Logbook

Hola Espana!

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Our Grand Tour has begun. We handed back the keys to our London flat on Saturday and motored down to Weymouth for the night. On Sunday we had a clear run until Exeter where an accident brought the motorway to a standstill. We had time to spare though and made it last on to... »

New Roof Rack

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

For our extended trip we'll need a bit more storage capacity in our van, or more accurately on top of the van. »

Grand Tour 2012

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Our biggest adventure yet is all set for April and May. We'll be spending two months on a grand tour of Western Europe. »

1970s Photos of VW Buses in London

Sunday, September 18, 2011

From time to time I see pictures online of VW transporters from the 1950s through to the 80s and they're always great to see. But this time the glimpse of a bus very similar to ours on the streets of London just a year before our own hit the road, made me want... »

Brittany 2010:
9 Days Touring The Coast

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Last September's successful tour to West Wales gave us confidence that the van could handle reasonable distances with no problem. So we crossed the Channel for nine days in Brittany, but will the weather be as good? Our journey takes us westwards along the coast to Saint-Brieuc onward up to the pink granite coast. »

One Man and His Campervan

Friday, February 11, 2011

Martin Dorey is eating his way around Britain on BBC 2 »

Logbook: Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton Travel to Silverstone in a VW Bus

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton Travel to Silverstone in a VW Bus »

Logbook: First Camping Of 2010

Monday, May 17, 2010

The winter has been a long and cold one in the UK so our first trip of 2010 is a few weeks later than usual. This weekend we went to Debden House in Epping Forest for what has become our traditional first camping trip of the year. »

Plans for 2010

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Our planned start to the camping season has been postponed because of the rain and cold but we're not too worried as we have some great plans for this year. The main events this year will be 9 days touring in Brittany, northern France, and four days at the Latitude festival in Suffolk. »

Why Do We Take Roadtrips?

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

There are a few current VW roadtrips I’m following online and they’ve got me thinking about the reasons people take trips in buses. Their purposes seem completely different… but are they really? »