Why You Need to Go Camping & Hiking in Big Bend

Intro Big Bend National Park is an absolute JEWEL of a National Park. Camping and Hiking Big Bend is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, one that you will NOT regret. Before we get started, take a good long look at the image below. This image is NOT Big Bend. This is Horseshoe Bend in Page, Arizona. ManyContinue reading “Why You Need to Go Camping & Hiking in Big Bend”

Havasupai Falls – Literally Everything You Need to Know

Havasupai Falls was a top 5 experience of our entire lives. It is beyond incredible, indescribably beautiful, fantastically unique. Words won’t do it justice, but throughout the next 7,500 words we’re going to try. We could write unending blogs about this paradise, but of course no one would read them, so we did our absoluteContinue reading “Havasupai Falls – Literally Everything You Need to Know”

Epic Weekend in New Orleans – for Free

We took a trip to New Orleans and spent an entire week exploring things to do in the Big Easy on a budget. We were EXTREMELY surprised (and pumped!) to find SO many amazing things to do in New Orleans for FREE! That’s right. I said we found a TON of things (a long-weekend’s worthContinue reading “Epic Weekend in New Orleans – for Free”

How to Park Overnight Free Anywhere in the USA

When we started our year-long adventure living on the road, we knew we had a nut to crack: free overnight parking. We had renovated a van, now we had to figure out how & where to park it every night! We knew that if we broke the budget every night with a hotel or campsite,Continue reading “How to Park Overnight Free Anywhere in the USA”

Road Trip Through Florida’s Hidden Gems

Florida has a TON to offer on any vacation. Warm weather, unbelievable sites, and of course beaches. But many people miss Florida’s hidden gems! One of the most unforgettable experiences you can have is road-tripping through Inland Florida. The coast of Florida is beautiful, but it is also very touristy. The non-coastal part of FloridaContinue reading “Road Trip Through Florida’s Hidden Gems”

Van Life Culinary School – 1 Pan Turkey Tacos

I have literally never met someone who did not enjoy tacos. Not one person on earth hears ‘tacos are for dinner’ and doesn’t JUMP FOR JOY! But the best way to have tacos is this yummy camping recipe! After a long day of snorkeling, hiking, or maybe just hanging at the beach with a coldContinue reading “Van Life Culinary School – 1 Pan Turkey Tacos”

How We Spent a Week on Vacation WITHOUT Eating Out

We just finished an AMAZING time in the Florida Keys. We spent an entire week making our way through the Keys living in our van, having the time of our lives doing it. We had this entire vacation without eating out. We did excursions, went kayaking & stand-up paddleboarding, did walking tours of Key West,Continue reading “How We Spent a Week on Vacation WITHOUT Eating Out”