Wonderful Gouda, Holland

We’re back on the road again! With the travel restrictions finally being lifted, Olli and I left from Harwich in the UK late last night on the overnight ferry to Hook of Holland in the Netherlands. I like coming on that route as it’s close to Suffolk where I’m usually based when I’m in theContinue reading “Wonderful Gouda, Holland”

Switching to a more efficient fridge for the motorhome.

The default fridge/freezer in most motorhomes is a 3 way one that can use either gas/lpg, 12v (whilst driving) or mains 240v electricity. It is however in most cases an absorption fridge, meaning it does not have a compressor and pretty much makes no noise. However, it’s not very efficient, and can consume a lotContinue reading “Switching to a more efficient fridge for the motorhome.”

Driving through Europe during the Covid-19 pandemic

I’ve been on the A4 road north of Paris many times, but I’ve never seen it so void of people and cars. I had to drive from Frankfurt to the UK just as France not only closed it’s borders, but also wants people to stay at home to help curb the spread of the CoronaContinue reading “Driving through Europe during the Covid-19 pandemic”

Getting a feel for the new home

So as I’m preparing to sell my current motorhome, Rayquaza, I stopped at the motorhome show in Dusseldorf on the way to the UK. It’s an insanely big event (the world’s largest motorhome show) but exceptionally well organised. I went to see the dealer who is selling me the new motorhome and also, to physicallyContinue reading “Getting a feel for the new home”