A Preview of The Beast: Our New Expedition Truck!

You might notice that I have been rather quiet of late and this is the reason. We have sold our main residence and packed up our life once again to hit the road in The Beast, our newly converted expedition truck. Due to Covid travel restrictions, our destination currently looks more Manchester than Mongolia, butContinue reading “A Preview of The Beast: Our New Expedition Truck!”

Dog & Travel Author Q&A – Jackie Lambert

Hi – I’m Jacqueline (‘Jackie’) Lambert, author of the Adventure Caravanning with Dogs series. My books are the true story of how my husband Mark and I gave up work, accidentally bought a caravan, then decided to rent out the house and tour Europe in her full time with The Fab Four, our beloved Cavapoos.Continue reading “Dog & Travel Author Q&A – Jackie Lambert”

Building The Beast: Expedition Truck Conversion Stage 1 – Insulation

Everyone knows Wayne. On our way to Romania, we stopped at a campsite in rural Hungary. The owner was British. He knew Wayne. One evening, as we were watching Ben Fogle’s documentary Harbour Lives on TV, Wayne popped up on our screen. It came as no surprise. The first part of this post is theContinue reading “Building The Beast: Expedition Truck Conversion Stage 1 – Insulation”

Collecting the Beast, Our New Expedition Truck: Part 2 – Rotterdam to Bournemouth

Tuesday: Rotterdam – Calais (By Accident) Mark was in Rotterdam. This was following THE most ill-fated, 26-hour overland journey from high in the Italian Alps to The Low Countries to collect The Beast, a 30-year old ex-army truck that is to become our new, all-terrain mobile home. Lady Luck had already made it clear thatContinue reading “Collecting the Beast, Our New Expedition Truck: Part 2 – Rotterdam to Bournemouth”