The best travel apps

There’s an app for that!

The coming of age and the advent of the smart phone has changed the way we travel; whatever info you are looking for there’s an app for that.

Apps do a great job of making our lives easy with on the spot info at a click of a button, but which ones do you really need; well that comes down to the type of travel you like to do. You could spend hours sifting through the 1000’s of apps out there, but we have tried to make this easier for you. Im a bit of a geek when it comes to apps, I love discovering the latest and greatest, but I have found there are a select few that I seem to use more than others and I wouldn’t do without them. Continue reading “The best travel apps”

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Bumping into the Tour de France.

We had taken Meryl ( our van) high in to the Pyrenees mountains, through windy little gorges, through cave tunnels, all to end up on the side of the road surrounded by what felt like millions of camper vans just outside of  Arreau. We had no plan to seek out the Tour de France even though we are fans we just figured it would be madness to try and get close to it, so imagine our amazement as we are driving down the road where we began to see the streets lined with camper vans with flags flying high. At first we just thought, “oh, these are very patriotic campers” but as we went further down the road it dawned on us …..we had hit  Le Tour de France country. We quickly swung the van around and parked up in one of the lay-bys with lots of other vans. The small community we had joined was made up of people from all over the world all there for the same thing; to see the sheer brilliance and athleticism of these amazing cyclist. Continue reading “Bumping into the Tour de France.”