Van Life

10 Tips for a Great Camping Trip

When you think of camping, what comes to mind? Wet, miserable, cold family holidays with a broken tent? Flashbacks to stressful journeys, putting the tent up incorrectly and perhaps getting a little lost on the way? For me, it’s memories…

sheltaPod – The Ultimate Campervan Awning

As you’ll know if you’re a regular reader, we (well, mainly Tom) converted a Renault Trafic into a campervan last year, and we’ve put it to good use this summer! This year we invested in a sheltaPod campervan awning as an…

A Week Away Camping in Cowes, Isle of Wight

Back in August (which feels like so long ago now!) we headed across to the Isle of Wight for a week away camping in Cowes in our camper van. We always go to the Isle of Wight for Cowes Week,…

Camping at Dot’s Field, New Forest

A couple of months ago, we set off for a weekend away camping with friends. Our destination for the weekend was Dot’s Field in the New Forest, near Fordingbridge. We set up camp after work on the Friday evening –…