Winter in Edinburgh – what to do, see and enjoy when it’s cold!

Edinburgh is one of my favourite cities in the world and one that I’ve been privileged to visit many times.  I’ve also been in every season but winter in Edinburgh is without a doubt one of my favourites.  The capital city of Scotland is popular at any time of the year – so why should […]

Sound deadening a van – part 3 of our camper conversion

Welcome to part three of our camper van conversion diary and the one where we did something I’d never even considered – sound deadening a van!  If you’re the same and have never known it was something to do then read on.  This will be a short post today because as you’ll soon see, sound […]

Our worldschooling journey – how it worked out for us

We’ve always home educated our kids but over the years it definitely morphed in to something that is known as worldschooling.  After 18 years we’ve finally come to the end of our home educating and worldschooling journey so I though now would be a good time to recap and share on how it worked out […]

The best historic hotels on Route 66 you cannot miss!

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If you’re planning a trip on Route 66 then it’s pretty likely that it’s history is one of the big draws for you.  We’re looking today at the historic hotels on Route 66 that you really cannot miss on your journey.  Many of them are locally owned – known as Mom and Pop motels – […]

Tips for driving the North Coast 500 in a campervan or motorhome

There’s a new and popular driving route in Scotland called the NC500, North Coast 500, which some even say is like Scotland’s Route 66.  I’m not so sure on that one since we’ve driven both now, but if it works to boost tourism in the area then I guess it’s worth it!  What Scotland’s north […]

Campervan conversion part 2 – fitting windows

If you haven’t already seen part one of the campervan conversion series then head here to see how we chose a van and prepped it ready for the interior.  The prep work definitely felt a bit boring, a bit safe and didn’t do too much to change the van from how it was originally looking. […]