What is BLM Camping
BLM is an acronym that stands for Bureau of Land Management and is managed by the Department of Interior, and BLM camping can be done at any location that is designated as "developed campgrounds" or "primitive campgrounds." In this blog article, you will learn about what BLM
How Does iOverlander work | How I use it
I've been living full-time in a converted 1999 International school bus traveling across The United States. You name the place, I've been there. In the past I wrote an article titled "Where do I park overnight?". In it, I briefly talked about the #1 app that
Camera Gear for Portrait Photography
What's a good camera I should BUY? A question I get all the time. My response is usually get a full frame camera body you can afford. A full frame camera body is most likely a camera that will be compatible with an array of lenses and
nomads and their dogs – guest writer!
We thought it would be cool to have a guest writer on our blog for a fun change! We instantly thought of Mary. Not only is she extremely funny and witty, she's a wonderful writer. I hope ya'll enjoy this little piece that she's written up as
The people we meet
When you live on the road in a school bus, or a van or a trailer, or whatever the vessel you call home is, you meet people of all walks of life. People that you ordinarily may not have even crossed paths with living within a conventional
our relationship on the road
My first post on this blog, I briefly talked about how Joe and I were bringing our worlds together. A question we often get asked is 'how do you guys do it?' How do we have this beautiful, amazing, trusting, soul-mate relationship when we live such vastly
INSTALL A DIESEL HEATER.
Another question I get far too often is, "How do you stay warm inside the bus?" How do I stay warm? Install a diesel heater. If you're not familiar what a diesel heater is. Here's the quick lowdown on them. Diesel heaters are a very inexpensive low energy
Where do I park overnight?
I get tons of question about living out of a van or now, a school bus. While it's almost impossible to list them all in one post, what I am going to do is focus on one question at a time. In this post I'll talk about
She has a name!
Before I begin with this post, please let me explain that this post not for self pity or a sad post. This is a post about honoring my sisters' name. You may or may not know but my youngest sister, Jessica, took her life a few years
Our New Bus: Chapter Four
Now that she's completely empty, flooring! It's a good thing Joe and I are working together on this cause I just want to leave everything original on the bus. The ceiling, the flooring, the mirrors, the rivets, LEAVE IT ALL. Joe however, is a bit more practical.
Our New Bus; Chapter Three
So, if you've been following along, you'll remember (and maybe you won't since it's been well over a month since we updated. Life is BUSY!) that we left off with plans to head south to continue our build. And that we did. We made a quick trip
Our New Bus; Chapter Two
Once we got the bus back to Portland, the talked about challenges of building a bus in the city, became a reality. Starting with where to park this beautiful yellow beast. My flat is off a fairly busy, 2 lane, one-way street. Parking is allowed on both