We couldn’t help but notice Oliver and Sofia’s gorgeous photos across the globe as they explored New Zealand in a campervan, so we made sure to catch up with them once they had returned! They shared their New Zealand road trip with us, including tips for anyone looking to enjoy a similar experience. New Zealand is an absolutely stunning country, and the best way you can explore this vast land is behind the wheel of a motorhome, as that is actually how Goboony began.
Italy… The one country you can be sure of being on almost everyone’s bucket list. The dolce vita takes on a whole new dimension in this country; from delicious neapolitan pizza, gelato of your dreams or elegant red wine to artistic masterpieces, beautiful music, thousands of years worth of culture and the azure sea with some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, Italy checks all the boxes of a perfect holiday. So if you want to know what the top places to visit in Italy are, then grab a cappuccino and enjoy the read!
When you begin planning a ski holiday, does your mind immediately jump to motorhomes? That’s alright, ours didn’t either. But that all changed when we took a motorhome on a ski holiday, and we’re here to tell you why you should try it too! Enjoy the winter wonderland first hand as well as more time with your family or friends. These are a few of the many benefits of a motorhome on ski holidays!
Are you tired of feeling so trapped in the city? Spending day after day surrounded by buildings and traffic. Can you remember the last time you had a breath of fresh air? Real fresh air, not the kind your humidifier produces. If this is the case for you, it is time for you to make a change, to take life back into your hands. You need a city break, you need freedom, you need a campervan. The life of a motorhome traveller can seem daunting to beginners, but it really does not have to be that way. Read this article, go find yourself a lovely motorhome, and then we can officially pronounce you a motorhome owner, a van lifer.
Central Asia is a destination ranking high on the road trip wish list, a tempting and exotic location just within reach through driving. When we saw Karen and Rudy’s photos of their trip there, we knew that this was a story our fellow travel enthusiasts needed to hear. They’ve been together for an impressive 36 years and have made a grand number of journeys in their time together. But they waited until the kids were all grown up to make their next exciting journey… travelling through Central Asia with a Volkswagen bus!
Germany is one of the best countries for a road trip, due to the close proximity of the cities and the wonderfully high speed limits on highways! But when entering another country, it is vital to inform yourself of the rules and regulations, to avoid a run in with the law from disrupting your holiday. So we’ve collected everything you need to know for driving around Germany, including an explanation of German road signs!
Have you heard about surf camp holidays? Attending these camps has become a huge trend in the last years and there are good reasons why. Though you may associate the word ‘camp’ with bad food, cold tents and your childhood years, surf camps are very different to that. They are for people all ages, though you will mostly find adults there, so no need to worry that you will feel out of place. You will always have delicious meals and beautiful, clean rooms to stay in and will be surrounded by an amazing group of teachers that will introduce you to the wonders of surfing! Due to its weather conditions, Portugal is the most common home to surf camps and we bring you this little guide so you can figure out what is the perfect surf camp in Portugal for you!
Some of us love our big, luxurious motorhomes, while others prefer a smaller variety. And there’s nothing wrong with that! Quality, not quantity, is an important motto to remember when considering the best small motorhome. Smaller motorhomes can be great for new motorhome owners, as it makes parking and driving easier. They can also be ideal for those with a smaller driveway, or simply couples who love keeping it cosy! So keep reading for the best small campers and our tips on making the most of them.
Ah Switzerland, home to lakes, villages and the ever reaching peaks of the Alps. Its central position in Europe makes it ideal for a road trip, driving to the classic Zürich, beautiful Geneva and medieval Lucerne. But before you climb into your motorhome, it is important to consider the toll roads, vignettes and regulations you should know to avoid any issues later. We’ll provide you with everything you need to know about tolls roads in Switzerland, so you can focus on packing and preparing for the overload of chocolate and cheese!
Camping trips take a lot of planning, like any trip but even more. You’ve got to think about food, toilet paper, things to do, how to keep clean and so much more. But first you’ve got to get your foundations, the actual furniture to sit on and eat off. And that’s why we are here to help, providing you with the best camping furniture options for your next trip!
Are you excited to get away from the everyday hustle and bustle of the city and spend your next vacation in nature? Maybe you’ve got a campervan booked, walking tours ready and can’t wait to live life in a much simpler way at least for a few days, yet you are still missing something… something easy, authentic and fun. How about going on a foraging tour or walk with people who know all about what the great outdoors in the UK has to offer and can teach you a thing or two? If this sounds like something you would enjoy, this article provides a little 101 into foraging and some tips on where to find good tour guides. Remember, it is really important to go foraging with someone that knows what they’re doing and it’s good to find out a bit about it beforehand too, which is why we bring you this foraging guide for the UK. Enjoy the read!
Are you planning a roadtrip to or passing through Austria but aren’t sure what kind of rules apply in terms of tolls on the roads in this country? Don’t despair! We’ve put together short, concise guide of all you need to know before setting off on your adventure to the country of the beautiful Alps and delicious food! Driving in Austria can be a really beautiful experience, as even some of the highways go through beautiful nature. So rent a campervan at Goboony and read this article to learn about all you need to know about toll roads in Austria!
Do you love surfing but don’t have the money or time to fly to Portugal or even Australia? Don’t despair! You can find amazing surfing spots all around the UK, many of which can easily compete with the beauty of Algarve or the waves of Sydney. Some of the biggest professional surf competitions take place in the UK, so you don’t have to worry about inadequate conditions. Though surfing here can get a bit cold, with the proper equipment and especially a good wetsuit, you’ll be good to go and enjoy the beautiful Atlantic Ocean and one of your favourite past-times! In this post, we will give you some tips about surfing holidays in Cornwall, which beaches to visit and where to take surf lessons!
Open fire cooking can be misinterpreted in numerous ways. Some think only of s’mores - delicious but the bare basics of campfire cooking- or others of burnt corn on the cob. Is it only for wild adventurers or only for boy scouts? The answer is that open fire cooking is actually a delightful method of preparing your meals, one which takes you out of the kitchen, is far more interactive and social, and produces tastes your stove top never could! So read on for our best tips, from the do’s and don’ts of campfire cooking.
A lot of people hear about snow camping, and immediately reject the notion, finding it almost crazy! But these people are missing out. For camping in winter is an experience like no other, it pushes your boundaries and proves the strong from the weak. So follow the tips provided and camping in winter will become ridiculously easily, and all the more enjoyable!
Camping holidays are the perfect opportunity to bring the family together whilst enjoying the outdoors and getting a big noseful of fresh air. But a struggle of these trips can be keeping the kids entertained, as some of us depend slightly too much on technology for this. But we at Goboony have rounded up our favourite camping activities for kids to either give you possibilities, or at least get you thinking in some new directions. So check out some of the camping games for kids we suggested, and if you have any great ideas, send them in to improve the list!
Are you trying to decide what to do for New Year’s but are a bit tired of always dressing up for a fancy party and feeling pressure to have the best night of the year? Would you want to do something different this year, something more relaxed and make some memories? How about renting a campervan at Goboony and going camping this time?
Did you get inspired to go on a skiing holiday in our last article with tips for UK skiing holidays but are you torn between going off on the slopes or taking out your motorhome or campervan for a winter adventure? What if we told you that you could do both? After a lot of research into motorhome ski holidays we’ve compiled this little guide on how to approach going on a skiing holiday with your campervan! You can find the best ski resorts to visit with a campervan but also tips on how to pack winter vans and what you need to remember to do and bring to make sure you have the best experience you can.