Why Traveling Alone ROCKS

Traveling alone in your van can sound scary at first. Most of us are not used to spend long stretches of time alone especially if that involves discovering new places where we have no know connections. I am here to tell you that traveling alone is an eye-opening, freeing experience that I really believe each … Continue reading Why Traveling Alone ROCKS

12 commandments of overnight parking

Here are 12 of van life unwritten rules for a peaceful, trouble-less and civil overnight stay. As I mentioned on my "5 tips to find "wild" parking spots blog , van dwelling seem to be rising in popularity and is attracting lots of people interested in a more simple and practical way to live and … Continue reading 12 commandments of overnight parking

How to take a ferry to the UK with your dog

Do you want to visit the Queen with your furry friend but are dreading the borders? It's ok, you're not alone. Understanding how you can bring your pup can give you a headache (it certainly gave it to me). The UK has slightly stricter regulations than other EU countries, mainly due to the fact that … Continue reading How to take a ferry to the UK with your dog

5 tips to find “wild” parking spots

Waking up with the sound of the birds singing, the wind shaking the tree leaves and maybe even a gurgling stream. Heaven right? I bet that when you think of traveling in a van, this is the kind of scenario you're imagining. Here you will find some tips on how to find great "wild" parking … Continue reading 5 tips to find “wild” parking spots

8 tips to find urban parking spots

Before we start our journey into the wonders of parking hunting I thought a little disclaimer is needed: I am BAD at organizing my journeys and on planning my parking spots. Like REAL bad. I more often than not leave things last minute and improvise. The Kangoo is tiny and really does not look like … Continue reading 8 tips to find urban parking spots

Travelling in the EU with your dog

So, you have seen wonderful pictures of people exploring the world with their furry friends and you cannot wait to start your own journey.  You saved up for it, you are happy with your van setup and have a clear idea of where you want to go. Sorry to be a killjoy but there is still one thing … Continue reading Travelling in the EU with your dog

Pros and Cons of travelling with your dog friend

The main reason why I chose to be travelling by van was that I wanted to have Odie with me. A van seemed the most viable option. Too many bus, train, plane companies do not accept dogs, not to mention the difficulties you might have to find a suitable accommodation. Despite being the most practical solution, … Continue reading Pros and Cons of travelling with your dog friend