Adventure Vehicles

saving for vanlife

Saving for Vanlife (How Much You’ll Need)

The most common questions my boyfriend and I get while living full-time on the road are variations of, “How do you afford it?” There are no trust funds here – quite simply, we saved up before we made the transition to vanlife, we live very frugally, and we work from […]

honda element campers

Honda Element Campers: Pros/Cons and Owner QnA

Honda Elements are an unsuspecting yet popular option for conversion to campers. Their boxy shape, clam shell tailgates, removable back seats, and easy-to-clean surfaces make them an ideal choice for a relatively fuel-efficient small camper. Some enthusiasts opt to convert Elements themselves, although there are several companies that offer professional […]

hiker trailer review

Hiker Trailer Review: Pros/Cons and Owner QnA

For people who can’t get enough of the great outdoors, Hiker Trailer can make getting out into nature easier than ever. Hiker Trailer is a U.S. based company that has been manufacturing tear drop camping trailers for 14 years, designed to make camping trips affordable and comfortable. The trailers come […]

how do you make a roof top tent

How do you Make a Roof Top Tent? (9 Clever DIY Builds)

There’s no doubt about it: rooftop tents are cool. These mobile, go-anywhere tents quickly and easily convert your car or truck into a luxurious outdoor retreat, wherever the open road might take you. Unfortunately, rooftop tents are expensive, so they’re not exactly practical for the vast majority of us. Plus, […]

skoolie floor plans

Skoolie Floor Plans: 4 Steps to YOUR Perfect Design

Designing the layout of your school bus conversion is one of the most exciting parts of the process. While there are certainly common elements that nearly every skoolie includes, there are infinite ways in which to combine them, which allows you to flex your creative muscles! In this article, I […]

how much is a ford transit camper van

How Much is a Ford Transit Camper Van? (New, Used and DIY)

Ford Transits are one of the most popular options for camper van conversions. They are comparable in size and functionality to Mercedes Sprinter vans, but Transits are significantly cheaper, both in terms of the initial purchase and the ongoing maintenance costs. Many aspiring vanlifers choose to build out their vans […]

can you live full time in a truck camper

Can You Live Full Time in a Truck Camper?

After having our son, we decided now was the best time to quit our jobs and travel full time. After many discussions and looking at the logistics of living on the road, we finally made the big step of purchasing a 1996 F350 and a Palomino pop-up truck camper. We […]

best overland trailer

Best Overland Trailers (10 Off-Road Favorites)

Off-road trailers are super practical for camping trips, whether you are a weekend warrior and don’t want to invest in an RV, or you are an overlanding enthusiast who enjoys seeking out the road less traveled. There is such a wide variety of overland trailers available today that you can […]

dometic the best fridge for a campervan

Dometic: The Best Fridge for a Campervan?

When you live a life on the road, your van is your home. More than just a place to rest your head at night, a campervan is your refuge from the hustle and bustle of the outside world. However, any good campervan needs to be fully equipped with the right […]