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A Guide to Driving Scotland’s North Coast 500 by Motorhome

For a brief overview, check out our introduction to driving Scotland’s NC500 by campervan web story. After only a couple of years of a strong but controversial marketing strategy, the North Coast 500 is already right up there as one of the world’s best road trips. It’s not new though. The north coast of Scotland has …

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Cornwall Road Trip Itinerary | A Bumper Packed Week

So you want to go on a road trip in Cornwall? Fantastic idea! Many consider Cornwall one of the most scenic stretches of coastline in England.  You’ll find over 400 miles of amazing coast, sandy beaches, hidden coves and oodles of English heritage. Its rugged coastline is raw beauty and we found it hard to …

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Chiloe Island, Chile | The definitive travel guide & itinerary

Chiloe Island, Chile. Nope – we’d never heard of it either but we’re sure glad we didn’t miss out on it as we began our Patagonian adventure. If you’re arriving in Chiloe Island as part of your Patagonian adventure or simply for a short break from the Chilean Lake District, then you’re in for a …

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Northeast Argentina road trip | Nature, culture and waterfalls

Planning a trip to Misiones and Corientes in Argentina? Then start here with our northeast Argentina road trip itinerary, with suggestions on where to stay, things to see and amazing waterfalls you can’t miss along the way. We entered Argentina from northern Uruguay near the town of Concordia at the end of June, winter in …

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Off the beaten track in Uruguay’s interior

So you want to explore the countryside? Getting off the beaten track in Uruguay is easy! And we can’t recommend it highly enough. Most visitors to Uruguay stick to the gringo trail along the Atlantic coastline. We did that too and it’s not difficult to see why most people travel the coast road. But searching …

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Uruguay travel itinerary – beaches & the gringo trail

East of Montevideo, the Atlantic coast plays host to lagoons, sandy beaches, marshes and lakes. The people are gentle and warm, the beef melts in the mouth and the waves are wild. In summer, tourists flock to the beaches to bask in glorious sunshine, surf in the ocean and dine at giant, sizzling barbecues. This …

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1 week Netherlands road trip itinerary

The Netherlands is far more than Amsterdam, canals and museums. Venture around the country by road and you’ll discover picture postcard villages, modern bridges spanning 5 kilometres and exciting cities like Haarlem, Rotterdam and The Hague. Our Netherlands road trip itinerary lasted a little over a week and we loved every minute of it. 1 …

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Our road trip route around Scotland’s NC500

Testing out our camper van conversion was the main reason for taking this road trip. With rugged landscapes, free overnight parking and much hype about Scotland’s answer to Route 66, we couldn’t think of a better place to put Baloo to the test. Graham was in Chicago on business, and with no progress planned on …

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Beara Peninsula – a brief guide to the Ring of Beara

With one foot in County Cork and the other in County Kerry, Beara Peninsula is the unsung gem of both. Most have heard of the popular Ring of Kerry and the phenomenal landscapes of West Cork so they’re a huge draw to tourists. But if you want to experience the true essence of the Wild …

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The perfect Northern Spain road trip itinerary

Northern Spain is fantastic and a world apart from the crowds of Andalusia in the south. Here we tell you everything you need to know about planning the perfect northern Spain road trip. This epic driving adventure takes you through cool Spanish cities, historic villages, soaring mountains and a dramatic coastline. Tantalise your tastebuds with the famous sidra cider and Cabrales cheese. Northern Spain …

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10 day Portugal road trip itinerary

Portugal is steeped in local traditions, rarely visited rural villages, chestnuts, vineyards and national parks. The towns and villages out of the main cities have a distinctly rural feel, oodles of history and many have their own castles and keeps. The influence of the Moorish culture is evident here and many attractions boast of this …

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