Amalfi Coast – It’s Magnificent Splendour on Show

We were up early in the morning with a day set aside to spend at the famed jewel of the Italian west country, the Amalfi Coast. This place was on our bucket list!   There was no driving for me that day so I was very much looking forward to kicking back. Amalfi Coast here […]

Alberobello and its Unique Spellbinding Trulli

 The unique and unusual ‘trulli’ of Alberobello were a sight to behold. Wandering around these remarkably unconventional dwellings, one can only be curious as to how they came about. What did the strange symbols on their roofs mean and why were the white pinnacles on the top different shapes? We were certainly taking a step back […]

Eruption and Ruin – Mt Vesuvius and the Fate of Pompei

We arrived in Naples, full of excitement, as the next couple of few days had planned stops at Mt Vesuvius and Pompeii. Fire and brimstone lay ahead. Wow, this was going to be awesome! First Stop – Mt Vesuvius Visiting the top of Mt Vesuvius (elevation 1280m), above the Bay of Naples, had been talked of […]

Christmas in the Swiss Alps : The Magical Winter Wonderland of Bettmeralp

Christmas in the Swiss Alps was a dream come true. Bettmeralp was enchanting, captivating and an extraordinary place to visit. The fact that it was Christmas just made it that little bit more special and of course that little bit more magical.   Traveling to Bettmeralp For Christmas Our day started out meeting one of […]

9 Starter Tips for Campervanning in Europe

Hi there, I’ve shared 9 tips below that may just make the start of your very first campervanning trip a heck of a lot less stressful.    1. GPS Navigator Assuming that you would be using a GPS navigator pre-load your device with the countries you intend to visit. Our TomTom allowed us to enter […]

Festive Cheer at Zurich’s Christmas Markets

Christmas markets are one of the best ways to get into the festive spirit. We had 24 hours in Zürich to make the most of that opportunity. Our day was filled with sparkling Christmas decorations, delicious treats, mulled wine, steaming hot chocolate, twinkling lights and the sounds of carols and excited chatter. Arrival in Zürich […]

Farewell Greece – Athens to Patras Final Drive

  Arriving back in Athens from Santorini, we faced a short drive to the ferry at Patras port on the western coast. Drawing ever closer to our next country, Italy, we thought that we had seen the last of our surprises – we were wrong! Having arrived late at Athens airport, we caught the Megaparking […]

Savouring the Winter Delights of Santorini

We’d heard that Santorini was something not to be missed; that it was breathtaking and a bucket list destination. Did Santorini deliver?  Absolutely! Leaving our campervan in Athens close by the airport at Megaparking (booking completed online via Parkcloud), we flew 200 kilometres south-east to the famed Greek island of Santorini for a 5 day hiatus. We […]

Syntagma square with 2 greek Evzone guards slow marching with a rifle placed on their shoulders in front of the white Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Corinth to Athens (Canal to Cosmopolitan)

With Corinth firmly in our sights, and Nafplio disappearing behind us, we continued the day’s drive with no solid plan for our campervan overnight stop. But hey, this is Greece – it’s full of beautiful parking possibilities! Ancient Corinth With the day’s light rapidly fading we agreed to take a shot at the parking lot […]

Next Stop: Nafplio

Leaving magical Monemvasia behind us, we began the next part of our journey. We headed to Nafplio with a few interesting stops on the way. Our days were filled with canons and castles, goats and greek mythology, olive trees and ocean. Palaio Beach We left Monemvasia late afternoon after stocking up on a few supplies […]

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