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Van Life | How to Build the Ultimate Adventure Westfalia

November 4, 2017

The Volkswagen Vanagon Westfalia is already a great adventure vehicle. The full camper version comes equipped with a kitchenette, clothing storage and ability to sleep 4. Some would say it is already a dream adventure vehicle. I looked at it more as the perfect base to build my ultimate adventure van. Some tweaks and improvements […]

Van Life | The 5 Best #VanLife Towns in Canada

September 1, 2017

We spent 10 months slowly picking our way across Canada, and while we didn’t see everything, we certainly got a good taste of what this amazing country can offer. Wide open wilderness, pristine ocean beaches and almost endless adventure everywhere you go. But some towns are just better for #vanlife than others. The ability to […]

Van Life | Washing Your Hair

August 4, 2017

Before I started the Van Life adventure, I would wash my hair once a week or so. I know, you don’t care but bare with me, you’ll see where I’m going with this. As I said, once a week. Sometimes, it would come up in conversations (mostly a women thing) and many would say, “I […]

Van Life | Less Is More

July 7, 2017

The first thing most people say when they pop their heads in our van is “I can’t believe how clean it is”. We always respond, “well we need to keep it clean, it makes life way easier”. Over a year ago when we first packed the van, we packed it to the brim. All the […]

Van Life | Home Is Not Where You Park It

October 23, 2016

“Home is where you park it” or so they say in the #vanlife community. It’s cute isn’t it? It makes you think of stunning remote campsites by the lake with breathtaking sunrises where you feel you are the only one on Earth, lucky enough to see it’s beauty. What if it meant city lights or sleeping […]

Van Life | Discovering Van Time

May 30, 2016

If you follow any of our social media channels you probably noticed that we’ve finally left Ottawa. After a year of planning, an amazing crowdfunding campaign, a complete Westy restoration and some mechanical issues delaying our departure, we started driving East on May 22nd. The first day was a practice day! We made it all […]

Van Life | 10 Things I Learnt From Buying a Westfalia in Canada

May 7, 2016

There is no question that buying a VW Westfalia is pretty dreamy, and I would be lying if I said I wasn’t caught up in the dream. It didn’t take long for me to awaken from that dream. Starting in the late winter 2014/15 I started browsing classified ads for Westy’s all over Ontario and […]

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