Category Archives: VanLife

Comprehensive VanLife How To Guide

Jayme & John from Gnomad Home have put together a comprehensive VanLife How To Guide which you can find on their website. In the guide they cover the benefits and challenges of living in a van full time, building out a van for living, where to park, bathrooms, showers, laundry, cost, earning money, getting mail, insurance, […]

Digital Nomad Trades San Francisco Condo for VanLife

Kirsten Dirksen visits Eric Kennedy, tours his off-grid Mercedes Sprinter Van, and learns how and why he chose VanLife over traditional housing. For many, the lower living costs of living in a van are one of the major draws. I don’t think this was the case for Eric. For Eric freedom, quality of life, and […]

Van vs Bus – Which is Better?

Jordan & Kaylee and Trent & Allie have been traveling together in Mexico and Belize for about two months now; and they’ve gotten to know each other’s vehicle well. Jordan & Kaylee live in a converted micro bus and Trent & Allie live in a Ram ProMaster van conversion. In this video they compare and […]

Why Two Tiny Homes Are Better than One Big One

Why two tiny homes are better than one big one – my life in a van and on a boat The following is a guest post from Kristin Hanes, a journalist and writer in the San Francisco Bay area. She writes about alternative living – campervans, RVs, sailboats and tiny homes – at The Wayward […]

Winner Announced for the VW Bus Giveaway

Sabrina and Jimmy selected a winner for their VW Bus Giveaway live on Instagram at 7 PM PST January 20th. They did a live stream on Instagram and YouTube and even showed the random name selected live. The winner is… Elyse Ordorica The winner wasn’t online watching the live steam so they called her on […]

Single Mom Converted a Fire Truck into a Tiny Home

The folks at Tiny House Tours recently visited with Megan and got the full tour of the fire truck she converted into a tiny house by herself. She and her daughter are living full time on the road. Megan bought the truck for $2000 and did all the work herself with some advice from her […]

VW Bus Giveaway Ends Tonight

Sabrina and Jimmy will soon be selecting a winner for their VW Bus Giveaway. The winner will be announced on their Instagram on January 20th at 7 PM PST. The free entry by mail option is gone now, since it relies on the mail, but you can still enter by buying WANDXR Post Cards. I […]

Final VW Bus Clean-Up Before Giveaway

Sabrina and Jimmy spend several stressful days cleaning the WANDXR Bus before the giveaway. After spending so much time together in a tiny VW Bus, it must be super hard to expel so much energy cleaning it just so you can give it away to someone else. The giveaway ends on January 18, 2019 AT […]

Sabrina and Jimmy’s 1973 VW Bus & Giveaway

Sabrina and Jimmy Horel left their careers to pursue their passions of photography and video. They bought a 1973 Volkswagen Bus for travel and to live a simple nomadic lifestyle. Their travels are changing now and it’s time to pass their beloved VW Bus onto someone new. Instead of selling it, they are running a giveaway. […]

Year in Review for the Jimmy and Sabrina

Jimmy and Sabrina recap their adventures from 2018 – before they give away their van! They spent some time in Mexico and most of the time exploring California. They also explain some of the backstory behind their Volkswagen Bus Giveaway. Like I mentioned, they are giving away their VW Bus. To enter you can mail in […]