Back in late 2017, I wrote a post that declared we would be travelling full time indefinitely. We had quit our jobs in Penticton, BC, and were preparing to cross Canada in our (not yet converted) van. Almost three years to the day, I felt it was a good time to give you an update!
Time for a van update! We converted our GMC Savana van back in April/May 2018 and have since driven over 50,000 kilometres across Canada, living in it full time for over fourteen months. I’m sharing which aspects of our van conversion worked (and those we love!) as well as the ones we have since had to change (and even remove in some cases)
Whether you use a van, RV or tent, there are so many opportunities to find free camping in Canada. Discover the secrets of finding free traditional camping options as well as overnight ‘convenient’ camping spots, useful when travelling
All the essential details of our GMC Savana van conversion, including an inside tour, design rationale and cost breakdown plus links to construction diaries
The biggest update yet! In just two weeks, our GMC Savana conversion really became liveable with a proper ceiling, cupboards, under bed storage, seating, solar panel system and more.
The Alaska Highway is an epic northern drive through wilderness and wonder. But did you know that most of it actually travels through Canada’s BC and Yukon regions? Here are the highlights and some essential tips for your adventure!
Finally, it is time to start our real DIY van conversion! In this update, we add insulation, three layers of flooring (cork, plywood and vinyl), a welded bed and walls – all in 12 days and temperatures sometimes in the minus features.
Travelling through the middle of tundra, mountains and limitless wilderness, the Dempster Highway offers one of the best road trips in the world! Here’s everything you need to know so you can take on this adventure yourself
Our experience driving 7000km across Canada in early winter and the trials and tribulations of legally transferring a GMC Savana van from British Columbia to New Brunswick
Exploring Canada by road doesn’t have to be limited to the summer season. Winter road trips offer low crowds, cheaper prices and wonderfully snowy scenery. But there are undoubtedly more challenges.
The day this post goes live, we will be officially on the road indefinitely! Here are the latest upgrades in our GMC Savana conversion before we drive across Canada
An update of our DIY GMC Savana conversion, including construction of a temporary bed and the sale of our previous van conversion
We bought a new van! We are SO excited to start our GMC Savana conversion and all the new adventures that it will bring us. Heres’s all the info about our new van conversion purchase and future plans
The total cost and breakdown of our five month long road trip around British Columbia, Yukon, NWT and Alaska. It is possible to explore Canada on a budget – let us explain how
Cooking on the road doesn’t have to be difficult; here’s our favourite foods to carry with us on the road
If you’re planning a road trip around Canada’s amazing Yukon Territory, there are a few essential items that will greatly improve your experience. Be sure not to forget any of these before heading out!
Our three-month drive from the UK to Turkey and back was a source of many travel lessons – learn from our mistakes and have an even better Europe road trip.
An update on our Astro Van conversion after a five month trip around Western Canada and Alaska
Take to the road and experience Canada during the most beautiful season of all – here are seven great reasons why you should go on a winter road trip in Canada
The final part of our five month, 17,000km road trip around BC, Yukon & NWT; Quesnel to Vancouver, via 10 sun-and-wine soaked days in the Okanagan