Solar panels and set-ups are a hot topic in the vanlife community. When we did the research for our system, we relied heavily on information from other travelers. Here is a rundown of what we use, why we do it, and how it works.
We took the leap and left Anglo-America behind for Mexico. The stark contrast between the two worlds is most visible at the border that divides them, but it’s also undeniable in every moment in these first days. While we are gathering our first impressions of Mexico, the country welcomes us with warm hearts, open arms, and fish tacos.
We are about to leave the United States and head into Mexico. About time to take a look into the rear view mirror. Where have we been? What has happened? What have we learned? Come join us on a short hike across the past 9 months, to people and places that have made a lasting impression.
Vanlife is a free and beautiful way of alternative living. It’s also rapidly gaining popularity, but our society is not made for it. We can only live in our van because most other people don’t. What does the rising popularity of vanlife mean? And what would happen if we all moved into our vans?
Creating and maintaining friendships is tough while living on the move. All the more important are the genuine and heartfelt connections we do create along the way. Here’s a tale of burritos, dumpsters, and the wonder of making friends.
In our modern world, television screens are everywhere. Vanlife conveys freedom in many ways, but the absence of TV is one its less-known nuances.
We knew it from the beginning – this might be the toughest border crossing of our journey. Crossing back into mainland USA, they could just turn us away if they decided to. What would we do then? This was no time to make mistakes, we were anxious and weary, still there was nothing left to do but to drive up to the border and try our luck.
Money is a delicate thing. So are donations. After much discussion, we have added a donate button to our page. But what made this decision so hard for us?
The VW community is more than we could ever wish for, providing not only mechanical help when we need it the most, but also a sense of home as we meet like-minded friends in places we’ve never been to.