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
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.
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.
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 spent two blissful weeks with our campervan in Rome, two small children (and a dog!) Found an idyllic free park up with free water, public toilets and shady trees, a 15 minute walk from the Spanish Steps (visit our patreon page for detailed write up). Our ethos for this part of our travels was […]Read More Top 10 Things to do in Rome, with a Small Budget and Young Children.
We are a down to earth family looking for a different way of living and a chance to be open to life and all that it can offer. We found that living a normal life in the suburbs made small unimportant things appear increasingly stressful, whilst big important things were being forgotten. The first stage […]Read More In the beginning…