How to travel the UK & Ireland in a campervan: lessons from 1 month on the road

Driving through the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland in a campervan is one of those classic adventures that offers more delights than you bargained for. You expect the charming thatched-roof cottages of the English Cotswolds, but not the scores of swooning swans on the glassy Avon. You’ve heard about the mysterious lochs and mist-shrouded peaksContinue reading “How to travel the UK & Ireland in a campervan: lessons from 1 month on the road”

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My Wicked Campers road trip begins: UK & Ireland here I come

Do you ever feel like you just need to get into a car and go… explore…get lost? I’m now two adventure-packed months into a nine month European trip and am craving a different pace of travel. We’ve been city-hopping, backpacking, couch-surfing, weekender-ing and ski-tripping, so now it’s time to try something new. Today Dave andContinue reading “My Wicked Campers road trip begins: UK & Ireland here I come”

Packing, piling, listing: how to prepare for months of travel

Sometimes I feel like my head will explode from the size of my mental ‘to do’ list. While I’m feeling that quite regularly these days (with only six weeks until my 2012 Europe adventure), I also feel glad that once this prep has been done, there is nothing but travel, travel, travel for nine months!Continue reading “Packing, piling, listing: how to prepare for months of travel”