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A Family Kayaking Adventure on the Dordogne

As we said in the last kayaking blog, we started this family adventure around Europewanting to finish every opportunity – not leave things half done! check out more French articles here So we headed back to the ‘Périgord Noir‘ to complete our last remaining section with Canoes Butterfly… Finishing south of Beynac but not before some caving, jumping off trees into the river and a picnic in La Roque-Gageac. This route is lined with almost everything… even a few rapids to jump into too! We’ve spent the past year becoming more and more at home on the water… in fact...

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Kayaking the Ardeche Gorge | Top 5 European Kayaking Adventures

Have you seen the spectacular Gorges de l’Ardèche? A protected natural reserve only reachable by canoe or by hiking, it gives you the chance to kayak under the impressive 60m high Pont d’Arc. Surely the perfect place to add to our kayaking adventures across Europe. Let’s find out! check out more French articles here It’s hard to narrow down our top five or even ten favourite watersports adventures on our European Roadtrip, but an opportunity to head out kayaking always seems to send everyone in the van into a frenzy of excitement. ​And as we’ve been fortunate to experience sea kayaking in Dubrovnik, fjord...

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Finding Family Adventures in Croatia : Sea Kayaking & Cliff Jumping in Split

Looking for a family adventure this summer with your kids? Something for everyone to enjoy?  Yet is safe but offers a little challenge too? So why not see what Split in Croatia has to offer on their combined Sea Kayaking & Cliff Jumping Adventure with Red Adventures…. check out more Croatian articles here Having visited Split & Dubrovnik during this trip, we’d already been amazed by the stunningly clear waters of the Adriatic as we paddled through Dubrovnik’s ‘Game of Thrones’ harbour and past the city walls… (see short video here) . But ‘Red Adventures Croatia‘ are known to be the best adventure...

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Exploring Dubrovnik with a Family: Time to go Sea Kayaking!

Ever considered Sea Kayaking? If you’re exploring Dubrovnik with a Family soon, maybe it’s time to give Sea Kayaking a go? We’re hoping we can reassure you that it’s suitable for those with and without previous sea kayaking experience. So imagine seeing Dubrovnik’s Walls on those crystal clear waters or visiting those secret places only accessible by sea kayak…. a real family adventure! And if all that doesn’t convince you, then why not check out our short video below (in partnership with drone videographers ‘Aussies on Tour‘) check out more Croatian articles here Thankfully, we’d already tried this amazing...

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LifeinourVan’s girls take their grandparents kayaking on the River Dordogne

Having already mentioned in numerous blog posts about just how much we love the Kayking on the River Dordogne… I think regular readers will probably know most of the details of the 26kms of this stretch of the river… and our families love of all water sports! But this time we’ve returned to test out just how easy it might be for the girl’s grandparents… it wasn’t their first time, but perhaps was their first time for many years!! check out more French articles here So how did it go?  Well for those that know the river well, you’ll...

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Sense of deja vu kayaking down the Dordogne

It’s been almost a year to the day since we were enjoying a chance to kayak the wonderful River Dordogne in the south of France. Deciding to make a decision that would change our families lives forever… So it proved to be a thought provoking day on the river today… as we reflected back on the massive decision to both take career breaks and refocus our attention on our wonderful daughters and their education We decided to take a ‘Year around Europe in a  motorhome‘… Most people ask us the very same question when we talk about our adventures…. ‘Were you experienced...

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The Ultimate Sea Kayaking Experience in Eidfjord Norway

Considered a great hiking country you’ll find plenty of overland opportunities in Norway… whilst others might prefer to sail the archipelago of the Lofoten Islands. But have you ever considered a Fjord Safari by kayak? It’s a truly epic family experience not to be missed!! Catch all our Norway articles here Travelling south from Flam you can’t fail to be impressed….. It’s a ‘road trippers’ ultimate experience behind the wheel… with Norway springing surprises across pretty much every corner. Over the course of our trip across Norway, we’ve begun to become accustomed to looking before reacting… just that dawning...

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Sea Kayaking alongside the Dubrovnik City walls and across to Lokrum

So with real excitement from both girls, we followed in the footsteps of our Dordogne adventures and branched out into sea kayaking…. what better setting than from the Game of Thrones Kings Landing … check out more Croatian articles here We were fortunate to have fantastic local experience on our side, thanks to Bogdan. So what better than to do grab a quick PE lesson for the girls (and us, we ache tonight…) through X Adventures Dubrovnik (by phone – +385 (0)91 7860755). Thankfully they are easily found alongside most of the tour agents beside the Pile Gate on...

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Considering Family Motorhoming In France : Just Don’t Miss Out On the ‘Les Alicourts Resort’ in the Loire Valley!

If you’re new to motorhoming then we’d recommend you head for the Loire Valley and some of France’s most idyllic scenery. But if you’d like a campsite fit for adults and children alike… then look no further than one of France’s most prestigious ‘5 star’ campsites at Les Alicourts in the Loire Valley. Find all our Leading Campings Reviews here As the summer holiday draws ever nearer, we know this will be the ‘now or never’ moment for some families who are contemplating taking a chance and looking for some last minute inspiration. As we reckon we might be...

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A Taste of France | Discovering the Charente Maritime

As frequent followers of our site will know… we’ve fallen in love with France’s Charente Maritime… a never ending series of coastal marshes, fields of sunflowers and symmetrical vineyards that have truly captivated us… Find all our France articles here Many consider France’s Atlantic Coastline to one of the most scenic stretches of coastline in France (perhaps only rivalled by the famous Cote d’Azur). You’ll find miles of amazing coastal villages, sandy beaches, hidden coves and oodles of French myths and heritage. Because it’s one of the few areas in France without significant motorways near the coast, The Charente Maritime is perfect...

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