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I like to write nature inspired pieces about woodlands, or locations in the world I have visited. I also am documenting my van conversion. If you would like to talk about anything then please get in touch, I’d love to chat. Holly

Visit Croatia – Vanlife Diary 1

Croatia – 1st Entry from Montenegro We first entered Croatia on the 1st June from Montenegro. We went to join some friends we made in Albania on the Prevlaka Peninsula, which is an old abandoned military base which overlooks Montenegro. The border crossing went smoothly, they only asked for passports not the v5c or the…

Road trip holiday in the UK 2023 ideas

There are so many places that you could visit for a road trip holiday in the UK from the tip of Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall to the depths of the Scottish Highlands. Here are some of my favourite locations.

Hiking in Bosnia

A land of beautiful, yet somewhat inaccessible mountains. I initially thought that hiking in Bosnia and Herzegovina was dangerous, but have found out that the areas which still have land mines are well marked with a red skull and crossbones. If you see any other red marking on the route (flags, sticks or general make…

Attenborough’s Volcanoes

I am no expert on volcanoes in the slightest but I wanted to share some of the most recent eruptions with you which are fascinating.

A quick guide to the Isle of Mull in a Van

The Isle of Mull, home to the White Tailed Eagle, the second largest bird of prey in Britain and the second largest of the Inner Hebrides. We took the ferry from Oban to Craignure to see what it had in store for us.

Camping in the forest

Camping doesn’t have to become a massive expedition. Camping in the forest, wherever you are needn’t take your whole weekend, if it does, great…

Best apps for van life

I have compiled a list of the best vanlife apps for Europe which we use on a day-to-day basis. They include overnight parking apps and where to find the best free camping spots.

Essentials for van life

We have been in the van a while now, so I wanted to compile a list of our favourite van life essentials and cool things for vans which have made life easier.

Rowley Mile Racecourse Book Launch

My new children’s book ‘Chesnut and Daphne’ is now available after a great day at the Family Jubilee Raceday at the Rowley Mile Racecourse in Newmarket this May.

Adopting a stray dog in Albania

There are many views on bringing dogs from other countries back into the UK, but that’s another conversation. It is estimated there are up to 40,000 abandoned dogs in the UK alone, due to the impact of Covid-19. The UK charity Dogs Trust sees an increase in our four legged friends needing to be rehomed…

Mike and Holly’s Road Trip

This is the main blog that we will share our adventures on so friends and family can be kept up to date with our whereabouts during our year long road trip.

Mould in my campervan conversion!

A subject which many self builders may face, or have faced. Not the most prettiest of things to talk about but necessary. So, the main questions are why does my campervan conversion have mould under my mattress and how do I get rid of it. Read below to find out! First, where has the mould…

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