This week sees Motorhome Full Time being published from Wangen in Allgäu in southern Germany. I have come here at a very good time because this week a traditional pre Lent, end of winter carnival is being celebrated.
According to the Centre for Economics and Business Research in a report commissioned by the Caravan and Motorhome Club, there are currently 755,000 touring caravans and motorhomes in use in the UK and this figure is set to rise to 807,000 over the next five years – and to 889,000 by 2030.
Fifteen years ago, San Luis Obispo County residents Rick and Kathy Howe sold all of their worldly possessions, including their home, and set out to live a nomadic lifestyle that has since led them to four continents and countless memories.
I occasionally talk of the benefits of a motorhome for skiers where they would go to a campsite in a mountainous region and stay there for a week or two but what about those into cross country skiing - which in a way is more of a form of hking?
Trying something different to eat is always part of any motorhome journey to another country. After all you have a kitchen in your van and you can buy local produce. So here are some ideas to give it a go!
France – piment d’espelette