Vanlife Within Today’s Society

Vanlife has officially become a trend. And it doesn’t take a genius to figure out why. With the rise of rent, debt making it impossible to buy a house, and social media showcasing traveling and endless exploring, it’s no surprise to see this way of life taking off. But with #vanlife becoming more mainstream, I…

Our Van Conversion, Is It Ever Really Finished?!

Well after three years, we finally feel as though our van conversion is complete. That’s right, it has taken us three years to complete our van. Throughout those three years, we have built, added on, gotten rid of, and re-done a lot of the interior and exterior build out. Honestly, we will always be renovating…

Oops! Making Mistakes: The Vanlife Way.

Since returning to Maine, we realized there were a few mistakes we made in the van. To start off, there have been multiple changes to the interior and exterior of the van for the past three years, which makes answering the question, “How long did it take you to build out your van?”, more challenging…

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…

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…

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…

Van Tour!

After living in our van full time for 3 years, I finally decided to make a van tour video. I have been wanting to get a video of our home on wheels for a long time, but never got the motivation to do so, until now. Below are pictures of the van throughout different building…

Common Misconceptions of #Vanlife

Myth: We all have trust funds. Reality: Only a select few have trust funds. Most vanlifers either save money from previous jobs, work seasonally and save, work remotely, or are sponsored and get some money. Either way, most vanlifers find a way to sustain their lifestyle in some way. It also doesn’t take much money…