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Returning to van life? What we’re getting up to lately.

Every so often I feel like I should give a bit of an update as to what we’re doing on this site.  This blog is 6 years old now and things have definitely changed over the years! In the past we’ve tried out a number of different ways to travel.  Our first...

Goodbye Gloria

When we were looking for camper vans 2 years or so ago I knew I wanted a van I wouldn’t get attached to and something we could sell on again with no soppy feelings remaining. So I was pleased with Gloria when we found her. She hit all the practical points but also she...

Will kids remember travel? Is it worth it?

We’re taking a year off from the rat race along side our kids so you can probably guess that I do think that travel is going to be worth it for our kids.  But really, and especially in the case of younger kids, will they remember it?  And if they won’t...

Freedom and straying off the beaten path

It’s Independence Day in the USA today, a day when its citizens celebrate and think about their freedom and what it means to them. I’m actually rather ashamed that I never knew, until I was a young adult, anything about the war of independence and my own country’s...