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 were aged 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...

Camping la Rencontre du Soleil REVIEW: family adventures in the Alps

Surrounded by 3000+ metre jagged peaks, in the heart of The Alps, a stay at the quiet Camping la Rencontre du Soleil is all about the views. The local village of Le Bourge-d’Oisans and the...

Hifold REVIEW: is this the BEST folding car seat?

If you’re looking for a folding car seat, a collapsible car seat, or just the perfect travel car seat, then read on. The Hifold (from Mifold) is a gamechanger for travelling and campervanning families as...

Our Bongo packing checklist for family camping

As a family we love camping, whether it’s a France road trip, on our Africa overland adventures, or even in our back garden. And now we have our Mazda Bongo 4×4 camper! We love being...

Mablethorpe Camping and Caravanning Club Site: REVIEW

For our first Mazda Bongo camping trip of 2021 (our driveway campouts over lockdown don’t count), the beach was calling! Living in the Peak District, we are rather lacking in beach options. But just a...

BONGO CONVOS: the weekly LIVE insta chat on @travelynnfamily

Bongo Convos is a weekly LIVE insta chat where I chat to family travel experts across the globe from the comfort of our beloved Mazda Bongo. From European vanlife to sailing around the world with...