Open fire cooking can be misinterpreted in numerous ways. Some think only of s’mores - delicious but the bare basics of campfire cooking- or others of burnt corn on the cob. Is it only for wild adventurers or only for boy scouts? The answer is that open fire cooking is actually a delightful method of preparing your meals, one which takes you out of the kitchen, is far more interactive and social, and produces tastes your stove top never could! So read on for our best tips, from the do’s and don’ts of campfire cooking.
England’s varied and vibrant countryside is the perfect setting for wonderful walking routes for those willing to explore them. The Lake District is certainly one of those places where there is so much beautiful scenery that it becomes impossible to decide where to go. Goboony is here to help you out! We will show you our 7 favourite Lake District walking routes and an added extra - our top choice for campsites in the region!
An article about tips for places to visit in Italy almost writes itself and a blog about tips for a Sicily road trip even more so; this southern, stunning and magical part of the country is bursting with delicious food, azure sea, natural wonders and beautiful towns. Since Sicily is actually an island, it is perfect for a road trip - you can either drive down with your campervan and take a ferry from one of the few ports in Calabria or rent one (from our growing Goboony community of campervans for rent in Italy) once you reach the island, flying in to Palermo or Catania.Sicily is a must see for anyone in love with Italy and anyone that wants to experience more of the country than just the classics such as Rome, Florence or Venice. We’ve prepared a short guide on where to go in Sicily, where to stay and what delicious authentic food to try out!
Ah Scotland! When you think of this glorious country, your mind surely goes to haggis, kilts and perhaps… lochs? Scotland is renowned for its lochs, covering the rugged landscape. Some of these lochs are more well known than others, which is why we have put together our list of the top 7 lochs around Scotland. Look for your favourite, and then find a motorhome to start this incredible road trip of the best lochs of Scotland!
A lot of people hear about snow camping, and immediately reject the notion, finding it almost crazy! But these people are missing out. For camping in winter is an experience like no other, it pushes your boundaries and proves the strong from the weak. So follow the tips provided and camping in winter will become ridiculously easily, and all the more enjoyable!
Camping holidays are the perfect opportunity to bring the family together whilst enjoying the outdoors and getting a big noseful of fresh air. But a struggle of these trips can be keeping the kids entertained, as some of us depend slightly too much on technology for this. But we at Goboony have rounded up our favourite camping activities for kids to either give you possibilities, or at least get you thinking in some new directions. So check out some of the camping games for kids we suggested, and if you have any great ideas, send them in to improve the list!
Many of us have considered the possibility of going camping for Christmas, but brushed it off due to fears of the cold or discomfort, but this does not have to be the case! Camping during the holiday season can be a great way to get away from distractions, to truly connect with the ones you care about most and get back to the simple roots of Christmas. So check out our tips, get packing and find a campervan to enjoy the festive season in!
English Heritage is a registered charity responsible for managing the National Heritage Collection. They have over 400 buildings, monuments and sites in their care, spanning more than 5,000 years of history. From this 400, we have narrowed the list down to the 7 sites we consider to be the most vital for you to visit. So next weekend break or bank holiday, head over to a heritage site and get to know your own country better! Now to look at the lucky 7...
What are you planning next for your holiday? Maybe renting a motorhome at Goboony and going for a road trip through France? Because of how easily accessible and stunningly beautiful France is, it tends to be a top holiday destination from the UK. There’s nothing quite like having the freedom to move around in a campervan and see the beautiful south of France or visit Paris or Lyon. As easy as it is to get carried away with a magical trip like this one, it’s always good to find out a bit about practicalities before you set off, like, for example the French motorway tolls; which vehicles what toll applies to, where you have to pay or how much… which is why we bring you this short summary of the French toll charges. Enjoy the read and bon voyage!
While a lot of the world is focusing on upcoming Halloween, in the UK we’re all thinking about Bonfire Night! You may not be aware, but one of the best ways to celebrate this festive evening is through a campervan trip. We’re going to tell you all about the best way to go about this, and the best campsites for Bonfire Night displays. So read on and start preparing for this fun family night.
St Andrew’s Day is coming, what to do? How to celebrate this joyous day without blowing a budget or becoming trapped in crowds? This is an important day for any Scot, or Scot appreciator, and should therefore be celebrated in style. This doesn’t require large spendings or huge parties, as there are numerous festivals and pre organised ways to come together with fellow celebrators and enjoy the day dedicated to Scotland's patron saint.
Are you trying to decide what to do for New Year’s but are a bit tired of always dressing up for a fancy party and feeling pressure to have the best night of the year? Would you want to do something different this year, something more relaxed and make some memories? How about renting a campervan at Goboony and going camping this time?
Did you get inspired to go on a skiing holiday in our last article with tips for UK skiing holidays but are you torn between going off on the slopes or taking out your motorhome or campervan for a winter adventure? What if we told you that you could do both? After a lot of research into motorhome ski holidays we’ve compiled this little guide on how to approach going on a skiing holiday with your campervan! You can find the best ski resorts to visit with a campervan but also tips on how to pack winter vans and what you need to remember to do and bring to make sure you have the best experience you can.
As fun as summer adventures can be; renting a campervan and going for a road trip, relaxing by the azure sea, hiking under the warm sun or enjoying water sports, you should not forget about the magic of winter trips - in particular, skiing holidays! There’s nothing quite like waking up early to snow behind your window and a big, filling breakfast and a cup of hot tea or coffee, followed by grabbing your pair of skis and setting off for a day of fun on the slopes.
Remembrance Sunday on the 11th November brings with it a time to commemorate the contribution of the British and Commonwealth military and service men and women in the two World Wars and all other conflicts. Across the country, there will be numerous parades, exhibitions and other events celebrating the achievements and, especially, honouring the memory of those who gave their lives in the wars. If you are looking for something to do on this day and want to learn more about these many historical events, the following article is about battlefield tours and museums offering interesting guided walks and exhibitions centering around the two World Wars.
Snow is falling, all around us… Okay, maybe not quite yet, but it will! Christmas is coming, the jolliest season of the year. And one of the perks of this season are the Christmas markets! Groups of people coming together, to display their crafts, delicacies and more, all under the twinkling fairy lights and to the sounds of carols. Nothing could be more magical! The perfect place to fix your last minute present shopping, get some cookies for the visiting in-laws or a beautiful ornament to update your tree. And to help you with this, here are the 5 best Scotland Christmas markets!
After a bit of that nostalgic time that comes when we have to say goodbye to summer, we’re now entering the pre-Christmas period. And what does that mean? It means cozy knitted sweaters, hot chocolate and planning the fun things to do around Christmas holidays. This is why we’re here to give you a little overview of some of the best Christmas markets happening in Wales this winter season. So curl up with a cup of warm tea and your agenda, and start getting excited for all the baked chestnuts, mulled wine and twinkling lights that await you!
Whether you come for the mulled wine, sweet treats or the beautiful atmosphere, everyone can find a reason to love Christmas markets. Even the coldest, gloomiest day can serve as the backdrop to beautiful wintery atmosphere if you know where to go; that’s why we decided to give you a little overview of the best Christmas markets in England to get you in the mood for the upcoming holiday season!
With the summer coming to an end, meaning the peak of camper season is too, it is time to look forward to what campervan manufacturers have in store for 2019. Many companies have already revealed their upcoming models, giving us time to study their functions in detail and plan which camper will be the best investment. Here is a little overview of the new exciting campers and their improvement and eye-catching novelties!
The leaves are falling, the air is crisp, but despite all this Autumn beauty, we cannot help but feel dread. As whilst Autumn is a gracious time, and brings with it spectacles such as Halloween, Bonfire Night and more, it also brings the October Half Term to Wales. We’ve just gotten past our trauma of having the youth or teenagers around the house all summer, and now they’ll be back for a week again! But have no fear, we’re here to provide you with the best tips and ways to keep everyone busy and content for the half term!