Category Archive


If you’re going to neglect your car, try not to neglect these three things

What do you know about your vehicle? You probably know the make and model and that it needs gas to run…but what else do you know? Skipping something as simple as your oil changes can be death to ol’ chitty-chitty bang-bang!

Would you like a tiny German camping headquarters that can also hit the water?

I’ve never really gotten the fascination with amphibious cars. Even James Bond doesn’t need a boat he can drive onto land! But today, I get it. I had to change my mind after meeting this tiny amphibious camper — it’s like something from a dream!

How to get a new pre-owned car in your garage — without being an asshole

So… it’s time. The car you’re driving is falling apart or doesn’t have enough room for your growing family, and it’s time to — gasp! — buy a vehicle. I know what you’re already thinking: “I hate shopping for cars. I don’t know the first thing about it. I better figure out how.”

The adventures of Marla and Taco: Building a road-ready travel trailer cute as a button

Almost a year after its conception, I birthed my half-baked-idea baby: May 2011 was the the maiden voyage of my trusty camper Taco. My tools, a few belongings, my Zulu short spear, and my cat Sophie are with me on an odyssey through as much of the country as we can stand.

Make it easy to use bike-centered transportation

Bicycling brought me together with my sweetie, Timo, and we were car-free when we got together. Here’s how we make it easy to depend on our bikes.

Allie Bombach’s independent film “23 feet” — people living simple lives on the road

When I watched this trailer, it was on a day when I felt drained. It showed me other crazy offbeats out there making brave explorations. Awesome.

Home building on a very small scale

Space is a premium in all types of homes, but the Tiny House movement glorifies homes which check in at around 100 square feet. Not only that, but they’re often MOBILE! What could be better than that? How about watching as a tiny home is built?

Redefining home: Transitioning to fulltime sustainable RVing

Even before we got married, I felt that home was anywhere as long as I was with my husband. We’re putting that theory to the test by making the switch to full-time RV living.