This last year has been traumatic and painful for so many people, in so many ways. But among the fear, instability, and loss that has been unfolding, there has also been some significant shifts in perception. After a lifetime being told to work harder, live faster, consume more, and travel further, many people have hadContinue reading “The Beauty of the Micro-Adventure”
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”
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!)”
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”
Capitalism isn’t working anymore. It has brought us some breathtaking advancements in technology and medicine. It has made our lives easier and more comfortable than our ancestors could have dreamed of. But it has also brought a great deal of injustice and suffering to the world. Thank you SO MUCH for the wonderful things youContinue reading “Moving Away From Capitalism With Gratitude”
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”
Talking to your family about being a Highly Sensitive Person can be really daunting. By Highly Sensitive Person, I am not just referring to a tendency to take offence or cry a lot. I’m talking about the Highly Sensitive Person trait, something which totally changes the life experiences of 20% of the world population. PeopleContinue reading “Talking To Your Family About Being A Highly Sensitive Person”
HSPs have so much love to give and a heart that overflows with compassion for other people. Whilst being a trait to celebrate, it can also lead us to darker places and make us vulnerable to physical or emotional abuse.
Yes, I shouted cheerfully. I have to poop in a hole in the ground.