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

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

According to the Spanish Ministry of Tourism some 30,000 motorhomes and campervans visit that country each year in a business which is worth EUR147

Lifestyle

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.

Cross country skiing by Hymer Van S500

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

It is winter, night and I am in the motorhome.  This is the Hymer Van S500 and this is how I live in it.

Equipment

Van explodes following fridge work

22 February 2017
Motorhomers are warned to be very careful about doing their own work on gas lines! Basil Lloydd​ from Taupo in New Zealand was doing some wo
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An unbuilt motorhome

18 February 2017
This video shows the shell of a motorhome, just the outside walls - the inside is remaining to be completed.  If you had something like
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Electronic water disposal

17 February 2017
The Hymer Van S500 has a convenient button which can be pressed allowing disposal of dirty water thus avoiding the necessity of looking for
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Petrol heater - a risk worth taking?

14 February 2017
This petrol fuelled heater was on display at the CMT trade fair in Stuttgart in January 2017. The heat seemed quite strong and it burns petr
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Land Rover Defender can become a camper

13 February 2017
German camping module producer Ququq has come up a way of turning the Land Rover Defender into a camper with the addition of what it calls t
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Truma warns of leakage risk

11 February 2017
During the course of its quality assurance Truma has established that there may be leaks in the Truma gas outdoor socket and two gas removal
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