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November 9, 2022
The 5 Best Low-Watt Air Conditioners for Solar Power

Although solar power is an incredible innovation, it’s safe to say there are pros and cons to usage. Even for tiny homes and off-grid settings, it has obvious limitations.  When it comes to pulling enough power to run larger appliances, solar energy panels might not be enough—especially for those living in anything more significant than […]

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October 12, 2022
How to Build A Simple Pallet Fence (And 3 Examples)

Making a pallet fence is quick, cheap, and a great way to spend the day. If you're anything like us, you're pumped for the weekend to brainstorm new pallet fence ideas for your DIY garden.  While this might not seem too attractive, the sheer amount of DIY pallet fence ideas can bring out the arts […]

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August 21, 2022
Van Life Beginner's Guide: Lifestyle, Gear, & Helpful Advice

Many people are interested in embracing nomadic van life. They crave the simplicity and inherent freedom that comes with the travel lifestyle and are eager to become full-time van dwellers, too. Maybe you want to be nomadic or live off-grid, in which case this beginner's guide to van life is for you. Below, we've explained […]

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August 12, 2022
The 3 Best Rooftop Air Conditioners For Vans

Rooftop air conditioners for vans are a pricey but often essential van life addition. Ask any seasoned van dweller what the worst part about #vanlife is, and I bet you'll hear some complaints about the heat. Sleeping in a van is great during shoulder seasons, but if you're living in your van in the summer […]

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February 1, 2022
Digital Nomad Jobs: 14 Popular Gigs For World Travelers

The digital nomad lifestyle revolves around a sense of freedom and a strong desire to explore something new every day.   It's about having the flexibility to go anywhere you please and making a decent living while doing it. Although the digital nomad experience sounds like something most people can get behind, the truth is it's […]

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January 28, 2022
Van Life Costs: Expenses, Travel Tips, & 4 Budget Hacks

There are many reasons why full-time van life is an attractive way of living. While some gravitate to van dwelling as a way to embrace an alternative lifestyle, others are on a mission to save money. Regardless of why you choose to live out of a van, the reality is that it requires extensive planning. […]

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November 19, 2021
Our 5 Favorite Travel Hammocks For Maximum Comfort

A hammock is a great item to take with you on your trip. All you really need to set it up is two trees or posts, a few hammock straps, and five minutes of elbow grease. The end result is a comfortable place to take a load off your feet and maybe read that book […]

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November 15, 2021
What Is a Shipping Container Home?

The answer to the question is as obvious as you might think—a shipping container home is a living space housed within a storage container. However, there is a bit of nuance when it comes to the home design on the inside and whether or not you modify the outside of your shipping container house and […]

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November 12, 2021
RV Bedding - The Best Sleep Systems for RVs and Camper Vans

Regardless of whether you’re traveling in a modified VW van or if you’re going around in a fully equipped travel trailer, the one necessity that you absolutely can’t do without is a good night’s sleep. If you’re just doing some RV camping for the weekend, then you can probably get away with using a sleeping […]

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November 10, 2021
Guide to Being a Digital Nomad in Thailand

The digital nomad lifestyle is becoming quite a popular choice for many people worldwide, and for a good reason. You get to travel the world, meet a lot of interesting people, experience new cultures and foods, and make a bit of money while doing it. Location-independent freelancers have many choices in terms of countries to […]

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