Today we are excited to share some of the most invaluable things we have learnt from living on the road, in our campervan living alongside two tiny humans. Travel Slow Its all too easy when your first set off travelling to get excited and dash around on every new adventure that presents itself, every possible […]Read More 13 Tips For Family Vanlife & Road Trip Holiday.
We were invited to stay at The Shepherd’s Rest Retreat Centre nestled in the stunning mountains and sunny countryside of Andulucia. We arrived in Oria, after an hour and a half drive north from the city of Almería, winding along the gentle foothill roads brimming with lemon trees, whitewashed houses, wandering sheep and sleepy olive […]Read More A Family Holiday In The Spanish Mountains With Shepherd’s Rest Retreat
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.
Park4Night has been a game changer for us in removing a lot of the stress in trying to find late night park ups or campervan services whilst living on the road. We have the app installed on our android phone. Park4night is a free app that you can download easily from the Google play or […]Read More Park4Night App
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.
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.
We landed in Normandy as a family in our campervan between Christmas and New Year, determined to travel south slow, save money and learn new skills. Winter is the perfect time for a campervan family to learn new skills. Even in the most southern parts of Europe living on the beaches or in the forest […]Read More Campervan Family Winter Volunteering in Normandy.