Embarking from Portland, Oregon...

I am following my philosophy of doing life a little differently by living and working remotely in my self-converted Sprinter. Between stories from the road, my van build, photos of my favorite adventures and more, I hope you find inspiration to get outside and see the world around you.

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LIFESTYLE GALLERY

While I love my van, I'm even more fond of the places it takes me. After a year on the road, I've explored all 50 states, hitting National and State Parks along the way. Check out photos from my favorite hikes, campsites, and more!

so we bought a van primitive camping in Mexican Hat, Utah
hiking angels rest in Zion National Park, Utah
so we bought a van sporting cowbucker on the beach in la jolla california
unpacking our home on wheels outside Valley of Fire State Park
taking a quick nap during the sunset at cape cod
so we bought a van in arches national park hiking to double arch
parked outside of teton national park in jackson hole wyoming


 

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THE #VANLIFE MOVEMENT: WHAT IT'S REALLY LIKE TO LIVE ON THE ROAD

“My biggest piece of advice is if something, like van life, is interesting you, figure out why it’s intriguing to you and how you can make it happen. Living in a van or traveling full-time looks different for everybody."


 

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LATEST POST: Best Adventures Less than 76 Miles from Portland

"If you’re looking for a city that provides you with a wonderful amount of day trip options, look no further than Portland, Oregon. Surrounded by various swimming holes and lush forests, it is almost guaranteed that you’ll be able to scratch that itch for a weekend escape. While your options are endless, I always begin planning an adventure by deciding whether to head East or West of Portland. Heading towards the coast provides an entirely different atmosphere than driving into the heart of the Columbia River Gorge. So the question is, what are you in the mood for?"

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SIMPLIFYING: Tips for Tiny Living

Tiny living. It’s everywhere. AND it’s growing. Something that I don’t hear about as often is what makes tiny living work. How do you live with less? As a 25-year-old female living out of a van full-time, here is my advice to you...

6 Places We've Loved (So Far)

When you’re traveling to all 50 states of America, and some of Canada, there are endless options for beautiful destinations. While we’ve fallen in love with our entire country, there are 6 places that stole our hearts...

Phase 2: Electrical System & Insulation

The last few months have been filled with research, trial and error, and accomplished goals. Our van now has a large majority of the insulation completed and most of the wires put in place...