite great.

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Camper tips & tricks

20 Amazingly Simple Camper Hacks

We’ve learnt a few tricks in the past couple of years about motorhome life and how to make things just a little bit easier.  From money-saving storage ideas to sanity-saving hacks, there’s something here for you!

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All the Best Motorhome Kitchen Accessories

When you’re preparing and cooking meals in a small motorhome or campervan kitchen, you need to make the most of the limited storage and work space – everything you use needs to be lightweight, multi-purpose, space saving and easy to store. Our top motorhome kitchen accessories deliver all that and more.

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How to get motorhome TV

Five Ways to Get Motorhome TV

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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The Complete Guide to Touring Italy by Motorhome

The Complete Guide to Touring Italy by Motorhome

Taking a motorhome to Italy 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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Motorhome Germany – A Complete Touring Guide

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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how to tour Spain in a motorhome

How to Tour Spain in a Motorhome – A Complete Guide

Spain has one of the best winter climates in Europe; with welcoming and friendly locals, Spain is a perfect country for a motorhome trip. With the colourful traditions, good food and wine and fabulous architecture, you have all the ingredients for an amazing tour.  We share all you need to know about how to tour Spain in a motorhome here.

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The Best Motorhome Holidays in Europe

Are you planning a motorhome holiday in Europe? With so many countries, cultures and even climates to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which destination in Europe is right for you. Check out our destination ideas and plan your European road trip with our helpful guides and motorhome travel tips.

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Touring Portugal in a Motorhome

Top Tips for Touring Portugal in a Campervan & Motorhome

Portugal is a perfect motorhome and campervan 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 going to Portugal as you tour Europe in a motorhome, our Portugal tips on driving, camping and destinations are a must-read before your trip.

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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 Take a North Coast 500 Motorhome Trip

This iconic Scottish motorhome road trip is a 516 mile route around the spectacular north coast of Scotland, which starts and ends in Inverness. Passing through remote and wild landscapes, the North Coast 500 route delivers dramatic roads with spectacular views and is one of the must do motorhome routes in the UK.  

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winter motorhome

Winter in a Motorhome – Tips, Tricks & Essentials

Travelling and living in a motorhome in winter can be really special – think a cosy van, snuggly blanket and hot chocolate from your whistling kettle, along with clear crisp winter sun days and blissfully quiet campsites. To really enjoy winter in a motorhome, your van and gear need to be properly prepared. We’ll show you how!

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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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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

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 in 2021

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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Norway by motorhome

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 & 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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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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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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Top 25 Motorhome Apps for 2020

Top 27 Free Motorhome Apps

Looking for free parking for a campsite on your motorhome trip? Or apps that make life on the road that bit easier?  Find the top 25 FREE motorhome apps in this ultimate guide.

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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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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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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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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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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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The Best Bike for Your Motorhome

If you’re heading off on a motorhome tour, you may want another means of transport to get about once you’re pitched up.   What is the best bike for your motorhome and needs?  Find out all the information you need to choose the best bike for your motorhome here.

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Beginners Guide to Inflatable Kayaking

Beginners Inflatable Kayaking Guide

If you like a bit of adventure and love being on the water, then an inflatable kayak is for you.  If you’re an inflatable kayak beginner you’ll find advice on the best inflatable kayak, tips on planning your inflatable kayak paddle safely and how to manage the logistics of using an inflatable kayak.  

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Ten Things NOT To Do in a Motorhome

Full-time motorhome life is both the greatest thing ever and the worst thing ever…usually dependent on the weather and how much wine you’ve drunk the night before! For us, it is overwhelmingly the greatest thing ever, because we follow our list of ten things NOT to do….

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How to Tour Europe in a Motorhome

Motorhome Equipment & Options

The motorhome equipment & options available to you when you buy a new or second-hand motorhome can be bewildering.  Just like choosing your motorhome, what equipment you need/choose will be determined by how you’re going to use your motorhome.  Full-timers will probably want heating and a full bathroom set-up…if you’re spending 2 – 4 weeks a year on holiday, you may want to spend the money on something else!

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An Easy Guide to Motorhome Toilets, Waste & Water

An Easy Guide to Motorhome Toilets, Waste & Water

In a motorhome, there’s no plumbing to take everything away, or fill everything up again. Your motorhome toilet, waste and water has to be managed on an almost daily basis. This easy guide to motorhome toilets, waste and water systems will explain how it all works.

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How to stay safe and legal in your motorhome

Staying Safe & Legal in Your Motorhome

If you live or travel in a motorhome then you need to know how to stay safe and keep on the right side of the law.  You will find everything you need to know here about staying safe and legal in your motorhome.

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