Happy Campers: Babs and Rich in vanplusfour

‘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: Dan, Rosana and Betty Bus

‘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

The International Space Station

It took just four minutes to pass from the western horizon and fade out over towards the southeast horizon.  This was the view of the International Space Station near my house last night.… Continue reading

Book review: Lands End to John O’Groats travel books

When considering a major new project, whether it’s a holiday, a big purchase or a new hobby, I’ll always turn to books and websites to do my initial research.  And so it is… Continue reading

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