Morgan Tabor, Abi Roberts, and Bekah King found healing in friendship and exploration.
Seasoned road travelers Marc and Julie Bennett shared common mishaps, like jumping straight into a big adventure after buying your first RV.
From buying a small rig to renovating in the middle of the winter, I experienced plenty of missteps while converting my home on wheels.
Hayley and Roger Mason are currently embarking on a non-stop 3-month drive with their family across Australia in a 12-seater van they converted themselves. The two are part of a thriving community of #vanlife enthusiasts, who share tips on Youtube, Reddit and Instagram. “The whole four-wheel drive and camping scene […]
Moms Sarah Storey and Melanie Tumlin cleverly used wall space to store toys, paint to divide the rooms, and storage drawers for changing the baby.
Sarah Ingala wants her French bulldogs to experience everything they can, so she's taking them around the US in a camper van, and TikTok is loving it.
As the coronavirus spread across the world, world travellers Kara and Nate Buchanan had to change their lifestyle. To keep up their travels safely, the couple bought and renovated a converted Mercedes Benz sprinter van in the US. They spend their days working remotely, trying local foods, and exploring the […]
In a few months, RV owners will start travelling throughout the US again. RV rental companies Outdoorsy and RV Share each shared their top five destinations for springtime travel amid the coronavirus pandemic. Bar Harbour in Maine and Saguaro National Park in Arizona are among the top destinations for spring […]
Bree Contreras bought an RV, named “Hottie,” for $US2,000 and has spent roughly $US6,000 on renovations. Contreras lives and works in the RV, which has a bed, bathroom, kitchen, workspace, and loft. Contreras documents their travels on their Instagram account, @doesthiscountasvanlife . Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. “I just […]
Andrea Heap spotted a camper trailer for sale in Colorado and bought it for $US3,000. She spent $US2,000 and a year and a half renovating the tiny home on wheels with her dad, Paul Heap. Andrea lives and works in her camper trailer, which has a bed, bathroom, kitchen, and […]
In 2009, Kirk Williams crashed his mountain bike and broke his neck, paralyzing him from the chest down. Now 33, the drone photographer and freelance writer has regained his freedom thanks to van life. In the decade since his accident, he modified a Ford Transit van for his wheelchair, and […]
Kara and Nate Buchanan bought a converted sprinter van for $US40,000 in March to travel across the US during the pandemic. They needed to be able to work from their tiny home on wheels, so they purchased a van with a bed that transforms into a workspace. When renovating the […]
Bree Contreras was once a political analyst who quit their job to spend their days exploring the US in an RV with their partner and two dogs. Contreras documents their travels on their Instagram account,@doesthiscountasvanlife. In a recent interview with Insider, Contreras shared the hard parts of van life that […]
Outdoorsy, an RV and camper rental site, saw a 4,500% increase in bookings throughout the pandemic in 2020. Jen Young, CMO and co-founder of Outdoorsy, said she thinks people will be using camper vans to work on the road in 2021. Young predicts more glamping campgrounds and luxury RV resorts […]
Where other people see trash, Ed Potokar and Amy Rosenfeld of Hudson Valley Airstream see treasure. Residents of New York’s Hudson Valley, the husband and wife spend their days transforming derelict Airstream trailers into tiny homes. Since 2016, they have renovated four vintage Airstreams from the 1960s and ’70s and […]
Most people downsize when they move into a van, but after four years of travel to more than 100 countries, Kara and Nate Buchanan told Insider that they were thrilled to upgrade from a suitcase. The couple bought a converted sprinter van for $US40,000 in March to travel across the […]
Mercedes-Benz’s Sprinter van dates back to the company’s first motorised van created by Carl Benz in 1896. Throughout the 1900s, the growing company created several van models, including L 319, L 406 D, TN, and T2. The first official Sprinter van was created in 1995, and it revolutionised the industry. […]