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The Camping Crew

The Camping Crew

By Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne
Welcome to The Camping Crew (Ireland) podcasts where we will be reviewing camp sites in Ireland, camping products, and generally chatting about all things Motorhome, Camper, Campervan, Caravan and Tent camping in Ireland, UK and further afield.
Other Tags: RV, Campsites, Stopovers, Aires, etc
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Episode 82 - The Camping Code & Gas safety
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. You  can now support us and get hold of some of our goodies at the same  time, just go to TheCampingCrew.ie to see what’s available. Or alternatively if you can afford it you can buy us a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/thecampingcrew News: 6 weeks of lockdown Follow-ups & shout-outs: Question from Serena about of grid power for TV and WiFi router Campsites or stop overs: Liam K posted a review of Strand Hill Donegal  on CampsiteReview.com Where will Charlie and Me be this week? The Beach Bar Sligo Tips & Camping hacks: Interview with Bernard Brennan Green Meadow Farm Wexford about Winter Storage Tip for Gas safety in your Motorhome, Camper or Caravan Products: This weeks review is the Kampa Dometic Pro Windbreaker Camp life: Have  you heard about the country code. We want your help to create The  Camping Crew - Camping Code - we need your suggestions to compile this  as an infographic. We will update and publish this regularly on SM 21% of listeners are in the UK - send us your reviews of campsites, products, gadgets please ---oOo--- If  you would like a sticker for your Motorhome, Campervan, Caravan or Car  just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. To get in touch with us: Email:   CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com Twitter:   @TheCampingCrew Instagram:   @TheCampingCrewPodcast Facebook:   All the good motorhome and camping groups Forum:   MotorhomeCraic.com We love getting your messages, ideas, campsite suggestions/reviews, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
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October 21, 2020
Episode 81 - Winter storage, show your metal?
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. You can now support us and get hold of some of our goodies at the same time, just go to TheCampingCrew.ie to see what’s available. Or alternatively if you can afford it you can buy us a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/thecampingcrew News: More than €174,000 confirmed for projects in Kilkenny towns and villages including Motorhome bays to facilitate  staycations Follow-ups & shout-outs: We have a winter storage question from Gravelista on Instagram Liamk was on campsitereview.com where there's a topic open about sunnier climes Campsites or stop overs: Our UK audience is growing. Request for UK campsite reviews from our Irish and UK audience. Tony reviewed Portrane Lynders via campsitereview.com Where will Charlie and Me be this week? This week is the last of our Staycation 2020 vlogs and its Lakeside Holiday Park Co Clare Tips & Camping hacks: Purchasing and using an aquaroll for your Motorhome to empty grey water without having to drive to the service bay.  Is this a good idea? Products: Tony And Trish sent us a Star app recommendation POP Design The Hot Seat, USB Heated Portable Chair Things to do while camping: We learn a bit about Metal detecting (with the help of Ross) ---oOo--- If you would like a sticker for your Motorhome, Campervan, Caravan or Car just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. To get in touch with us: Email:   CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com Twitter:   @TheCampingCrew Instagram:   @TheCampingCrewPodcast Facebook:   All the good motorhome and camping groups Forum:   MotorhomeCraic.com We love getting your messages, ideas, campsite suggestions/reviews, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
23:21
October 14, 2020
Episode 80 - Getting to grips with level 3 bunting
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. You can now support us and get some Christmas Presents at the same time, just go to TheCampingCrew.ie to see what’s available. Or alternatively if you can afford it you can buy us a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/thecampingcrew News: Level 3 restrictions introduced for all of Ireland restricting movement to your own county. Motorists urged to ‘get a grip’ and check their tyres - 7 Oct 202 is Tyre Safety Day in ireland Campsites or stop overs: Shadow a new member on the campsitereview.com web forum reviewed Belleek Caravan & Camping Park Where will Charlie and Me be this week? Spiddal Caravan Park Tips & Camping hacks: YouTube recommendation from Liam Kelly Products: Dog gate for your garage or Motorhome cab door Beautiful VW Campervan Bunting and Facemasks - Crafty Noleen on Facebook Things to do while camping: Discover the plants and animals around your campsite - Seek by iNaturalist app (on iOS and Android) Camp life: Is there something not working in your Motorhome, Camper or Caravan that you have put off fixing for so long now that you have learned to live with out it? ---oOo--- If you would like a sticker for your Motorhome, Campervan, Caravan or Car just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. To get in touch with us: Email:   CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com Twitter:   @TheCampingCrew Instagram:   @TheCampingCrewPodcast Facebook:   All the good motorhome and camping groups Forum:   MotorhomeCraic.com We love getting your messages, ideas, campsite suggestions/reviews, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
24:26
October 7, 2020
Episode 79 - Meetup chats, slow roads and sky canopies
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. You  can now support us and get hold of some of our goodies at the same  time, just go to TheCampingCrew.ie to see what’s available. Or alternatively if you can afford it you can buy us a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/thecampingcrew . Thank you to everyone that bought us a Coffee this week. News: The Meet-up in Treegrove Kilkenny. Helen and Jimmy sent us a follow up email. We met them at the meetup in Kilkenny at the weekend. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Eugene O requested stickers this week Peter  Cody was in touch on Twitter asking if we had any ideas of where to  look for good campsites near Brest in Brittany for tenting? Campsites or stop overs: Tourer wrote the following review on campsitereview.com about Blaney Caravan Park in NI Where will Charlie and Me be this week? Clifden Eco Park Products: Tony sent us in a book recommendation - Take The Slow Road: Ireland by Martin Dorey Adrian put me on to these Vango awning extras during a chat over the weekend. Things to do while camping: Orienteering Camp life: Hiring Motorhome when over 70. Can our listeners share a rental company that will hire to people over 70 years of age. ---oOo--- If  you would like a sticker for your Motorhome, Campervan, Caravan or Car  just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. To get in touch with us: Email:   CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com Twitter:   @TheCampingCrew Instagram:   @TheCampingCrewPodcast Facebook:   All the good motorhome and camping groups We love getting your messages, ideas, campsite suggestions/reviews, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
34:53
September 30, 2020
Episode 78 - Winter wild tent camping, kites and drying
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. You  can now support us and get hold of some of our goodies at the same  time, just go to TheCampingCrew.ie to see what’s available. Or alternatively if you can afford it you can buy us a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/thecampingcrew News: Our Kilkenny camp out is this week end. We are seeing some posts on line about some of the campsites staying open longer this year. This is great. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Thank you to everyone that bought us a Coffee this week. Campsites or stop overs: Our campsite review this week comes from Con and Ruth - Claremorris Aire, County Mayo, Ireland Chris was in Dunmore East last weekend Where will Charlie and Me be this week? The Woodlands Tralee Tips & Camping hacks: This  weeks tips come from CJ, he runs the Wild and General Camping Ireland  group on Facebook. It’s aimed at winter tent wild camping but some of it  will also can also apply to campers Motorhomes and Caravans. Products: Liam Kelly shared a bargain with us on sale in Aldi this week This week we have product review from Darren G - collapsible/portable rotary clothes dryer Things to do while camping: Kite flying Camp life: Some  of the campsites across Ireland are booking up for next year already  and are requesting full payment up front with a no refund policy unless  closed due to Covid. ---oOo--- If  you would like a sticker for your Motorhome, Campervan, Caravan or Car  just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. To get in touch with us: Email:   CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com Twitter:   @TheCampingCrew Instagram:   @TheCampingCrewPodcast Facebook:   All the good motorhome and camping groups We love getting your messages, ideas, campsite suggestions/reviews, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
31:56
September 23, 2020
Episode 77 - Used caravan prices, rubber seals & Boules
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. You  can now support us and get hold of some of our goodies at the same  time, just go to TheCampingCrew.ie to see what’s available. Or alternatively if you can afford it you can buy us a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/thecampingcrew News: From MotorhomeCraic and a number of FaceBook Groups: Junction 17 Portlaoise Plaza new services just off the roundabout!! Grey water emptying and fresh water available. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Interesting reaction from the viewers to the Charlie and Me review of Clonvilla video from last week. Campsites or stop overs: Tony was at Keel Sandy Banks on Achill Island, we discuss his review from campsitereview.com Where will Charlie and Me be this week? Products: Thetford Seal Lubricant Things to do while camping: Boules is a great family activity for camping. Camp life: Query via email from Michael H about buying used Caravans ---oOo--- If  you would like a sticker for your Motorhome, Campervan, Caravan or Car  just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. To get in touch with us: Email:   CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com Twitter:   @TheCampingCrew Instagram:   @TheCampingCrewPodcast Facebook:   All the good motorhome and camping groups We love getting your messages, ideas, campsite suggestions/reviews, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
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September 16, 2020
Episode 76 - Clean cache conversions
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. You  can now support us and get hold of some of our goodies like T-shirts,  mugs, coasters and the like at the same time, just go to www.TheCampingCrew.ie to see what’s available. Or alternatively if you can afford it you can buy us a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/thecampingcrew News: Aaron was on the Motorhome and Caravan Show on Sunday last. Camp out in Kilkenny, disclaimer The New France Passion app could be very useful when we travel again to France. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Thank you to everyone that  Bought us a Coffee this week. Tony , Paula and Chantelle Anna and Stephen Galldar Stickers on the way to Liam K. Message on insta from Kev about insurance for a planned conversion. Message from Sean on Instagram about UK driving license for his first motorhome Campsites or stop overs: We have a review this week from RigorMortis from campsitereview.com about Hidden Valey Wicklow.. Where will Charlie and Me be this week?  Clonvilla, Youghal Tips & Camping hacks: Common mistakes and tips for cleaning the outside your Motorhome, Camper or Caravan Things to do while camping (new section): Geocaching Camp life: Check out 21 Must-Read Books - on the practical Practical Motorhome website. ---oOo--- If  you would like a sticker for your Motorhome, Campervan, Caravan or Car  just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. To get in touch with us: Email:   CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com Twitter:   @TheCampingCrew Instagram:   @TheCampingCrewPodcast Facebook:   All the good motorhome and camping groups We love getting your messages, ideas, campsite suggestions/reviews, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
35:53
September 9, 2020
Episode 75 - Tyre dates, caravan checks and solar controllers
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. You can now support us and get hold of some of our goodies at the same time, just go to www.TheCampingCrew.ie to see what’s available. Or alternatively if you can afford it you can buy us a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/thecampingcrew News: Quiet week for news. Parking complaints seemed to have died down with the schools starting back. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Stephen Birch Bought us a Coffee this week. Thanks for that. Rory & Babs were on with an interesting Question?. Neil sent us a follow up message on Twitter about our Solar question from last week. Campsites or stop overs: TOURER left a review on campsitereview.com of Nagles in Doolin, Co Clare. Where will Charlie and Me be this week? Tips & Camping hacks: We discuss an email from Craig regarding date of Motorhome tyres. Adrian sent us in a great email regarding Caravan servicing. Camp life: So Aaron, is this years camping season over for most people? ---oOo--- If  you would like a sticker for your Motorhome, Campervan, Caravan or Car  just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. To get in touch with us: Email:   CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com Twitter:   @TheCampingCrew Instagram:   @TheCampingCrewPodcast Facebook:   All the good motorhome and camping groups We love getting your messages, ideas, campsite suggestions/reviews, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
24:56
September 2, 2020
Episode 74 - Freshen up the borrowed midges
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. You can now support us and get hold of some of our goodies at the same time, just go to www.TheCampingCrew.ie to see what’s available. Or alternatively if you can afford it you can buy us a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/thecampingcrew News: Meet up will be subject to COVID restrictions… we will be following the advice of the government and the campsite owner. Charles Camping had a burglary recently. Keep an eye out online for camping gear that might be cheaper than usual. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Tony n Catriona were in touch asking about Solar Panels Carmel asks if Charlie and Me ever did a review on air drive away awnings Question  from Self Build Campervans Ireland FB page regarding rules around  access to the cabin pls from the back of the camper or motorhome Tips & Camping hacks: How to keep midges away while camping Campsites or stop overs: TOURER on campsitereview.com tells us about Curraghchase  Co. LImerick Products: Did you know that if you have a Motorhome with a Thetford toilet you can get a Thetford Toilet Fresh-up Set Camp life: Would you loan your Motorhome to friends or family? ---oOo--- If  you would like a sticker for your Motorhome, Campervan, Caravan or Car  just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. To get in touch with us: Email:   CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com Twitter:   @TheCampingCrew Instagram:   @TheCampingCrewPodcast Facebook:   All the good motorhome and camping groups We love getting your messages, ideas, campsite suggestions/reviews, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
24:31
August 26, 2020
Episode 73 Weather the storm
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: Day late recording due to Storm Ellen Will the new COVID- restrictions affecting camping Follow-ups & shout-outs: Thanks to Niall and Michelle for the kofi donation Speaking of Niall and a Michelle we received a follow up email to their mail from last week. Lovely email and a request for stickers from Declan Some advice and a campsite recommendation from Martin. Charlene, Pat, Callie and Katie sent us a lovely email Campsites or stop overs: We discuss a review From Charles Coughlan on campsitereview.com on Powers The Pot Clonmel Co. Tipperary Tips & Camping hacks: This week we are looking for your suggestions on the best way to clean fly screens meshes Question from From Resin Jewellery Ireland about TVs for your Motorhome or awning Products: Portable Camping Shower Head with detachable echargeable battery Camp life: Given  the storm that we just had here are some tips for keeping up to date on  the weather in Ireland. These are our go to places. ---oOo--- If  you would like a sticker for your Motorhome, Campervan, Caravan or Car  just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. To get in touch with us: Email:   CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com Twitter:   @TheCampingCrew Instagram:   @TheCampingCrewPodcast Facebook:   All the good motorhome and camping groups You  can now support us and get hold of some of our goodies at the same  time, just go to TheCampingCrew.ie to see what’s available. Or alternatively if you can afford it you can buy us a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/thecampingcrew We love getting your messages, ideas, campsite suggestions/reviews, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
33:06
August 20, 2020
Episode 72 - Respectfully parking your arms and feet
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: Did you watch the new program No place Like Home on RTE Camper  van owners hit back after criticism of overcrowding at local resorts.  Listen back on the PodCasts section of the Ocean FM website We discuss the Connacht Tribune Headline: Anger over illegal parking of camper vans in Salthill Overnight parking area for motorhomes sought in Ennis - Claire Echo Follow-ups & shout-outs: Lovely email in from Niall requesting stickers. AB: Shout out to CJ and his admin team of WILD & GENERAL CAMPING IRELAND FB page now supporting the Podcast and  Charlie & Me A thank you from Brigid for last weeks mention Campsites or stop overs: RigorMortis left us this review of Nore Valley Kilkenny on campsitereview.com Tips & Camping hacks: A and A Caravan Services Website, a very useful reference and resource. UK based Motorhome and Caravan Charger repairs Products: Arms and feet Sportneer Sleeping Bag Camp life: Respectful parking while not on a campsite or Aires. ---oOo--- If  you would like a sticker for your Motorhome, Campervan, Caravan or Car  just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. To get in touch with us: Email:   CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com Twitter:   @TheCampingCrew Instagram:   @TheCampingCrewPodcast Facebook:   All the good motorhome and camping groups You  can now support us and get hold of some of our goodies at the same  time, just go to TheCampingCrew.ie to see what’s available. Or alternatively if you can afford it you can buy us a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/thecampingcrew We love getting your messages, ideas, campsite suggestions/reviews, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
36:33
August 12, 2020
Episode 71 - Wheelchair accessible sites and geysers
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: New Motorhome parking in Castlegregory village Follow-ups & shout-outs: Deirdre (from the Camping Crew) put together a list for us of Wheelchair accessible sites from the Camping Ireland Blue Book. James sent us a nice email yesterday leting us know that he has ordered some of The Camping Crew merch and requested some stickers. … Message from Louisa regarding Charlie & me videos and merch Campsites or stop overs: Review from Mark on campsitereview.com: Cong Caravan & Camping Park Tips & Camping hacks: Ray and Eileen sent us in two great security tips by email: Caroline emailed us with some questions about buying a camper and solo female campers. Products: Kampa Geyser Hot Water System Camp life: We were in Ardmore this weekend gone and I noticed a camper leaving their pitch on Monday morning with the grey water running freely from the outlet pipe. Please campers dispose of your grey water responsibly in designated places as it can contain harmful chemicals. You may remember that we interviewed Ruth and Con on Episode 32 about their extensive EU travels. Ruth was in touch asking for advice on the best Electric bikes for Motorhome campers ---oOo--- If you would like a sticker for your Motorhome, Campervan, Caravan or Car  just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. To get in touch with us: Email:   CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com Twitter:   @TheCampingCrew Instagram:   @TheCampingCrewPodcast Facebook:   All the good motorhome and camping groups You can now support us and get hold of some of our goodies at the same time, just go to TheCampingCrew.ie to see what’s available. Or alternatively if you can afford it you can buy us a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/thecampingcrew We love getting your messages, ideas, campsite suggestions/reviews, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
23:17
August 5, 2020
Episode 70 - Airlocks, security and gas gadgets
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Mark sent us a follow up message regarding our piece about stolen campers and caravans Neil sent us a follow up message about his Gas auto change over On the checking if you have gas or not.. Adrian showed Arron his Dometic it’s a Gas Checker while at Morriscastle Denis sent us a few gadgets this week including his Gas Mopeka Tank check Campsites or stop overs: Roundwood Camping and Caravan Site: Review From RigorMortis on campsitereview.com Tips & Camping hacks: Ann and Steve asked a question about air locks in their 2 berth Lunar Ariva We discuss the Garda advice as published on Facebook last week after reports of motorhome campers and caravans being stolen. Products: We have more gadgets and product suggestions from Dennis in Meath Camp Life: Don’t forget to listen in to the Brendan O'Connor show on RTE Radio One on Staurday as Aaron will be on chatting about all things Camping and staycations. Listen in tonight (29/July/2020) to Doolittle Campers on YouTube as they will be reviewing one of the Charlie and me Videos. ---oOo--- If you would like a sticker for your Motorhome, Campervan, Caravan or Car  just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. To get in touch with us: Email:   CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com Twitter:   @TheCampingCrew Instagram:   @TheCampingCrewPodcast Facebook:   All the good motorhome and camping groups You can now support us and get hold of some of our goodies at the same time, just go to TheCampingCrew.ie to see what’s available. Or alternatively if you can afford it you can buy us a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/thecampingcrew We love getting your messages, ideas, campsite suggestions/reviews, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
30:58
July 29, 2020
Episode 69 - Tyre pressure, thefts and Thule cleaning
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: You can now support us and get hold of some of our goodies at the same time, just go to TheCampingCrew.ie to see what’s available Follow-ups & shout-outs: Thanks to the following for the Ko-Fi donation this week Neil sent us in a message via Twitter regarding our chat last week on empty gas bottles Message from Mags about her camping plans this summer. Campsites or stop overs: Came across a new campsite, MountainForge Escapes, We plan to check it out in the next few weeks. Watch this space in the next few weeks for an update. Campsite review in from David Hoey Tips & Camping hacks: Tweet from Paudie about cleaning a Thule  awning Direct Twitter message from Ronan about an Irish YouTube Chanel that the listeners may find useful. It’s called Vantage Point Video Garage. Products: Tyre Pressure Monitoring System with Bluetooth Camp life: Garda warning about increase in Campervan, Motorhome and Caravans being stolen. ---oOo--- If you would like a sticker for your Motorhome, Campervan, Caravan or Car  just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. To get in touch with us: Email:   CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com Twitter:   @TheCampingCrew Instagram:   @TheCampingCrewPodcast Facebook:   All the good motorhome and camping groups If you like what we do and can afford it you can buy us a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/thecampingcrew You can now support us and get hold of some of our goodies at the same time, just go to https://www.thecampingcrew.ie to see what’s available We love getting your messages, ideas, campsite suggestions/reviews, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
22:18
July 22, 2020
Episode 68 Hiring tips & empty gas bottles
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: Council planning to open motorhome park in New Ross - Wexford People Drive for provision of motor-home parking in Ennis - Clare Champion Follow-ups & shout-outs: Shout out to TheCavanCrew Brigid & Donal were on via email asking for advice on motorhoming or caravanning for people in wheelchairs Back on Epi 62 Pat was on about bringing back a motorhome he had bought in Germany before the lock down, well Pat was back on with an update. Tips & Camping hacks: How to check how much you've got left in your gas bottle Tips Advice on hiring motorhomes from a camper and a campsite owner. Campsites or stop overs: The Woodlands Tralee - recent review from Mark on http://www.campsitereview.com Products: Paragon Silverscreens for your motorhome or camper. Camp life: Reports recently of beach and other spots that are being left with lots of rubbish around and campers are being blamed. 99% of campers and all our listeners are very clean but the others are going to ruin camping for the rest of us and get overnight camping banned on the few remaining places. What can we do as a community to fix this before that happens? ---oOo--- If you would like a sticker for your Motorhome, Campervan, Caravan or Car  just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. To get in touch with us: Email:   CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com Twitter:   @TheCampingCrew Instagram:   @TheCampingCrewPodcast Facebook:   All the good Irish motorhome and camping groups If you like what we do and can afford it you can buy us a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/thecampingcrew We love getting your messages, ideas, campsite suggestions/reviews, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
30:59
July 15, 2020
Episode 67 - Reversing nasty niffs
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs: A big thank you for the for Ko-fi donations this week We read out emails this week form Email from BrokenSpokesIrl, Lisa on Facebook and Julie & Nick in the UK We  also read out an email from Adam and Luke (Waterford) and Kevin  (Limerick), they are on a trip/challenge- 32 counties in 32 days  (started on June 29th) whilst hiking/cycling/walking and swimming the  sites of the country. Campsites or stop overs: COVID REPORT Strand Camping in Doonbeg, Co Clare Nagles in Doolin Co Clare. Desert House Camping in Clonakilty We discuss a not so good review from Sakvan on campsitereview.com Tips & Camping hacks: Getting rid of smells in your Motorhome, Camper or Caravan Products: Very  low Cost on Amazon.co.uk - Reversing Camera Kit with 4.3'' LCD Monitor  Car Rearview Backup Camera IP68 Waterproof Night Vision Parking  Assistance System Late Breaking news UK  caravan parks and campsites will experience a welcome boost this summer  after chancellor of the exchequer announced today that he will be  slashing VAT from 20% to 5% across the travel and tourism sectors ---oOo--- If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew, Our Instagram account @TheCampingCrewPodcast and our  email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com and ask for ideas,  campsites, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
32:22
July 8, 2020
Episode 66 - 2020 Camping is back
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: We are back camping and Ardmore is our first stop. We have a quick chat about camping day 1. Did you go away?  How well did your campsite manage Covid protection and social distancing? Follow-ups & shout-outs: Thanks to Darren Gallagher & Mark Kiely for the Ko-Fi donation this week. We are very grateful for your continued support. A  big big shout out to Garry O’Connor for the mention on Camping With  Kids in Ireland last week. Checkout Garry’s great campsite list. Also a big thanks Ally for recommending us to the new members of MotorhomeCraic. Follow Charlie and Me Our Camping Vlog on Instagram Follow up from Joseph Sheedy he is enjoying the hacks. Brigid & Donal got back on to us if you remember on last weeks podcast they were looking for help on caravan insurance. We received an email  from M on Tuesday looking for advice about camping as a female on their own. Tips & Camping hacks: Water filling tips from Sprinter from MHCC Products: Aaron  reviews a habitation door safety lock from IMC Creations. Available  from pathoranmotors.com mention AARON & get free shipping. Camp life: Selling your camper, we share some advice ---oOo--- If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew, Our Instagram account @TheCampingCrewPodcast and our  email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com and ask for ideas,  campsites, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
32:01
July 1, 2020
Episode 65 - Meet-ups and maps
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: The Camping Crew & Charlie & Me from You Tube are having a meet up... Friday & Saturday  25th & 26th of September 2020 Treegrove Caravan & Camping Park Kilkenny City Book by email info@kilkennycamping.com or Phone Dan on 086 8308845 but do it soon as places are limited.. Other News Charlie  & Me now have a map of all the places we have done a video review  on in Ireland its available by going onto campsitereview.com and  clicking on the Charlie & Me tab. Demand for motorhomes, watch out for scammers Sites reopening after Covid19, some sites not taking tents yet Are campsites upping their prices, question in from Mark and Noreen Follow-ups & shout-outs: Ko-Fi donations this week Sticker requests Products: Vango Radiate Single sleeping bag Also try the Vango Radiate Heat Mat (50eu approx in charles c) Camp life: Brigid  & Donal are looking for some information from the listeners  regarding Caravan breakdown assistance & insurance that covers them  in Ireland and on the continent. —-oOo—- If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew, Our Instagram account @TheCampingCrewPodcast and our  email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com and ask for ideas,  campsites, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
20:05
June 24, 2020
Camping Crew and Charlie & Me meet up date announcement
We are having a meet with The Camping Crew and Charlie & Me You Tub channel in Treegrove Caravan & Camping Park Kilkenny City September 25th & 26th 
01:43
June 20, 2020
Episode 64 - Jet-ski camping and hook-up accessories
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: Northern Ireland Government bring dates forward to 26th June for opening of sites with self contained units Caravan and campsites across the UK have been given the go-ahead to reopen on July 4 to holidaymakers. In order to maintain safety, however, they must enforce some strict new hygiene measures which will see guests being asked to clean some facilities Outdoor gatherings of up to 5000 people could take place from September & cinemas could reopen in August says Taoiseach. We discuss. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Thank for the Request for stickers and the questions from Trevor Thank you to David S for the coffee donation. Thank you to Stephen in the UK for his nice words regarding the podcast Campsites or stop overs: Elayne wants us to ask listeners do they know of any campsites with water access for a Jet Ski. Tips & Camping-hacks: Leisure battery advice Products: As well as the electrical lead, what else do we need to cover most eventualities to be able to plug in on sites. Camp life: Aaron gives us an overview of the sites he's heading to this Summer for Charlie and Me —-oOo—- If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which is @TheCampingCrew, Our Instagram account @TheCampingCrewPodcast and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
29:43
June 17, 2020
Episode 63 - Camping Guidelines and Interview with Decathlon Ireland
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: Great news for Irish campers as the Irish Government bring in earlier easing of the reopening times for campsites. Along with this they jointly published Guidelines for reopening Caravan and Camping parks along with the Irish Caravan and Camping Council and Board Failte. We chat about this on the Podcast and include an interview with Dan the owner of  Treegrove Campsite in Kilkenny Follow-ups & shout-outs: Dory on Boards.ie had a question for us regarding a previous cooker/BBQ/Grill that we reviewed. Thank you to Charlene for buying us a coffee. We really appreciate the support. Products: We chat with Simon Allen from Decathlon Ireland about the new store opening and much more. Camp life: If your new to camping don’t forget to listen back to the earlier episodes as there is lots of really good information and tips to be had. We are now on Instagram, give us a follow if your on it. Search for @TheCampingCrewPodcast —-oOo—- If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which is @TheCampingCrew, Our Instagram account @TheCampingCrewPodcast and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
45:04
June 10, 2020
Episode 62 - Interview with A Motorhome Life of Hank & Marvin and more
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: Vantastival follow up Some good news (maybe) from Sunday's Irish Independent. Will we get an early release? Follow-ups & shout-outs: Thank you for the support with coffee donations Update from Mark about his Insurance question from last week Pat was on via email about bringing his Camper back from Germany Colin from Phoenix Motorhome Club got in touch about with advice about Caravan weights Camp life: We  have a very inspiring interview this week with Rebecca from A Motorhome  Life of Hank and Marvin who are going to be creating a new world record  attempt? ---oOo--- If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
36:36
June 3, 2020
Episode 61 - Limpets, insurance prices and staycations
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: Martin Carson asked about a meetup on Charlie & Me on YouTube. RTE1 Radio discussed Staycations recently, we discuss this Follow-ups & shout-outs: Thanks to the following people for their support on https://ko-fi.com/thecampingcrew We  have a quest in from Mark about camper insurance and clubs. We run  though what the Motor Caravan Of Ireland club state on their website Campsites or stop overs: We have a review of the Seal Caves site on Achill from WithAndWithout Tips & Campinghacks: This weeks tip comes from the Vango and @TheGlampers on twitter Products: Decathlon’s inflatable camping living area, AIR SECONDS BASE CONNECT FRESH - 6 PEOPLE Tourer tells us about Limpets on campsitereview.com. Does anyone have any experience of them? Camp life:   Where will you visit first on the 20th of July? We want you to let us know. ---oOo--- If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
27:59
May 27, 2020
Episode 60 - Motorbikes carriers and caravan weights
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne. This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: David fox was in touch asking about CVRT updates Follow-ups & shout-outs: Adrian emailed us on Monday with a request for stickers Thanks Darren Gallagher for tweeting the photo and comment "We’re all dressed up, but nowhere to go" Thanks to Tony S for his email We received an email this week from Michael Hickey about Caravan Weights We put a shout out over the weekend for positive 5 star reviews on Apple podcasts. Here are some examples: In  the last episode we spoke about setting up a Ko-Fi page, thanks to  Peter Cody for the suggestion. This is up and running now. Listen at the  end of the podcast if you wish to support us. Tips: A big thank you to Charles Coughlan for sharing how he listens to the podcast on his Google nest mini E-mail in from again from David Fox about the www.motor-roam.co.uk website Campinghacks: Get  extra insulation in your camper or tent by using insulated silver  rolls, the ones with the bubble membrane. In ScrewFix it’s called  ThermaWrap. Products: Ronan  asked us a few weeks ago for some advice  or solutions on traveling  with motorbikes, I put a shout out to the gang at MotorhomeCraic.Com for  advice. Camp life: For  our UK listeners The Caravan & Motorhome club in the UK will  commence opening their 200 plus sites under the following conditions... ---oOo--- If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
27:41
May 20, 2020
Episode 59 - Coffee, crowdfunding and the camping community
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: The power of the Camping community here in Ireland Follow-ups & shout-outs: On our Charlie & Me you tube channel we made a video about the afore mentioned Bean Burgers from last weeks podcast. Email from Allan in East Yorkshire We also had a request for stickers from David F. Campsites or stop overs: We received a lovely audio message from Siubhan O'Connor, From Corcreggan Mill, Dunfanaghy, Co Donegal. Roll it there Aaron... Tony Grant messaged us on Twitter about helping campsite by crowdfunding? Products: We discuss Custom Printed Windbreakers Camp life: Tweet from Peter Cody about donations and Monthly Support from Fans For the Price of a Coffee ---oOo--- If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
25:25
May 13, 2020
Episode 58 - Vantastival update, discount cards and dodgy dealers
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: Con  Quill from Camping Ireland & Blarney Caravan & Camping Park  tweeted about the Roadmap to the reopening of the Caravan Parks. Michael from the new Aire in Kilmackthomas Workhouse on the Waterford Greenway was in touch with an update. Also  in County Waterford back in March we spoke of a new Motorhome &  Glamping park that was due to open soon near Dungarvan we have an update  on this too. Vantastival was due to go ahead on the June Bank Holiday weekend but due to covid19 it was postponed to September 18th but is it still going ahead ? Aaron spoke to Louise from Vantastival over the weekend. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Jen from Twitter with a question about Aarons famous bean burger Campsites or stop overs: Question in from Peter Cody on Twitter about discount cards Tips: Fraudsters use Covid lockdown to scam motorhome buyers, we discuss an article from the Guardian. Products: DOMETIC PERFECTVIEW CAM 200 Camp life: RENTING:  Thinking of Buying a motorhome? We have suggested on many occasions to  rent one first. Before renting a Motorhome or Camper, what homework do  you need to do? ---oOo--- If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
31:11
May 6, 2020
Episode 57 - Fine cracks and fire-pits
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Email from Lisa following up on the podcast about Upholstery Follow up to last weeks chat From David Scott about pumps and washing vans on the driveway. Tips: We received an email from David Fox about fine cracks on the front of his Hymer (see recent tweet for photos) Products: Dennis sent us in two excellent product reviews On Twitter Ronan asked us for some advice  or solutions on traveling with motorbikes, We asked the listeners for help? Camp life: Questions from Social media: Renewing Insurance should we reinsure now or wait until the Covid-19 outbreak is over? What we should do when we are allowed to go back camping: ---oOo--- If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
26:42
April 29, 2020
Episode 56 - Greener camping on the level
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: Update on Dungarvan Aires, story sent to us from Kieran Donovan, Phoenix MH Club, from the Dungarvan Leader Colin Mc Carthy from Phoenix MH Club spoke to Galway Bay FM about this and the lack of parking for MH in Galway Follow-ups & shout-outs: Charles AKA Bogman posted a follow up in the "The Camping Crew Podcast" thread, Tony was on to say that he is working from his motorhome currently during the restrictions. Thanks to Dave Scott for sending in a great follow up email about the towing frame and tools. Tips: How to be a greener camper. Products: We received a great email from Adrian Phelan this week about a product is called “Lock’n’Level”. If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
33:52
April 22, 2020
Episode 55 - DIY jobs, awning pulleys and batteries
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: Castlebar business, Ireland West Motorhomes, offers to hire out camper vans at cost price for those self-isolating Follow-ups & shout-outs: We had a bit of activity recently  on the Motorhome Craic forum, we read some of the comments Comment on C&M: We really value the video footage. Certainly good to get an impartial view. Keep it up. Mark Claire  - I thank you for all the videos you have kept me sane this weekend if  you are ever in Cork  you are welcome to stay I have loads of space as I  live on a 100 acre farm Tips: Is  it ok to replace your motorhome leisure battery with normal car battery  with same specifications? Will it work? If not then why? Products: Kampa Easy Awning Pulley If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
16:20
April 15, 2020
Episode 54 - Copper Coast and Wonderlands
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: The  Copper Coast in Waterford got a mention in the June addition of  Practical Motorhome if any of you get the magazine check it out. Follow-ups & shout-outs: We read a nice message from Tony Grant on Twitter Campsites or stop overs: We have a review of Carlingford Marina/Aire from Galldar via campsitereview.com Tips: Looking to buy a Motorhome on finance, we have some tips for you Products: Outwell wonderland range - Airbed with memory foam top mattress and cover Camp life: What did you buy for your Motorhome that you dont need now or never used. Thanks to Kevin and Aoife for suggesting this topic. If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
28:26
April 8, 2020
Episode 53 - Rushin to the campfire for treats
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: Alice was on from Kilmore Quay Camping Park with an update Follow-ups & shout-outs: Fer mentions from Charlie & Me, the recent video on tools Campsites or stop overs: Aaron tells us about his recent trip to Rushin Caravan & Camping Park, 20 mins from Enniskillen Tips: Campfire or BBQ quick treat or snack ideas Products: Pop up changing, shower or toilet tent for the campervans with no separate room. We discuss the DAVIS SHOCKLES MINI SHOCKLE 24" BLACK Camp life: Where is the first place that your are going to go camping in Ireland when restrictions are lifted If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
23:30
April 1, 2020
Episode 52 - Flaming Chargers, Fan Packs and other WiFi options
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: Irish Government: Holiday/caravan parks to close  from this evening. Subject: No Mot required in NI up to 22 June.. Jamie at Strand Camping Doonbeg posted to MHC saying that all MOT testing in NI has been suspended Longford County Council discussed recently the need for camper van parking spaces Follow-ups & shout-outs: We received a suggestion by email recently from Peter Cody about a Camping Crew Fan/Support pack for the listeners Kevin, Aoife, Eddie and Harry emailed on the 23rd regarding their Motorhome WI-FI solution Tips & Camping hacks: We offer some suggestion on more things to do in your motorhome when your stuck at home Products: This weeks product shout out is the BIOLITE CAMP STOVE If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
26:26
March 25, 2020
Episode 51 - Campsites closing, cat litter and camping kitchens
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: We received and email from Bryan Web about campsites that are closing due to the Coronavirus Motorhome Craic thread - Subject: Temporary site closures https://www.motorhomecraic.com/forum/topic.php?t=21394 Tips: While we are all grounded why not catch up on the little jobs on your camper motorhome  or caravan. Campsites or stop overs: Charles Coughlan sent us an email about two sites that he visited in Scotland Sango Sands Oasis in Durness Another site at the other side of the hill at Balnakeil Aaron tells us about his recent stay at Blaney Caravan Park Enniskillen Campinghacks And Tips: As  seen on a twitter posting - To battle condensation in the van try  filling an old sock with cat litter and placing on the dash! Products: Have a look out for the Vango Gastro Kitchen Unit Camp life: With  all of us at home presently I know a lot of you campers are avid  readers. Can any of you recommend some good Motorhome, Campervan,  Caravanning or camping books? Fiction or non-fiction. If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
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March 18, 2020
Episode 50 - Camping solo, changing wheels and vinegar
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: Vantastival is postponed until September back on the 18th and 20th There is a new website that is offering free adverts for private sales. Its called: IMCS - IRISH MOTORHOME & CARAVAN SALES The Website is: https://irishmotorhomesales.com/   Hilary  Britton says ..  I've been planning for a while now, to open a small  campervan / glamping site just outside Dungarvan , Co Waterford and  finally look set to potentially open by June. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Mick Percival got in touch with us about our recent chat about The Hook: We received a n excellent email from Dave Scott during the week Rob sent us an email about reviewing sites in Northern Ireland Campsites or stop overs: Interview with Michael & Niall about the new Aire in the Workhouse in Kilmacthomas on the Waterford Greenway...... Tips & Campinghacks: We received some great tips from by email from Peter Cody Products: Towbar law... What height should the towball be? Camp life: Dory from Boards.ie got in touch with some good suggestions Finally a question for our listeners from Roy Dowie via direct message on Twitter If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
45:02
March 11, 2020
Episode 49 - A hook, a stitch and a plot of land
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: Possible new camper van park for the Hook peninsula, details from the New Ross Standard Follow-ups & shout-outs: We  read an email in to charlie@aaronburchael.com  from D about his plan to  invest in a camper to get out an about with his disability We read a post from campsitereview.com from Clakrey about his experience as a first time motorhome. An interesting email in from Darren regarding re upholstered cab seats Campsites or stop overs: We discuss The Meadow Camping Park, Glandore, Co Cork Products: There are SO MANY questions about Aframe towing I don’t think we will ever get an answear. I use an AFrame to tow our FIAT 500. Here is a link to some questions asked & answered https://www.lnbleisure.co.uk/index.php/2/ We have a product recommendation in from Ally at the MotorhomeCraic.com forum - Ring RSCDC30 DC To DC Smart Battery Charger 12v 30amp Camp life: Has  any of our listeners bought a plot of land in a favourite location/spot  just for camping on? Is this something people do? We discuss. If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
28:15
March 4, 2020
Episode 48 - Charlie hits 1000, all terrain tyres and fishing sites
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: Charlie & Me hit over 1,000 subscribers (1018 today) Follow-ups & shout-outs: Hi to Kevin and Aoife who are out in Austria listening to The Camping Crew, thanks for the Photos it looks amazing out there. In  follow up to our recent ferry chat from Mick Percival we got a follow  up message from Kim Olphert on the Facebook group Motorhome friendly  locations ireland We discuss an interesting topic suggested by Harvey Mushman via message on Twitter Charles Coughlan sent us in a response to our tweet about motorhoming the Tour De France Campsites or stop overs: Review in from Ian & Yvonne Clarke  about the Wild Atlantic Camp, Creeslough, Co. Donegal Last week we asked about Campsites near good fishing locations. We have contributions from Clinton Donovan and Liam Foley Tips We had a email in from Ian Clark recently with a tip for the "leg length challenged." Products: Your own private ehu in a box, we discuss the Aceleron Essential 100Ah Lithium Battery If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
23:55
February 26, 2020
Episode 47 TVs, ferry prices and discounts
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: The stopover at Cobh the 5Ft Way is to reopen following recent works. Follow-ups & shout-outs: We discuss an email from Mick Percival about ferry prices and discounts Campsites or stop overs: We read out and discuss two very different reviews on the same campsite from campsitereview.com: Lough Ree Ballykeeran Products: 12v TV brands to consider for your Motorhome of Campervan suggested on this weeks podcast. If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog  http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
21:28
February 19, 2020
Episode 46 - Noisy rattles, storage boxes and duvets
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: Planning issues preventing Kilmore Quay campsite from opening Follow-ups & shout-outs: Tony  Grant sent us a message via Twitter to see if we had any thoughts  regarding the UK tax rise on registering new motorhomes, Vehicle Excise  Duty (VED) Campsites or stop overs: BRANDON HILL CAMPING & GLAMPING review on campsitereview.com from Bolto02 Tips: Fixing rattles in Motorhomes Products: Thule Go Box, foldable garage organiser Kiting out your Awning to make it more homely Camp life: Top 5 camp sites in Ireland thanks to irelandbeforeyoudie.com Do most people use Duvets in their van as opposed to sleeping bags? Thoughts/Comments If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
28:25
February 12, 2020
Episode 45 - Gas cylinders, grills and help with imports
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Gary O’Connor left us a Facebook post in the Camping with Kids in IRELAND group. We got a message from Rigor Morris on Boards.ie about bringing gas canisters to festivals. Great suggestion from Caroline Murphy on Twitter Thanks to J Morgan for the sticker request and shout out. Campsites or stop overs: Wave Crest Caravan & Camping Park Ring Of Kerry near Caherdaniel (open all year round)  Campsitereview.com Mr Blue Product: We have a fantastic review of the Cadac grill range from Adrian Phelan. Camp life: Have  you ever considered importing a Motorhome direct from Germany. It can  be  a daunting process. This week we close out the Podcast with an  interview with Patricia (Pat) Butler from Waterford. Pat offers a very  unique service where she will go to Germany and bring one back for you. ---oOo--- If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
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February 5, 2020
Episode 44 - Habitation checks, windows vacs & full-timers
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: New ferry operator to run sailings from Rosslare to destinations in Europe Irelands newest bridge open Bypassing New Ross from Waterford/Kilkenny to Wexford Road. This will cut travel time by 15 to 25 mins in the South East Campsites or stop overs: Aaron tells us about his recent camping trip to Portumna Aire in Co. Galway Tip: Make  sure to fully unwind your electric cable when using it. Someone from  the Motorhome Happiness Facebook Group put up a photo recently of a  badly burned cable. Products: Remove condensation from your windscreens using a Karcher Window Vacuum Cleaner Camp life: In  the last podcast we spoke about getting a Habitation check. This week  we thought  that we might go into this in a little more detail. So what  exactly does a habitation check check for? Have you ever considered living in your motorhome or campervan full time in Ireland? If you are a full timer already get in touch we'd like to chat We  will be interviewing a Register Gas professional in a few weeks time.  Do have any specific questions that your like us to ask him? If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
28:14
January 29, 2020
Episode 43 - Easkey review, Shared ownership & packing for festivals
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: We chat about a Call for Campervan parking in Kilmacthomas at the Waterford Greenway, From this week's Waterford News and Star Follow-ups & shout-outs: Trev  from Galway sent us a message saying that he is enjoying the podcast  and when he’s not listening in the Motorhome he listens in on his  evening dog walk. Campsites or stop overs: And the hoodie goes to - from EP 38 - Battlebridge Caravan and Camping, Leitrim - Darren Gallagher As  it happens we have a review in this week from our hoodie recipient  Darren Gallagher - he tells us about a new caravan park in Easkey in  Sligo Products: We give a mention this week to a Kampa Diddy Camping Heater for Awnings or Tents. Camp life: We  have an interview  this week with a listener called Adrian. He tells us  all about his shared ownership of a Caravan. Has anybody else  considered this with a motorhome? Are  you going to a Festival this year ? Let us know where & when you  are going. If you are planning on going we run through some things you  should have with you. On  Saturday evening we tweeted some pictures of a Ford TT Motorhome, 1924.  It’s on display at Autoworld in Brussels. One of the very first  motorhomes I’d say. You should check it out on our twitter feed it’s  fab. If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
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January 22, 2020
Episode 42 - Inverters, Solar, Tyre Gauges and Jump Starts
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: We heard this week of two campsites not re opening for the 2020 season. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Harvey Mushman sent us a message via twitter asking about inverters and solar Campsites or stop overs: We read out and discuss a post from rigormortis to campsitereview.com Products: We discuss an email that we received recently from DG with some product tips. A tyre gauge and a Jump Starter kit Tips: Time to take your Motorhome out of storage, we run through some check that you may need to do. Camp life: We finish up with a chat about campsite behaviour and etiquette If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
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January 15, 2020
Season 2 Episode 41 - Motorhome layouts and 2nd hand brands
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs: We sent out good load of stickers over the Christmas. Thanks for the requests Campsites or stop overs: He have a review of Brandon hill camping - From Bolto02 at campsitereview.com Website: Campercontact.com - list of sites & stopovers aLL over the world check it out Product: Power up your awning or Tent with a TRIPLE CAMPING MOBILE MAINS UNIT You may also need a SPLITTER PLUG ADAPTOR so you don't have to unplug your Motorhome Tips: Are you buying a Motorhome soon? We have some things to consider when choosing the right layout. Camp life: We discuss an Non scientific sample of the range of the most common/popular Motorhome brands for sale in Ireland right now If you went camping over Christmas/New Years we would love to know about it? If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
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January 8, 2020
Episode 40 - Interview playbacks
Happy New Year & Safe Camping for 2020 Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Interviews Louise tells us about the 10 year of Vantastival (0.55sec) Dave Hanley Valderlust (17.40) Tony Bolger Self Build (27.30) Steff Matt - first time buyer (37.36) If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
49:44
December 31, 2019
Episode 39 - 2019 Our first year review
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: Belmullet  - “A new visitor space at the docks to provide cycling, walking, motor  home and water-based activity facilities” article from The Connaught  Telegraph - https://www.con-telegraph.ie/news/roundup/articles/2019/12/09/4183338-funding-for-untapped-mayo-tourism-resource-welcomed/ Follow-ups & shout-outs: Thank you to all our contributors this year. I know we have left out a lot of people out so I apologise in advance Thank you to everyone that agreed to be Interviewed this year Thank  you to all who emailed, tweeted, FB messaged, got in touch and  commented on FB, on Forums & campsitereview.com and thanks for all  who requested stickers over the past few months Campsites or stop overs: Stand out Campsites or stop overs this Year for us: Dicks Field in Ardmore Campail Teach an Aragail The Glen Of Aherlow Moneylands Farm Arklow Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps: Top yearly tips Vango Infaltable Awning - Ep2 Gas Caps Ridge Monkey Pan Eps 10 Tip: tie something to your stearing wheel to remind you of your Hook up lead Eps 6 Camp life: “Give away boxes“ scheme running in German campsites , mentioned in Ep 7 Camping safety and security - Ep 29 & 30 If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
23:52
December 17, 2019
Episode 38 - Foldable
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Message in from Dennis with a campsite recommendation - Kinnego Marina Camping Campsites or stop overs: Battlebridge Caravan and Camping, Leitrim - Review in from Darren Gallagher Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps: Foldable / Collapsible - Kettle, basin, draining board Small foldable tables from The Range Camp life: End of year Podcast? What did you enjoy? We  are putting a list of Facebook Groups together for a January Podcast?  Are you an admin or an active member? What's your favourite? Will you get out camping over Christmas or New Years? If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
17:47
December 10, 2019
Episode 37 - Mileage, lint rollers and grub stops
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs: vinapaddy has just posted the following in the "The Camping Crew Podcast" thread, on Boards.ie asking about mileage on a van that he is considering buying. We also discuss the reply from Autumnalcore. We received a message form Tony Grant on Twitter telling about his trip to France. Campsites or stop overs: We discuss a review sent to us by Email From Elayne, Gavin & Flame (via email) about the Ardlui Hotel on Loch Lomond  - https://ardlui.com/holiday-park/#tourers  Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps: Lint  rollers are really handy to have in the Motorhome for a quick clean of  chairs, clothes and bed covers, especially if you are camping on a farm  or near the beach. Fire won’t start? Not a problem! Skip the expensive fire starter sticks .. listen in to find what to use Camp life: Do you have a favourite stop off for grub on the way to your favourite campsite? If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
16:48
December 3, 2019
Episode 36 - Classes, types and sonic soaking
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs: We kick off with an email to charlie@aaronburchael.com from The Carey’s We follow up with a great email in from Darren Gallagher asking about Motorhome classes, T types by and campsite reviews. Campsites or stop overs: A  Camping Crew hoodie & Charlie & Me Polo Shirt will be raffled  at Xmas. You just have to leave an honest campsite or camping product  review at campsitereview.com To  kick things off we have a campsite review from Craig Breakey. The  campsite is called High Bridge End Farm, in Thirlmere, Keswick, Cumbria  In the Lake District. We chat about what constitutes a Caravan & Camping Parks https://www.failteireland.ie/Supports/Get-quality-assured/Caravan-camping-parks.aspx Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps: Here is something that may be useful when camping long term: The Sonic Soak, https://sonicsoak.com a portable pocket size washing machine. Camp life: We close out by chatting about dogs on campsites as prompted by an Email in from Tony Bolger If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
27:38
November 26, 2019
Episode 35 - Captains chair cover, Quann’s and Lough Rynn
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs: We  received a nice Email from AB about her Favourite item in her  campervan. DIY covers on the captain's chairs, simple towel bath sheets  with a stitch at the top to hang over headrest. Waterford Council to drive on with new camper van site in Quann’s Dungarvan. Message from Jaws at MotorhomeFun.  Just listened to the podcast and really enjoyed it.. But after  listening one might come to the conclusion there must be a lot more  disposable income in Eire… ShaKen also on MotorhomeFun.co.uk. Likewise listened to your podcast today -  great use of my time while sitting in a 9 mile queue on the m8  (motorway). I look forward to your future episodes as well as working my  way through your back catalogue. We read another message from samih on Boards.ie about winter camping, weights and his EU camping trip Mick Percival sent in a message about campsite costs, wild camping solar and his new tv antenna. Campsites or stop overs: Last weekend Aaron stayed at Lough Rynn Leitrim. We also read a review of the site at campsitereview.com from Jetty If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
21:14
November 19, 2019
Episode 34 Campsite Costs & Solar
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Thanks to a FB post from Anthony Murthagh we chat about campsite costs We chat about Michelle Hall's Update on my motion to have Motorhome parking in Drogheda/South Louth. Campsites or stop overs: Lot of people still out camping which is great to see keep warm we chat about electric heaters... What heater? Oil-filled, fan, ceramic, halogen, gas, paraffin, bioethanol… https://editorsean.com/articles/what-heater/ Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps: WillThisWork asked a question on MotorhomeCraic recently: Hey campers! I'm  planning on going to Europe for 6 weeks next summer .. Would it be  worth our while getting solar panels installed or just a second leisure  battery? Camp life: What's your favourite bit of camping gear? Do you have a removable table in your Moho? Do you drive with it stowed away or left up? If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
24:44
November 12, 2019
Episode 33 - Tony's self-build, Moneylands Farm stopover and more
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs: WillThisWork (handle) got in touch at Boards.ie to say: It  was really great hearing from Ruth and Con about their travels. I'd  love to know more about their experience going through Italy to Greece  cos I'm planning on doing that next summer! We received a lovely email recently form Jan M with an update on parking in Galway. Darragh Delaney sent an email to charlie@aaronburchael.com  with a recommendation for a media player for your motorhome - https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32993992335.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.27424c4dCIjJiD Campsites or stop overs: Aaron tells us about his recent visit to Moneylands Farm in Arklow, Co Wicklow - https://www.moneylandsfarm.com/motorhomes Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps: We also have an interview with Tony Bolger regarding his recent self build and how he went about it. Camp Life: We  finish up with a mention to a recent article in the Donegal Post about  how the growing Motorhome sector needs to be accommodated there. The  article came from a chat the reporter had with Pamela and Johnny from  Pamela and Johnny's Motorhome Journeys on Facebook and Youtube. If you would like a sticker for your motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
25:34
November 5, 2019
Episode 32 - Power trips, salt and Greece
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs: We  received a lovely message from Charles Coughlan on the Irish Motorhome  Group on Facebook. Charles is new to podcasting and is enjoying our  chats. We  received a message from Jim, the Ringleader, at MotorhomeFun: Aaron was away camping over the weekend and gave out a few stickers. Campsites or stop overs: On this episode Chris interviews Ruth and Con about their extensive Motorhome trips across a lot of Europe Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps: A tip Aaron came across on a forum this week involving salt !!!  Camp life: We discuss power trips and outages on some Irish Camp sites over the winter months and what causes this. If you would like a sticker for your Motorhome or Campervan just send us your address and we will pop it in the post to you. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
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October 29, 2019
Episode 31 - Motorhome show and campsite accessibility
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs: We received an email from Sprinter last week in follow up to our recent chat about speed limits when towing Tony a new member on campsitereview.com left us a nice message and told us about his self build At the weekend we visited the Caravan and Motorhome Show at the NEC in Birmingham in the UK, we have a chat about our visit. Camp life: We  read a follow up Twitter email that we received last week from a  regular listener. She originally emailed asking us to mention in our  reviews if campsites have WiFi as she has a disability and is restricted  somewhat to the motorhome. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
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October 22, 2019
Episode 30 Budget Camping & Coffee
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs: We read out a Twitter message from Tony G. Tony is a camping veteran of 30 years. 2 Messages in this week from regular contributors Aoife and KEVIN Aoife first asking about breakdown assist abroad Kevin with some suggestions about winter camping Message from MotorhomeCraic about campsites open all year: https://www.motorhomecraic.com/forum/topic.php?t=4111 Campsites or stop overs: Aaron tells us about his recent visit to O'Connors Riverside Caravan and Camping in Doolin Co Clare Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps: We share some tips for motorhoming and campervaning on a budget like... Aires are cheaper than campsites usually True wild camping is free or camp on a friends property Research before you go. Lots of free activities in Ireland and many more tips …. Camp life: We  asked this question on a few online places recently. Campers for the  most part love their morning Coffee. What do you use to make your coffee  when camping in your Motorhome? Do you bring your Nespresso or Dolce  Gusto machine or use a plunger or cafetière? Listen in to what ye said. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
20:01
October 15, 2019
Episode 29 - Winter Campsites and Safe Wild Camping in Ireland
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News Saw a post on MotorhomeCrac at the weekend a from Chevy g20 about a recall on Thule Omnistore motorised awning.  https://www.thule.com/en-gb/gb…5-q4565Sec Follow-ups & shout-outs: Tony  got in touch with us on Twitter about the August TV antenna: Thanks for  the advice and love the podcast, picked up one last week and works a  treat Kevin and Aoife sent us an email about Winter camping (they must have read our mind) Campsites or stop overs: Campsites that are open All Year Round in Ireland, this is our list: Jasmine Villa Carrigtwohill Cork O’ Riordan’s Rosscarbery Top Of The Rock Drimoleague Cork Camac Valley Dublin Wave Crest Kerry Battelbridge Leitrim Lough Rynn Leitrim Belleek Caravan Park Mayo Loughcrew Magalithic Centre Meath Parsons Green Tipperary Glen Of Aherlow Tipperary Streamstown Caravan Park Roscrea Tipperary Ferrybank Wexford Dicks Field Ardmore Moneylands Farm Arklow (thanks KEVIN and Aoife) Listeners, are we missing any sites open all year? let us know. Camp life: Lastly we discuss tips for safe wild camping for new campers We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
23:51
October 8, 2019
Episode 28 - Security, amazing spaces and dead spaces
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: County Clare “behind the curve” in catering for camper vans - https://www.clareecho.ie/clare-behind-the-curve-in-catering-for-camper-vans/ Follow-ups & shout-outs: Craig  Breakey sent on some pictures recently of his van with our stickers on  it. We tweeted them out, have a look. More from Craig later. We received an email this week from Marie Loftus. "Great podcasts. Do you have a Facebook page please?" On  the Last episode we mentioned Winter Storage. Aaron spoke to Bernard  from Green Meadow caravan storage about winter prepping your Caravan  Campervan or MH - http://greenmeadowcaravanstorage.ie Campsites or stop overs: We have a review From campsitereview.com, Mr Blue Ballinacourty House Glen Of Aherlow Tipperary Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps: We  sent a tweet on Sunday: ‪I don’t know why it took me so long to  discover George Clarks Amazing Spaces. Some amazing ideas here for  anyone considering a self build.‬ Camp life: Motorhome camper-van security. Here are our tips We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
27:47
October 1, 2019
Episode 27 - Winter prep and sleeping dogs
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Ally from MotorhomeIreland.com and MotorhomeCraic sent in a very detailed follow up email regarding TVs and Wifi in your Motorhome Campsites or stop overs: Charlie  Dee & Aaron revisited Kilmore Quay Camping Park Wexford over the  weekend, however we hear what Mr Blue said recently about the park on  campsitereview.com Chris gave a quick shout out to the campsite arrangements at Feile 19 over the weekend. Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps: The WiFi system Aaron spoke about in episode 26 worked great over the weekend as did the magnetic TV antenna we speak about. Camp life: Chris and Aaron discuss preparations for winter storage. Do you have any tips to share with our other listeners? Email us Lots of motorhomers and campervanners are dog owners. So our closing question is where in your van does your dog sleep? We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
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September 24, 2019
Episode 26 - Driving Licenses not clarified, cleaning house, Desert House andTV antennas
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. News: County Council Warms Up to Camper Van Site in Youghal https://www.eastcorkjournal.ie/county-council-warms-up-to-camper-van-site-in-youghal/ Follow-ups & shout-outs: Email from Craig based in Barrow in Furness in the UK From RustyNutz and Alkers on Boards.ie about Driving licenses Email from Grainne from Dublin Email  from Marie:   Have you done a podcast on best cleaning materials for  the outside of a camper/motorhome? Any tricks and tips that do not  involve specialised liquids for Black marks , tar , windows etc. We have an interview with William  from Suir Clean Valeting Carrick-on-Suir Campsites or stop overs: A review of Desert House Clonakilty Co Cork, From Mark on campsitereview.com http://deserthousecamping.ie/ Tips, #CampingHacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps: Aaron tells us about his new TV antenna - August DTA240. WiFI Router - SpeedPort LTE2 Router (Antenna Electronics, Donegal) #CampingHack:    In the event of cold weather, bubble wrap can be surprisingly useful!  You can use it as a temp fix to insulate your motorhome by applying it  to the windows. Simply fill a spray bottle with water, spray the window  and then apply the bubble wrap. The other bonus is that its great fun to sit and pop all the air bubbles for kids. Camp life: I  just want to mention My California Dream IBT on You Tube he gave  Charlie & Me a mention a few weeks ago and then took the micky out  of me. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
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September 17, 2019
Episode 25 - Tyre Maintenance Parking distances and Charles Camping
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Fantastic emails from Dennis all about Aframes, meetup planned. Follow up email from a campsite owner (anon) to our chat about WiFi in Campsites Marie sent us a super email also. Hi to everyone that Aaron met in Ardmore over the weekend. Did anyone spot the new hoodie. Aaron also met Pat Sheridan over the weekend and he has set up a new FB group called Motorhome Enthusiasts Ireland Campsites or stop overs: Carrick Camping Roscommon (as featured on RTE's At Your Service) Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps: Tyre Maintenance We have an Interview with Nigel from Charles Camping Camp life: Parking distances, respect and safety We have stickers now. Check out our recent tweets or Facebook posts to see them. Get in touch if you would like some. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
30:58
September 10, 2019
Episode 24 AFrames & WiFi
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Request for Stickers From Mark K on Twitter Hi guys, loving the podcast. I would love the podcast stickers. Where can I get one. We  briefly posted the wrong episode last week. Thanks to a couple of avid  listeners we were able to repost the correct one quickly. Campsites or stop overs: Willowbrook Glamping & Hideway Roscommon willowbrookglamping.ie We have an interview from Willowbrook. As its long we will tag it to the end of the Podcast.  14mins Received a message from Pat on Twitter about Overnighting in Dublin Looking to overnight in Dublin close to city centre. Any quiet spot parking recommendations Parked in Heuston Station. Not a good idea 😔 Camac Valley https://www.facebook.com/camperparkdublin/ Please don't stay in Phoenix Park for safety reasons Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps: A-Frame towing.   Can  I use a braked A-frame (applies brakes of the car when the towing  vehicle slows down or applies the brakes) to tow my car?     Can I use A-frame on a motorway and if so what is the maximum speed for towing? Camp life: Is it important for campsites to provide WiFi? Direct Message on Twitter from a podcast listener (anoyn) Hi  guys. Loving the podcasts and road trips. Would it be possible to  mention whether camp sites have good WIFI, mobile phone coverage? What are your duties in the Motorhome? Idea came from a post from Jamie at Strand Camping Doonbeg on The MotorhomeCraic forum We have stickers now. Check out our recent tweets or Facebook posts to see them. Get in touch if you would like some. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
49:18
September 3, 2019
Episode 23 Secure your stuff, what's in you toolbox and repair tape
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views & subjects that you suggest. Follow-ups & shout-outs: Message from James Howard & Hilton9 on MotrohomeIreland.com Message from Claire on Twitter with some camping related questions. Adrian got in touch by Facebook message inviting us up to his camp site take a look at his web site  www.corcreggan.com . Campsites or stop overs: Pheonix Park overnight camping ? Aaron spoke to Maurice Cleary Park supervisor about parking overnight in the park The Camping Crew met up at Dunmore East Holiday Park dunmoreholiday.ie we tell you all about that. Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps: Repair tears in tents and awnings with Sail Repair tape. (thanks to Ross for the Camping Hack) And Ross drops in to tell us about his camper van tool box Camp life: Has  anybody listening converted their own van that would like to do in  interview with us? We want to speak to somebody who is really proud of  the work that they completed. From a question on MotorhomeCraic forum - How do you keep your stuff in place when travelling? Credit:  https://www.motorhomecraic.com/forum/topic.php?t=20298 We share some tips and ideas. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
27:50
August 27, 2019
Episode 22 Clockwise sweets in the rain
 Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne  This  is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we  discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views & subjects  that you suggest.  Follow-ups & shout-outs:   We received a message from Bawnmore on boards.ie: Telling us he is enjoying the Podcasts....  Jamie from Strand camping got in touch regarding our discussion on Fanore in the last episode and gives us his view from a campsite owner perspective.  Campsites or stop overs:  Aaron tells us about his recent visit to Parsons Green Tipperary   Chris gives some advice for driving around the Dingle Peninsula   Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps:  PhilipJ asked about more information on Van Conversions so we spoke to Dave Hanley from Vanderlust Conversions in Co Clare   Camp life:   Camping in the rain, what do you do?  let us by contacting us … contact details below  What sweets do you munch when travelling?    We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com   We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
33:36
August 20, 2019
Episode 21 The Kindness of Campers
  Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne  This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views.  Follow-ups & shout-outs:   Willthiswork from MotorhomeCraic, wrote telling us that he is really enjoying the  podcast! And he asked for tips on Wild Camping and Camping in a smaller  Van.  PhilipJ has posted the following in the "The Camping Crew Podcast" thread, on boards.ie. He asked us to look at the self build conversion.  Aaron tells up about a site in Clare that wasnt so helpful in facilitating wild campers to empty water and waste.  The kindnes  of Campers - He also read a FB post from a great camper: "Anyone in  Parsons Green tonight and need anything like dry sleeping bags ect or someplace dry to sleep I’m in the trailer tent in second row just message me here ! The rain is actually serious"  Campsites or stop overs:  Aaron tells us about his recent visit to Treegrove Kilkenny and he recorded an interview with Dan the owner  Chris tells us about his weekend at Strand Camping Doonbeg  Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps:  This episode we give a shout out to https://motorhomeireland.com/  - Is a new website detailing all the NEWS and everything that is  happening in the Motorhome scene in ireland. They also hope to feature  new models, motorhome dealers and much more :)  We suggest Walkie Talkies for the kids on large campsites or festivals   Camp life:   Paudie asked via Twitter how we manage to get way so often.   If you could make changes in your current camper what changes would you make?  We discuss.  We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com   We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
33:31
August 14, 2019
Episode 20 Shoe organisers in the Loo, common touring errors and total cost of purchase
  Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne  This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just   our own personal views & we chat about topics our listeners have got in touch about.  Follow-ups & shout-outs:   Thanks to Àine in Wexford she told us that she is Enjoying the camping crew in the car this morning ,  great stuff 👍 Asking about Blarney  Denis from Trim is on holidays at the moment in France he emailed us about his payload. Aaron  received a message via the YouTube Channel Charlie and Me from The KosH Plays & Victoria Campsites or stop overs: Aaron tells us about his recent visit to Ballinacourty House Caravan & Camping Park  camping.ie   We received another email from Stef after his interview in a recent podcast asking about   suggested itinerary and routes for 2 week camping in Ireland.   Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps:  Shoe organisers in the bathroom  Filling your water when not parked near a tap  Common errors and basic mistakes that are often made when touring  Camp life:   Ally from Motorhome Craic and MPI got in touch via Twitter to say that the New term for wild camping   is simply  Motorhome Parking 😁🤔  We discuss the true cost of purchasing a motorhome.                                      We wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube called:  Charlie  and me our   Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com   We also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which is @TheCampingCrew and   our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com and ask for ideas, campsites, products,   news items to discuss on the podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
35:37
August 6, 2019
Episode 19 Payload explained, EU camping tips and facilities off site
  Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne  This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views.  Follow-ups & shout-outs:   Thanks  to Aoife from our own Camping Crew for the question regarding asking if  if we know of campsites or services that allow motorhomes use their  facilities ie toilet and fresh water only maybe for a small fee? It  would be very handy for the likes of us wild camping for a few days.  We received a reply from Elayne from her tour in Scotland saying she was delighted with the mention on the last episode  Campsites or stop overs:  Aaron tells us about Cong Camping & Glamping Site Co Mayo  Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps:  Hymer has released its 2020 range of Motorhomes.  Max Rydahl Andersen tweeted us recently after we ask to hear from international listeners:  Camping abroad  Kevin T gives us some further advice on Campsites In France and further afield.   Camp life:   Sprinter  from MotorhomeCraic sent us an great email about payload in follow up  to our chat in the last episode. Its a long email so we'll cover the key  points.  We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com   We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you do please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
34:47
July 30, 2019
Episode 18 We bought a motorhome
  Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne  This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views.  Follow-ups & shout-outs:   We read out some messages from Nicola Souhan on Twitter recently  & one we received from mad max on MotorhomeCraic:   News  We discuss changes to Low emission zones in France  Campsites or stop overs:  Aaron recalls his holiday visit to Strand Hill campsite in Sligo  Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps:  Write your height, length and width on your visor  Sat nav for campsites  Flexi buckets for outdoor gear and for standing in for outdoor shower to avoid big puddles  Solar shower for outside the motorhome or campervan  We  interview Stef from Waterford this episode. He recently purchased a  Motorhome with his family and tells us about his experience.   Ross tells us about Payload  Camping abroad  Next episode   Camp life:   We chat about what Aoife & her family did while researching  their first motorhome.  And we got an email from Elaine B about Wild Camping.  All this in this episode..                         We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com   We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
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July 24, 2019
Episode 17 Motorhome Campervan layouts and Seal Caves
  Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne  This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views.  Follow-ups & shout-outs:   We  received a DM from Emmet O’H on Twitter saying: Hi Guys. I've been  enjoying the podcast so far. I'm really looking forward to hearing more  episodes from you!  We  received a message on Boards.ie from Rigor Morris: Really good  interview with Aoife from Cara Motorhomes recently I thought. Great work  lads  We received  an email from Ian via Facebook: I don't have a Motorhome yet but I've  ordered one. Getting it end of August. The podcast is brilliant for me  because you guys are answering questions I haven't even known I should  ask. Love it. Thanks so much. (I live in Northern Ireland)  Thanks also to Stef for the email, we met him, Tracy Cristian and Sarah in Ardmore. Best of luck with the new awning Guys.  Campsites or stop overs:  Aaron tells us about his recent visit to Achill Seal Caves campsite on Achill Island  Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps:  Aaron reviews the Amazon Fire Stick for the TV in his Motorhome  Camping abroad  Kevin Totterdell emailed us about the key  differences between camping in Ireland and Europe. He gives us some  good advice for the listeners who may be unused to camping outside of  Ireland  Arrival in France/Spain: thanks again to JJF at MotorhomeCraic.com for his excellent advice.  Camp life:   We  received a message on Boards.ie recently from Gandorf and a related  reply from Alters that we diccuss: Gandorf is a potential future camper  van owner and is really interested in pros/cons of different camper vans  / motorhomes.   Alters  suggests that it might not be practical to do reviews of specific  models but you could talk about the pros and cons of the various sizes  and layouts e.g. VW / bongo sized, bed over cab, rear fixed bed etc   Dennis Sent us an email about carrying kayak on Motorhome and suggest a site for equipment to assist.  www.karitek.co.uk     We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com   We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
31:49
July 16, 2019
Episode 16 Prep for camping abroad and more of the usual
  Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne  This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views.  Follow-ups & shout-outs:   We send out thanks to  Nicolatrim on Motorhome Craic, Simon Lally and Does size matter (Canada) from You Tube for their comments.....  Campsites or stop overs:  Aaron reviews Strand Camping Doonbeg, Co Clare (a campers campsite)   We also play an interview with Amanda who runs Strand Camping with Jamie  Camping Abroad (new section)  Preparation and planning, thanks to JJF motorhome craic for doing all the hard work for us and creating a preparation list.  Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps:  Ken Brennan, a previous contributor, emailed us again: (original email was tips for first time buyers) about  a knacky little gadget which plugs into any 3.5mm audio output socket,  and allows two sets of Bluetooth headphones to sync with the one audio  stream. https://www.scosche.com/wireless-bluetooth-audio-transmitter  Dennis  from Meath emailed telling us about the vucube automatic satellite  receiver. He also travels with a trailer and finds them great.   Camp life:   Carrying sit on kayaks on your motorhome. We are looking for advice on the best way to secure them to a motorhome.  Aaron got a message form Martin G re Wild Camping and campsites prices on Facebook. We discuss this.  We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com   We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
58:23
July 11, 2019
Episode 15 First Time Buyers & not Wild Camping
  Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne  This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views.  Follow-ups & shout-outs:   Boards.ie: message in from Itineoman -  It really feels like listening to a live radio programme. Love the  range of topics covered and interviews. Very informative and accessible.  Look forward to the next podcasts. Well Done and keep 'em coming.  In  follow up to our recent chat about where to get camping accessories in  Ireland Barry from Waterford was in touch via email to say that he was  enjoying the podcasts.   Thanks  to Sprinter for the message on the MotorhomeCraic website and for his  suggestions about alarms and also this first aid kit tips  Campsites or stop overs:  Aaron tells us about his recent visit to Lough Ennell Co West Meath  Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps:  Thanks  for the Email from Gavin (Gavster on the Motorhome Craic forum) with  his visibility suggestions for left hand drive motorhomes. Do you have  any other visibility tips for left hand drive Motorhomes?  Camp life:   Wild  Camping: From Ally of the MotorHomeCraic.com forum: We talk about how  to drop the term "Wild Camping" and what to replace it with.. This  got us talking about how some campers don’t like to park in campsites.  We ask the listeners to give us their reasons for deciding not to  overnight in campsites.   Advice for first time buyers:  Brian  Dowling got in touch by email looking for advice for first time buyers.  He is in the market for his first camper and is looking for a well  looked after van. We have a chat with Aoife of Cara Motorhomes with tips for first time buyers.  Paudie ( a regular contributor) on Twitter gave us this advice:   Be  patient, take your time, and do not compromise on the exact layout you  need. Panic buy with the wrong layout and you'll continually regret it.  Our advice  Look at motorhome specific clubs, club members look after their mh. Not after quick sale  Check with local campsite owners  Always get it checked out mechanically and get a habitation and gas check and a damp scheme  We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com   We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
39:19
July 8, 2019
Episode 14 Door to door and physical stores
Episode 14 Door to door and psychical stores  Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views. Follow-ups & shout-outs:  Thanks to Aoife and Kevin for their email about camping in Europe Thanks to Brandon Hill Camping on Twitter for their mention: Great to have Charlie and his "chauffeur" Aaron from @TheCampingCrew on our site today.  Campsites or stop overs: We have an Interview with Kieran from the Phoenix Club and we have a chat about the club and Aires Tips, Products, Camping Websites or Apps: Vango Airbeam pump Irish Camping Accessories Online & Physical Stores Camp life:  What is your routine upon arrival to a campsite? What is your view on two campers parking with doors facing each other?  We wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube called: Charlie and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com  We also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which is @TheCampingCrew and our email address CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the podcast. We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.
30:55
June 26, 2019
Episode 13 Gas caps and calpol
 Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne  This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views.  Follow-ups & shout-outs:   Camper van names (I have a list)  Thanks JJF from MotorhomeCraic for the info for the France Special episode  For  a future discussion: if you had ONE piece of advice for a first time  buyer, what would it be? Or if there was ONE mistake that they see  first-time buyers repeatedly making, then what is it? Thank you ken for  your email regarding this suggested topic  Campsites or stop overs:  Interview with Ken from Brandon Hill Camping Park Graig Co Kilkenny  Kilkennycamping.com  The Hub stop over Graig Co Kilkenny  Killarney Flesk   Tips, Campinghacks, Products, Camping Websites or Apps:  DryRobe seat Covers  The gas caps for wind breakers  Camp life:   Camper Safety: What should you have in your motorhome first-aid kit ?  we discuss this. https://www.wandering-bird.com/stop-condensation-in-motorhome/   We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com   We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
34:49
June 18, 2019
Episode 12 Your next spend & van names
  Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne  This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views.  Follow-ups & shout-outs:   We  received an email from James a week or so ago saying, "Love the camp  site reviews, have 2 kids myself and interested in the recommendations  Good feedback from Hilton and JJF at the MotorhomeCraic.com forum. News:  Clamping in Bundoran Bad news for Motorhome/Camper Van owners. Brittany Ferries cancels Pont Aven sailings until June 14th. For the latest news visit https://www.brittanyferries.ie/pont-aven-latest-news   Campsites or stop overs:  Camping at festivals  Lough Arrow Adult Camping Park Sligo  Tips, Products, #CampingHacks   @JenHen99 sent us some camping hacks via twitter  @PaudieOGrady also send on a Camping Hack via Twitter    We chat abour using old tic tac containers to save space.  To help start BBQs a listener emailed Charlie & Me with this a great tip...  Camp life:   What is your spend priority? Is Solar important to you?   Do you name your Motorhome? What is yours called?  Don’t forget to check the batteries in your smoke alarm and your carbon monoxide alarm.   and Aaron wants your suggestions about Satalite systems. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com   We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
32:56
June 10, 2019
Almost Live Vantastival 2019 pt2
Part 2 of our Almost Live Vantastival 2019 podcast. In this podcast we wrap up our chat about Vantastival 2019 & we chat to Jamie a first time Vantastival goer & to Martha about a JR's review of the festival ...
11:47
June 3, 2019
Vantastival Almost LIVE 2019
We have made it to Vantastival a gig we have been looking forward to since last year so here is a shore intro and we will be back again in 24hrs with alot more ,,,,
06:44
June 1, 2019
Episode 10 Campinghacks and a Ridge Monkey
  Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne  This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views.  Follow-ups & shout-outs:   Email from Ally, follow up from last episode. He uses his loo for 1s and 2s. His shower also gets used.   Email from Joe with great suggestions which we are already planning.   Boards.ie message from Ben. Listen in to camp life section this episode.   Campsites or stop overs:  We chat about our recent visit to Bayview Dungarvan and give our own personal views about the site and the costs.  Tips, Products, Camping Websites or Apps:  We discuss the Ridge Monkey (see also Aaron’s review on Charlie & Me our Camping Vlog on YouTube)  Other  camping Apps. Thank you to  Jamie at Strand Camping Doonbeg. We have  them installed now and plan to use them for the next few weeks and  report back.  Campercontact  Park4night  Searchforsites  Camp life:   Bring family and friends camping with you (thanks for the suggestions Ben)   Campsite checks before you drive home (see discussion ideas tab)  CampingHacks Lighting BBQ coal on your portable Gas Hob.   Kitchen Roll on a Bungie for easy Access,   Clip Dog to secure part of MoHo (eg Step) if you don’t have ground screw  Raised Fiamma Awning Leg Clips on side of MoHo to avoid dogs on leads getting tangled and breaking them.  We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com   We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
28:17
May 27, 2019
Episode 9 A teenage view and other stuff !
  Episode 9  Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views.  Camping news or hot topics:  One Donegal councillor is pushing for extra camper van sites along the Wild Atlantic Way.   Great list of suggestions from Jamie in Strand camping in Doogbeg. We will cover the suggestions over the next few podcasts.  Following  on our discussion Are You In A Club ? We have an interview with Jon  from Motorhomecraic.com & the Motorhome Craic Club  Campsites or stop overs:  We revisit Nore Valley Campsite (from episode three) as we were both there together recently https://www.norevalleypark.com   Tips, Products, Camping Websites or Apps:  Aaron  tells us about what is covered during a Habitation Check. We will be  speaking about the new gas regulations and will have an interview with a  RGII member in a future podcast.  Chris  tells us about his Fiamma Bicycle cover and Aaron speaks about his  Camping Trailer for Charlie the Chocolate Brown Cocker Spaniel.  Camp life:   We  have an follow up interview with a teenager (Lilly from our Camping  Crew) and asked the same questions as we asked Hannah & Martha (the  juniors) from the last episode.  What’s  your goto online and in store place for camping accessories? We are  collecting suggestions from listeners for a list to be broadcast in a  future episode. Preferably Irish sites please.  Did  you see the conversation on tmi about pooping in your Moho. It had us  in  in stitches. We discuss (Sorry to those who were eating while  listening).  We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com   We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
36:29
May 22, 2019
Episode 8 Torches for Toast
  Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne  Camping news or hot topics: We  start this episode by thanking James and Ben for giving us some  nice  feedback about the podcast to our post at Boards.ie.We would love to  hear more. We  discussed a listener email from Jan about the newly announced Bunratty  improvements which will include camper spaces. Thank you Jan for the  email. We also  congratulate Tramore (Waterford Co Co) on the 5 new Camper Spaces right on the prom by the Surf Rescue centre and the Skate Park. And we ask are you in a club? Let us know. We have an interview on this episode with Noel Fanning from the ICCC.  Campsites or stop overs: On this episode Aaron selects Hidden Valley Caravan and Camping Park in Wicklow www.irelandholidaypark.com  Chris’s  campsite pick on this occasion this is the Cobh Aire (5 Foot Way  Campervan Parking). Here is Aaron’s vlog Charlie and Me with more info https://youtu.be/kDhalh8kHTQ or http://www.visitcobh.com   Tips, Products, Camping Websites or Apps: Aaron shines a light on 3 Torches in this episode.  The perfect outdoor camping toaster. We’ve tried them all, listen in to hear about the one that Chris recommends.   Camp life:  Does it bother you when other Motorhome drivers don’t wave back? What type of waver are you? Are you a finger lifter, a full shoulder, a flasher or  a shy waver? Camping from a kids perspective. What have Martha and Hannah to say about camping from a kids point of view. We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called "Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog" and his website http://www.campsitereview.com   We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
37:57
May 15, 2019
Episode 7 Give Away Boxes
 Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne Reminder this is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we say here is just own our personal views.  Camping news or hot topics:  Lot of camping activity over the recent May Holiday weekend. We chat about where we went.  We play an interview that Aaron recorded with Niamh from Morriscastle Caravan Park (as mentioned in Epi3).   Chris’s Camper passed the test last week. We discuss this.  Aaron tells us about a “Give away boxes“ scheme running in French & German campsites.  Campsites or stop overs:  On this episode Chris’s tells us about his all time favourite campsite -  Campail Teach an Aragail, (at Gallarus Oratory) Ballydavid, Dingle  Co Kerry  Aaron talks about Ferrybank Campsite in Wexford  wexfordswimmingpool.ie   Tips, Products, Camping Websites or Apps:  Aaron picks an Android App to discuss on this occasion. The app is called Camper Leveller (Free Edition).   Chris  has a tip for us about rechargeable solar  lights. Camp life:   Towing a car !     Kevin sent us an email asking what are the Pros & Cons to towing a car on an A-frame or Trailer.  Chris and Aaron discuss Motorhome Layouts and speak about ideal designs.  We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com   We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
35:03
May 8, 2019
Episode 6 The Perfect Storm
  Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne  Camping news or hot topics:  Camping in the storm, Aaron was camping in Ardmore during Storm Hannah recently he tells us about his experience.  In follow up to our Camping Mishaps chat from the last episode Liam emailed us..  We discuss this and recap on last weeks mishap discussion.  Jan emailed us at CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com recently informing us about some improper parking in Dingle....  We discuss this and Aaron mentions some recent improper parking on the prom in Tramore.  Campsites or stop overs:  Aaron’s choice this week is: Woodlands Park Tralee Co Kerry  http://kingdomcamping.com/   Chris’s stayed at Fleming's White bridge Caravan & Camping, in Killarney on Saturday last  https://killarneycamping.com   Tips, Products, Camping Websites or Apps:  Aaron:  Tip have enough water hose I carry a short & long hose and a load of connectors link to a video here (for twitter) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OaBgt5zrZfs    Chris: Tip, have a short electric cable and a long cable. Make sure to also have adapters/splitters   Camp life:   Camping Hacks: Hang a shoe organiser in the bathroom for extra safe secure storage of bathroom items   Stick glow-in-the dark tape on the stairs/steps  Square plates and bowls for better storage   We use a square wine rack in the bottom of the wardrobe for sectioned storage  As mentioned.. Tie something to the stearing wheel to remind you that you are plugged in.  Leave your spanner on the dash to remind you that you stableizers are down  We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com   We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
31:16
May 1, 2019
Episode 5 Camping Mishaps oops !
   Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne  This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views.  Camping news, hot topics or chit-chat:  In this podcast we interview  Louise from Vantastival & we have a chat about how our holiday weekends went.  Campsites or stop overs:  On this episode Chris chat about his recent visit to Nagles Seaside Camping and Caravan Park in Doolin Co Clare. http://www.doolincamping.com  Aaron discusses Dunmore East Holiday Park. http://www.dunmoreholiday.ie   Tips, Products, Camping Websites or Apps:  We  spend a lot of time sitting out doors so comfort is key so we ask the  question "What type of camping chair do you go for" and we chat about  Gazebos/Day Rooms.   Camp life:  What silly things have you done in your motorhome?   We give our suggestions and ask the listeners for theirs? Responses via Twitter and Email    Chris chats about when he  drove off once from a campsite with my electric plugged in. Oops.      Aaron Left the stabilisers down in Treegrove in Kilkenny made a wee bit of a mess.  We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com   We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
34:42
April 25, 2019
Episode 4 Easter Weekend
 Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne  Camping news, hot topics or chit-chat:  We  kicked off the podcast with a quick discussion about some of the recent  no camping issues in the public car park in Dingle Harbour.   Following that we spoke about the coming Holiday Easter weekend and the heatwave that was forecast. Everyone seems to be excited about the weekend and there was lots of chat online. It’s the first weekend out this year for a lot of campers.   Campsites or stop overs:  Aaron spoke about Renvyle Beach Caravan & Camping Park Connemara, Galway  http://www.renvylebeachcaravanpark.com/  Chris spoke about The Norman View Motorhome Park - http://www.thenormanview.com   Tips, Products, Camping Websites or Apps:  Our  products section in this episode had a gas theme about it. Aaron spoke  about his Gas Camping Fire heater and Chris spoke about his well used  One Hob Portable Gas cooker.  Camp life:  We  introduced a new section on this episode discussing general camping  topics. To kick the section off we asked if you packed and unpacked your  camper after every trip? We asked the listeners to tell us about what  they do before or after each camping trip. Let us know via twitter or  our email address (details below).  Aaron  is hoping to record an interview with Louise of Vantastival soon. We  hope to chat to about their festival on the June  holiday weekend.  We gave a reminder to drive safely this busy bank holiday weekend  We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and his website http://www.campsitereview.com   We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address  CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
18:07
April 17, 2019
Episode 3 Good News
Welcome to The Camping Crew podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne  This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we say here is just own our personal views.  Camping news or hot topics:  Dungarvan  Motorhome Parking Announcement: Following discussion at the  Dungarvan/Lismore District Council meeting, it was agreed that the  Council will now develop 11 bays at QUANNS for use by visiting  campervans.  West Waterford Food Festival https://www.westwaterfordfestivaloffood.com  Campsite Pricing Survey:   Campsites or stop overs:  This week Chris suggested Nore Valley Pet Farm, Bennettsbridge, Kilkenny   - https://www.norevalleypark.com/   Aaron suggested that you visit Morriscastle Strand Caravan Park, Wexford   - https://morriscastlestrand.com  Tips, Products, Camping Websites or Apps:  Aaron: Extra large Wheel Chocks (available at all good Motorhome and Campervan accessories stockists)  Chris: Motorhome Parking Ireland App (Apple iOS & Android)   -  http://motorhomeparkingireland.com/ redirect to https://www.motorhomecraic.com  We  wrap up this podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube  called:  Charlie  and me our Camping Vlog and our web site & forum http://campsitereview.com   We also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which is @TheCampingCrew   Our email address CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us. 
15:38
April 12, 2019
Episode 2 Festivals Campsites & Camping Ban
Episode 2  Welcome to Episode 2 of The Camping Crew Podcast with Aaron Burchael & Chris Byrne  This is meant to be a fun podcast, we are just enthusiasts and what we discuss on the podcast are just our own personal views.  We  kick off the podcast with our News and Hot Topics section and we have a  short discussion about the recently installed No Camping signs in  Dungarvan Co, Waterford.   We talk about a Motorhome and Campervan focused festival, Vantastival, coming up on the June Bank Holiday Weekend in Co Louth https://www.vantastival.com   We also give am mention to the Independence festival https://indiependencefestival.com/  In our Campsite and Stopovers section Chris selects Blarney Caravan and Camping Park in Co Cork. Aaron visited the site recently and recorded an interview with the campsite owner Con Quill. http://www.blarneycaravanpark.com. Con is part of Camping Ireland and Aaron talks with him about that organisation https://www.camping-ireland.ie/   Aaron also recently visited Kilmore Quay Campsite and we discuss this lovely campsite and the Village in Co Wexford  https://www.kilmorequaycampsite.ie/   For our Products and Camping Tips section Aaron spoke about his Motorhome Solar Panel (www.aertec.net) and Chris speaks about his Vango Kela/Idris Tall Drive-away inflatable Awning. https://www.vango.co.uk/gb/drive-away-awnings/192-kela-v-tall.html   We wrap up the second podcast with a quick shout out for Aaron’s Vlog on YouTube called:  Charlie and me our Camping Vlog .   We  also give a quick mention to our Twitter account for our podcast which  is @TheCampingCrew and our email address CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  and ask for ideas, campsites, products, news items to discuss on the  podcast.  We hope that you like our podcast. If you did please subscribe and tell your camping friends about us.  Email      CampingCrewPodcast@gmail.com  Twitter   @TheCampingCrew  You Tube  Charlieandmeourcampingvlog 
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April 8, 2019