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Life on the road from the feminine perspective. In partnership with She Explores, Laura Hughes will bring you closer to some of the honest experiences that life on the road has to offer from the perspective of women who've lived it firsthand, all while learning the ropes herself in a Ford Transit Van. Find out what life is like when the road becomes your home.

Life on the road from the feminine perspective. In partnership with She Explores, Laura Hughes will bring you closer to some of the honest experiences that life on the road has to offer from the perspective of women who've lived it firsthand, all while learning the ropes herself in a Ford Transit Van. Find out what life is like when the road becomes your home.
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Life on the road from the feminine perspective. In partnership with She Explores, Laura Hughes will bring you closer to some of the honest experiences that life on the road has to offer from the perspective of women who've lived it firsthand, all while learning the ropes herself in a Ford Transit Van. Find out what life is like when the road becomes your home.

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English


Episodes

40 - Home for the Holidays

11/16/2018
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There’s no one answer to navigating the holidays-- which is why we asked three women with different traveling lifestyles to share how their constant movement interacts with this particular season, and what it means to them to be home for the holidays.

Duration:00:31:54

39 - Road Travel Q&A: WOTR Gathering Live Recording

11/9/2018
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In this live recording from the Women On The Road Gathering in Taos, New Mexico, join us as we ask questions to 6 women with experience in road travel of all kinds.

Duration:00:41:42

38 - In the Wake of Grief: Lauren Walker

10/19/2018
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After losing her husband suddenly just 2 months into their marriage, Lauren Walker hit the road in the campervan he loved in search of her own form of healing.

Duration:00:30:59

37 - Starting Off Solo: Emily Hart

10/12/2018
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Emily Hart is no stranger to solo travel. In fact, she’s on a quest to visit every National Park in the US, and she has some insightful thoughts on what it’s like to start traveling alone.

Duration:00:34:19

36 - Reset: Lianna Lee

9/21/2018
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Every so often, we need a mental and emotional reset. And Lianna Lee knew she needed one this summer, which is why she quit her job, changed her apartment, and hit the road for a month all at the same time.

Duration:00:33:55

35 - The Jewelry Shop in the Truck: Madison Hampton

9/14/2018
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Madison Hampton of Vancrafted Studio creates silver jewelry from the back of her 4x4 truck camper, and she has an abundance of tips for fellow makers who have a case of wanderlust.

Duration:00:28:29

34 - On Her Homeland: Chantal Wadsworth

9/7/2018
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Chantel Wadsworth is traveling around the Navajo Nation and 4 Corners area by campervan to reconnect with her roots-- the land she loves so much and grew up in, and the family who live there.

Duration:00:35:55

33 - #FakeVanLife: Karen Ramos

8/24/2018
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Karen Ramos recently went on a road trip to show that you don’t need to have the newest or most comfortable gear to make your travels happen. And she called it #fakevanlife.

Duration:00:37:18

32 - Cancer’s Landscape: Jennifer Langille

8/17/2018
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Jennifer Langille has been living and offroading in a Jeep, photographing and interviewing those impacted by cancer and finding parallels between the landscape she experiences on the road and the landscape navigated by those impacted by cancer.

Duration:00:30:08

31 - My Dog is my Co-Pilot: Laura DeMaio Roy

8/10/2018
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Getting a dog is a big decision, and so is bringing one on the road with you. So we asked professional dog trainer and part-time road traveler Laura DeMaio Roy all of the questions we could think of to help you feel more prepared.

Duration:00:36:58

30 - Advice

8/3/2018
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We all like a little advice sometimes, so we asked 10 women on the road to answer your most common questions about road travel.

Duration:00:39:52

29 - Bus Life, Bikinis, Body Positivity: Martha Hudson

7/27/2018
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Martha Hudson lives solo in a bus, and her mission is more self love through creating custom bikinis for bodies of every size.

Duration:00:34:53

28 - When Best Friends Travel: Macy Pate and Emily Breedlove

7/20/2018
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It takes a special kind of friendship to road trip together. So when we heard that Macy Pate and Emily Breedlove were taking a 6-month BFF road trip post-college, we wanted to hear their stories.

Duration:00:30:23

27 - Following Through on Healthier Traveling: Jayme Serbell

7/13/2018
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How challenging is it to live your healthiest life while traveling? For Jayme Serbell, the size of the challenge is no match for taking it one small step at a time.

Duration:00:37:08

26 - The Solo Travel Practices of Laura Austin

7/6/2018
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Nobody ever said that solo travel was easy. But someone like Laura Austin would probably say that it’s worth it.

Duration:00:32:11

25 - When Public Lands Meet Instagram

6/29/2018
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When Nicole Brown, founder of Women Who Hike, and professional photographer and writer Elisabeth Brentano, joined forces for an epic caravan through the Southwest, it was in the name of learning more about public lands as the locals know them-- including how to better protect them.

Duration:00:32:14

24 - Financing Your Road Travel, Part 2

6/22/2018
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In part 2 of our series on financing your road travel, we’re continuing to dive into financial management tips that address your time on the road. Saving up money is one aspect, but managing your savings smartly while traveling can be quite another!

Duration:00:29:46

23 - Financing Your Road Travel, Part 1

6/15/2018
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We all know that money is a common (and sometimes large) barrier to travel. That’s why we decided to talk to women about their experiences managing money to create their on-the-road lifestyles. After all, hearing their stories helps us feel more empowered about making financial choices in our own lives.

Duration:00:34:12

22 - Keep Driving South: Shruthi Lapp

6/8/2018
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You can find home in the most unexpected places. And if you're Shruthi Lapp, you find it in South America.

Duration:00:33:30

21 - Doing it Anyway

6/1/2018
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How do you overcome challenges to get on the road? We wanted to know. Because when it comes to road travel, there’s always a reason not to go, even if you want to. It could be chores, money, a job or other obligations-- even things that seem intrinsically good for us, like new opportunities or a relationship or an incredible home. And these things-- good, bad, or otherwise, can make it challenging to say “yes” to the call you feel to get out on the road.

Duration:00:36:23