The Marin Mountaineer

Hey world. It’s time to welcome the Marin Mountaineer to the van rental game. [Insert deep blissful sigh] What a weekend. Two weeks ago Luke and I had the incredible privilege of taking out one of GoCamp‘s San Francisco-based campervans, the Marin Mountaineer. It had been months (yes, months) since we’d hopped inside a van and…

Where to Spend One Summer Month

As Luke and I tend to do after a silly (and survey-able) debate pops up, we took to our Insta story last Sunday. The question of the hour? If you could travel anywhere in the world during one summer month, where would you go? We received a ton of great suggestions and also heard from a few…

How to Capture Your Journey

In 1980, my mom and dad moved into an RV they called ‘Kuyuktuvuk’. They had been married for about one month and their thirst for adventure, quite like ours, could not be ignored. The two of them spent about twelve months traveling the country, photographing landscapes, their friends, one another, and my mother was there…

Montana Lee is my hero

Yes, Instagram shares our story with the world – a fractured version, one that is curated to grab an entire day and shrink it down into one moment that encapsulates the feelings of the afternoon. The single shot is not always enough however. We want to grab more than our morning coffee, the scenery we…

We were on Business Insider!!

A couple of weeks ago Melia Robinson sent us an introductory email asking if we’d be interested in sharing our van life story for an article to be posted on Business Insider. After choking on our own spit from shock and excitement, we were able to compose ourselves enough to write back something to the…

Roosevelt is for Sale! [Update: SOLD]

Already know you want him? Scroll down for cost and features. Meet Roosevelt, our trusty steed. He’s our rough on the outside, beautiful on the inside 144″ wheelbase Sprinter van. Roosevelt was previously a construction van and took his fair share of dings and dents prior to getting a remake and remodel. This is a…

Week of November 13th, 2017

*Monument Valley, AZ * Forrest Gump Point, UT * Page, AZ * Horseshoe Bend, AZ * Kanab, AZ * Peek-a-boo Canyon, AZ * Flagstaff, AZ * Sedona, AZ * Tucson, AZ * High: LV: Our first night in Flagstaff when we went to the Gopher Hole. We saved money by eating in and then were able…

Week of November 6th, 2017

*San Diego, CA * Las Vegas, NV * Grand Canyon, AZ * Monument Valley, AZ * High: LV: Photographing the sunrise in Monument Valley. Monument Valley has been at the top of my bucket list of places to visit for years. Hoping to shoot the sunset, we arrived late in the day to a cloudy sky with…

Week of October 30th, 2017

* Los Angeles, California * Laguna Beach, CA * Newport Beach, CA * San Diego, CA * High LV: Last week, one of my oldest friends got married. We went to school together all the way through our undergrad years, graduating in 2011 from USD. It was wonderful being back in SD celebrating with both he and…

Week of October 23rd, 2017

* Los Angeles, CA * Playa Vista, CA * Santa Monica, CA * Venice Beach, CA * Malibu, Ca * Leo Carillo, CA * High: LV: Surfing Leo Carillo- it was the right swell direction and conditions. While it was absolutely freezing, I still had a blast. WV: Gonna be honest, getting ready for our Halloween…

Check Out this Interview We Did with Dynamo Ultima!

Hello all! This post is both brief and overdue! A couple of weeks ago Luke and I were interviewed by the phenomenal crew over at Dynamo Ultima. The filmmaker/ designer duo are living the van life in their self-converted Sprinter van with a home base of Arizona. Lexi and I have exchanged quite a bit…

Week of October 16th, 2017

* Zion National Park, Utah * Las Vegas, NV * Seven Magic Mountains, NV * Los Angeles, CA * High: LV: Enjoying Vegas with Willa and walking the Strip. We’re kindof big Vegas people so it was definitely a treat- staying in a hotel and all (plus the room only being $49). WV: Zion was amazing but…