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Tourer of the Year Awards – 2019

Tourer of the Year Awards – 2019

on 2 Oct 2018

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On 19 September 2018, the Tourer of the Year 2019 Awards took place in Hampton Manor near Solihull, an event organised by Practical Caravan. Britain’s best caravans, awnings and camping accessories were honoured with this prestigious award by an expert jury. ACSI was also present and sponsored two categories: ‘Best Motorhome for Innovation’ and ‘Best Tourer for Seasonal Pitches’. So without further ado, here are the winners:

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Long story short: Valencia – Las Fallas

Long story short: Valencia – Las Fallas

on 2 Oct 2018

Michèle & Sanne

In our ‘Long Story Short’ series, we’ll choose a different interesting region to focus on each time. Sanne and Michèle are visiting some of the most beautiful places on their trip through Andalusia in Spain.  Las Fallas is a traditional festival that is celebrated every year in March, in honour of St. Joseph. It officially begins on the last Sunday in February, and ends on the 19th March. During this period there are special...

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Fun and relaxation at Lake Annecy

Fun and relaxation at Lake Annecy

on 12 Sep 2018

Bram Kuhnen

Lake Annecy, called Lac d’Annecy by the French, is perhaps the most beautiful lake in France. Not only because of the clarity and purity of the water, but also because of the vast array of options for having fun and kicking back. I’ve found a few activities you really shouldn’t miss!

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Long story short: Andalusia – Júzcar

Long story short: Andalusia – Júzcar

on 31 Aug 2018

Michèle & Sanne

In our ‘Long Story Short’ series, we’ll choose a different interesting region to focus on each time. Sanne and Michèle are visiting some of the most beautiful places on their trip through Andalusia in Spain. After Ronda, Córdoba and El Torcal de Antequera, it’s now the turn of Júzcar, a truly unique spot. Júzcar is also known as the blue or ‘smurf’ village. We’d already heard of the blue city of...

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Avoid playing with fire while camping

Avoid playing with fire while camping

on 21 Aug 2018

Jeroen Timmermans

The risk of fire on campsites is, sadly, always lurking, especially if it’s warm and dry at your holiday destination. And, of course, if you decide to have a barbecue, make a fire basket or have other open flames. Plus, if you use electricity or gas, there are added risks that you need to be aware of. So follow my tips for staying safe around fire, and you can avoid unnecessary misery. Gas cylinders: proper ventilation is essential If you’re...

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