Tag: Travelling in europe with dogs

Advance Review Copies for Dogs n Dracula – A Road Trip Through Romania by Jacqueline Lambert

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I have just created a Booksprout account and there are 20 electronic review copies of my new book, Dogs n Dracula – A Road Trip Through Romania, up for grabs if anyone would be kind enough to read and review it by 30th November.
Click here for the link. Please also follow me in the Booksprout App.
Although it is Book 3 in the series, it does stand alone, since each book covers just one of our single trips.
With a mix of fascinating history, spectacular nature, castles and captivating medieval citadels, find out why The Spectator claims that “Romania is “Europe’s most overlooked holiday destination”.

And find out why, according to everyone else, it was somewhere where we would be robbed, scammed, kidnapped by gypsies, eaten by bears or attacked by wild dogs and wolves – if we managed to avoid the floods and riots!

You will learn the truth about Prince Charles – and how we truly did ‘Boldly Go Where No Van Has Gone Before’!

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Authors rely on reviews and recommendations, so if you have learned something, been inspired, enjoyed a virtual journey or anything else from my books or blog, please let others know.

Thank you! The Fab Four and I will be eternally grateful.

Although the book is already published, ‘Advance Review Copies’ is simply Booksprout’s terminology. 

Travelling with Four Dogs – Our Interview with Boogie the Pug

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Marcelo, Boogie and mum, Candy

One of the great joys of travelling – and blogging – has been the connections that we have made with so many like-minded souls across the world.

We were delighted to have be interviewed by Boogie the Pug, a fellow canine traveller from Over the Pond, about The Fab Four’s exploits in Europe.

If you want to know what inspired us, what essentials we pack and our best advice on travelling with dogs, check out the full interview here.

And if you’re interested in;

  • Travel tips for you and your dog.
  • Interviews with other people who travel with their pets.
  • A breakdown of costs to help you budget for your trip.
  • Detailed airline fees and rules.
  • Information on pet friendly restaurants, accommodations, and destinations.
  • Country policies for traveling internationally.

You will find it all on Boogie the Pug!

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Three Campsites & a Graveyard. The Sandal Saga in Slovenia!

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“You can stay here if you want!”

“You can stay here if you want!” cackled the old woman, as she rearranged the flowers on the grave that she was tending.

We had reached a dead end, quite literally, next to a cemetery in Slovenia.

We had come from Verona and had been on the road for hours. We were looking for our first choice of campsite. “I don’t have the address, but we can’t miss it. Vremski Britof is only a small village. I read about the campsite on a blog and it sounds lovely. It’s right by a river!” Mark enthused.

Campsite Dujčeva Domačija was not listed in our Sat Nav. However, we had the postcode and it was that which had  led us us confidently down the narrow road to the cemetery. It was the kind of narrow road that had me thinking “I hope that we won’t need to do a U-turn…”

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“To Boldly Go Where No Van Has Gone Before!” Gran Paradiso – Italy

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Kai looks shocked; was it the cold shower or the hairpins?!

My day kicked off with four ten-second bursts of freezing cold water, full in the face. Continue reading ““To Boldly Go Where No Van Has Gone Before!” Gran Paradiso – Italy”

From Wage Slaves to Living the Dream – Our First Book in Print!

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We are delighted to announce that our first book is now available on Amazon, just  in time for Christmas! Continue reading “From Wage Slaves to Living the Dream – Our First Book in Print!”

Paradise Found! Camping La Chassagne, Auvergne, France

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Paradise Found!

I tend to fill the kettle and leave it on the hob the night before. In the compact living space of the caravan, this means that all I need to do is lean out of bed to reach the knob to switch it on for my morning coffee!

The occupants of the tent next door were up early; it was 07:30. The smell of toast wafted into the caravan. I love the morning smells of a campsite. In Britain, the delicious smell of bacon frying…

My reverie was interrupted by the shrill screech of the smoke alarm. I shot out of bed. The kettle was still cold! It seems that half asleep, in semi-darkness and without my glasses, I had turned on the grill rather than the hob. Crumbs in the grill pan explained the smell of toast as they heated up to the point of near combustion… Thank goodness for the smoke alarm. Otherwise maybe WE would have been toast! Continue reading “Paradise Found! Camping La Chassagne, Auvergne, France”

World Wide Walkies ‘From Calais to Slovenia’ – featured by Eurotunnel Le Shuttle!

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“In the future everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes.” -Andy Warhol 

At World Wide Walkies, we seem to have achieved at least a couple of our fifteen minutes of fame…

This month, World Wide Walkies “From Calais to Slovenia on a Pawsome Adventure” – featuring The Fab Four – appeared in the Eurotunnel Le Shuttle newsletter. (Click on the link or click here to go to the original article.)

I have told the Pawsome Foursome not to let fame go to their heads. They said that they won’t let it change them and will still freely give Pawtographs – particularly to anyone who happens to be wearing white trousers…!

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