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Road Tripping Along Olympic National Park's Wilderness Coast

In late July of 2016, I loaded up my campervan and headed west from Seattle to spend a few days in the Olympic Peninsula National Park. Lake Crescent, WA The trip was inspired by some…

Van Life Guide to Northern Spain

We are Sophie and Andes from @silvervanproject. Three months ago, we gave up our old life in Hamburg, quit our jobs, sublet our apartment and left. Now we are already a while on the road…

Van Life Guide to Italy

Italy means "la dolce vita." Italy means pizza. And pasta. And wine. And olives and cheese. Italy means roman monuments, picturesque cities with narrow alleys and tiny local shops. It means touching beautiful villages and…

Tips & How Tos

Van conversions and advice to get you rolling

Mounting a Hangboard in a Sprinter Van

Hello! My name is Kaya, and I've been living in a sprinter van for two years now. (You can see more of my vanlife stuff at OneChickTravels.com) I’m a rock climber, and when I can’t…

School Bus (Skoolie) Conversion into an RV Camper

Table of Contents: Skoolie Conversion 101 Buying the Right Bus Starting Your Skoolie Conversion Building the Subfloor Floor Plan Layout Building the Frame Building the Walls Plumbing Electrical Building the Ceiling The Big Purchases Products…

How to Install a Side Window in a Cargo Van

How did we install our windows? When we started the conversion of our VW Crafter van, it was clear to us, that we need to install some windows as the advantages are obvious - ventilation…

Stories

See what's behind the van

Interview: Former NFL Player Gets Rid of all Belongings to Hit the Road

We interviewed former NFL offensive lineman, Joe Hawley. Joe played a total of 8 years for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons before deciding to get rid of all personal belonging and hit the…

Slab City: A Day in California's Lawless Desert Town

It's a hot and dusty summer night in the desert of California. We are in Slab City. Today I want to take you with us on our one night adventure in this weird and magical…

Traveling Occupational Therapist Living in a Van to Pay off $172k in Debt

Hello there, my name is Sarah, and I currently live in a tiny van full time! I am a traveling occupational therapist who has taken on the minimalist lifestyle, in order to pay off student…

Gear

Gear, gadgets, accessories, and equipment for van dwellers looking to upgrade.

The Thinnest Rooftop Tent On The Market

What screams of adventure more than driving your truck way out into the desert, the mountains or the forest and setting up camp for a few days? And doing so has become a whole lot…

Best Campervan Fridges for Van Life

There is nothing better than a quality 12V fridge to keep your food and drinks cold 24/7. If you're using a standard cooler in your camper van, you will incur loads of costs over time…

Review: Van Craft Van Rental Company

We had the pleasure of testing out one of the more luxurious camper van rental companies, Van Craft. We had heard great things about Van Craft, and saw that they were one of few rental…


 

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