All about our Mazda Bongo 4×4 camper!

In June 2020 we decided it was about time we finally bought ourselves a camper – a Mazda Bongo 4×4 camper from eBay! We’re a family of four (our boys are age 5 and 6) and if you’ve been following us for a while, you know we love a good road trip. Whether it was overlanding Africa in a Land Rover for 100 days, or our European road trips in France or Iceland, we’re happiest on the road...

Mozy REVIEW: the essential blanket upgrade for outdoor parents

The Mozy is a wrap to keep the lower half of your body warm in cold weather. “Isn’t that just a blanket?” I hear you saying. Well yes, this was exactly my first thoughts… Paid...

Our pick of the BEST family campsites in France

With all that is going on in the world, we are so pleased we managed to get away to France this summer in our Mazda Bongo camper. We’ve always been huge fans of the French...

Keen walking boots REVIEW: for kids and parents who love the outdoors

“I could walk for one hundred days in these hiking boots!” exclaimed Arthur (age 5) as we set off on our weekend hike in the Peak District; all wearing our new Keen walking boots to...

Top 10 tips for an easy and long-lasting Bongo life

Our Mazda Bongo 4×4 camper is part of our family, and even though he’s over 20 years old, he runs pretty damn fine. We bought him in June 2020 (we’re beginners!) and have just returned...

Bongo camper travels in France during COVID

Sat waiting to board the ferry at Dover, we couldn’t help but feel rather sheepish. The UK Government had announced just 18 hours ago that France was now added to the quarantine list, and the...

Things to do in Goa with kids away from the beach

Days spent playing the soft sand, then boogie boarding in the waves until the sun sets over the Arabian Sea. Absolute bliss. For anyone visiting India with kids, I always recommend tagging on a few days...