With effect from 1 August 2018, overnight parking will be implemented in Whitby, North Yorkshire.  Motorhomes will still however be able to use Whitby Marina's car park, provided that they leave their curtains open to show that no-one is inside.

Mercedes-Benz Vans is set to enhance what it calls its eDrive@VANs strategy with the fuel cell.

At the 2017 International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Mercedes presented a milestone on the road to emission-free driving in the shape of the pr

Furrion, a tech company that akes all sorts of electronic gadgets has come up with the Elysium concept glamper which looks more like a van for a ba

Lifestyle

A UK website has written about the idea of starting a motorhome rental company which I believe is likely to be of interest to many readers to this site.  However I would need to point out that one needs to be very good at repairs and that the initial start up capital will not be easy to find!

The Romans passed through the Valsugana valley in Italy's Trentino along the Via Claudia Augusta road from Germany to Venice; milestones and towers are the evidence of Valsugana’s millenary history.

Abenteuer & Allrad camping

The Abenteuer & Allrad off road event was held from 31 May - 3 June at Bad Kissingen in Germany.  Whereas the event itself was really exciting, a major part of the excitement takes part away from the exhibition area and that is the campsite.  There are three campsites in general, I only got t

Here is a sentence you never thought you’d read – motor homing is now considered ‘chic.’ The new fashion for four-wheeled getaways has been fuelled by young families wanting an adventure and being deterred by the high cost of conventional holidays.

This week sees me at the charming medieval village of Walldürn in the Odenwald region of Germany.  This is an upland area about one third of the way between a line from Frankfurt to Nuremburg.  It is a region of rolling hills and forests where the poor soils made it an area of emigration but whic

Campingpark Kirchzell

I am currently staying at Campingpark Kirchzell in the Odenwald region of Germany.  The Odenwald is an upland region roughly to the east of a line drawn from Frankfurt to Heidelberg.  It is a region rich in forests making it ideal for outdoor excursions and although upland, it is not too high as

Equipment

RV tyres need replacing!

19 July 2018
According to e-tyres, the chances are your caravan tyres or motorhome tyres will need replacing long before the tread has worn down to the l
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Risk of overfilling on propane

19 July 2018
I continue arguing for refillable propane tanks for motorhomes but I came across an article from Canada where the dangers of this solution w
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Motorhome Rebuild - day fourteen

17 July 2018
I have been quite slow in updating what has happened on the motorhome rebuild - the reason for this is the pressure of doing other things.
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New compressor fridge on market

17 July 2018
Thetford has introduced T1152, a slim compressor refrigerator that is 418 mm wide and has a 152 litre capacity.  The T1152 has the
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Campsite service columns from stainless steel, aluminium and UBX

18 June 2018
CamperClean has devised a fully automated and patented toilet cassette emptying and cleaning station which is now being offered to campsites
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Tom Tom launches new camper sat nav

19 May 2018
TomTom has launched the TomTom Camper – a sat nav specifically developed to help explorers to travel worry-free, knowing that they are on th
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