Blenheim Palace Pop Up Caravan Site

Saturday, July 3rd, 2021

The magnificent Blenheim Palace and the beautiful surrounding grounds which are a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, are to host a pop up caravan site this coming October.  The site will be Caravan & Motorhome Club member-exclusive site and will run for 50 days from Friday 11th September to Sunday 1st November inclusive. All visitors will […]

Read more

Thailand Top 10 Island Yachting Destinations

Friday, June 25th, 2021

The Kingdom of Thailand in Southeast Asia is surrounded inland by Myanmar (Burma), Laos, and Cambodia with the other part lying on the Malay Peninsula and neighbouring Malaysia. This area also divides Thailand into two important areas for visiting motor & sail yachts & superyachts — the eastern Gulf of Thailand and the western Andaman […]

Read more

Water Helps You Unwind Why Not Try It?

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

Where better to unwind than by the water? Whether you love to be beside the seaside, yearn for calm reflection next to a lake or river, or prefer to sail off into the sunset, here are some holiday-on-the-water ideas to look into Dog-friendly floating home in Liverpool For an unusual holiday experience, why not book […]

Read more

The Pig Place Campsite

Sunday, May 16th, 2021

Paid Top Dollar for Three Nights at the Pig Place – Left after Just One! We love both boats and rural campsites.  To find a campsite in which to we can camp inside Voyager, our own custom-built land yacht, and watch watercraft sail by, is indeed a rare treat. So the canal-side camping on a rustic Oxfordshire pig farm had, […]

Read more

Goodbye Clifton Hampden Hello Benson Waterfront

Sunday, May 16th, 2021

With the sudden, and rather sad, closing of the camping site at Clifton Hampden the only other site close by that combines both river frontage with camper and caravan pitching is Benson Waterfront some 8 miles further downstream. Nestled in the picturesque little village and civil parish of Clifton Hampden, is just over 3 miles […]

Read more

Benson Waterfront the Best of Both Worlds

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

Benson the best of both worlds Unashamedly we are yachties or at least we were. Nowadays when we set off for an adventure it is often or not more a trip aboard Voyager our own custom designed Land Yacht. We do never the less love being beside the water and recently managed to take Voyager […]

Read more

Dometic Introduces Inflatable Camping Tents for 2021

Thursday, March 25th, 2021

Like us, the Dometic Group headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden crosses between the marine and camping market and as travel writers we cover both.   That makes it fun to report about a new line of inflatable camping tents the group are introducing for the 2021 season.  The new premium tents have been redesigned from the ground […]

Read more

Heritage Explorer Set to Cruise New Zealand

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021

Heritage Expeditions, the New Zealand based expedition cruise company, better known for chartering in small Russian passenger carrying icebreakers in which to explore Antarctica, are to scale things down a bit for their own back yard.  The family run firm will shortly introduce Heritage Explorer, a 30 metre expedition yacht capable of carrying up to […]

Read more

Desperate Cruise Lines Slash Prices

Thursday, March 4th, 2021

Desperate measures are being taken by Cruise Lines which, desperate for business, are slashing prices to the bone. In the U.S.A., cases of Covid-19 are down 73% since the peak on January 11 and cases in Canada are down 67% since the peak on January 9.Half of all Americans age 65 and older have already […]

Read more

Canal Books That Are on Our Must Read List

Monday, February 8th, 2021

We love to be beside a canal International travel during 2021 is going to be somewhat fraught and with those destinations that do become easily accessible being hugely overcrowded, the staycation seems to be the way forward for us. Combining our love of boats with our new-found interest in the campervan we have had converted […]

Read more


All Posts