This summer I had the chance to visit Friesland, a destination that you may not be very familiar with or even heard of. That’s okay, because by the end of this blog you’ll be looking up flights to the Netherlands to visit this magical place! Last year, the Frisian city of Leeuwarden was named the Cultural Capital of Europe as well as Friesland being awarded Lonely Planet’s #3 in Europe. Their fame is far from over, as the Frisian Islands are currently #30 in the New York Times: 52 Places to go in 2019. So will you be going?
A road trip in Italy… what could be better? Well, a road trip in Italy with no worries about license requirements, car equipment, speed limits in Italy and prepared for the toll roads ahead. Sounds like the perfect summer to me! So let’s take a look at what you need to enjoy a carefree road trip through Italy.
Europe - a land comprised of many cultures. Each country provides a beautiful tale rich with history and tradition, a tale travellers long to hear, as they dine on traditional cuisines. And what better way to immerse yourself in a country’s culture than taking a road trip to the heart of them? Here are the five best places to take your campervan around Europe!
Few are lucky enough to experience the wonders of a road trip through Hungary, given that it isn’t the most obvious choice for a European road trip. But the easy roads, stunning culture and exciting things to do in Hungary make it the ideal choice for your next motorhome holiday. Here you’ll find an itinerary for your road trip in Hungary, as well as what to do and what to visit in Budapest and other cities in Hungary. Get your engines ready and let’s go!
France is home to many tourist hotspots, ranging from the grand Eiffel Tower in Paris, to the deep blue waters of the French Riviera. The rich culture and history of the country attract visitors from all around the globe, many of whom prefer to rent a car or motorhome and cruise down the French roads for the ultimate experience. Like most countries, France has motorway tolls, which can make planning your road trip across France on a budget a little more difficult. But worry not, it’s a simple process!
The warm sunshine of July is on it’s way, and with it the exciting time of the Tour de France. Time to make these 23 days unforgettable with a lovely vacation in France and the perfect viewing experience of the tour, by finding the best campsites along the route. So, pack your bags and find the motorhome that will make your trip easier and more comfortable. Let’s go!
Located in south western Ireland, the Ring of Kerry is home to many historical landmarks, ranging from a 7th century monastery to the home of Daniel O’Connell, an influential Irish politician of the 19th century. This 179km circular route takes travellers around seaside villages and stunning coastal landscapes. And what better way to truly admire the nature this area has to offer than taking a road trip?
Many of us travel by motorhome for the freedom it provides, being able to go anywhere at anytime. And what demonstrates that kind of freedom better than being able to sleep wherever you want with free camping and parking for campervans! Free overnight motorhome parking in the UK can be tough to find, which is why we’re helping with some of the top places for free campervan parking in the UK, but showing how you can find them too!
Motorhome travel isn’t always the cheapest holiday experience, but it doesn’t have to be that way for your trip to Ireland. You can reduce accommodation costs through looking for free motorhome camping options in Ireland, so that you can see the Emerald Isle with your mind free from budget woes. Find out more about what wild camping and free campervan overnight parking entails, and the best places to do so in Ireland!
If you’re looking for South of France road trip ideas, look no further than the Route Napoleon. This road trip will allow you to combine sight-seeing with a historical twist. Following Napoleon Bonaparte’s 1815 march from Elba to Grenoble, you’ll get to dive into the culture and history of southern France. Given that the route avoided large cities, you’ll get to see the more rural regions of France and enjoy the tranquility and beauty.
Ever considered throwing caution to the wind and just heading out on the road for the trip of a lifetime? An example of this would be Freek and Inge, perhaps not your first thought when you consider #vanlife. They decided to take on a huge challenge, one rarely done before… to travel through South America in their Volkswagen T3! After drooling over their trip through amazing Instagram photos, we decided it was definitely time for an interview.
The South West Coastal is an amazing road trip in Scotland that is only starting to be widely recognised, as till now everyone had considered the North Coast 500 to be the ultimate Scotland road trip, the Scottish route 66! Read up on why you should go for this road trip route instead, taking in the beautiful region of Dumfries and Galloway. Check out our Scotland road trip planner, and then get the engines running and partake in this trip yourself.
If you’re from the UK, you have certainly heard of the North Coast 500 by now. Known alternatively as the Scottish Route 66, this heavenly drive has quickly become the face of Scottish road trips. But for those of you unfamiliar with the famed NC500 route, or simply looking for a more exact description, we are here to help! We’re going to run you through the entire North Coast 500 road trip, from start to finish. This will naturally include your North Coast 500 motorhome accommodation as well as things to do on the way. So before you pack your bags and organise your campervan hire in Scotland and let's find out your NC 500 route and itinerary.
Wicklow is often overshadowed by neighbouring Dublin, but missing out on this county during your trip to Ireland would be a big mistake. It is renowned for its namesake mountains, country estates, Irish Sea coastline and the Wicklow Way. You’ll find plenty of things to do in Wicklow, and the difficult part will be choosing between them all. So we’ve tried to help by narrowing it down to our top 5 things to do in Wicklow. So start reading, start planning, and don’t be shocked if camping in Wicklow comes up as one!
Europe has always been a spectacular place to visit and a very popular sailing destination in today’s world. This is all due to the Mediterranean Sea that comes with an ideal climate and great sailing conditions. This sea is the home to many amazing places that tend to attract a large number of sailing fanatics every year. So read on and find out the top sailing destinations present in Europe that you can enjoy.
Italy… The one country you can be sure of being on almost everyone’s bucket list. The dolce vita takes on a whole new dimension in this country; from delicious neapolitan pizza, gelato of your dreams or elegant red wine to artistic masterpieces, beautiful music, thousands of years worth of culture and the azure sea with some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, Italy checks all the boxes of a perfect holiday. So if you want to know what the top places to visit in Italy are, then grab a cappuccino and enjoy the read!
France is one of the top holiday destinations, which isn’t surprising given the sheer size of this nation, great weather and delicious food! Rent a motorhome with Goboony and explore the beauty of France deeper through wild camping. Wild camping allows you to escape the crowds and dive into the wilderness. Learn about the rules, etiquette and possibilities of wild camping in France for motorhomes!
There are countless reasons to visit Ireland, from the stunning scenery to delicious guinness, the hearty Irish stews to fascinating folklore. Camping in Ireland will ensure your trip is relaxing, fun and freeing! We’ve narrowed it down to the 7 best campsites, scattered across the country, all ready for you to pitch at!
Scotland is filled to the brim with dramatic landscapes, historical sites, rich culture and more. The best way to experience as much of this as possible is through a road trip around Scotland. This allows you to be in charge of your own journey, take in as much as possible and see everything first hand. In this blog, you’ll learn about the most important rules and tips for driving in Scotland, as well as the 5 best road trips to take!