Live Work wander and Bound for Nowhere

Cherohala Skyway and Beyond

It was autumn in the Southeast, warm but the breeze carried a current of cool air, crisp enough to remind me that soon I’d need to start taking allergy meds for the ragweed that was sure to begin blooming any day now. An alert came across my phone from Instagram. Direct message from OwenC. He ...

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Perspective is Key : S1 E5

We set out to live on the road to challenge ourselves and to grow from the experiences we’d be sure to encounter. The build on our Syncro tested us in ways we never thought possible. In this video we share a piece of one those experiences and what came of our time getting the transmission ...

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Bound for Nowhere

We first met Mak and Owen at a coffee shop in Atlanta. They had reached out to us on Instagram to pick our brains about running a design business from the road and about the ins-and-outs of vanlife. We became fast friends and have gone on many an adventure since. When this interview was conducted, ...

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Syncro Westfalia Baja Mexico

Buying a Vanagon: Part I

It’s exciting to dream about living a nomadic life and to romanticize about your new Vanagon home. We’ve been there. Living in a Vanagon comes with an entire set of challenges. Chief among those is the ever present risk of breaking down. Constantly towing and fixing your rig can not only put a dent in ...

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Buying a Vanagon: Part II

Falkor, our 2wd Vanagon, started out as a seven-passenger, non-camper, tin-top model that we purchased for $5k. After a few months living in the van as a tin-top we decided to put a high-top on him and it changed the game forever. Our advice to anyone looking to live in a Vanagon is to buy the cheapest, non-rusty tin-top model they can find and add a high top....

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VW Vanagon High Top

Volkswagen Vanagon for Sale: Sold

In 2015 we attended two Overland events: The Overland Expo in Flagstaff, Arizona and the Northwest Overland Rally in Washington State. There we met other overlanders, some who had been on the road for over a decade living a life filled with adventure, experiences, and new friendships. After seeing multiple presentations by these people, seeing ...

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Our Lady of the Starship

Earlier this year, we met Mitch and Amy at Syncro Solstice in Moab Utah. They drove down from Seattle, WA to Moab, UT in their single stage paint, 14” wheel, bone stock 1.9L Vanagon Westfalia. Like a lot of these VW vans, their’s sounded like it was one small mole hill away from shutting down and ...

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Live. Work. Wander.

A few years back when Jess and I were still in design school we started traveling regularly. First to New York City and then a few months later on a two week road trip around California. We’d traveled before, but only for short excursions and vacations. These road trips brought us closer, exposed us to new ...

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