Nominated for the Trespass 2014 Blog Awards

It was a very pleasant surprise to be nominated for the Trespass 2014 Blog Awards this week.  My blog has been nominated by the folks at Trespass under the ‘Camping‘ category. This is the… Continue reading

Highlights of my blogging year 2014

It’s been an eventful year, packed full of great activities.  And I’ve loved the chance to share my own exploits as well as feature others’ adventures. I thought I’d take a look back… Continue reading

14 for 2014 #14 – Cook a gourmet meal in a camper van

I’m delighted to say that I’ve finally completed all of my 14 for 2014 challenges ! It took me a while to get around to completing this one but thanks to our annual… Continue reading

Wild camping in Scotland – Camper vans and motorhomes

One of the great joys of owing a campervan or motorhome is being self-sufficient, able to park up and stay overnight away from the crowds.  People often talk of ‘wild camping’ – camping… Continue reading

The new VW T6 and potential T7 ?

Speculation has been growing for some time about VW’s updated model to replace the T5, which has been in production now for ten years.  The new T6 is expected to be launched in… Continue reading

Happy Campers – Rowena and Bertha

Whether wild camping in a remote Scottish glen or having an overnight stay before an early morning flight, Bertha is the perfect functional camper van.  Rowena loves the practicality of being self-sufficient –… Continue reading

Hidden Scotland – The Clootie Well, Munlochy

When you drive by at speed you very briefly notice some coloured objects ‘decorating’ the trees; stop the car and you soon realise that this is an intriguing and bizarre spectacle. The Clootie Well… Continue reading

Happy Campers – An Introduction

  There’s a timeless appeal to a campervan.  The lure of the open road; new places, adventures and roadtrips; and all with the compact self-sufficiency that a campervan offers. If like me you hankered… Continue reading

Trying ice climbing for the first time

Ice climbing is probably not on most people’s radar.  It’s perhaps an activity you’ve seen on TV or in magazines but unlikely to be something you’ve seen people practicing.  With good reason: unless you live in a very… Continue reading

Campsite Review – Applecross Campsite

    In a nutshell Where: Applecross Campsite, Strathcarron, Ross-Shire IV54 8ND. Web:       Tel: 01520 744268 E-mail: Cost: £9 per adult. £4.50 per child.  Campervans/motorhomes/caravans £2.  Electric hook-up £4.50.  All prices per… Continue reading