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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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7 Ways to Volunteer From The Road

As a long-term traveler in the US, it can be easy to begin feeling disconnected from the communities you encounter. We’ve found that volunteering is a great way to combat these feelings and can be a truly fun experience! Read on for tips on how to find 1-time volunteer opportunities!

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Receiving Mail + Packages on the Road

One of the most complicated parts of van travel is not having a shipping address. So in this blog post, you get to read about a variety of ways to receive mail and packages, including when and how to use these methods and our overall experience.

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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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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.

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