11 Vanlife Must Haves (A Helpful Illustrated Guide)

Top 11 Van Life Essentials If you’ve been researching stealth van life, no doubt you’ve come across tons of articles talking about how great living in a Van or RV can be and how many adventures you’ll have. Talking to actual people, on the other hand, can make it seem a lot less glamorous. But, … Read more

Cheap DIY Van Conversions For Your Tiny Home

The mission is clear. Get the heck out of your living situation and FAST. Maybe your roommate is a crazy person who flushes your socks down the toilet, or maybe you can’t stand your neighbors constant screaming.   One thing is for sure, van life has to happen immediately. Luckily, I can help! I’ve been … Read more

Staying Safe While Van Living

Not a fan of armed robbery? Me neither. Before moving into a van full time, I had a big problem with the thought of us being robbed in the night. The city we live in is known for rampant car theft, so naturally, I was concerned. We did our best to prepare ourselves before moving … Read more

New to Van Living? Here’s 6 Ways Not to Freeze to Death

We have found that the best way to stay warm when living in a van is to have a small propane heater. This not only keeps us cozy in our vehicle, but it’s portable, doesn’t use up any electricity and best of all…it’s cheap. We are able to keep ourselves nice and toasty for about … Read more

How We Keep Our Valuables Hidden Both At Home and Abroad

Bienvenidos from Chile my #VanLife friends! Dusty and I are currently on the road eating, drinking, and exploring South America. We started in Lima Peru on the infamous Gringo Trail and have now traveled all the way down into northern Chile on our way to see the Solar Eclipse on July 2nd. I have decided … Read more

dealing with sickness while living in a van

Van Life Sickness- What To Do When You Have a Cold or Flu

There is no worse feeling out there than being sick when you live in a van. Whether it’s from a cold, the flu, or a stomach virus, getting over it can feel like a never ending struggle to get your life back. Unfortunately, when you live in a van, all of those sick feelings can … Read more

How to afford full time van life

How to Afford Full-Time #VanLife-UPDATED

*I originally published this article back in November and realized I needed to make some updates on ACX royalty shares. So this is your new and improved article! The #1 question I see on the van life/ vandwelling groups I frequent is, “How do you afford to live in your van full time?” or “What … Read more

Solo stove- the best lightweight wood burning stove on the market

The Best Stealth Camping Stove You Didn’t Know You Needed

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this before, but in just a few short months Dusty and I are taking our stealth van lives on the road again. And NOT in the U.S. this time. In preparation, I am looking into getting some new stealth travel items, particularly, a new lightweight wood burning camping stove. … Read more

how to van electrical needs

Van Electrical Information For Beginners- Part 1

If you’re just getting started in this crazy adventure called #VanLife, and want to do some of the build work yourself, you probably have some important questions regarding how to set up your electrical system. The biggest one is should you get a deep cycle marine battery or go with a solar battery? I’ve compiled … Read more