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How to plan your camper van holiday

How to plan your camper van holiday

A camping, caravan or campervan holiday may not have been on your radar before March 2020. But as the pandemic has called a halt to people's travel and celebration plans, it may now be one of the few options left. Hotels may not be allowed to open and who will really...

Tax hike could mean “the end of the road for camper vans”!

Tax hike could mean “the end of the road for camper vans”!

For someone who wanted to be a journalist when she grew up, seeing my name in print in the Times was a huge thrill! Thanks to the power of Twitter, I spoke to a Times journalist seeking opinions on a new campervan tax. The finished article is here:...

Wirral – Borough of Culture 2019

Wirral – Borough of Culture 2019

Did you know that Wirral has been selected to be the Borough Capital of Culture for 2019? It promises to be an exciting year for Wirral residents and visitors alike. It may be time for you to see the Wirral in a different light and, if you are not local, perhaps book...

Love is all you need (and a Campervan!)

Love is all you need (and a Campervan!)

A camper van may not be the obvious choice for a romantic getaway. You will have to banish all notions of rainy British holidays from your mind! Think romantic walks on the beach or in the countryside, then a delicious barbecue (or gourmet pub meal) before retiring to...

Camping with kids – time to unplug from their screens!

Camping with kids – time to unplug from their screens!

One of the things I love about being in the camper van is the ability to drag kids away from their screens. You can get wi-fi on campsites but it's our experience is that the wi-fi is usually pretty poor. Once you introduce the kids to the great outdoors, after some...

Special Early Bird Booking Discount – 10% off van hire

Special Early Bird Booking Discount – 10% off van hire

To celebrate our first birthday, we have a special offer for you! 10% off van hire for all bookings made for 2019. The offer is open until 31 December 2018 so, although it's a busy time of year, plenty of time to get planning for next year. It's a great opportunity to...

Snowdonia Delight

Snowdonia Delight

When we bought the camper van,we always imagined that we would be able to use it to get back to hill walking. We used to do a lot of hill walking before our twins arrived but, understandably, when they were babies, it became too much of a logistical nightmare.  As the...

Campervan Cooking – Four wheels and two rings

Campervan Cooking – Four wheels and two rings

One of the questions I am asked frequently is what to cook when away in the campervan. After all, there is no oven or microwave. It can seem a bit daunting to think of meals without these being involved. Especially in my case when you have fussy children. Don't worry,...

Travels in Ireland – The Causeway Coastal Drive

Travels in Ireland – The Causeway Coastal Drive

I’ll start this blog post with a disclaimer. Although I was born and raised in Scotland, I have a large Irish family and spent most of my childhood summers in Donegal. So, any blog post about holidays in Ireland from me is bound to be a bit biased! I wanted to take my...

Top Tips for Campervan Living

Top Tips for Campervan Living

So you’ve decided to hire the campervan to try out #vanlife (or you’ve just bought one!). I asked a few seasoned campers on Facebook and Twitter to share their top tips to make your trip as easy as possible. Planning your trip One of the things to think...