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017 Mobile Internet: Everything You Need to Know to Get Online, Chris and Cherie of Technomadia

Cherie met Chris online after he was already full-time on the road and decided to sell her house to join him. They’ve been together on the road since 2006 evolving from a 16-foot trailer to a 17-foot trailer to currently a 35-foot vintage bus conversion and a 47-foot motor yacht! Both Chris and Cherie have backgrounds in tech so they were able to continue working on the road as long as they had an internet connection. As they shared their adventures and travels, they kept getting the same...


016 A Family of 3 with a Job Perfect for Life on the Road, Lamar and Ashley of Fite Travels

Life on the road for Ashley and Lamar began with an 11 week road trip to visit all 48 contiguous states in their Honda Civic. At the end of the trip, it became clear that they both wanted to make traveling a full-time deal. Eventually, they found themselves purchasing a Ford Transit van and being featured on the HGTV show Tiny House, Big Living. The show actually encouraged them to speed up their build timeline and led to an awesome pullout deck in the back of their van along with a loft...


015 From Hiking the PCT to Finding Meaningful Work, Liz Bryant of Wild by the Mile

Liz is a former NBC news reporter who quit her job to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. After her hike, she went back to work only to realize this wasn’t the life she truly wanted. That began the late nights of scrolling through #vanlife on Instagram. Flash forward, Liz has been on the road for a year in her converted Sprinter van. Plus, she’s doing the work she cares about by sharing inspiring and important stories. This is a fun episode where we talk about finding routine and schedule on...


014 The Solo Traveler Who’s Never Alone, Michael Fuehrer of NavigationNowhere

Michael Fuehrer lives full-time in a 35 foot converted school bus. Although he lives by himself, Michael is rarely alone due to the fact that his bus sleeps six people and has the capacity to seat 8 people for dinner! Social interaction and community was Michael’s main intention when he renovated his bus allowing him to bring along his friends and the new acquaintances he meets on the road. After college, Michael discovered that he actually preferred living in a smaller space. He enjoyed...


013 Traveling Solo for Clarity and Confidence, Laura Austin

Laura’s first solo trip began as a planned trip with her boyfriend to White Sands, New Mexico. After a swift breakup she decided to go on the trip anyways which lead to a new clarity and self confidence. In fact, the trip was so powerful and healing for Laura that she decided to take a trip by herself every New Year’s. Laura is also the author of SOLO: A Guidebook to Traveling Alone to help folks learn and understand the benefits of traveling solo. On top of that, she is currently on a...


012 The Toyota RV with a Skateboard Workshop, Danielle and Tommy of Slow Car Fast Home

Danielle and Tommy live full-time in their renovated 1991 Toyota Odyssey Class C RV. They are also the owners of Low Tide Skateboards, making and selling longboards from their RV. After living in Denver for 2 years and traveling a bit in their conversion van, Tommy and Danielle decided they wanted to travel full-time. In this episode we talk about why they chose their particular model Toyota RV. We discuss their renovation of their RV which went from 2 months and $2,000 to 8 months and...


011 Building A Vanlife Business from Scratch, Adam and Vanessa of Create Wondr

Adam and Vanessa live full-time in their self converted 2008 Dodge Sprinter 170” Wheelbase. They are also the creative minds behind Create Wondr. Vanessa and Adam started Create Wondr to document and share their life and VanLife experiences. Their goal is to help folks live authentically by focusing their energy on what’s important to gain more time, money, and happiness. In this episode we talk about how it’s possible to create an income by sharing your VanLife experiences in conjunction...


010 Tips for the Transition to Vanlife, John and Jayme of Gnomad Home

John and Jayme found they got caught up in the trap of having a 9-5 job, buying a house, and settling down in suburbia - something they had promised themselves they would never do. So after a year of struggling to downsize their possessions and let go of their 3 bedroom house, they’ve finally made the complete shift to vanlife and travel full-time with their 3 dogs! Jayme and John have also created an incredible resource to help you build your van that's completely free! You can check...


009 50 States. 6 Months. Maybe. Matt and Megan aka The Dirty Darlings

On their first date, Matt laid it all out and explained to Megan that he wanted to travel the country in his van. Nine months later, they were on the road together! Megan and Matt started their journey with the goal of visiting all 50 states in 6 months. Along the way, they realized their trip had become a checklist. Instead of crossing things off a list and rushing ahead, they decided to slow down and enjoy the journey. This episode was a lot of fun and I really enjoyed talking to...


008 A Mobile Soap Factory, Christianna of Mes Amies Soaps

Christianna started her business, Mes Amies Soaps, while she was still on active duty in the Navy. Now, she lives in her van and is equipped to make her all-natural soaps on the road! She’s managed to build and prosper a business with physical products on the road. She actually creates her soap in micro batches from her van! Something most digital entrepreneurs don’t think much about. Her products have been featured in over 17 subscription boxes and are currently in 5 stores but that...


007 How To Work From Wherever, Lexi and Cody of Dynamo Ultima

This episode is all about how to work remotely and make money on the road - That’s exactly what Lexi and Cody help folks do! On top of that, they also own their own agency creating videos for outdoor and adventure brands. Cody and Lexi live full-time in their converted Sprinter van. They converted it themselves with little to no knowledge of how to even do that. We talk about how Google and YouTube was their best resource to find help and tutorials for everything they needed to...


006 Solar Experts for VanLife, Wes and Savana of Tiny Watts Solar

Wesley and Savana own Tiny Watts Solar, a company devoted to helping design and install solar systems for all things tiny. They might be the most qualified people in the world to do this: Savana grew up living tiny on a sailboat, Wes has a Renewable Energy Engineering degree, they live full-time in their decked out Sprinter van and to top it off, Wesley’s last name is Watts! Savana and Wes have an incredible Sprinter van conversion - They have a recirculating shower! That means 15...


005 Master Bus Builder and #1 Airbnb Host, Willbillys

Will describes himself as a fun-loving West Virginia hillbilly hippie. He has converted 2 buses and is in the process of converting a third. His bus is the #1 Airbnb in the state of West Virginia. Plus, his bus build has been featured in Popular Mechanics. Now, he is working on a comprehensive skoolie conversion book. This is a very practical and actionable episode full of specific advice. We talk about why Will decided to convert school buses as opposed to vans or RV's. Why the hardest...


004 Do What You Love with Adam Sauerwein

Adam Sauerwein joins us for this episode of Campers In Vans Getting Coffee. We discuss the importance of finding something that you love to do and how to get out and do it. Plus, how to make yourself valuable to sponsors and how to get an amazing deal when buying a bus. Follow Adam on Instagram: @mradamx or on Facebook: @mradamx Connect with Campers In Vans: Instagram: @campersinvansgettingcoffee Website: Facebook:...


003 Testing Out the VanLife with Katie and Evan

In this episode of Campers In Vans, Katie and Evan join me to discuss their vanlife experience. Learn why they decided to purchase a new Sprinter van and the benefits that go along with that. Plus we'll talk about some of their favorite apps to use on the road and how they find spots to camp every night. Connect with Katie and Evan on Instagram: @s0weboughtavan Connect with Campers In Vans: Instagram: @campersinvansgettingcoffee Website:...


002 Full-Time on the Road with Full-Time Jobs - Aubry and Christian

On this episode I have Aubry and Christian of @mnmlmillennials join me. Both Aubry and Christian are extremely honest and open about their vanlife experience. Remarkably, they also both hold down full-time jobs working remotely in coffee shops and such. We discuss their working philosophy, the importance of choosing the right vehicle, and how to sustain friendships when traveling full-time. Follow Aubry and Christian on Instagram: @mnmlmillennials Connect with Campers In...


001 A Converted GMC Short Bus with Patrick of d_bus_life

For the very first episode of Campers In Vans Getting Coffee, Patrick of @d_bus_life was kind enough to join me. Patrick and his partner Catherine bought and converted a GMC short bus. They live and travel in it full time. Patrick and I discuss his bus, the build process, finding camping spots, traveling on a budget, and the most important things to have in your camper. Follow Pat & Cat on Instagram: @d_bus_life Connect with Campers In Vans: Instagram:...