Archive | 2016


American Road Trip Update

   For those of you thinking of following us down this route, a short update on progress and procedure… The motorhome is n ow booked to depart from Antwerp for Baltimore.    Vessels depart on Wednesdays and arrive in Baltimore 15 days later.   The vehicle must be in Antwerp at least two days before departure […]

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Still Utterly Buttery

 Date of Stay November 14th 2016: We have stayed here before (see the blog post below) – still excellent but a complete revamp since we were last here with a larger gift shop and restaurant.  Great Britstop near Kettering.  Location a secret unless you have the book! Britstops 503 (2014) Utterly Buttery

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Alpine Britstop

 Date of stay November 13th 2016: A great Britstop in Leicestershire not far from the M1 which has a garden centre, gift shop and an Alpine Restaurant.  Does a great breakfast! Very quiet evening with one other motorhome also staying over.  Precise location a Britstop secret!

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Wellington Inn

Give it some Welly!

 Date of Stay November 12th 2016: Super pub, super food and a huge car park!  We have friends who live in Darley which is a village outside Harrogate.  Always great to go and see them but always a pain if one of us has to drive home. So, we asked the local pub if we booked […]

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A bit of a queue

US Visa Part Two

 Stage two of getting g our 6 month B1/B2 tourist visa has now happened without too much of a problem but a fair bit of queueing! I covered off the application process in this blog post.  We then had a timed appointment – 10:30am – to present ourselves at the US Embassy in London for […]

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US Visa Process

Back from the 500 mile walk along the Camino de Santiago and raised around £7,000 for STEPS charity for children with club feet so thanks again to all those that donated. The implementation of the Great American Road Trip has now started in earnest beginning with our US B1/B2 visa application.  As the planning progresses […]

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