Beautiful North Spain, stunning scenery, food and people around every corner. We meandered slowly down from basque territory into Cantabria along roads with unexpectedly stunning views over the hills, mountains and huge majestic wind turbines as the sun was just going down. Rolling green hills, mountains, lakes, deer, foxes and butterflies around every corner. There […]Read More Family Campervan Trip to Cantabria, North Spain.
A riverbed community of amazing people living in vans and old buses, a doula school, wild children, a heart shaped swimming pool, music, pony rides, crafting, dance and the most spectacular home cooked vegetarian food all packed into one beautiful weekend of freedom, fun and sunshine in Órgiva, Spain. We have already decided we are […]Read More Kids Fest 2019, Órgiva, Andulucia.
We have spent a lot of time this Winter being spoilt by what some of the breath taking wilder beaches around the Algarve have to offer, so these days it has to be a pretty special beach to grab our attention. However as spring is breaking and the warmth in the sun returns, the time […]Read More Praia Costa Nova, Aveiro. Portugal.
The Galleon Park, Vitoria-Gasteiz is the best play park we have come across yet on our travels… Mainly because we are all huge pirate fans and really appreciate the work they do. But also because well… who’s ever heard of a 33 metre pirate Galleon being built in a park of 3000 Square metres in […]Read More The Galleon Parc, Vitoria-Gasteiz. Basque Country.
Campervan Family time at Ullibarri-Gamboa Reservoir, Basque Country, around the North-west coast of Spain. After driving over the border from the West Coast of France to Spain, we were looking for somewhere we could go for a swim and relax in nature. Driving through the (thankfully flat, straight & cheap toll roads) weaving between the […]Read More Family Campervan Time at Ullibarri-Gamboa Reservoir, Spain.
Campervan travels as a family in the Broceliande Forest are a truly magical experience. If you love nature, folklore and celtic history then Brittany is a magnificent destination for your travels. A local wizard by the name of Carl told us about the magical stories of the Broceliande Forest, King Arthur’s forest, Merlin’s tomb, the […]Read More Family Campervan Time in Merlin’s Broceliande Forest, Brittany.
Our family home school adventure has currently got us parked up in the campervan in Normandy, France. We have been lucky enough to be shown the sights by our friend Carl, who is a wealth of local knowledge and history. Carl invited us for a fun day with the ponies at his friend’s riding school, […]Read More Unschool Learning; Ponies, Dragons & Fairy Tales in Bagnoles-de-l’Orne, North France.
Our unschool family adventure in Normandy, began with hunting tanks. We figured as difficult as the concept of war is to talk about with young children we could not visit Normandy without taking the opportunity to learn about it. We visited the memorial de montormel museum, near Chambois. Showing the children the tanks, photos and […]Read More Unschool Learning, Tank Hunting & The Second World War in Normandy.
The thing I love most about travelling Europe in a campervan as a family is the random encounters with magical people. We never have a plan. We wait and see what each day offers. On New Year’s Eve we were driving around Normandy pondering how we wanted to celebrate the turning of the year. We […]Read More Campervan Family New Year’s Eve Party in Normandy; New Friends, Music and Mud Slides.
A budget traveller’s best friend is volunteering. Volunteering as a family whilst travelling Europe in a campervan was a super daunting idea at first! We considered it…then found a reason not to just yet. We pondered about how great it could be… but then couldn’t imagine the details of how it could possibly work with […]Read More A Day in the Life of A Workaway Family, Campervan Travel in France.