Tucson Arizona – 5 Reasons It’s An Ideal Destination For An Urban Vanlife Adventure

As a result of its rich history, Tucson’s character today reflects a combination of Indigenous, Spanish, Mexican, and American cultures. Its downtown is known for its excellent Mexican cuisine (itโ€™s a UNESCO City of Gastronomy), Saguaro cacti, variety of architectural styles, Sentinel Peak Hill, and status as the home of the University of Arizona. Our … More Tucson Arizona – 5 Reasons It’s An Ideal Destination For An Urban Vanlife Adventure

Vanlife Adventures in Big Bend Texas: Part 3 โ€“ Dog-Friendly Trails

Contrary to the title of this blog, the trails in Big Bend arenโ€™t generally dog friendly. In fact, we almost gave the whole area a pass for this reason. Weโ€™re avid hikers and we never leave Walter, our 70-lb Nordic mutt, behind when we hit the trails. The idea of spending time in an area … More Vanlife Adventures in Big Bend Texas: Part 3 โ€“ Dog-Friendly Trails

Vanlife Adventures in Big Bend Texas: Part 2 โ€“ The Towns

The Big Bend region made it onto our bucket list for its State and National Parks. It was only upon arriving in the area that we discovered its delightfully eclectic little towns, which were just as enjoyable and absolutely worth a visit. In this post, we share our experiences and recommendations for our 3 favourite … More Vanlife Adventures in Big Bend Texas: Part 2 โ€“ The Towns

Vanlife Adventures in Big Bend Texas: Part 1 โ€“ The Parks

Big Bend is situated in a wild, sparsely populated section of far west Texas and named after the vast curve in the Rio Grande, where Texas dips down into Mexico. With a mix of prairie land, desert, mountains, and small towns, the whole area feels like the set of an old western movie. The Big … More Vanlife Adventures in Big Bend Texas: Part 1 โ€“ The Parks

36 Hours in Memphis โ€“ Urban Vanlife Adventures

Just a few days ago, we dropped into Memphis for 36 hours as part of our road trip from Canada to Baja, Mexico. Iโ€™m sheepish to admit that I knew very little about Memphis before arriving (basically Memphis = Elvis + Graceland). Armed with a minimal amount of research and a whole lot of enthusiasm, … More 36 Hours in Memphis โ€“ Urban Vanlife Adventures

Canada to Baja, Mexico in a Vintage Roadtrek – Vanlife Adventure 2022

Welcome to our latest adventure! Slow Sally & Crew are leaving Canada in the dead of winter to drive ~ 15,000 kilometres (thatโ€™s ~ 10,000 miles for you Americans) through 3 countries to explore the beaches, mountains, and deserts of Baja, Mexico, and a few gems in between. For those of you who are new … More Canada to Baja, Mexico in a Vintage Roadtrek – Vanlife Adventure 2022

Why we Choose to Travel in a Van /// 2020 Adventure: Canada to Central America

Weโ€™re back on the road!  This year weโ€™re planning to drive at least as far as El Salvador and if weโ€™re feeling extra ambitious, maybe all the way to Nicaragua.  I know – this plan throws a wrench in our blog title (‘Slow Sally Goes to Guatemala‘).  Oh well, you know what they say about … More Why we Choose to Travel in a Van /// 2020 Adventure: Canada to Central America

6 Things You Need to Know About Van Festivals: El Campo Van Fest 2019

Weโ€™ve heard about how much fun van festivals can be so when El Campo aligned with our schedule this year, we decided that it was time to experience one for ourselves.  It was the fourth year running for El Campo and like every year, it was held by Go-Van at Domaine du Radar, just south … More 6 Things You Need to Know About Van Festivals: El Campo Van Fest 2019

End of our 2019 Van Adventure /// Colorado to Canada

This is the last blog post for our 2019 road trip from Canada to Guatemala and back.  To avoid any confusion, we arrived home in early June.  I know, so slow! โ€“ our blog is about 2 months behind real time.  Iโ€™ve really enjoyed blogging about our trip but now that weโ€™ve reached the final … More End of our 2019 Van Adventure /// Colorado to Canada