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 …

Toyota Tacoma at River Road Rally Park
Tips, Tricks & Trends

5 Reasons Overlanding is Popular

Overlanding provides people the opportunity to get outdoors and explore. Unlike the fans of #vanlife, overlanding fans want a rig that can take them anywhere, especially off-road through difficult terrain. Although vans can be converted into overlanding rigs, vans are mostly for travel on pavement. Overlanding’s goal, however, is to reach further outdoors, beyond the …

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 …

Royal Stagecoach
Trucks & SUVs

Early SUVs Were a Lot More Primitive Than You Think

Sitting around the breakfast table this morning sparked a conversation about the pioneer days. It was a time when people were heading west to discover lands beyond the east coast. But the conversation then turned to the question, how did those pioneers get supplies once their original stash was depleted. That’s when we meandered into the topic …