Journal

  1. From Backpacking Central America to Vanlife in Europe

    07 Feb 2020
    Chloe and I met while backpacking in Central America in 2016. We weren’t really meant to be together: I was born and raised in Istanbul (Turkey) whereas she’s French. Now what if I tell you we’ve actually met in Mexico almost 4 years ago? Not your typical couple so I…

  2. 5 Methods to Get Drinkable Water without Using Single-Use Plastic

    28 Jan 2020
    As we mentioned in our 3 Zero Waste Easy Swap for Vanlife article, using a reusable water bottle is our #1 advice to aim for a waste-free lifestyle. However, if you want to refill your water anywhere, you will need to make sure it’s drinkable in the first place. Most…

  3. 3 Zero Waste Easy Swap for Vanlife

    22 Jan 2020
    Either you plan to live the vanlife, currently work on your conversion or already live in your home on wheels, it can be overwhelming to live a Zero Waste lifestyle when you primary need to find a spot for the night, refill the water, make sure you have enough electricity…

  4. Embrace Alternative Living: our Weekend in a Tiny House

    21 Jan 2020
    Ever wondered what it’s like to live in a tiny house? We celebrated Gürkan’s Birthday at the end of September and got to spent the weekend in a tiny house to do so (last year we stayed in a Tree Schack, we just love to use this special occasion as…

  5. How Living the Vanlife Challenged us to Consume Less and Live Differently

    20 Jan 2020
    As far as we can remember, we always felt pretty aware of the environnemental issues of our blue planet and considered ourselves as the “good guys”. Meaning we were already vegetarians for a couple of years, we wouldn’t buy water in plastic bottle, we recycled our waste, we shopped at…

  6. Why we Bought a Vintage Campervan Instead of Converting our Own

    19 Jan 2020
    For those newer to our story, we thought it might be interesting to detail you how our vintage campervan came into our lives…  After buying our first van in february 2018, a VW T4 from 1998, we were ready for our next van conversion to go full time vanlife. Even…

  7. 2-Day Climbing to Mt. Mulhacén, the Highest Summit in Mainland Spain

    18 Jan 2020
    During our summer road trip in Spain and Portugal in 2018, we had the chance to climb a stunning summit located in the South of Spain. Even if it doesn’t appear to be a common destination for those travelling in Spain, we wanted to tell you more about this amazing…

  8. 8 Things we Learned so far About Vanlife

    17 Jan 2020
    Starting Vanlife as weekend warriors in early 2018, meaning we would leave on friday evening after work, drive 3 to 5 hours to reach our spot by the ocean, spend incredible weekend far from the city, and be back at the office by monday morning… we became full-time vanlifers in…

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