Vanlife & RVing in Mexico – What You Need to Know to Go

Why travel to Mexico in a van? Is it safe? What are the campgrounds like? Is it difficult to cross the border? We answer these questions and more in the presentation that we made at last weekend’s virtual Roadtrek Rally. We could talk about Vanlife in Mexico for hours but for all you guys watching, … More Vanlife & RVing in Mexico – What You Need to Know to Go

Vanlife Adventures in Big Bend Texas: Part 3 – Dog-Friendly Trails

Contrary to the title of this blog, the trails in Big Bend aren’t generally dog friendly. In fact, we almost gave the whole area a pass for this reason. We’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 – Dog-Friendly Trails

Vanlife Adventures in Big Bend Texas: Part 2 – 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 – The Towns

Vanlife Adventures in Big Bend Texas: Part 1 – 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 – The Parks

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

Dios Mio – We Got Food Poisoning! /// Southern Mexico

Yes – we got food poisoning!  Very sh#%ty (ha-ha, get it?).  And happened right after we were bragging that we never get sick when we’re travelling in the van… should have knocked on wood.  More about the food poisoning once I get you guys caught up on our travels. /// In our last blog post, … More Dios Mio – We Got Food Poisoning! /// Southern Mexico

5 Reasons to Visit the Guatemala Highlands /// Acul & the Cuchumatanes Mountains

Hi Guys! So as we mentioned in our last post about travelling with a dog, we finally – after 6 weeks – left Lake Atitlán!  We had originally planned to spend less time at the lake and travel further south, at least into El Salvador.  But we love Lake Atitlán and as a result it … More 5 Reasons to Visit the Guatemala Highlands /// Acul & the Cuchumatanes Mountains

‘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