Getting closer

Things have been moving on slowly since my last update. We had been planning to import our own motorhome from Germany, but since the Brexit vote sterling has fallen significantly against the Euro, making an imported vehicle a lot more expensive.  In addition, the 2016 models I’d been tracking have mostly now sold and the … Read more

Downsizing

Current planning is that I’m going to hand in my notice at the end of October, work three months’ notice, and set off on our travels in February.  This assumes that I won’t get made redundant before then.  I work as a project manager in the financial services industry, and the Brexit vote a couple … Read more

Hello!

Welcome to our blog.  We are Mike and Carol, a 50-ish couple from Essex in the UK.  In a year’s time we plan to buy a motorhome, pack up work, rent out our house  and spend a couple of years touring Europe. It might sound daft, but neither of us has ever been on holiday … Read more