Back Home (Getting Ready for Road Trip #4)

We arrived back in Maine in the beginning of October with the intention to do more van projects, climb at our local areas, and visit friends and family. Our plan was to  stay in Maine for the holidays (as we have missed the past two Christmas’s) and will be leaving for the road again once…

Trip Report: Leavenworth, WA and National Parks

Leavenworth, Washington was a place we had wanted to visit for awhile. After leaving Squamish, we headed straight there. Arriving in this Bavarian Themed town only took a few hours from Seattle. We entered the town through a canyon in the Northern Cascade Mountains with a crystal clear river following along the side. We were…

The Realities of Living in a Van

This post will be dedicated to sharing what it is really like living in a van. I will try to be as honest as possible. One of the most common concerns when living in a van with someone else revolves around the bathroom. To start off, we pee in front of each other. There’s really…

Trip Report: Squamish, British Columbia

This post is going to give the most up to date information for living in a van or vehicle in Squamish. Places to Sleep: This is a tricky one. The town is relatively small and land locked by water which limits options to sleep for free. Plus the locals aren’t very happy with the amount…

Border Crossing with Your Home on Wheels

Driving across the borders can be quite uncomfortable when you’re taking your entire home with you. For us, we didn’t know what to expect. We knew we obviously weren’t the first people to drive an RV or van across the border, but it still felt weird and we had a ton of questions. What do…

The Essential #Vanlife Items

This post will be dedicated to going over some of the essential items you should have when living in a vehicle. Comfortable bed : This one is a no brainer. If you’re going to live in a vehicle, you’re going to want to make sure your bed is comfortable. After all, it’s what you will…

If We Could Do It Again…(Vanlife)

After traveling across North America for the past 3 years, we have come to realize that there are a few things we would change about our van. The following post will go over what changes we would do, if we could do it all over again… Smaller Van : We chose to go with the…

11 Random Facts About Us

Alex eats a lot of chocolate and peanut butter. If I wasn’t here to make him food, he would probably only eat dark chocolate and peanut butter. Somehow, he is very fit looking. Must be all that chocolate. Tina is the youngest of five. I have 2 biological siblings, and 2 step-siblings. All of them…

Training on the Road

One of the reasons we began traveling and living in a van was to be closer to our favorite climbing locations without having to relocate permanently. When we are in a climbing location, we typically climb every other day, giving our bodies enough time to rest and recuperate. When we are climbing, we find that…

Where Are They Now?

This isn’t going to be like the T.V. Show “Where are they now?”, featuring past celebrities. No, this is just a regular update on where we are for those that are wondering… As of this writing, we have been in Squamish, British Columbia for 2 ½ months and we love it so much that we…