Posts tagged: vanlife

All Things #Vanlife Q&

All Things #Vanlife Q&
Over the past year you've asked some great questions on everything from where to park, to working while traveling, to what it's like being a solo woman on the road, so I've put some of my answers in one handy place for you.

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She Chooses To Be Here

She Chooses To Be Here

It's midnight and am sitting on an air mattress with my new pup, Dewey, asleep by my side. After six months of driving, analyzing, planning, reanalyzing, and Craigslist-ing.. I'm finally sliding under a big down comforter in a house with a deep sigh of relief. You can stop running. You can rest.

This didn't happen effortlessly, although it could have (more on that another time). And even now I still have hesitations.

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Happy Birthday, #atwildwoman! Here Are 24 Things She's Taught Me

Happy Birthday, #atwildwoman! Here Are 24 Things She's Taught Me

Exactly one year ago I rode my awkward old Raleigh two-speed bike to the Wellington Library. Despite it almost being summer, the New Zealand capital was cold and windy, and I ordered a flat white while staying bundled in my big down jacket and scarf.

I sat at a table in the library cafe and pulled out a drawing pad. I had no idea what I was doing — just playing around with pen and paper, like usual — and sketched the first-ever #atwildwoman.

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The Time I Was Followed (pt. 2)

The Time I Was Followed (pt. 2)

Recently, for the first time ever, I felt unsafe in the van.

I stopped in a tiny town in Oregon for a quick break on my way from Portland to the Northern California redwoods. It was a warm, sunny evening and I just loved it. So I decided to stay the night.

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