Meet Jonathan and Ashley, also known as @tinyshinyhome. They have four kids and traveled full-time for 5 years in their Airstream before settling down on their own off-grid property in Southeastern Arizona. They are a family truly pushing the limits to the word 'unconventional.' They are now building earthbag/hyperadobe structures in the desert using the earth from their land. Don't know what that means? Well.. read their full interview.
Meet Kat and Dalton, (aka @OurHomeOnTheMove), just another couple of kids in love, living and traveling in their 2001 self built Dodge Ram 3500 Van. They were both stuck working full-time jobs in Baltimore, living for their weekend camping trips to Upstate NY and West Virginia. They decided they wanted to do less of the office stuff and more of the camping stuff, so they set out on the move in their new van. Now their days are spent together making memories rather than working 9-5s. Read about their entire journey in this interview with Kat and Dalton.
Meet Sunny and Luna, an engaged couple whose wedding was cancelled due to the pandemic. They decided to trade in their wedding for an empty cargo van instead. With Sunny's job going remote due to the pandemic, their vanlife dream was more feasible than ever. As with any new lifestyle though, it's been a learning process. That means making a few big mistakes, from accidentally shattering a $500 window they were trying to install to putting in the van plumbing wrong. Read their interview with Maca to hear about why all the struggle has been well worth it in the end!
Featuring Natalie and Abigail, aka Nat and Abi, a married couple with 2 rescue dogs living in in a self-converted Van sharing a love for travel, food, art, the outdoors and adventure! One day, fed up and exhausted after working 60 hours as a chef, Nat came to Abi with the idea of Vanlife. Abi immediately said yes. With more freedom and time on their hands, Abi has broadened her photography project ideas, they run a killer YouTube channel and started the @vanlifepride page, focusing on representing the LGBTQ nomads around the globe. Step into the life of Nat and Abi in this full interview.
High school sweethearts, Robin and and Warren, had reached retirement, their kids were settled in their lives, they had already sold their home and they thought to themselves... "Now What'? Being from military backgrounds, traveling and exploring the world was in their blood. So they bought an RV and are living out their favorite quote "We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us." Read their full story in this interview with the 'Parents Unleashed!'
Emily was living on the Northern Beaches of Sydney when the pandemic hit. She was furloughed, resigned, finished work, packed up her life, sold, donated and shipped her belongings and flew back to Vancouver, BC within 11 days (which is home for her). Instead of heading straight into renting an apartment and taking on bills, she decided to invest in a VAN. The van has given her the gift of time. The time to take a minute and figure out what she wants and where she wants to be. Read her full interview and get some much needed tips on what to avoid when working on your own Van build.