Commemoration D-Day: visit the historical sites

on 6 Jun 2019

Bram Kuhnen

Normandy is a region with plenty of natural beauty. Rugged cliffs along the coast give way to wide sandy beaches. Further inland the dunes slowly make way for green fields and woodland. But it will of course always be a region that will be associated with the 1944 D-Day invasion. I’ll show you five historic spots that not only played an important role during D-Day, but which are still very special places to visit.

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4 x 4-star campsites in Slovenia

on 5 Jun 2019

Bram Kuhnen

Slovenia was the place to go camping in 2018 and this year it’s still very popular with campers. And that’s not just because of the wonderfully varied countryside or the rich cultural history. The campsites in Slovenia too are absolutely able to compete with those in more traditional holiday destinations. Below I’d like to introduce you to my favourite 4-star campsites in wonderful Slovenia!

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Atlas Obscura: 5 interesting places in France

on 29 May 2019

Michèle & Sanne

Michèle en Sanne reizen samen door Europa en delen hun ervaringen op ‘The adventures of MiSa’. Ze kochten een speciaal boek: de ‘Atlas Obscura’. Deze gids, met bijbehorende website, staat vol vreemde en originele plaatsen in de hele wereld. Michèle en Sanne bezochten vijf Atlas Obscura-plekken in Frankrijk.

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75 years after D-Day: visit the festivals and commemorations

on 27 May 2019

Bram Kuhnen

On Thursday 6 June 2019 it will be exactly 75 years since the Allied troops set foot on the Normandy Beaches. D-Day. A military operation that would change the world and which marked the beginning of the end for the Nazi regime in Western Europe. If you plan to go camping in Normandy between 25 May and 16 June it will be almost impossible not to notice some of the commemoration and festivals. I’ll give you a few advance tips so you won’t miss anything.

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Countryside versus city

on 9 Apr 2019

Marieke Krämer

Do you prefer to camp surrounded by nature, or in a large city with an abundance of culture? A difficult choice of course as there’s plenty to be said for both. And fortunately, one does not exclude the other. Take a look at these two lovely campsites – one in Greece and the other near Vienna.

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Emissions stickers: the rules for each country (2019)

on 8 Apr 2019

Jeroen Timmermans

Environmental zones have been established in many European (inner) cities since 2016. You can only drive into these areas with a special sticker. These rules have changed a little in recent times. That’s why I decided to incorporate all the latest legislation into a handy overview. There’s one tip I can share straight away: make sure you buy your emissions sticker on time. Particularly now that the holiday season is approaching, the delivery time may be longer than expected.

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