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+ Best Van Life Instagram Accounts

Best Van Life Instagram Accounts

A while ago we assembled a list of our favorite Asheville Instagram accounts. It was a fun way to acknowledge some of the people who’s work we really love. Playing off that theme we’ve decided to create a new list: Best Van Life Instagram Accounts. Asheville Van Life  – Stay up to date with the Asheville Van Life Rally and get a daily dose … Read More Best Van Life Instagram Accounts

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Mount Pisgah Campground

Looking for camping near Asheville? Check out the Mount Pisgah campground! We stayed up there for three nights in our Dodge Ram ProMaster City with a Wayfarer Conversion Kit. Here’s the things to know before you go camping at the Mount Pisgah Campground aka the Mt. Pisgah campground: Directions to the Mount Pisgah Campground Know where you’re going! If you put in the address … Read More Mount Pisgah Campground

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10 Money Saving Road Trip Tips

Traveling is awesome but spending money never is. It’s actually one of the most stressful things we deal with on the road. Over the past couple of months we’ve figured out a few ways to cut down on our expenses. Following these money saving travel tips might just help you save enough to stay on the road a little bit longer. Come up with … Read More 10 Money Saving Road Trip Tips

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Beyond Asheville: Jekyll Island and St. Simon’s Island

Jekyll Island used to be a private place where only the very wealthy could go. Nowadays it’s been turned into a state park and more. You can actually stay on the island and there’s enough to do see, do and eat on it that if you don’t want to leave, you really don’t have to – especially if you’re staying at the Jekyll Island … Read More Beyond Asheville: Jekyll Island and St. Simon’s Island

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How to Make Awesome Camp Coffee

Do you LOVE coffee? We do. We start every single day with at least one cup whether we’re at home in Asheville on somewhere in our van. In this post, we talk about how to make awesome camp coffee. No machine nor electricity is required. Assemble Your Materials The first thing required for making good coffee while traveling is to get some basic pieces … Read More How to Make Awesome Camp Coffee

+ Top Camping Life Hacks

Our Top 5 Camping Life Hacks

My inner geek loves any kind of life hack. Who doesn’t?! The following post is a list of our top 5 camping life hacks. Start a fire with a tampon. You can do more with a tampon than just deal with your period. Pretty awesome if you ask us. And it’s easy, too. All you have to do is take the wrapper and applicator … Read More Our Top 5 Camping Life Hacks

+ How to Meet People While Traveling

Van Life: How to Meet People While Traveling

One of our favorite things about traveling is meeting new people. Encounters with strangers (who have sometimes become friends) helps us discover a place through a local’s eyes. We love it when someone who lives in the city or town we’re visiting shares their favorite bar or restaurant with us. Those are often the best tips and the things we remember long after we’ve … Read More Van Life: How to Meet People While Traveling

+ Best Ramen in the USA!

Best Ramen in the USA

We get excited about a lot of things when traveling but food is up there on our list of favorite activities. When it comes to eating, we don’t mess around. And if there’s one thing we love to eat, it’s ramen. This Japanese dish is typically consists of wheat noodles and is served in a meat or fish-based broth. It’s often flavored with soy … Read More Best Ramen in the USA

+ Van Life: Our sleeping system

Van Life: The Exped SIM Comfort Duo 7.5 Mat

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

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Yurt Life?

One of the things on my bucket list last year was to sleep in a yurt. I didn’t really have a good reason other than I thought they looked cool and I was curious about them. I’d heard that they were portable, eco-friendly and sometimes even more cost effective than a house. (We never really considered building a yurt when we were in the … Read More Yurt Life?

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Van Life: How to Declutter

Downsize. Minimize. Minimal. De-cluttering. For us, the process started years ago but recently we’ve taken it to new levels. Whatever you call it, DOING it can have lasting benefits. Van Life: How to Declutter Maybe you have no plans to live in a van. Or you don’t even want to go cross-country on a road trip. That’s okay! Chances are though, this post might … Read More Van Life: How to Declutter

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