Traffic Pollution: The Shocking Cause You May Not Know About

Pollution from traffic is making the headlines – particularly in the ULEZ zones where owners of classic vehicles like our 1992 Cree Motorhome are finding it harder to justify the costs of using them. Naturally we want cleaner air. It is shameful that globally, thousands of human deaths are still attributed to poor air quality READ THE FULL STORY…

How To Stay Safe When You Travel Alone In A Motorhome

It is almost always perfectly safe to travel alone in your motorhome or campervan in the UK. Even lone female van-lifers can park up and settle without having to worry. The majority of people who drive motorhomes and RVs are friendly and helpful. They remember being a newbie or their own vehicle breakdowns and mishaps, READ THE FULL STORY…

Am I Too Old For Van Life? Some Easy Answers!

Have you asked yourself “am I too old for van life”? That question opens up a whole can of radio-active worms! It is highly subjective of course… firstly what is too old? And secondly what do you mean by van life? Van life can be going totally off grid, living in the shadows of society READ THE FULL STORY…

Motorhome Road Trips With Children – How To Avoid Trouble!

Do you travel with children in your motorhome? Taking the whole family away in the motorhome sounds like a great idea. Bonding time! Time away from the pressures of work and the seduction of screens. But is it always a happy family holiday? Not necessarily! If you’ve never had a cross word whilst on a READ THE FULL STORY…

Motorhome Scams – How Not To Get Caught Out!

Motorhome scams appear to be the latest “get rich quick” scheme! Unscrupulous rogues reassure buyers that all is well before disappearing off into the sunset with the deposit, leaving the buyer with no van and no money. Most of us out here are decent people. Genuine sellers have sound vehicles for sale. BUT how do READ THE FULL STORY…

What Is A Hobo? How Do Hobos Travel And Work?

What is a Hobo? The word hobo is North American. At its least romantic, hobo describes a drunken homeless and penniless wanderer. Something to scare the kids with. Hobo is often regarded as an offensive term; however calling a hobo a tramp or bum is worse! Original hobos were not tramps, vagrants or bums. Hobos READ THE FULL STORY…

How To Keep Motorhome Road Trips Romantic!

The romantic motorhome road trip…picture it! The love of your life beside you in a motorhome and an open road ahead! Miles and miles of stunning scenery with everything you need to live comfortably tagging along behind…perfect! Closeted away from life’s distractions and irritations. No-one else on your minds but each other. Your smiles lighting READ THE FULL STORY…

Preparing the Van Habitation Area for Winter

Is it worth preparing the van for winter if you use it? Well, how quickly can mice eat into your motorhome food-stocks and soft furnishings? How fast does mildew form on damp bedding? We would rather avoid it than find out! Winterizing a motorhome that is used regularly throughout the colder months seems like a READ THE FULL STORY…

Freedom in a motorhome; what does it mean?

The freedom to travel where we want in our motorhome is important to us. We call it “The Freedom Trail”. That is also what we call our newsletter, but what does The Freedom Trail mean? Firstly, what is freedom? And does the motorhome give us that freedom? When we dreamed of buying our own motorhome, READ THE FULL STORY…