Tag: road trip

Top 10 Scenic Roads in Scotland

If you’re one of the 55% of visitors to Scotland whose main reason for coming is to enjoy its landscape and scenery – the most popular reason cited by visitors (VisitScotland, 2012) – then you’re in the right place.  In this article I’ll take you on an insider’s guide to some of the most scenic routes in Scotland, and pointing out some great things to see … Read More Top 10 Scenic Roads in Scotland

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Epic VW Camper Road Trips – Itching the Travel Bug

It’s tempting at this time of year when (in the Northern hemisphere at least) the daylight hours are short and sun-drenched holidays a distant memory to dream of packing up and taking off to warmer climes.  The reasons we don’t, I guess, include family ties, work commitments and lack of money. But when Rich Ligato saw an advert promoting the California Lottery jackpot of … Read More Epic VW Camper Road Trips – Itching the Travel Bug

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Epic VW Camper Road Trips – Digital Nomads

For some people, a long road trip in a camper van is an escape from normal life, a chance to live a dream and visit distant countries as a once-in-a-lifetime experience.  For others, however, the road trip becomes their normal life.  They settle into a new rhythm, finding creative ways to combine opportunities to earn a living while reaping the rewards of overseas travel.  In … Read More Epic VW Camper Road Trips – Digital Nomads

Epic VW Camper Road Trips – The Beatnik Beatles

It’s not often that I’m captivated by a book but I’m really enjoying reading “The Long and Whining Road” by Simeon Courtie.  It’s a true account of his family’s round-the-world trip in a T25 camper van told in a very accessible, down to earth and humorous way. What sets the trip apart from many other adventures is that the whole idea of taking a whole … Read More Epic VW Camper Road Trips – The Beatnik Beatles