Istanbul to Barcelona

I’ve been back in Barcelona now for a few days after a surprisingly easy journey from Istanbul. I suppose since I stopped in Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary (a week) and Italy (4 or so days) it is easier than one might imagine. Still, it’s a massive journey of 3 000 km and I’m impressed with myContinue reading “Istanbul to Barcelona”

RV travel in Turkey : Istanbul

After my Turkey border crossing I headed to Istanbul. I could not find any campsites per say but most websites a parking apps recommended the LIGHTHOUSE ON SEA parking lot on Kennedy Street. Traffic was, well, apocalyptic. It made a bad day on London’s M25 look like a walk in the park. I eventually gotContinue reading “RV travel in Turkey : Istanbul”

RV travel in Turkey: Crossing the border

When I looked into taking my UK registered motorhome / RV into Turkey I found the information available online not as clear as I would have liked. So here, with a series of ongoing posts, I’d like to share my experience hopefully in a way it might help you, should you be considering going toContinue reading “RV travel in Turkey: Crossing the border”

Campsite review: Alexandrovo Camping, Haskovo, Bulgaria

Where: In the South East corner of Bulgaria, 1 1/2 hours outside of Plovdiv, on the way to Turkey. The website of Alexandrovo Camping suggests they are Bulgaria’s friendliest campsite – and they are not kidding. Wow. But I could also have thought of “best”, “most amazing”, “unbelievably great” for that description, without any hesitation.Continue reading “Campsite review: Alexandrovo Camping, Haskovo, Bulgaria”