Looking for volunteer opportunities in your community? It’s not always easy if you’re not able to commit for weeks or even months out. Thankfully, we’ve found 6 great volunteer opportunities where you can make a difference, even if you just have a couple of hours. Read on to get involved!
Wondering if you should switch to a virtual mailing address? In this post, we walk you through the best ways to receive mail and packages while traveling, including the pros and cons of switching to a virtual mailing address. Learn why we switched and how you can get your own virtual mailing address!
When we hit the road, we were very intentional about not getting a storage unit. While we designed the van to be our home, space is also extremely limited so we have to be cognizant of keeping things as minimalist as possible. Keeping up these 5 practices allows us to stay focused on what we want to do, not what we have.
Some offerings we have to answer the age-old questions: “Where do you go to the bathroom?” and “How do you take a shower?”
When you live in a campervan, you might be short on space indoors, but you can expand your mobile home’s square footage by creating an outdoor patio space. We initially researched factory-made camper canopies and felt the sticker shock, but we still wanted to try out a canopy of our own and came up with an affordbale DIY option.
Ask Transit owners looking to get their stock tires switched out for something more, and you’ll find a wide variety of stories, opinions, and unanswered questions. While we’re by no means tire experts, compiling all of the current thinking out there on Transit tires will hopefully save you some time and heartache so you can get back to the business of exploring the open highways and winding back roads.
When we meet folks on the road, a lot of times people make statements about how they could never live in a van with their partner. Fortunately, we’ve created a 2 resources for assessing just how prepared you and your honey might be when it comes to that #vanlife.
With a big trip on the horizon, we have been in an ongoing process of scaling down our things for the past year. Taking the slow and thoughtful approach has made this endeavor less of a checkbox item on our way to full-time vanlife, and more of a self-reflective journey. In fact, you can learn a lot about yourself by observing how you let go of physical possessions.
I’m writing this surrounded by all of our van projects from the past 2 years sitting, deconstructed, in the main living space of our 1-bedroom apartment. Three weeks ago they were all installed in our van. Let me explain.