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Road Trip Essentials - What you need to carry when driving in Europe

The rules vary quite a lot from country to country but you're going to need all or most of these items when driving in the majority of European countries. Make sure you meet compulsory driving regulations in Europe.

Pressure cooker meals - Easy peasy Paella (inspired) camping dinner

A super easy and delicious one pot paella that you can cook in a pressure cooker. A great camping meal.

Our top 3 inland SUP destinations in Europe

We took our stand up paddle boards with us on our European road trip, here are our top 3 inland SUPing locations.

Lac de Sainte-Croix - a perfect paddleboarding location

Lac De Sainte-Croix is the perfect spot for first time paddle boarders. The water is really calm and easy to access from the shore. You can also paddle up the river which travels through the Verdon Gorge, France's answer to the Grand Canyon

Lake Bohinj - Beautiful lake, beautiful mountains, beautiful river, beautiful climate

Add this lake to your SUP bucket list now. And even if you don’t stand up paddle board visit this lake, it’s a perfect place for an active holiday in a beautiful location.

Zavratnica Bay - a beautiful inlet and perfect spot for swimming in the sea

Zavratnica Bay is a beautiful spot to cool off in the sea and you can also snorkel a sunken ship.

Plitvice Lakes - incredible terraced lakes joined by waterfalls

Plitvice Lakes are a UNESCO work heritage site and it’s not hard to see why. The lakes and surrounding cliffs and waterfalls are fantastically impressive, you really have to see this place to believe it.

Camp Zagreb Luxury Eco Campsite

Camp Zagreb is mainly notable as it was an eco friendly campsite and had some interesting features such as paths and roads made from wood.

What's so great about Budapest? Spa Baths and Ruin Bars, I can't wait to go back!

I loved Budapest and will definitely be returning for a longer visit and to explore more.

Lednice Castle and Cultural Landscape

The Lednice Castle and Cultural Landscape is a lovely day out. You can go on a tour of the historic chateau, wander round the architecturally beautiful playhouse or walk round the extensive tranquil grounds.

Teplice Rocks Adršpach - The Real Life Skyrim

Teplice Rocks has to be one of the most amazing landscapes I’ve ever seen, EVER! It has to be on your bucket list if you love hiking around stunning landscapes.

Pravčická Brána, Bohemian Switzerland's beautiful stone arch

At the end of the pleasant and easy hike up through the woods you find Pravcika Brana , a stunning natural stone arch.

Spreewald - Germany's Hobbit Shire cross Waterworld

We spent several days camping and stand up paddle boarding around Spreewald, a delightful network of streams and rivers that crisscross an area of 105,000 acres in Brandenburg, Germany.

What to do in Central Germany, Harzbob woodland toboggan run

There's heaps to do at Seilbahnen Thale Erlebniswelt, the hilltop, witch-themed activity park, and it’s perfect for a family day out.