Camper & Caravan Reviews

TomTom Go Camper sat nav : review after two...

TomTom Go Camper sat nav : review after two...

11 months ago
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The TomTom Go Camper is a sat nav specifically developed to help RVers and was introduced in May 2018. I acquired mine at the beginning of August 2018 and have been using it for two months have dong two particular journeys with it in different environments - the first partially on small country roads in northern...

HaloView reversing camera for my RV : unboxing...

HaloView reversing camera for my RV : unboxing...

11 months ago
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More information here : https://www.haloview.com/haloview-mc7601-7-wired-rear-view-system.html\n\nThe old reversing camera was showing its age so time for a new one. Here I talk about the HaloView system which is a colour rear camera and show us installing the equipment in my van.\n\nAs we are not camera installers,...

Operation Market Garden and my history trip to...

Operation Market Garden and my history trip to...

11 months ago
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I went to Son, Nijmegen, Arnhem and Oosterbeek for the 74th anniversary of Operation Market Garden. I was very surprised at the amount of history that one can there as well as the quantity and quality of the museums. Here I give a brief introduction to what I will be publishing on this trip at a later date (once I...

Trigano RVs in 2019 (interview with MD for...

Trigano RVs in 2019 (interview with MD for...

11 months ago
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This is an interview with Dr Holger Siebert who is the MD for Germany for the Trigano Group which covers varies brands such as EuraMobil, Mobilvetta Design, Karmann Mobil, Forster, Challenger and Roller Team. Shot at Caravan Salon, we walk around the stand and discuss what the company has to offer for those looking...

Test driving a van running off natural gas

Test driving a van running off natural gas

11 months ago
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This is the new Iveco Daily 5 5 tonne van and in this version it runs off natural gas. The ride is great and it would make a nice motorhome but the problem is of course where one gets the gas from to run the van!

Citroen RVs at Caravan Salon - interview with...

Citroen RVs at Caravan Salon - interview with...

11 months ago
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PSA Groupe which includes Citroes and Peugeot presented four vehicles at Caravan Salon, Dusseldorf, two from each company. The star had to be the Wild Camp - a Citroen Jumper with a body kit from the 1948 Type H van - certainly something curious for those with a quirky nature to use. In this interview at Caravan...

Airborne Beer helping Arnhem veterans

Airborne Beer helping Arnhem veterans

11 months ago
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Airborne Beer is an initiative born in Arnhem which was originally started in 1999 and is designed to finance the return to the city of veterans of the 1944 battle. Here we get an explanation of the project and see it being sold at the location of one of the landing grounds to the west of the city.

Dreamer D55 Select campervan review

Dreamer D55 Select campervan review

11 months ago
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Dreamer is the campervan arm of Rapido and this is the D55 Select. It measures 599cm and costs from around EUR52k.\n\nSee more in the video!

Hobby RVs in Dusseldorf

Hobby RVs in Dusseldorf

11 months ago
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A quick look around the Hobby stand at Caravan Salon Dusseldorf. All of these vans have been filmed in more detail individually!

Rimor Seal 50 motorhome review

Rimor Seal 50 motorhome review

11 months ago
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Rimor is an Italian manufacturer of comparitively economic motorhomes and campervans. The Seal 50 is an overcab van which costs from EUR36k - although the model shown has a lot of extras. \n\nSee more in the video!

My new vanlife channel on YouTube

My new vanlife channel on YouTube

11 months ago
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Following a number of requests, I am now launching YouTube channels in other languages related to vanlife and plan on breaking up this channel into various parts dealing with the subjects I am interested in such as history, nutrition and non vanlife tourism (such as hotels). Those subjects which I only do rare films...

Urban stealth camping and my failure at it

Urban stealth camping and my failure at it

11 months ago
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A little story - or rather two - about urban stealth camping or rather urban camping as I failed miserably at the stealth bit. In the first story my friends\' landlady is unhappy with my off street parking, in the second, how well will I fare parking outside my own house?

I am at the Camper Caravan Show!

I am at the Camper Caravan Show!

11 months ago
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The Camper Caravan Show is an annual event held in Nadarzyn, south of Warsaw and it is the largest camping event in central Europe. It is linked to a tourist fair too. I have arrived two days early, probably unneccessarily, but I was hoping to do some filming before the event starts. Reports of the event will be...

On the road in Germany : Gross Zoerben motorway...

On the road in Germany : Gross Zoerben motorway...

11 months ago
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Being interested in the former Inter German border I stopped at Gross Zoerben hoping to see something of interest but unsuccessfully. It is located around 5km from the former border although as a new stopping place unconnected with the past!

Free stellplatz with fantastic view - Pirna on...

Free stellplatz with fantastic view - Pirna on...

11 months ago
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This is the free Stellplatz at Pirna on the Elbe river - the gateway to Saxon Switzerland and a great place to park whilst exploring upstream via bicycle. The city centre is a short walk away too. Definitely worth a vist and one of the best Stellplatze that I have seen!

Do you want to live in a van?  Ideas on financing...

Do you want to live in a van? Ideas on financing...

11 months ago
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Here a few ideas on how to finance vanlife based on my own experience, not only from the time that I have been living in a van but also from my years in business - although most of this is just a statement of the obvious!\n\nIf you have any better ideas, write them down!

Camper Caravan Show part 1 of 2

Camper Caravan Show part 1 of 2

11 months ago
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The Camper Caravan Show was held from 19 - 21 October 2018 at Nadarzyn close to Warsaw at the same time as a major tourist fair so visitors could decide not only how they were going to travel but where they were going to go. I was at the event and will be publishing my reports over the next six months or so - like...

Camper Caravan Show part 2 of 2

Camper Caravan Show part 2 of 2

11 months ago
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The Camper Caravan Show was held from 19 - 21 October 2018 at Nadarzyn close to Warsaw at the same time as a major tourist fair so visitors could decide not only how they were going to travel but where they were going to go. I was at the event and will be publishing my reports over the next six months or so - like...

Mercedes Sprinter campervan conversions from...

Mercedes Sprinter campervan conversions from...

11 months ago
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Filmed at the Camper Caravan Show held in Nadarzyn, Poland from 19 - 21 October 2018, in this video we can see a selection of camper van conversions from Gdańsk based converter Balcamp. \n\nAll vehicles are covered in more depth in both English and Polish in videos which will be published soon!

Benimar Mileo 263 RV tour

Benimar Mileo 263 RV tour

11 months ago
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Benimar is a Spanish producer of compartively economic motorhomes, here we can see their Mileo 263 van as filmed at the Camper Caravan Show in Nadarzyn near Warsaw in October 2018.