mercedes sprinter

Equipment we use in our Campervan

In our 2003 Mercedes Sprinter we've purchased various items to make our #vanlife more comfortable. Here's a little selection of things we've bought and some of the reasons why. Before we start, some of the…

house sitting

We’ve joined a house sitting website!

In the middle of the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic, and with nowhere to go, we've joined a house sitting website. Why? Read on! Planning for the future When the lockdown restrictions of 2020 are eventually lifted,…

two wheels to Chamonix

How to write your own paperback book

Thinking about writing your own paperback book? Got an idea for a novel or a non-fiction story? Our short guide includes practical tips on how we self-published our own paperback - read on! Before we…

pontypridd floods

Storm Dennis and Pontypridd Floods

In the early hours of 16th February 2020 the River Taf in Pontypridd flooded. No-one expected the river to flood in the way it did. Over 1000+ homes and businesses were affected when the river…

car hire Portugal

5 top tips for Holiday Car Hire

Do you find hiring a car for your holiday a little bit confusing when it comes to the costs? Here are our top tips based on our experience of hiring a car in Portugal... Don't…

Portugal Nazare

Three reasons to move to Portugal

'The grass is greener on the other side' or so the saying goes. After spending a week in central Portugal, we've taken some time to reflect on whether it would be a good place to…