Author: Katie Harris

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What is the Most Economical Camper Van?

One of the most daunting leaps for prospective van dwellers is deciding upon the best camper van to move into. Before I settled on my beloved camper van (known more warmly as Penny), I was overwhelmed with options. Although I wanted my new home to be safe and reliable, I […]

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11 Raw Vegan Backpacking Food Favorites

There have been a multitude of recent health food movements rise in popularity. Each has their own set of passionate followers and beliefs. Although veganism may seem to many like one of these passing health food movements, the lifestyle has been around for centuries. Abstaining from animal products is interwoven […]

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3 Day Backpacking Menu: Lightweight Meal Planning Tips

Hitting the trail for a three day weekend, but unsure what you’re going to eat? Preparing food that is both calorically dense, nutrient rich, lightweight, and tasty is one of the most intimidating aspects of planning a backpacking trip.  However, with the correct preparation, backpacking food can easily be transformed […]

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No-Cook Camping Meals: 21 Tasty Ideas

There are plenty of ways to eat creative, flavorful, and healthy meals while camping without having to break out a stove, start a fire, or boil water. Although these recipes are intended for car-campers, they can be assembled with nothing other than a bowl, can opener, and fork. Below are […]

Thoreau Quotes: 25 Most Popular

Henry David Thoreau is one of the most iconic American essayists, philosophers, and poets. Born in 1817 in Concord, Massachusetts, Thoreau was a Transcendentalist, and focused much of his writing on human relationships with ourselves, nature, society, and the universe itself. His two most famous works are his book Walden, […]

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Trekking in Thailand (Useful Tips and Advice)

Thailand, or “The Land of Smiles,” is one of the most well-known tourist destinations in the world. It’s not difficult to understand why. The hospitable culture, turquoise beaches, lush jungles and $1 street curries will quickly steal the hearts of many. Although vast numbers of tourists experience the nightlife of […]

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33 Best Van Life Vlogs

As any van lifer knows, life on the road is a wonderful incorporation of challenges and joys, views of snow capped mountain ranges met with views of mechanic shop parking lots. Venturing into life out of a vehicle can seem daunting. Thankfully, because of the influx of individuals deciding to […]

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Van Life As a Solo Female Traveler

As a solo female, I am often asked what my experience living and traveling alone in my van entails. Besides the curiosity, I am often met with concern, confusion, and even outright disagreement from strangers and acquaintances alike. The narrative society often expects me to tell is one of danger; […]