Insider's travel reporter went on her first camper van trip through Camp Hox, organized by Hoxton hotels, and couldn't believe how comfy the bed was.
Since "Squid Game" debuted on Netflix, clothes resembling those worn by characters in the dystopian thriller have spiked in search volume and sales.
After purchasing a cargo van in fall 2020 and renovating it into a camper van, I learned lots of tips that all first-time buyers should know.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company plans to build an electric van “at some point,” but has been held back by battery-cell production constraints. The company is trying to overcome low output volumes by making its own cells. Musk has been talking about making an electric van for years, […]
Amazon unveiled the first of its three custom electric delivery vehicles made by Michigan-based Rivian on Thursday morning. The vans would hit the road in 2021, it said, and can last up to 150 miles on a single charge. The vehicles are Alexa-integrated, and have multiple exterior cameras to give […]
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we live, travel, and spend our money – both temporarily and permanently. The transportation industry, like much of the global economy, is a completely different landscape than it was just a few months ago. We asked top leaders across the transportation sector how […]
At least 75% of people with autism spectrum disorder also have sensory issues, which means they can be hypersensitive to certain elements in their environment. Those sensitivities can extend to clothing and shoes. A person with autism might find bright colours, fitted fabrics, seams, and tags uncomfortable. On Wednesday, Vans,a […]
Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its first pop-up camper van available in the US market: the Weekender. The camper van is being built on the body of a Mercedes-Benz Metris van and can seat five people and sleep four. Pricing has not been announced yet. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. Mercedes-Benz has […]
A New York City family of four decided to leave their apartment for 18 months and travel across North America in a converted Ford city shuttle bus turned tiny home on wheels. The bus – nicknamed “Buster” – consists of three “rooms”: a kitchen, bedroom, and dual office-garage space. Buster […]
The Mercedes-BenzSprinter is one of the world’s most popular commercial vans. I’ve always wanted to drive one. Mercedes loaned me a $US65,249 version from the 2019 model year. It was everything I hope it would be – and more. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. I can credibly say […]
Ford unveiled the Big Nugget, a camper van built on a Ford Transit body, in August. The Big Nugget has four separate spaces that could be considered separate rooms: the driver and passenger area, bedroom, bathroom, and kitchenette. The van was created in partnership with the camper brand Westfalia and […]
Piper Jaffray surveyed 9,500 teens across the United States to find out how they spend their money. The report showed that, overall, teens are choosing to spend more on food than on anything else. When it comes to apparel, athletic and streetwear continue to dominate. Here are their top 10 […]
Millennials are an important demographic for brands to win over. Their shopping habits can sometimes make or break an industry. The marketing agency Moosylvania has compiled its annual “Millennials’ Top 100 Brands” list for 2019 after surveying 1,000 millennial consumers. From Netflix to Adidas, here are the brands that made […]
Skateboarding will make its Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Games. The sport will feature two disciplines: park terrain and street. The International Olympic Committee hopes the addition of the sport will draw more millennial viewers. Vans Park Series is serving as the blueprint for the layout of park terrain […]
Looking back as far as the 1820s, sneakers have been changing the way people think about footwear, according to sneaker historians. Elizabeth Semmelhack, senior curator at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto; Nick Engvall, founder of Sneaker History; and Alex Wang, sneaker historian at GOAT; told Business Insider about how […]
Two years ago, my boyfriend and I left our office jobs and started living and travelling in a converted cargo van. We spend $US24,000 a year combined thanks to our new lifestyle. That’s $US26,000 less than we used to spend. Here are all the things we spend and save money […]
Author Olivia Young and her partner, Matt, are former office workers who now live in a converted cargo van. Their life on wheels allows them to travel more, live simpler, and spend less money. They have travelled through much of the US and Canada in their 2006 GMC Savana named […]