Funding our travels

It’s no secret, we borrowed a lot of money to purchase our big beautiful orange queen and we want to leave for our first 12 month stint of travelling by the end of this year, and so we had approximately 500 days at the time of originally writing this post (early July 2021) to makeContinue reading “Funding our travels”

2022 – Getting Ready to go!

Featured image photo by Christine Roy on Unsplash A new year and finally the year that we will be leaving.  There is SO much to do, and it involves digging up the foundations of our life as it is now, but before I start on planning ahead I’d like to look back at how far we’ve come sinceContinue reading “2022 – Getting Ready to go!”

How we made £1,000 extra cash in a month!

…link inside for £40 free profit!! We’re spending the 12 months before we travel earning as much as possible before we leave, hammering down those debts and saving up where we can but another key part of this is trialing lots of remote income avenues before we leave, and so we thought we would startContinue reading “How we made £1,000 extra cash in a month!”

Van Life Prep: Slow it TF down

Slow TF Down…  Hustle Life has become a badge of honour, pushing ourselves to burn out all too often, making us sick and tired.  Some people thrive by being busy, some work all hours of the night, but maybe slower in the morning, or vice versa – all go first thing then afternoon naps (Kerry!)Continue reading “Van Life Prep: Slow it TF down”

Van Life Prep: The Donation Station

Let it go – create a donation box  Perfect for this time of year, but also all year round – put a donation box in the house, where everyone can see it and place an item in at least once a week, then celebrate with a monthly trip to a local charity shop and donateContinue reading “Van Life Prep: The Donation Station”

Van Life Prep: The bed is for two things…

The bed is for two things…  OK so day 7 of the Minimalists Month of Minimalism is ‘Get that damn TV out of your bedroom!’ But we don’t have a TV in ours.  We agree that the bedroom is for two things, neither of them involve box sets, we also only have our phones inContinue reading “Van Life Prep: The bed is for two things…”

Van life prep: Piles of Laundry for the win!

Create yourself a uniform Ever left your clothes in a pile on top of the drawers so long you end up just using that as your wardrobe? Kerry does this all the time… so she emptied her drawers into a box and took it a step further, only putting those few things back into theContinue reading “Van life prep: Piles of Laundry for the win!”

Truck life prep: Rituals, habits and van life mental health

Establish a simple morning ritual We’re not fans of check list  style routines, or giving yourself so much to do before you even start your day that your inner couch potato rebels before you’ve even had a coffee and that’s your whole day sabotaged – but we do believe in habits that contribute to yourContinue reading “Truck life prep: Rituals, habits and van life mental health”

Truck life prep: Make your bed, change the world!

If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed An oldie but a goodie!  Most days we do make the bed, maybe 9/10 days – but we can say for definite that at the end of the day, heading to a bed that is made up is a lot better thanContinue reading “Truck life prep: Make your bed, change the world!”