Driving a motorhome on a car licence – are you falling foul of the law?

… if you exceed the overall weight limit or exceed an axle limit the vehicle’s handling or braking capacity can suffer, possibly at a level significant enough to cause an accident. Given that I’m writing about going on holidays with my wife and four children that’s just not a risk I (or you) should be willing to take.

Moules à la Marinière

Moules (or mussels as we refer to them in English) are small shellfish that are found clinging to rocks along the coast. They can handpicked but my understanding is that the majority of mussels are new farmed. As indiscriminate feeders mussels will eat anything so are a potential food poisoning hazard and farmed mussels do …

Mannix Point Cahersiveen Kerry

Campsite Review -(Mortimer’s) Mannix Point, Cahersiveen, Co Kerry

Location, location, location Mannix Point Camping and Caravan Park is located in the mouth of the river Fertha between some of the Iveragh peninsula’s many mountains, Valentia and Foughil island. The location of this site is so appealing that it needs only running water to make it worth a visit. In addition to beautiful vistas …

Driving in France – Practical advice for travelling with kids

For most of us lucky enough to live with driving or ferry distance from France it represents a fantastic opportunity to not only holiday but to travel. By using a car, camper or motorhome, as opposed to a plane as a means to get abroad, we are not confined to being based in a single location and can split our holiday among different activities to suit the family.