Marina Opens New Hotel

Thursday, December 9th, 2021

Reinforcing the transformation of North Cyprus into a Mediterranean haven for the yachting community, Karpaz Gate Marina has announced the opening of its new on-site boutique hotel. The exclusive 52-room accommodation, with the addition of hamam and spa amenities in 2022, represents a new investment of €10 million, in addition to the substantial €110 million […]

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Van Conversions Drive Sales Up

Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

Van sales are on the increase and van conversions are one of the contributing factors Part of the increase in sales of vans up to 3.5 tonnes has been accredited to more buyers seeking vehicles to convert into campervans says a report from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).  The other factor behind the […]

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Concierge Camping Campsite Review

Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

Concierge Camping have raised the bar when it comes to camping site standards. Situated in West Ashling near Chichester and steeped in history, Concierge Camping is located within the Ratham Estate.  As an estate it is mentioned in the Domesday Book and originates from the 15th century.  A working farm until the 1990s, the estate had, when […]

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Toilet Cassettes Get Emptied Automatically

Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

It is a curious fact of motorhome life that the task of emptying toilet cassettes falls to the male.  For some reason the job is considered to be, dirty and or smelly and certainly in our own campervan, that is reason enough why the task always falls to Michael. That may change if the concept we […]

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Spring Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show

Friday, November 12th, 2021

Spring into action this coming February because the Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show is back and happening from 22 – 27 February 2022.  It kicks off 2022 with the largest showcase of leisure vehicles in the country. Back bigger and better than ever the Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show, spans Halls 1-5 and offer everything adventurers and […]

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South of France by Campervan

Monday, November 1st, 2021

Driving a Campervan to the South of France For the last 20 years or so while working as a yachting journalists we have attended and written about the Monaco Yacht Show.  In more recent times, as its importance grew in the industry, we began doing the same at the Cannes Yachting Festival.  For us the problem has […]

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A Passion for France

Monday, October 11th, 2021

We have always had a passion for France but now, as we tour through the countryside, that appetite has been enhanced as we benefit from using the France Passion book. In essence, it is a way for a campervans such as ours to cruise through France stopping overnight at a wide variety of differing locations […]

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Heritage Adventurer New Name New Adventures

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021

The New Zealand-based expedition cruise company Heritage Expeditions has released details of its 2022-23 expedition season, including two new voyages, aboard polar exploration vessel Heritage Adventurer. The latest addition to the New Zealand family-owned and operated company’s fleet, Heritage Adventurer has had an interesting past as a polar exploring cruise ship having served as; Hanseatic, Resolute and Society […]

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South of France Beckons Again

Monday, August 30th, 2021

September is the month in which as travel journalists we normally head off to the South of France to report on two of the worlds most significant boat shows In the past, we have flown down to Nice twice to cover first the Yachting Festival in Cannes and then again back to Nice to cover […]

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Turbo Como Super Light 5.0 ebike from Specialized

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021

Without a doubt the very best ebike to carry on board a superyacht is the GoCycle.  It is stylish, lightweight, does not rust and can be folded away and stowed into the smallest of spaces.  As regular readers of this website will know, we have owned two of the range upgrading when each new and innovative model […]

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