Disney Day!

We had our quiet and peaceful night in Malham, it was now time to turn it around and head off out for Disney on Ice in Leeds and mix things up a little. Personally, I think it was a well balanced weekend! When it came to finding a camp spot, we had a quick look … Continue reading Disney Day!

You want me to strip an engine?

Were back tracking a bit here as we need to catch up. Time flies when you're having fun! This is the progress of operation #Betsysfacelift We spent the weekend stripping down the engine and cleaning up as many parts as possible. Its not that the engine particularly needs a lot of work doing on it, … Continue reading You want me to strip an engine?

The Yellow One VS The Beast from The East!

That’s right, The Yellow One is going to go on a mission to get from Preston to Fort William. Why I hear you ask? Because the driver is a fearless adrenaline junkie. That’s why. Most of the country has had days of snow and now we are battling ferocious winds as the Beast from the … Continue reading The Yellow One VS The Beast from The East!

Who you gonna call?

Rust Busters! That’s right – myself and big Tom are now fully fledged ‘Rust Busters’ We spent Saturday afternoon in the garage (Yes, because were soft and it was freezing outside!) doing some serious rust bustin! This kinda thing takes serious skill. Serious skill in the form of a lot of patience because there’s hours … Continue reading Who you gonna call?

Dubfreeze Day!

The first VW show of the season had arrived! And boy, didn’t we know it, we were stood in a long queue of people waiting to get their VW fix! We probably arrived at the wrong time in fairness as we had to queue a good 20 mins to get through the gates! There were … Continue reading Dubfreeze Day!

Introducing the New and Improved Little Vanventures Team! #Operationbetsysfacelift

Hi All, Over the next few months, the Little Vanventures team will be expanding to help fulfil operation ‘Betsys Facelift’. The team will now consist of: Tom – Emilies Dad and Betsys first restorer (project leader) Emilie – Will do as I’m told (Whilst posting progress to social media) Tom – Will also do as … Continue reading Introducing the New and Improved Little Vanventures Team! #Operationbetsysfacelift

Betsy is finally getting a facelift!

For anyone who hasn't met Betsy, she's our beautifully pink 1970s Volkswagen Bay Window. You can learn all about Betsy here. Betsy is starting to look very tired and sun damaged in her old age so we thought it was about time we spruced her up a little and gave her some serious TLC! Betsys … Continue reading Betsy is finally getting a facelift!

C’mon Let Meeee Entertain You!

Anybody who spends time in a van or caravan will know, there are always times when it’s raining, you’re not looking out at beautiful views, you're simply just tired or it’s so darn cold you wouldn’t even consider sitting outside! In these instances we all need some form of entertainment. So here are a few things … Continue reading C’mon Let Meeee Entertain You!

Hustle and Bustle of the City

This weekend, van life is taking us down a slightly different road. A road which doesn’t end at a beach, lake or loch. Instead, were heading into the City. The City of York to be exact. You’re probably thinking well, how does preparation for this differ to preparation for any other van trip? We thought … Continue reading Hustle and Bustle of the City

Scotland – Edinburgh/Loch Lubnaig

I had always wanted to visit the Kelpies at Stirling so this particular weekend, myself and Tom planned a route up to Stirling to see the Kelpies and the Falkirk wheel, then onto our first camp spot on the Friday night at Edinburgh, then onto Loch Lubnaig for a more peaceful evening on the Saturday. … Continue reading Scotland – Edinburgh/Loch Lubnaig