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July 2018

Alsace Wine Route and a Van full of Vin!
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Having travelled across Lorraine we headed into Alsace and a completely different environment. Whilst Lorraine is quiet and slightly plain in outlook, the Alsace and in particular the wine route…

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A Stroll Around Strasbourg
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Strasbourg brings together all the best of the Alsace from its blend of French and German architecture and traditions to its appealing cuisine with a modern, cosmopolitan edge. Known for…

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Living with Buzz our Laika Kreos 3008 Motorhome
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Having lived in Buzz for over week now we feel a better equipped to fill you in on his good and bad points. Let’s look at his bad points first…

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Metz at night with lit up art installations
Metz by Day and by Night
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Reluctantly leaving the Champagne region behind we set off towards Metz.  But first we wanted to stop off at the Verdun battlefields and memorials on the way.  The longest and…

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Champagne Country and The Sacred Triangle
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Something lured us towards Reims next. Can’t think what. It’s only famous for Champagne and cake! As the city of Champagne how much fun could it be? We decided we’d…

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Laon & Soisson for Bastille Day & The World Cup Final
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Our first stopover, we had decided, would be in the medieval town of Laon, the capital city of the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France.  It was a bit of a ‘pin…

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Buzz Laika To France, Italy and Beyond ….
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But wait, we’ve got to get to Dover first!  After a week to prepare the van, ourselves and the few days of our trip you’d have thought just getting from…

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How NOT to Pack for your 1st UK Motorhome Trip
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The Office is Closed Quick Guide to How NOT to Pack for your 1st UK Motorhome Trip 1 Take pillow cases BUT NOT pillows. 2 Take an IPod speaker BUT…

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Meet Buzz – Our Laika Kreos 3008 Motorhome
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Meet our motorhome! Choosing a name for our home on wheels didn’t come to us straight away. Usually we take inspiration from the registration number, but looking at the Italian…

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Say Cheese! A Motorhome Trip to Cheddar Gorge
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Getting to Cheddar Gorge by motorhome was easy, parking not so.  We could see on the website that there is a 300 space car park at Gough’s Cave as well…

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