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?”
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”
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 prevent, treat and safely remove ticks.
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!)”
The health of the earth and the health of human beings is inseparable. This is brilliant news, but I didn’t always see things that way!
A nourishing vegan diet is perfectly possible when you are wild camping. After experiencing a massive burnout, I headed into the Scottish wilderness. Making camp on empty beaches and uninhabited islands, I got a lot of practice at cooking plant based camping food. It was a little challenging at first because plant based foods areContinue reading “Vegan Wild Camping Food”
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”
Why can’t I be more succesful? Why didn’t I amount to more? Why am I such a disappointment to the world? As much as it pains me to say it, these questions haunt many of us throughout our lives. But maybe the problem isn’t you at all! Maybe the problem is the way that weContinue reading “Success: The Great Lie of Our Time”
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”