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Video: Full Time Van Lifers

It’s a good time of year to be thinking ahead to what you want to do more of in the new year, and for me I dearly want to spend more time outdoors, and...


What French Goodies Are You Missing?

There I was finishing off my last can of Cacolac from the back of the camper’s cupboards and I decided to ask on Facebook what everyone else was missing from their most recent French trips. The...

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A Guide to LPG Adapters in Europe

There are four different LPG adapters in Europe: ACME adapter, Bayonet adapter, Dish adapter and Euronozzle adapter. ACME adapter Also known as: ACME thread, ACME connector, ACME nozzle This adapter has a threaded fitting...


New North Sea Ferry Crossing to Denmark

To many peoples’ disappointment on 29 September 2014 the last ferry to Denmark set sail from Harwich as the DFDS route closed. The prices weren’t cheap at as it turned out the operator could...


Free Campervan Magazine

Got your attention?! I was amazed too, but this full length PDF download is the real deal – a completely free glossy campervan magazine. So here it is in all it’s glory for your...


Video: VW Synchro Drone Beach Run

I’ve driven on Black Rock Sands (although admittedly not for a long time) but this beach beats it hands down! Filmed by a nifty DJI Phantom 3 on the beach at Pacific City, Oregon...


4×4 Fiat Ducato Campervan Prototype

It doesn’t look like Fiat will become the first ever commercial vehicle manufacturer to go into production with a 4×4 camper but they’ve certainly turned a few heads with this new prototype. It’s a...


The #vanlife Instagram Thing

I’ve been following #vanlife for a while now on Instagram and there have been some great videos posted of the core crew of van fans in the US, but The Atlantic have just posted...


Dreaming Of My Next Conversion

You know when you’ve almost managed to convince yourself that you’ve got a really good argument for doing something that you probably really shouldn’t? Well I’m right there with this idea for my next...


Habitat Melamine Campervan Crockery

Like you we’re always on the look out for nicer tupperware (see you in Lakeland!) and finally a decent high street (?) brand has come up trumps with something colourful, durable and light. Pop...

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GRP Camper High Top Roof Polish

I found mixed information on how to tackle the annual renewal of a campervan high top so thought I’d throw together my efforts on video. It’s all a bit hand held but I think...


Surrey Hills wild camp & Volksworld 2015

With the weather finally warming and greenery starting to sprout we headed out to camp an hour nearer Volksworld to try to avoid the awful queues we’d heard dogged the event (this is our first...

Scotland's Route 66: campervan nirvana 0

Scotland’s own Route 66: campervan nirvana?

I drove the NC500! Full story, pics & video here 🙂 Article reposted from Scotland unveils scenic North Coast 500 route taking in fairy tale castles, beaches and ruins The NC500 is a brand...


VW LT 4×4 High Top Camper Conversion

Over on there’s a very cool restoration project going on on a Volkswagen LT 4×4 which had seen better days. It’s a very high class top end restoration, right back to the metal on...