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.
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.
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
There are hundreds (thousands, even!) of free places to camp all over BC. Here’s my guide to finding them and how to camp for free in British Columbia, Canada
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
Aires de service are the cheapest accommodation available while exploring France! These camping areas are usually free or low cost and are located all around the country for anyone to use while travelling France.
Cooking on the road doesn’t have to be difficult; here’s our favourite foods to carry with us on the road
An update on our Astro Van conversion after a five month trip around Western Canada and Alaska
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
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
A busy few weeks along the Sunshine Coast, including over 100km of paddling around the Powell Forest Canoe Circuit and beautiful Desolation Sound
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!
A summary of our road trip around and about Northern Vancouver Island in early Spring, hiking Cape Scott, paddling in Johnstone Strait and exploring free caves
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.