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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Boat Watchers Campsites

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

In our long and continuing quest to find Boat Watchers Campsites we have found another. This time right besides the Kennet & Avon Canal. To qualify as a boat watchers campsite it is essential that boating activity can be watched from inside a Campervan, Caravan or Motorhome. What started out as research for someone less […]

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Motorhome and Campervan Show Review

Monday, July 12th, 2021

The Southern Motorhome and Campervan Show was held at the Newbury Showground, Chieveley, Berkshire in early July having previously been postponed from dates in May. As journalists new to the adventures of camping, we were eager to see a professionally run show in operation and compare it to the many boat shows that over the […]

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Walton on Thames Campsite Review

Wednesday, July 7th, 2021

When we sought out a campsite close enough for us to use while we were visiting The Hampton Court Flower Show, the Walton on Thames Club campsite ticked all the boxes.  A tranquil, traditional campsite within the M25 motorway, it has been in the care of the Camping & Caravan Club for more than 90 years. […]

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Which Caravan Club Should I Belong To?

Sunday, July 4th, 2021

There are two principal contenders when it comes to choosing a caravan club to join.  They are the Camping and Motorhome Club (formerly The Caravan Club) https://www.caravanclub.co.uk and the Camping and Caravan Club https://www.campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk At first glance, they are broadly similar, and, in many aspects, they are.  But look a little deeper and you will find there are subtle differences.  Finding the […]

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