EuroTunnel in a Caravan 

This is our second caravan trip to Europe and on both occasions we have gone via Eurotunnel. We have looked at ferry alternatives but on balance, the cost, frequency of trains, easy boarding, speed of crossing and ability to stay with car/caravan make it a no-brainer for us.  Once again we paid for the trip,... Continue Reading →

Why Caravan Holidays are so Good

Caravans are becoming a more popular choice of holiday due to it getting harder and harder to find cheap holidays be it abroad or here at home. Whether you have the funds to choose a top of the range caravan or go for something that needs lots of TLC, there is a holiday out there... Continue Reading →

Time to go Home

Getting ready to go home after being in my 'happy place' starts on our last night. I get that sickening feeling that I used to get as a child on a Sunday night when your mum calls you in from playing out and tells you that after tea it's bath and bed, school tomorrow. I'm... Continue Reading →

Winchester Escape

Midweek weekend came early. The Boss finished work and was home by Monday lunchtime. Snaffled a quick lunch, threw some bits in a few bags, raided the freezer, shouted goodbye to the cat as the front door  closed behind us, (the kids will be home from work later for him to look after). Straight down... Continue Reading →

London Duck Tour

The Boss recently celebrated hitting the big 50, one of his gifts off the girls was a trip on the London Duck Tour. Having been regular visitors to London in our 10 years of living in the South, we hoped that this would show us London through fresh eyes. After alighting our train at Waterloo it's... Continue Reading →

Trips out from Tredegar

Wales, a country we've explored in times gone by when the girls were little and our mobile home was a huge frame tent. We're back now and our choice of accommodation is our Bailey Pursuit, comfort as we get older.  Staying at Tredegar House Caravan and Motorhome club site, click HERE for site review, for only... Continue Reading →

St Fagans National History Museum 

Whilst staying at Tredegar Caravan & Motorhome Club site we had a fellow blogger and Welshman and a local recommend St Fagans National History Museum. Planning to take a drive into Cardiff we decided we give St Fagans an hour of our time on the way.  How wrong we were. The admission to the museum is... Continue Reading →

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