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.

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.

Motorhomes in Ardmore Seaview Motorhome Park

Ardmore Seaview Motorhome Park (Dick’s Field)

As a value proposition alone Dick’s Field is a winner but it’s more than just good value. The town of Ardmore is an excellent place to spend a few days. The beach, the town and the cliffs provided us with plenty of options and things. Do bear in mind that we tend to be relatively active on our breaks and did the cliff walk with the kids every day. If walking with your children or bringing them to the beach is your idea of hell then your options might be more limited but at €15 per night (with children) it’s certainly worth a roll of the dice.

Updating motorhome satellite dish firmware

Motorhomes and caravans are often fitted with satellite dishes to allow you to tune in your favourite programmes while on holidays. Modern units are generally maintenance free and can automatically lock onto a satellite signal within minutes. On occasion the systems can give issues that can be remedied by updating the software, also called the …