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.
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
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.
Big Family Celebrations have always been important to us so the idea of being away from home for Festive season was really tricky. We soon learned that Celebrations on the road can be really fun though, meeting new people, swapping traditions and trying out new ideas. For our first Christmas in the van we spent […]Read More Christmas Day in the Van
We tend to give big cities a bit of a wide birth with our tribe of two under fives, puppy and a long wheelbase van to park, preferring wide open spaces and outdoor nature play. However when we heard Aveiro described as the Venice of Portugal we just couldn’t bring ourselves to drive past without […]Read More A Free Family Friendly Day Out In Aveiro, Portugal.
Mystical & tranquil, set high up on a hill surrounded by twisty cork oaks. It’s hard to believe that this ancient stone circle was created in 5000BC, a whole 2000 years before Stonehenge. Standing in the centre is like being surrounded by a circle of old friends. Access is completlely free, the stones can be […]Read More Portugal Standing Stones – Cromlech of the Almendres, Evora.
What is Workaway? Workaway is an online scheme whereby you pay an annual subscription fee (46.00 US dollars for a joint/family account) to have access to hosts that want to invite people to volunteer their time and skills to assist their many varied projects. Projects can include working on farms, small-holdings, eco-projects or even around […]Read More Our First Workaway Placement as a Family, Off grid in South Portugal.
The perfect place for us has got to be van friendly, enjoyable for small people with as much space as possible to run free – ideally in a natural spot. Off season in the Algarve the coast is magical and some days even sunny and warm with highs of 20 Degrees C. Most importantly the […]Read More Portugal for the Winter, Family Vanlife on the Algarve coast.