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There’s a term we use in the hiking/backpacking world called Leave No Trace (LNT). The message itself is pretty simple. Don’t let your disrespect for an area ruin it for others who may come behind you. Every user of public...
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Vanlife is freedom.  When you live in a van, you are free to go anywhere. The choices are limitless. Though spontaneity is one of the biggest draws to the vagabond lifestyle, this unlimited ability to “choose your own adventure” comes at...
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Just because your home is on the small side, you shouldn’t shy away from the joys of having friends over, and throwing parties just because you can! When I was growing up, in the glorious English countryside, my Mum –...
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This past May, Jayme and John from Gnomad Home hosted the first ever Midwest Vanlife Gathering in the Mark Twain National Forest of Missouri. There were about 100 vans and 150 people hanging out on about 5 acres of land...
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Anyone who has lived on the road, for any length of time, will be able to tell you countless stories of breaking down on the side of the road or getting stranded in some far off boondocking spot. They will...
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“Ready to set off on the adventure of a lifetime, bud?!” I thought to myself looking at the little rambunctious puppy in front of me. I was about to take off for a six-month action-packed, dream trip to Alaska to...
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When we left our New York City home in April 2017 to travel full time around the U.S., we knew we wanted to work toward having as many streams of income as possible. We’d been used to making money in...
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Luke and I spent the last five years van dwelling inside a 450 sqft apartment that was filled to the brim with stuff. Some of it you might consider ‘essential’ while the vast majority was merely there ‘just in case’....
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When I first tell someone that I live on the road full time, there’s a few questions that almost always come up, especially for anyone who isn’t used to the idea. “Don’t you get lonely?” “What do you do with...
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We are Aitor and Laia, a couple on a journey to vanlife. We drive around in a self-converted Peugeot Boxer from 2005 which we’ve been working on from scratch for about two years while working and studying and we’ll soon...
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