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6 South American Experiences You Can't Find In A Guidebook

After a year of living in our 1987 Volkswagen Westfalia Vanagon and exploring North America, we realized that we hadn’t had enough and set our sights on South America next. We gave ourselves three months…

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…

Tips & How Tos

Van conversions and advice to get you rolling

SUV Sleeping Platform Camper Conversion for Subaru Forester

This article is written by Benjamin Perri. Check out the first part of Benjamin's journey to travel to 28 national parks in search of the best running trails, here.  Dusting myself off and fedora firmly…

Top Vanlife Apps: The Ultimate Guide

With so many apps out there covering everything from where to find the best camp spot to where you can find a public toilet at 3am, how do you know which ones are the best?…

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…

Stories

See what's behind the van

One Man, his Subaru Forester, and 28 National Parks, in Search of the Best Trails to Run (Part 1)

This story is written by Benjamin Perri. This is the first of seven pieces I will be doing over the course of my six month National Parks tour. My Subaru Forester (Cassady) will be my…

A Love Letter to the Emerald Triangle

This story was written by Jo from @ozma.autonomy This story is in some ways a very sad but ultimately a beautiful one and I hope you will soon understand why. With the legalization of marijuana…

Van Dweller Quits Job to Travel 22,000 Miles Spelling "Stop Brexit" Across Europe with GPS Tracker

Andy Pardy spent three and a half months traveling 22,000 miles across 27 countries around Europe spelling out “Stop Brexit.” After Britain voted to exit the EU, Andy along with many other British travelers and…

Gear

Gear, gadgets, accessories, and equipment for living in a van

Best Camper Van Mattresses

When converting your van, arguably one of the most important parts is deciding on a bed design and a mattress- after all, when you’re not out exploring, your bed is probably where you’ll spend most…

Best Camper Van Heaters

Introduction Having a heater in your camper van is essential for many van dwellers, and can make the difference between a comfortable living space and some uncomfortably cold nights. Of course which heater you decide…

Best Awnings for Camper Vans, Truck Campers, & Sprinters

When planning your van conversion the addition of an awning is something you’ll definitely want to consider. It’s a great way to add extra floor space to your van, as well as providing outdoor space…


 

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