Happy Campers: John, Nancy and ‘Slowbus’

‘Happy Campers’ is a series of posts featuring camper vans and their owners.  It’s designed to offer advice and inspiration to new and existing camper van owners – featuring members of the WildaboutScotland… Continue reading

Happy Campers: Jane and ‘Mabel’

‘Happy Campers’ is a series of posts featuring camper vans and their owners.  It’s designed to offer advice and inspiration to new and existing camper van owners – featuring members of the WildaboutScotland… Continue reading

Happy Campers Wanted !

  I quite often get e-mails from folk asking my advice about camper vans – and VW Californias in particular – and it’s great to be able to share some of my hints… Continue reading

Scotland’s Long Distance Walks

With the official opening of the John Muir Way on the 21st April this will bring the number of long distance walks in Scotland up to 27.  Most people will have heard of… Continue reading

The Story of VIN 903847

Originally posted on Zero to Sixty . . .Eventually:
I came across an article last month which linked to a short documentary produced by Red Urban and Volkswagen Canada.  This film struck a chord with…

VW California Bellows Bungee

I recently bought a ‘bellows bungee’ for my VW California camper van and have to say that at £12.99 it’s the best insurance policy I’ve ever bought. Let me explain. The Cali’s electric… Continue reading

Scottish VW California meet

A small but select gathering congregated in the small village of Meikleour, just north of Perth, for the second get-together of VW California owners last weekend.  It was one of five coordinated meets across… Continue reading

How to survive a family campervan holiday

Ahh … the freedom of the open road.  Dreams of long, lazy summer days.  Escaping from the crowds to find the perfect beach-side camping spot. Sounds idyllic, doesn’t it ? This is what… Continue reading

Is Spring here yet ?

As the weather men and women are confidently forecasting warmer, settled weather this week I can only say it feels a long time coming.  This winter has been mild, stormy and wet.  Very… Continue reading

Campervans on small Scottish islands – Beyond the pale ?

I’m really looking forward to going to Colonsay for a long weekend in mid-May as part of my ’14 for 2014′. My Mum’s coming too and we’re now all booked up to go.… Continue reading