Adventures in America; a Founding Fathers and American Civil War Roadtrip. Part 5 Virginian Vineyards and Monticello

We arrived at Monticello, on the outskirts of Charlottesville early afternoon after an easy drive from the east coast of Jamestown. Monticello is well known as it was where Thomas Jefferson lived – nowadays it is a UNESCO world heritage site. It is perched up on a hillside and as such offers the most spectacular … More Adventures in America; a Founding Fathers and American Civil War Roadtrip. Part 5 Virginian Vineyards and Monticello

Adventures on The Thames Valley Path; May Bank Holiday weekend

Ruby the VW campervan is parked up on the banks of the River Thames. We can just about see boats going past through the trees from our pitch at Hurley Riverside Park, and the campsite is filling up, as you would expect for May Day Bank Holiday. We were drawn to Hurley Riverside Park due … More Adventures on The Thames Valley Path; May Bank Holiday weekend

Our Escape to Colditz

Keith is a huge history enthusiast and has expressed a desire to visit Colditz Castle for as long as I’ve known him. In fact, we almost made it there in Bluebell the Motorhome in 2016, however decided to stay in Austria and revisit another time when we were a little more prepared. The opportunity finally … More Our Escape to Colditz

Hello 2019! Seeing in the New Year on the North Norfolk coast

Ruby the VW Campervan is parked on the very lovely Deepdale Backpackers hostel and Campsite, at Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk. We’ve driven by this place many a time, but the recent addition of electric hook ups and a complete toilet and shower revamp saw us booking on back in September for our much anticipated New … More Hello 2019! Seeing in the New Year on the North Norfolk coast

Winter Adventures and festive fun; London Part 1

Ruby the VW campervan is parked up almost directly underneath the Crystal Palace transmitter mast and she’s experiencing a sense of deja vu. It been just over 6 months since we last visited this campsite, and we booked this mini break almost as we departed back in June. Since June, the Camping and Motorhome’s Crystal … More Winter Adventures and festive fun; London Part 1

Fall into October with a visit to Undley Farm Pumpkin Patch, Suffolk

Whether we like it or not, Summer is becoming a distant memory now. The nights are drawing in and the air has become fresher and less humid, the smell of log burners lace the night sky and supermarkets and shops have started stacking shelves from floor to ceilings with Halloween and dare I say Christmas … More Fall into October with a visit to Undley Farm Pumpkin Patch, Suffolk