Our shortest campervan trip to France

Our shortest campervan trip to France

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We made a last minute decision to spend a week in France in the campervan...would we get stuck in traffic and miss our ferry? Would we eat our bodyweight in baguettes and croissants? We never travel in August, ever. Why? Because the cost of travel is insane and the traffic is well known for being ridiculous. But, in an attempt to spread out our annual leave, we ended up booking a couple of weeks off in August with no real plan of how to use it. As the time got closer, the weather wasn't looking great for a break in the UK so we booked to go to France. Going on the Eurotunnel would mean selling a couple of kidneys, so we booked the ferry from Dover to Calais instead.…
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Equipment we use in our Campervan

Equipment we use in our Campervan

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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 links below are affiliate links. This means that if you click on them and decide to buy, we get a tiny amount of revenue back to us which helps to fund our travels. Here are some short links to the content below if you want to jump ahead: Heating and CoolingFridge FreezerSolar PanelCooker and sinkShowerLightingElectric Hook UpMirrorsHeadlamp DeflectorsVan Height StickersDog SeatbeltWater Carrying / StorageAwningWifi Heating and Cooling If you've ever experienced the Highlands of Scotland in April, you'll realise that investing in a heater for your van is a GOOD idea. Freezing our butts off…
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We’ve got a Mercedes Sprinter campervan!

We’ve got a Mercedes Sprinter campervan!

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After many happy years of ownership, we've just sold our beloved VW T4 campervan. Now we've got ourselves something slightly bigger. Welcome to the family, Sam the Mercedes Sprinter! The T4 served us well for many years, but it was time to upgrade on size and age. The Sprinter is a long wheel base and a high top which means we'll have plenty of room to play with. The van has been partially kitted out already but it's not quite the way we want it. Our first job is to strip it out, insulate it, then decide on our final layout. Here's to lots of happy future adventures in our new van!
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