Category Archive for: Travel

Road trip to Denmark via Belgium – mussels on a ridgemonkey

Our road trip to Rømø in Denmark, via Belgium, Netherlands and Germany. Our first stop was Bruges and Alsemberg to visit our friend Patrick and his family. Patrick kindly showed us how to cook 3 courses on a ridge monkey pan on any camper stove. “Moules a la ridgemonkey” in Belgian Beer.  

Cooking on the beach – Seafood and Sweetcorn Chowder.

This was a truly wonderful day out on the beautiful Pembrokeshire coast, cooking on the beach. This is the perfect example of just what is achievable on just one gas ring. The recipe took around an hour at a casual pace and fed… well I lost count of how many portions we got from this…

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Campervan Cookout -VW California Beach – Fennel Chicken

We spent a week in South Devon in our VW California Beach around Dartmoor and surrounding areas After a cold start to the week the sun came out and the warmth came with it and we decided to have a spot of lunch in the glorious sunshine. As the beach doesnt have an integral kitchen…

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Ginger, honey and dijon glazed salmon fillets

Print Ginger, honey and dijon glazed salmon Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Serves 2 Ingredients 2 Salmon Fillets Honey Dijon Mustard 1 Lemon A thumb of ginger Broccoli Kale Sesame Seeds 1 Clove of Garlic Instructions Before you start blanch your broccoli and chop your garlic. Knife should slide in easily if…

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Foods that are poisonous for dogs

There are quite a lot of foods that are poisonous for dogs, since becoming dog owners we have been repeatedly surprised at ordinary things that can cause illness or even be fatal. It can be quite worrying once you realise, especially if your dog has a habit of scavenging when out and about. More information…

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dog walk with a drone

It seems quite a while since I decided to film a dog walk with a drone.   We are still in the early stages of establishing campervan cookout and deciding the direction we want it to take. The current plan is to host a variety of recipe that can be easily cooked in your campervan…

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Mind your head at the Malvern Hills

My van is in the garage at present being welded for her MOT, it is safe to say I’ve missed the slow paced antics a VW camper brings and I can’t wait to get her back. That means no blog posts, absolutely nothing to write about. This got me thinking back to my first trip out…

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Wasdale Roadtrip: VW T25 Campervan in the Snow

Back in March we drove up to one of my favourite places, the Lake District, more specifically Wasdale. We left Warwickshire on the Thursday night, and we did notice the winds were starting to get up. As any t25 owner will know, they aren’t the most aerodynamic vehicles in the world. I always liken it…

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An interesting journey…

I don’t quite know what I expected when I bought my 1985 VW camper van, but it certainly wasn’t this. The red warning light flickered then came on and stayed on. I had, I think like most, a romantic vision of a camper van. Flitting from place to place, anywhere I stop a temporary home.…

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