It was 3 a.m., and Natasha Scott was lying awake as the rain pounded on the roof of her van, listening to the murmurs of animals outside. The barrier between the world and her bedroom was paper thin.Times like these made her feel like “the only person in the world,” she tells Fortune. Scott, 33 and based in Atlanta, pinpointed that night as the moment when she realized the glamorous van life advertised on social media was just “glorified homelessness.”You don’t have to search far to see …….Continue Reading

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His name: Francois Prost. One of his favorite subjects: tourists and campers! He gave us his images and this comment:
I started a few years ago to photograph tourists that were getting down from coaches in hot touristic spots of Paris. In this Serie called “Champs Élysées“, the tourists were “freezed“ in the doors frames of busses with flashes. Having this constraint crop and shooting with flash created strong colored images and added a “Paparazzi“ feeling to those very common scen…….Continue Reading

Now, a new documentary aims to explore why a growing number of Scots are leaving behind bricks and mortar to take to the open road in converted vans.The BBC Alba programme, Beatha sa Bhan – Vanlife – looks at a cross-section of people from across Scotland who now live, work, or holiday in campervans.Since the advent of the coronavirus pandemic, growing numbers of Britons have been converting vans to accommodate beds, stoves, and even toilets.The events of the past two years have inspired some to…….Continue Reading

For the spontaneous, van life might be the best way to travel the world, as it gives them the chance to own their time and be their own guide. Traveling, after all, is about freedom and learning new things along the way. However, fun as it may seem, van-dwelling is not for the fainthearted.

Most travelers can easily get out of their comfort zones, but some might struggle when faced with the challenges of van-dwelling. Sure, van travel is amazing, but living in the vehicle full-time? It’s an…….Continue Reading

After throwing cans of soup on Vincent van Gogh’s “Sunflowers,” two climate activists glued their hands to the wall, and one called for the end of fossil fuel production.
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On Friday, in room 43 of London’s National Gallery, two young women opened cans of tomato soup and threw their contents onto Vincent van Gogh’s famous painting Sunflowers. The soup-throwers donned shirts displaying the…….Continue Reading

With winter looming, van-lifers have one of two choices: park the rig for a few months and end the road trip season, or continue cruising through the cold. No matter which category you fall into, you’re here because you’re looking for information on how to winterize your camper.

If you’re staying put, you’ll need to ready your rig for several months of sitting, potentially in wet or freezing temperatures. If not, you’ll need to figure out how to keep your vehicl…….Continue Reading

American auto-maker Ford launched the van-life-oriented Transit Trail camper in Europe in 2020. Now, the company is teasing an American release, and #vanlifers across the country are sharing their excitement.

Specifications on the American edition of the Ford Transit Trail have yet to be shared, but a teaser trail was recently published.

Check it out below:

Ford Pro CEO Ted Cannis Tweeted that the 2023 Ford Transit Trail will be intended for use “from …….Continue Reading

As remote work has become more and more common since the start of the COVID 19 pandemic, there has been a notable increase in Americans turning to the Vanlife movement. People are converting vans, buses and RVs into livable spaces and living permanently on the road.

Automakers that sell commercial vans hae found that sales for this product have increased greatly over course of the pandemic. RV sales have also been up, as many Americans have been looking to get outside in the face of soc…….Continue Reading

Fairbanks’s empathetic, comprehensive reporting shines when she dispenses with tangents and tells it straight, providing insight into how ordinary people build lives in the aftermath of political upheaval. The story of Dipuo, a single mother who loves Danielle Steel novels and politics, who yearns for love and works to uplift her people and her community, is the most engaging. Dipuo has experienced the harshest realities of apartheid and the highs of having succe…….Continue Reading