Walmart Hopping – Crossing Canada Out of Season

There are many places to enjoy and while away your time in Canada – beautiful, stunning and breath-taking but with a motorhome you need some basics at the end of the day (or every few days). Namely – water, a dump station and a place to sleep where you won’t get a knock on the door at 2am telling you … Read More

Where Are We Now? – and a Mechanical Update

So it is Tuesday evening – 27th October 2015 – we are once again in a Walmart carpark – nothing against Walmart carparks though – easy access to toilets and safe flat (ish) parking; we can even get Asda brand clothing if we so wished (but we don’t). I have been a bit lacking in the posting department for the … Read More

We’re off! We’re off! Driving across Canada

So, we have finally set off from Novia Scotia after 6 weeks delay.  Hanna still has issues but she works well enough if we drive her carefully.  We are THRILLED to be on the move!   It’s fun and exciting to be seeing new places everyday, and to be really living the travel adventure we dreamed of. We had our first … Read More

Driving Insurance for a European Motorhome in Canada and the USA

Shipping your own motorhome to Canada or the States is in itself a small piece of the puzzle to doing something like this (see my post on shipping your motorhome) but unless you have desire to drive through the most litigious country on earth without some form of insurance you will need to address the issue of driving insurance. We … Read More

Photos of Nova Scotia, So Far – The Glitter!

Despite the mechanical issues, we have managed to see some gorgeous places (and lots of industrial parks!). Two weekends, when the garage was closed, we headed off for short jaunts along the coast for a few days. Plus we had one majorly false start – “Woohoo, we’re finally off!” we thought. Oh, how wrong we were. Cue massive gearbox leak … Read More

The Reality of Making a Dream Happen

Wishing. Wanting. Hoping. Dreaming.  I’ve been practicing these ever since I was a kid. Daydreaming is fun. It’s part of my makeup. It brings me hope and excitement on cold rainy days. On the other hand, making dreams happen (especially on a budget) is bloody hard work!  Every time we attempt it, I seem to handily forget this point. This … Read More

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