Napa Valley

Choosing a Road Trip Camera
Part Three

In Part One of this series I talked about the iPhone as a stand alone camera and then pairing the iPhone with the Moment Lens and Case. That setup is great because so many folks already have an iPhone and adding the Moment accessories is a simple way to get even more out of a ...

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Choosing a Road Trip Camera
Part Two

So, in Part One I discussed the benefits and drawbacks of using your iPhone and then of using your iPhone/Android paired with the Moment Lens and lastly I talked about the iPhone paired with the Moment Lens and Case. I really like that set up and have used it often on the road. Another set ...

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Working from the Road
Part 2

In this second post about working from the road, I’d like to get into some details about how we both got started in our careers after we finished school including finding clients, setting your rate, tax considerations, and getting paid. Be sure to check back tomorrow for Part 3 if you’re interested in our set up ...

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Working from the Road
Part 3

This last post about working from the road will cover the logistics of this nomadic lifestyle including what gear we use for work, how we keep our computers and other gear charged off the grid, and how we access internet and handle large file transfers with our clients. Our Gear It takes a surprisingly small ...

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Working from the Road
Part 1

We often get asked what we do for work and how we sustain this nomadic lifestyle of ours. There are a million different ways you can make a living from the road depending on your skill set, standards for what you are willing to do, and creativity in finding odd jobs. We know of some ...

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Ram Mount

The Ram Mount system we bought is designed to be a heavy duty, kick-ass, Macho Man Randy Savage, cream of the crop, Device Holder. Ours mount via the RAM Twist Lock suction cup to our windshield and using the RAM Long Socket Arm attached to the RAM Universal X-Grip Cell Phone Holder it holds our ...

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Monument Valley, Utah

Emergent Harmony

The horizon line is a sliver of marrow red and blood orange. It stretches across the thin bottom edge of the sky, arching downward, terminating at the edge of the earth. The valley below is on fire at the edges. Asleep and ablaze, the canyons here bathe in the pale light of dawn and mesas ...

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America the Beautiful

We stopped at a fuel station in Clallum Bay, Washington because Falkor was thirsty and Jessica needed a restroom. We were traveling with two guys, Dan and Ben, who were driving a Ford Ranger on a spare tire. They’d punctured a tire on a trail the previous day, and these gents, god bless ‘em, didn’t ...

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Yeti Rambler Drinkware

When we first hit the road, we invested in a Yeti cooler to keep our food and drinks cool. That worked for a little while, but given our constant opening and closing to access food and drinks we quickly learned that a fridge was in our future. So we said goodbye to Yeti…but just for ...

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Van of My Dreams

The first time we met Hawk and Kenz we were outside a grocery store and the two of them just walked right up to us and gave us huge hugs. From then on, it was like we were brothers-from-another-mother/sisters-from-another-mister. Hanging with these two is like being on roller coaster of giggles and tickles. I’ll stop ...

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Pax 2

Ok, real talk. I didn’t smoke pot for the first time until I was 25. When I finally did, it was awful. The smoking part that is. Being high was friggin awesome, but the taste of burning marijuana made me gag and cough and hurt my fragile throat from which my mellifluous voice ascends. Thereafter, ...

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Ketzal Organizer

Living in a small space, clutter can be the bane of your existence. This is especially true when you inherited obsessive cleaning habits from both sides of the ole family tree. Enter Ketzal organizers. They are hands down the most stylish junk drawer you’ll ever own. Ketzal organizers were developed by fellow van lifer Miles ...

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