A Ford Transit van that has been converted for vanlife sits by the beach.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

5 Used Vans Under $20,000 for Vanlife Conversion

The full-size van is a popular platform for conversion into a vanlife ride. There are several of them available. Some have four-wheel drive. They are also roomy. However, when new, they can be pricey, which can be prohibitive to someone considering vanlife as a possibility. So, the used van is an alternative many people move to. Here are five vans that …

A Sync Vans conversion on a Mercedes Sprinter van
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Why Is #Vanlife So Popular?

There has been a growing trend in recent years of people purchasing a vehicle for the purpose of fixing it up for use as temporary or permanent living quarters. In fact, there is even a hashtag, #Vanlife. Twitter and Instagram are full of people living the Vanlife. Why is Vanlife so popular? The Vanlife is not new Between …

A campsite set up next to an RV
Tips, Tricks & Trends

RV Sales Spike During COVID-19 Lockdown

During the global COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing and staying home became the things everybody was required to consider. After a while of being home, however, people have started getting cabin fever. So, many people planned their vacations. Car Camping, Overlanding, and anything else having to do with getting out but still being distant from others have …

Tips, Tricks & Trends

Why Are Airstream Campers so Expensive?

Airstream campers are strikingly bold and easily recognized as they travel down the highway. As shiny beacons of nomadic living, these campers have a storied past and exude generations of legendary craftsmanship. We can truly appreciate prestigious attention to detail when it comes to anything on wheels, but what we can’t figure out is why …

1961 Chevrolet Corvair Greenbrier
Cars

The Chevrolet Corvair Greenbrier Was GM’s VW Bus

Although you don’t necessarily need a van for overlanding or on-the-road living, some of them are quite capable both on- and off-pavement. From Japan, there’s the Mitsubishi Delica, for one. But arguably the progenitor of the #vanlife movement is the VW Vanagon, and its predecessor, the VW Bus (‘Microbus’). However, back in the 60s, the …

FiftyTen Mid-Size Camping System
Trucks & SUVs

FiftyTen Reveals New Jeep Gladiator Camper

Pickup truck popularity in the overlanding community is no accident. Truck bed campers allow owners to pack their belongings neatly away, and not deal with the hassle of unpacking and setting up a tent. Ford has already announced several camper-equipped trucks the automaker will show off at SEMA. Equipment manufacturers make sure they offer a …