Van Travel / Lifestyle

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Holiday Gift Guide: Travel Edition

If someone on your shopping list this holiday season is living on the road, chances are you’re wondering what they could possibly need. So, how do you gift someone who lives in their camper? Here’s a gift guide to help you out.

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6 Volunteer Opportunities (That Don’t Require a Long-Term Commitment)

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!

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Virtual Mailing Address (How-To, Pros, and Cons)

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!

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A Practical Guide to Minimalism on the Road

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.

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Could You Live in a Van With Your Significant Other?

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.

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Making Room for Less

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.

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Camper Life 101

This post is written for anyone who is looking to brush up on some camper life basics!

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Van Travel: Cold Van Plans

With temperatures dropping both in and out of the van, we’ve spent some time making sure that things are staying warm when the weather turns cold. In addition to some basic insulation, here are some of our favorite additions for keeping warm.