A week of contrasts driving south from the Yukon, with a trip through the Northern Rockies (bison, hotsprings and moose, oh my) and an insight into BC’s oil and gas industries
Regular life experiences in Vancouver that felt strange after travelling for five months around Western Canada in small Astro Van conversion
A solo drive into Alaska with some of the best days on the trip so far. And some of the worst. Also known as ‘the good, the bad and the very very wet.’
With neverending wilderness, captivating wildlife and unusual roadside sights, Yukon is the perfect place to hit the highway. Here’s 7 great reasons why you must road trip in Yukon Territory, Canada!
A drive around southern Yukon with highlights including a desert, a jewelled lake and a town with something of an identity crisis
Two weeks in and around Dawson City, Yukon Territory – festivals, new friends, hiking in Tombstone and a whole lot of history. It was hard to pull ourselves away!
Weeks 12 and 13 on our Western Canada road trip included Canada Day celebrations in Dawson City followed by a two week 740km canoe trip down the Yukon River from Whitehorse back to Dawson
Crossing the Arctic Circle on the Dempster Highway to reach Inuvik, the Midnight Sun, and millions of mosquitoes. An unforgettable journey
The rush to the north in time for the summer solstice. Our mammoth 3750km drive from Vancouver to the start of the Dempster Highway, Yukon Territory
Time to be upfront about the less fun side of long term travel and vanlife in a small campervan from our experience of two months on the road
A busy few weeks along the Sunshine Coast, including over 100km of paddling around the Powell Forest Canoe Circuit and beautiful Desolation Sound
Two months into our huge Western Canada road trip and vanlife is proving to be pretty awesome so far! Here are the biggest three reasons why.
A quick guide to how I created extra space, more storage and provided access to our gear in our small DIY Astro Van conversion
Zigzagging across mid and southern Vancouver Island, exploring Tofino, Newcastle Island, Carmanah Walbran, Salt Spring Island, Goldstream Park and Shawnigan Lake. Massive trees, hot springs, beautiful ocean views, train trestles and more!
The fourth update to our Astro Van Camper Conversion series. We have built a cabinet in between the front seats and the bed, to provide essential storage space when travelling.
Curtains are out, and foil insulation is in! An update on our home converted campervan.
Take a look inside two DIY van conversions built by friends in Canada – the first being a Plymouth Grand Voyager and second a Mazda 4X4
The second update to our homemade Astro Van camper conversion with details of bed construction, mattress and storage spaces.
The first construction update in our Astro (Safari) Van camper conversion. We first built a basic bed at the back of the van as a test.
All about our home converted car camper which we used for a three month UK to Turkey and back trip in 2011