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In these guides, you’ll find all the van life wisdom we’ve picked up while living (very cheaply!) in our beloved van, Salsa Mobile, and traveling around the U.S.

35 BEST Road Trip Gifts for Adults Addicted to Adventure

There’s nothing like hitting the open road for an adventure.  And if you have friends and family who are planning a trip, picking up a thoughtful present shows you care. The problem is deciding what to buy. The best road trip gifts for adults depend largely on the type of person and the type of …

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50 EPIC Gifts for RV Owners and Van Lifers (2022)

Looking for gifts for RV owners, but coming up short? You’re in the right place. My wife and I recently lived in our RV for six months, and we quickly learned what makes good RV gifts, and more importantly, what doesn’t.  The thing is, all RVers are unique — from adventurous van lifers to luxurious …

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How to make money living in a van (12 cool van life jobs)

If you purchase through links on this page, I may earn a teensy commission (at NO additional cost to you). I only recommend bomb-dot-com products I’m in love with. (See full disclosure) Even though van life can be super cheap, it never feels good to watch your bank account drain.  The most logical way to remedy …

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What is California Known For? 19 Famous Things!

What is California known for, you ask? Well, that’s a loaded question.  California is famous for TONS of things.  It’s loaded with stunning landscapes. It’s packed with famous landmarks. It’s known for producing tasty foods and drinks. It has a one-of-a-kind culture and vibe. And, while many awesome things come from California, some bad things …

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6 Best RV Covers for Winter and Snow (All RV Classes)

There is a time and a place for everything. For me, winter is not the time for RV living. I’m just not on that level yet. (Maybe someday).  So what to do with your trusty home-on-wheels during the frigid months? Indoor storage is pricey, but leaving it out in the elements can cause damage. The …

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10 GENIUS Camper Van Hacks & Van Life Tips (Under $10)

Looking for cheap camper van hacks and van life tips? You’ve come to the right place. “Is there a better way of doing this??” It’s a question all van lifers ask themselves. Sometimes the simplest tweaks can be gamechangers in your day-to-day life. We are constantly discovering new camper van hacks and better ways of …

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Van Life Costs: A Detailed Monthly Van Life Expenses Breakdown

We get asked about our monthly van life expenses all the time. Everyone talks about how much it costs to buy a van and convert it into a home on wheels… But how cheap is van life once you actually get on the road? The answer: It depends. It depends on a BUTTLOAD of different …

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Van Life Reality: 10 Things Nobody Tells You About Van Life

Think van life looks awesome? We did too. On social media, van life is portrayed as some perfect dreamy lifestyle where everyone is always sparkly clean, the sun is always shining, and nobody ever has to take a dump hiding behind a tree along the highway while cars whiz by honking their horn. But social …

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