Is It Safe For A Woman To Hitchhike?

People are always asking me if it is safe for women to hitchhike. My answer is yes… mostly. Hitchhiking in a war torn country is obviously going to different to hitchhiking in Switzerland. But in Europe, hitchhiking is a very safe and interesting way to travel, even if you are a woman! This article willContinue reading “Is It Safe For A Woman To Hitchhike?”

Best Board and Card Games for the Road

Even though we live in a tiny Peugeot Boxer conversion, we have a whole cupboard just for board and card games! It’s such a fun ice breaker to connect with other people on the road, and also a great way to pass a rainy day inside your camper. Now I normally steer clear of productContinue reading “Best Board and Card Games for the Road”

Making Deeper Connection When You Live On The Road

Traveling long term can get pretty lonely. It can be hard to talk about that sometimes because everyone tells you that you’ll be constantly surrounded by people and make friends everywhere you go.  Whilst it is true that you meet many amazing people when you live a transient lifestyle, it doesn’t replace the human needContinue reading “Making Deeper Connection When You Live On The Road”

How To Become A Successful Freelance Writer

A lot of people ask me how to become a successful freelance writer. They feel the gap between wanting to be a writer, and actually being able to call themselves one feels like a step too big to take. It’s not too big friends, I promise! A year ago I had never been paid toContinue reading “How To Become A Successful Freelance Writer”

Full-Time Vanlife As a Couple (Uncensored!)

Living as a couple in a van full-time can be really challenging. The initial burst of excitement soon wears off and you are suddenly faced with living inside 5 square meters with another full sized human being. On the bright side, it pushes your communication and cooperation to a whole new level. If you canContinue reading “Full-Time Vanlife As a Couple (Uncensored!)”

How to Travel Without Any Money

It is perfectly possible to travel with absolutely no money. You won’t be drinking many Mojitos or staying in any sweet hotels. You will be hungry some days, and exhausted. You will also push yourself to new limits, discovering how capable and resourceful you really are. Florian Roquais is a full time traveller and outdoorContinue reading “How to Travel Without Any Money”

The Future of the Vanlife Movement

I often find myself wondering about the future of the ‘vanlife’ movement.  Since #vanlife became a hashtag, it seems like an endless stream of people are buying and converting vans to live in. Sharing carefully curated pictures to thousands of Instagram followers, certain influencers have created a ‘fashion statement’ around trading a home for aContinue reading “The Future of the Vanlife Movement”

To travel off the beaten track. (But really though.)

Yes, I shouted cheerfully. I have to poop in a hole in the ground.