After traveling and working with an old Igloo cooler for the last year and a half my parents surprised us with a brand new cooler and we are loving it! Here’s our take on the Ozark Trail 26 Quart Cooler which we think is perfect for van life. Ozark Trail 26 Quart Cooler Review The Ozark Trail 26 Quart Cooler claims that it keeps … Read More Ozark Trail 26 Quart Cooler Review
Well the cold weather has finally pushed out and it seems like summer is just around the corner. We’ve put together a summer travel packing guide so that you can do a little less stressing before your next road trip, vacation or getaway. Are you ready?! C’mon, let’s go! Road Trip Essentials: First off, decide whether you’ll be sleeping in your car, in a … Read More Summer Road Trip Packing Guide
Just like making coffee, one of the things we are consistent about is running. We get up five and sometimes six days a week and go for a run. A lot of the times since we’re living out of our van, it’s in a new place. And we love it! Though most of the runs we log are around four miles, we do go … Read More Our Best Women’s Running Gear
We’ve compiled a list of our top 9 van life essentials. These are items that we use daily and things that overall make sense for us due to space, durability, cost, and practicality. When your home is on wheels, the gear you pack can have a huge impact on your life. If it’s the right gear it can improve your efficiency with life’s tasks: … Read More 9 Van Life Essentials
This post is for those of you who have been asking what we decided to do for bed cushioning since we elected not to order the cushions from Wayfarer Vans. To make a long story short, we started out using the cushions from our old vintage motorhomes. We had two cushions that we saved from the 1976 Toyota Sunline that we owned, three from the … Read More Van Life: The Exped SIM Comfort Duo 7.5 Mat
Spring in Florida is a lot like summer in other places and so the gear we’ll be bringing will be a LOT different than what we hauled with us on our last road trip. We’ve also learned a good bit about our travel habits and needs since then and will be bringing less stuff. Goodbye, kitchen sink! If you’re heading out on the road … Read More Van Life: Spring Road Trip Packing Guide
We sometimes get questions about the kinds of photography equipment we use to create our images. We also briefly touched on this topic in the Adventure Photography class that we recently taught at the REI in Asheville. As a result we decided to create a post that we can point people to! The following is all about equipment in an effort to answer the … Read More Photography Gear: What Camera, Lenses and Accessories Do We Use?
The holidays are here and so is the stress of gift giving. Enter our gift ideas. Check out our top picks which have been hand-selected and are geared for the adventurer in your life. Want to treat yourself this holiday season? Below is our gift guide and our top picks of not only cool things that they’ll be stoked to see but things they’ll … Read More Our Holiday Gift Guide for the Adventurer in Your Life