Posts by Dan

TourerFest 2019

Posted by on Dec 5, 2018 in Featured, Trips & Adventures | 0 comments

TourerFest 2019

Hi everyone, Its Jules from Here We Tow writing a guest blog and i’m delighted to announce the details of TourerFest 2019. It has been a journey since last May 2018 from Anita’s touring park. We have felt that the time is right to announce the efforts so far from Iain, Andy, and Jon, but first lets bring you up to speed with what we have done just to get to this point. To keep this brief we have been in contact with several companies and secured some potential sponsors for this years event. I think it would be unfair at this stage to name these as we are still trying to sort out what...

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Amazon influencers

Posted by on Nov 24, 2018 in Featured, Reviews | 1 comment

Amazon influencers

It has been some time since I sat quietly in the office, just typing some words on the computer in the hope that the words make sentences and make sense. So far, so good. I hope. A couple of weeks ago Amazon sent me an email asking if I would like to join their influencer program. I quickly clicked read and moved on to more important emails, but in a moment of calm, I re-read the email and investigated the scheme they have now set up in the UK. The program gives us a storefront on-which we can list and group products that we want to promote. I thought about this idea and after a couple of...

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Win tickets to the Motorhome and Caravan Show 2018!

Posted by on Sep 25, 2018 in Featured | 12 comments

Win tickets to the Motorhome and Caravan Show 2018!

The UK’s largest leisure vehicle event returns to the NEC in Birmingham from 16 to 21 October, showcasing all the new-for-2019 products from leading manufacturers including Swift, Bailey and Lunar. The Motorhome and Caravan Show features daily launches in the exciting LIVE Theatre, along with celebrity cooking demonstrations and expert talks from household names including George Clarke, Sharron Davies MBE and Dr Hilary Jones. It’s a fun day out for all the family! While you’re there, try your hand at motorhome and campervan manoeuvring or enjoy a one-to-one towing experience with the...

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Love2Stay

Posted by on Aug 21, 2018 in Featured, Trips & Adventures | 1 comment

Love2Stay

It was sometime earlier this year that I started to see a lot of positive reviews of Love2Stay. It was always a place I wanted to visit and, this year it seemed the time was right for us to visit this new offering For those that are unsure of what Love2Stay is, it’s a new affiliate club site (Caravan and Motorhome Club) and has been constructed by the team that run Salop Leisure. The site offers a high specification of facilities, some onsite activities and fully serviced pitches for all who visit the site. We booked our trip for the beginning of August to coincide with our 21st Wedding...

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Our new book project

Posted by on Jul 24, 2018 in Featured, Trips & Adventures | 0 comments

Our new book project

It’s true. I have a book in the making. So far, I have written 16 chapters of various topics all relating to caravanning. It’s a natural extension from our YouTube channel and links many topics that we have covered together. It also provides extra information that cannot easily be contained on a video.   What is the book about? Well that’s where it gets a bit tricky. You see, I’m crowd funding this project and until the project is agreed and the publisher agrees with what I want to create and share, then it’s all a bit hush I’m afraid. But it relates to caravanning and will be great for...

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The new Bailey Phoenix

Posted by on Jul 20, 2018 in Featured, Reviews | 1 comment

The new Bailey Phoenix

The new Bailey Phoenix replaces the very popular entry level Bailey Pursuit range, but don’t be fooled, there is not a lot in this brand-new caravan that would say “Entry level” In fact the marketing team have re-invented the phrase “entry level” and coined the phrase “First Choice’. The look and feel is more in line with the Series 4 Unicorn, and as you look around the caravan you might see details that are borrowed from the Unicorn range. The exterior boasts a fresh clean look with high contrasting graphics on the polar white shell and the clean bright white finish is contrasted with the...

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Vango Varkala Connect review

Posted by on Jul 1, 2018 in Featured, Reviews | 1 comment

Vango Varkala Connect review

To be completely upfront with you, I’m not a fan of air awnings. We had a very expensive and bad experience with one a few years ago. Ultimately, the roof sagged, water pooled, the fabric stretched and ruined the awning. It was on that basis that we decided to purchase our rollaway awning. We loved it because it was easy and quick to put up, we could change the layout and configure inside / outside spaces. We loved it. Nothing could come close in its ability to be all things for all occasions. Vango asked us some time ago to become ambassadors and review their products. I knew that one day...

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Selling the caravan

Posted by on Jun 24, 2018 in Featured, Trips & Adventures | 7 comments

Selling the caravan

Yes, it’s true. We are selling our Lunar Clubman ES. I suppose it’s a decision we have been building up to for a while now. It’s a decision based on pure logic. If we incorporated emotion I’m sure we would stick with what we have because, the truth is, we love our caravan. He is a part of the family. With emotion aside, there are a few reasons why we feel now is the time to move on to another caravan. Our decision is based around a few key elements and these are summarised below: 1. We are a different family now. When we purchased the caravan, our requirements were for a family of 4. Since...

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Top 5 caravanning apps for 2018

Posted by on Jun 10, 2018 in Featured, Technical | 3 comments

Top 5 caravanning apps for 2018

It wasn’t so long ago that I created a post detailing the apps I find really useful when out and about in the caravan.  As we all know, technology moves on at a fair old pace these days, so it was only fair that I revisited this topic and gave a list of my top 5 caravanning apps for 2018. Who knows, perhaps I will need to update this again next year. Instead of listing them here, I created a video on our YouTube channel, Links to all the apps are in the video description. But what do you think ? what apps do you use and do you think there is a vital application missing that would help and...

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Easter break 2018

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in Featured, Trips & Adventures | 7 comments

Easter break 2018

Easter is usually the time when Spring really starts to show its arrival in the countryside around us. We’ve had great times camping during the Easter break, the weather has always been slightly dubious, but generally it’s been bright, sunny and full of Spring time promise. Not this year. Nope, Easter was a washout. And for some that were away in the caravan, it was more than a wash out – snow was very much on the cards. For us however, we were treated to some wonderful days of constant rain. Camping at the Caravan & Motorhome club in Longleat we were joined by the Hardhams’ for 4 days...

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Brand ambassadors

Posted by on Mar 10, 2018 in Featured, Reviews | 1 comment

Brand ambassadors

We have a lot planned for 2018 and much of it we cannot discuss until it is confirmed. Some of it is in relation with working with some familiar brands that you have heard of, some of it is projects we have planned for later this year. It is a real shame we cannot tell you more, but today we are able to let you in on one secret. We are delighted to share that Vango have asked us to become brand ambassadors. As many of you are aware we love Vango, we have kitted out our awning with lots off their furniture and accessories already, and being Vango brand ambassadors suits us perfectly. Okay, so...

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Competition time – Win tickets

Posted by on Jan 20, 2018 in Featured | 0 comments

Competition time – Win tickets

Win a pair of tickets to the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show 2018! We are delighted to be giving away 5 pairs of tickets to this years Caravan, Camping and Motorhome show. The show is open from 20 to 25 February, and covers five halls of Birmingham’s NEC. All the new season tents, trailer tents and folding caravans are displayed, together with camping and outdoor leisure accessories and, of course, the UK’s largest exhibition line-up of caravans, motorhomes, campervans, caravan holiday homes and lodges.   Visitors can try their hand at motorhome manoeuvring, campervan test driving...

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