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 from industry and transport combined. Now let’s bring that closer to home – yearly 26,000 to 38,000 people die earlier than necessary IN ENGLAND due to air pollution! Awful figures! Vehicle users do not want to cause people to be sick. But we also want to enjoy life. And in 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, so they are happy to share a tip or two along with a tow rope. But complete safety often comes after a bit of forward planning! Even if you are carefree enough to just hit the road and travel alone to wherever your motorhome takes you, there are certain 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 without technology. Living costs consisting of only those necessary to sustain life. And, naturally, vehicle expenses. Van life can also be a few road trip adventures during the year. Too old…oh here is the big one…what is too old? I think that “too old” is when something becomes difficult READ THE FULL STORY…

Covid in a Campervan? What should you do?

Covid in your campervan! Can you self-isolate in your motorhome or campervan if you test positive for covid? How does someone who lives in a van manage if they have coronavirus? Coronavirus caught up with us! We thought we had escaped this virus! However, a “head cold” soon morphed into something altogether different. Feeling tired, achey and “dreamy”, we did not feel like doing much, but wondered about taking the motorhome out. We would be in total isolation. We could enjoy some fresh air, park up and enjoy a van-cooked meal, use our own facilities. What harm could we do? Should you drive your READ THE FULL STORY…

How Do You Overcome Fear of Travelling in a Post Covid World?

Fear of travelling is spreading as fast as coronavirus. Does the thought of leaving the house fill you with dread? Are you afraid to travel further than a few miles? Do you invent excuses to keep you at home? What are you frightened of? Do you know what it is…or is it a vague feeling of unease which builds up to terror? Today’s roads are harder to negotiate with so much traffic. And they are so much faster than they were a decade ago. A level of caution is understandable. But how did that suddenly become a debilitating fear of travelling? Coronavirus and the READ THE FULL STORY…