travel, vlogging, & van life
See all of our travel planning, budgeting, and packing resources, as well as the gear we use and love, and tips and insight into van life. We hope these resources can help you plan your own adventures!
Note: this resources page contains affiliate links, which means that if you use the links provided and make a purchase, we get a small commission at no extra cost to you. We will only ever recommend products we truly love, actually use during our adventures, and think you can benefit from too!
our favorite gear
how we afford to travel
Learn our top travel budgeting tips
our budget sheet
Download our template to budget out your future trips
our favorite credit cards
See our top travel credit cards that will earn you free travel
Read our all of our tactics to find cheap flights
See our step by step process to plan a trip, what we do with our pup Kona when she cannot go with us, and download our itinerary template to organize your own adventure.
travel planning checklist
See our detailed step by step checklist that we use to plan our trips
Download our go-to itinerary template to plan out your own adventures
traveling with a dog
Learn how we travel with our pup Kona and where she goes when she can’t go with us somewhere.
find free camping
See what apps and websites we use to find free camping in the USA!
plan a camping trip
Here is our step by step process to planning a camping trip!
travel booking tools
travel packing list
Our detailed (and customizable) packing list to help you pack for your next adventure!
backpacking packing list
Everything we take with us on a backpacking trip for a safe and comfortable adventure
blogging and vlogging resources
Keysearch is our favorite tool to research SEO keywords so our blog posts can rank high on Google. Use the code KSDISC for a 20% discount.
We have never had an issue with hosting our site on SiteGround. They have great customer service as well!
We get all of the music for our vlogs from Musicbed. It’s licensed music from artists, so the quality and selection are awesome!
This course taught us so much about SEO and has helped us rank higher on Google. Stupid Simple SEO is definitely worth the investment!
Divi is the WordPress theme we use to build and design our site. It is very easy to learn and use. We also love it because there is a one time lifetime price tag unlike other builders.
Bench is the bookkeeping service we use. They have been easy to use, responsive, and very helpful. Sign up with them and receive 1 month free.
our van build
our van conversion cost, tour, & mistakes
Watch our van tour, learn what mistakes we made, and see the total cost and products we used change image to our conversion header
VAN LIFE FAQS: OUR VAN, LOGISTICS, DAILY ROUTINE, & MORE!
Interested in van life? In this blog we’re sharing the questions we get asked the most about van life, from why we chose our van, our build, logistics, our daily routine, and more!
van build series
View our van build YouTube series, including how we installed windows, what insulation we chose, and other build tasks!
Looking for resources to help you with your van build? Here are two guides we highly recommend!
Van Build Guide: We used Sara and Alex James’s guides and layout for our van. In their guide they list dimensions, products, and more to help you out!
Van Conversion Academy: This course from Two Wandering Soles is LOADED with helpful step-by-step instructions, such as how to install a fan, windows, water system, subfloor, and more! They’ve made it so you can spend more time building and less time searching the YouTube and internet black hole for information!
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