All Travel and Motorhome Posts

This page contains all our blogs posts from all categories and in chronological order.

August 2016

Enjoying the Dordogne

By | August 27th, 2016|Categories: France|Tags: , , , |

Tuesday 23rd August 2016 - waking up in a vineyard and heading to the Dordogne We awoke in our vineyard to blazing sunshine and more amazing views. We left by 10.30am so didn't spend much time here as [...]

Travelling down to the Dordogne

By | August 23rd, 2016|Categories: France|

Saturday 20th August 2016 - travelling in France after the Eurotunnel This is the start of our new 5 week motorhome holiday. After the EuroTunnel at 2.30pm we drove in France for about 4 hours to an [...]

July 2016

Motorhome Tyre pressure guide

By | July 28th, 2016|Categories: Miscellaneous Motorhome Stuff|

I was advised early on in my motorhome ownership that there's 3 things I need to keep an eye on... 1 - The condition of the fresh water tank. 2 - My leisure battery. 3 [...]

Keeping cool in summer in your motorhome or camper

By | July 20th, 2016|Categories: Miscellaneous Motorhome Stuff|

Today (Tuesday 19th July 2016) is the hottest day of the year so far. Here in the east of England its been 30ºC outside and here in my garden office its 36.1ºC. HOT HOT HOT!!! [...]

Cleaning oxidised fibreglass panels on a motorhome

By | July 4th, 2016|Categories: Motorhome Maintenance|

Motorhome's generally have their exterior panels either made of painted aluminium sheets or most newer motorhomes use fibreglass (aka glass-reinforced plastic - GRP, or glass-fiber reinforced plastic - GFRP. Our motorhome exterior panels are made of fibreglass. All [...]

June 2016

Greasing / lubricating an AL-KO rear chassis on a motorhome

By | June 26th, 2016|Categories: Miscellaneous Motorhome Stuff|

Our Frankia motorhome is based on an AL-KO rear chassis which is bolted on to the the front of a Fiat Ducato commercial van chassis. This a very common setup for motorhomes. Ours was built [...]

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