Our DIY rear door spare wheel carrier

Procrastination is possibly one of my strongest traits, we’re now in southern Poland, just above the Tatra mountains. By now I’ve actually written or part written a few ‘van build’ posts but haven’t actually got round to uploading them! It was a miserable and wet day in Northern Latvia when I originally wrote this and…

Travelling with a dog

This is Syl – our Husky/German Shepherd x Malamute/Lab pup – and the third (and arguably most popular) member of our family! She’s a nearly two year old delightful mix of extremely stubborn, occasionally naughty, greedy, loving, happy lump of joy in our lives and nearly three months in she seems to have adapted to…

Travelling Scandinavia and Finland

I know I know, we’ve now reached Poland so a post about our trip through the Nordic countries is way, way, waaay overdue! I had been meaning to share this ages ago but problems with uploading photos and then not having enough data, somehow it got pushed back. There’s so much info about with a…

Our van tips and must-haves

As we’ve been going for just over a month now (where does the time go!?) we’re on our way to working out what bits we should have packed and those we should have left behind, plus anything that has made life easier. So if you’re planning any sort of escape in a van, read on…

Why vanlife?

I was checking my inbox the other day and had received an email from a lady asking if we wanted to be a part of her graphic on people living and travelling in vans with a few questions to answer. This was super exciting and one of the questions “Why vanlife?” got me thinking. The…