Category: The Knowledge – Caravan Advice & Tips

12 Tips on Driving & Towing Safely in Romania

Towing The Transfăgărășan – “The Best Road in the World”

From what we heard, Romanian roads and Romanian drivers have similar, bloodthirsty cult status to that other Romanian Legend, Count Dracula!

However, finding sensible information was not easy… Having spent three months towing a caravan around Romania, we can share our insights on coping with the rather singular driving challenges presented by this magical country, which, by the way, you MUST visit! Continue reading “12 Tips on Driving & Towing Safely in Romania”

So. What Did We Learn?!

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A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new!

We Made the Mistakes so that You Don’t Have To!

We had never owned a caravan before. However, we Accidentally bought a Caravan, gave up work and made the decision to live in it full-time and tour Europe…

We went from First Timers to Full-Timers in a month – and it was a steep learning curve!

So. What did we learn in our first year? Continue reading “So. What Did We Learn?!”

10 Tips to Save Money while Caravanning

I said we’re wiser – not wizened!

We are wiser today than we were yesterday…

We bought our caravan by accident, so in the end, we had only a month to sort everything out… As newbie caravanners, our first year was a little hit-and-miss and we paid far too much for nearly everything!

However, we are both thrifty and quick learners. Here, we share with you some money-saving tips that in our second year, reduced our outgoings by several thousands of pounds! Continue reading “10 Tips to Save Money while Caravanning”

Safefill Refillable Gas Bottle Review

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3 Sizes of Safefill Refillable Gas Bottles; Small (5kg/9.5L), Med. (7.5kg/14.5L) & Large (10kg/19.5L)

We purchased the large (10kg) Safefill Refillable Gas Bottle, which holds 19.5L of LPG and are delighted with it!

Safefill is a gas cylinder which is designed to be refilled by the user at LPG pumps, which are to be found on an increasing number of petrol station forecourts.

We bought ours primarily to save money on gas, however there are a number of other benefits, which I detail below; Continue reading “Safefill Refillable Gas Bottle Review”