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: 76 Places to Visit by Van

"The long list of places I’ve explored throughout the continent includes cities, monuments, National parks, State parks, specific trails, and fabulous restaurants. In June of 2017, I set out mostly seeking five to seven mile-long hikes in beautiful National and State Parks. By Spring of 2018, I was literally googling “weirdest things to see in Nebraska.” Some cities were explored by grabbing a coffee and perusing the tiny shops within the area for five hours. Some cities were explored by seeing live music and grabbing food at the best rated restaurants. In some states or general regions, I didn’t even enter a city – I just stayed in surrounding recreational areas or national forests."

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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...