Ever wonder what its like to live full-time in a van while driving "The Pan American Highway" from Cartagena, Colombia to southern tip of the South America? Peter and Shruthi tell us exactly what it's like, along with their top travel advice and how living on the road has deeply changed their perspective on living a "happy" life. Get their full story in this interview with Peter and Shruthi.
As rent kept going up in Nashville, Katelynn and Ethan looked at their budget and knew something had to change. They went to a Vanlife rally and instantly fell in love with the lifestyle. Read about Katelynn and Ethan's first couple months of vanlife and how now they are able spend less time at 9 - 5 jobs and more time pursuing their passions in music and coffee.
Anna and James left their two full-time jobs back in Los Angeles to pursue a life filled with adventure on the road; from gazing up at the milky way in Big Bend National Park to sleeping in Walmart parking lots. Anna and James tell us their highlights and lowlights of vanlife and how they have used their professional skills to build a sustainable business in photography, video production, and digital courses. They also need YOUR ADVICE on van heating and WiFi, (so go help them out in the article comments!)
After going through a major health scare, high school sweethearts Alan and Heather said screw "retirement" and decided there is no better time than NOW to travel this wonderful world. Originally from Georgia, this family of four have been part-time RVers, full-time RVers, and now have been living in Europe for three years and seen sixteen countries! Heather tells us what its like to sleep under a gondola in Andorra nestled along the snowy French Alps and what its like to teach her boys history as they LITERALLY travel through it!
Jake and Emily took a big left turn that took them away from their conventional lives and straight towards Facebook Marketplace, where they found and bought a 2010 Ford E-350 van. It took two months of working 7 days a week to turn the van into a liveable home, and they both came out with a second college degree in "Van Building". Emily and Jake not only tell us what a day on the road is like but also what 5 days is like stuck in a snowstorm in the Uinta mountains of Utah with limited power and food. Oh.. and for all you expert Vanlifers, Emily and Jake have a few nerdy questions about "Reflectix" that they need your help with (use the blog comments to answer their questions).
After years of helping other travelers as an Air Traffic Controller, Kathryn Bird decided to do some traveling herself, but instead of in a plane, she's wandering all of Europe in her Swift 685 motorhome with her husband. Kathryn describes the feeling of freedom and also the feeling of sheer terror when their brakes failed coming down a mountain in the Swiss Alps. Find out Kathryn's top 3 favorite places she has been to so far.