Press and Reader Reviews…
An affectionate and intimate journey into some of the lesser and most well known parts of the UK. This alternative take offers both real insight and pure entertainment. An endearing read!
Jon Askill, Birmingham
This very detailed and funny account of holidaying in a motorhome will be reassuringly familiar to fellow motorhomers. The ups and downs come as no surprise to us – I’m glad we’re not alone in taking wrong turns and making false starts! Lots of lovely historical detail too about places visited recently and in years gone by. And yes… we also share many of your crotchety gripes!
Hazel Jackson - Author of 'Europe in a Motorhome'
Nigel tells how his eventful holiday was with brutal honesty, as befitting an Engineer with integrity. Its scope is much broader than the motorhome holiday, though. Consequently, there is a rich source of knowledge with lessons to be learned. Read the book – it’s very different from the usual travelogue but more entertaining and instructive for those which would contemplate a motorhome holiday.
Very witty and entertaining read. Ideal if you are thinking of buying a motor home – or new to it – since you get a first hand account of the ups and downs – along with some handy tips!
Jane Taylor, Dorset
I bought this book with the intention of putting it in the motorhome and reading it while away, then started to read it ‘just a few pages’ and then just had to carry on to the end. Id recommend it to anyone with a motorhome/travel interest. We intend to do the tour as in the book this summer visiting the many places mentioned. A great read.
Some People Prefer Hotels is a delightful account of Nigel’s first trip in his newly purchased motorcaravan. It’s a great read for any active motorcaravanner – they’ll recognise the frustrating moments as well as sharing in the sheer joie de vivre that permeates both our shared lifestyle and this well-written tale. In addition it’s an absolute ‘must have’ for those considering purchase, first timers and greenhorns. We’ve all been there and now we are hooked!
Gentleman Jack Bancroft (Motor Caravanner Magazine et al)
Thomas Peek - Amazon Customer
Similar experiences as all of us “campers”. If you are considering a camper van or a caravan this book is essential reading, super!!
A thoroughly good enjoyable read. Well written easy to pick and read from where you left off. Great holiday book for when you get time to yourself moments. Good humour and informative at the same time. Good Do’s and Dont’s for anyone wanting to experience motor homing. Loved the part when they drove into the narrow streets. I could picture being there and there longing to get away from their predicament !
Colin Jarman - Amazon Customer
‘Some People Prefer Hotels’ is unmistakably genuine, and the author has elevated this book above the usual motorhome dairies by skilfully intertwining the tale of his motorhome baptism of fire with memories of family holidays when his children were young. The result is a very enjoyable read that’s certain to strike a chord with almost anyone who has ever holidayed in the UK. The book deserves to be a success and I’d recommend it to anyone with an affection for (or aversion to) motorhomes and British campsite holidays.
Roland Head – MotorhomePlanet.co.uk