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

We’re back on the road!  This year we’re planning to drive at least as far as El Salvador and if we’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

We’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

Vanlife & International Travel with a Dog /// Pros & Cons

Hi guys! Apologies for the recent radio silence. It’s been a busy couple of weeks – I finished up some contract work and income taxes, we left Lake Atitlan and for the past few days we’ve been exploring Acul and some of the other small villages in the highlands of Guatemala. More about that in … More Vanlife & International Travel with a Dog /// Pros & Cons

From Tent Camping to Vanlife /// Mexico & Guatemala Travel

For many years, Marc and I were avid tent campers. We camped throughout the US, Eastern Canada and even along Australia’s southeast coast with our little 3-person tent and whatever car we had at the time. We were very proud tent campers and didn’t envy RVers one bit. We loved cooking and eating outside and … More From Tent Camping to Vanlife /// Mexico & Guatemala Travel

‘Schooled’ by Travel, Part 2: Language, Culture & Simplicity /// Southern Mexico & Guatemala

Hola mis amigos!  As our last blog post left off in Central Mexico – you might be wondering how we got to Guatemala so quickly.  The answer is… we actually got here somewhat slowly – Sally’s usual pace.  We’ve just been distracted by Guatemala (this country seems to have that effect on us) and I’ve … More ‘Schooled’ by Travel, Part 2: Language, Culture & Simplicity /// Southern Mexico & Guatemala

‘Schooled’ by Travel, Part 1 – Drive, Learn, Repeat /// Northern & Central Mexico

Marc and I both agree that travel, and all of the experiences that stem from it, have pushed us further out of our comfort zone than just about any other experience in our lives (with the exception, perhaps, of Grade 1). When we’re at home and in our routines, it’s easy to get in a … More ‘Schooled’ by Travel, Part 1 – Drive, Learn, Repeat /// Northern & Central Mexico

5 Tips for Maximizing Your Vanlife or RV Campsite Budget /// North Carolina – Texas

Some people call us cheap. The polite ones call us “frugal”. But I’ve come up with a new favourite description for us… “value-driven”! Most of our friends will still keep calling us cheap and that’s ok – we’ll take it as a compliment 😉 We’re always looking to get the best bang for our buck … More 5 Tips for Maximizing Your Vanlife or RV Campsite Budget /// North Carolina – Texas

Vanlife: Travelling Can’t Always be a Vacation /// Cape Hatteras, NC

Finally – we’re back on the road and back to blogging! It’s been a really busy start to the trip and I’m behind on the blogging but really looking forward to getting back to sharing our travels with you guys. This year the blog is going to be a little different. Our posts will  still … More Vanlife: Travelling Can’t Always be a Vacation /// Cape Hatteras, NC