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Resources

We’re sharing all of the resources that have helped us save money to travel, research and plan out our adventures, and pack for a trip, as well as any gear that we love and the things we have learned both building our van and since hitting the road. We hope that 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!

travel budgeting

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

cheap flights

Read our all of our tactics to find cheap flights

travel planning

Check out our Travel Planning Checklist and use the same tool we use to plan our trip itineraries!

travel planning checklist

See our detailed step by step checklist that we use to plan our trips

itinerary sheet

Download our go-to itinerary template to plan out your own adventures

travel booking tools

flights

FLIGHTS

Google Flights is our go-to tool when it comes to looking at and tracking flight prices

FareDrop

FareDrop is one of our favorite paid tools to get alerted about cheap flight deals

View more flight tools on our Tips for Finding Cheap Flights

Google Flights is our go-to tool when it comes to looking at and tracking flight prices

FareDrop

FareDrop is one of our favorite paid tools to get alerted about cheap flight deals

View more flight tools on our Tips for Finding Cheap Flights

accommodations

We LOVE staying in Airbnbs! Use our link to get $20 off your first stay!

TripAdvisor is a great resource to read reviews on hotels (and restaurants + sights)

Booking.com is one of our favorite websites to book hotels

ACCOMMODATIONS

We LOVE staying in Airbnbs! Use our link to get $20 off your first stay!

TripAdvisor is a great resource to read reviews on hotels (and restaurants + sights)

Booking.com is one of our favorite websites to book hotels

transportation

Our go-to site to check prices for rental cars

If you have a Costco membership they always have great rental car rates!

transportation

Our go-to site to check prices for rental cars

If you have a Costco membership they always have great rental car rates!

transportation

Our go-to site to check prices for rental cars

If you have a Costco membership they always have great rental car rates!

luggage

Need somewhere to store your bags while traveling? Luggagehero’s gotcha covered!

Radical Storage is another great option to store your bags!

LUGGAGE

Need somewhere to store your bags while traveling? Luggagehero’s gotcha covered!

Radical Storage is another great option to store your bags!

LUGGAGE

Need somewhere to store your bags while traveling? Luggagehero’s gotcha covered!

Radical Storage is another great option to store your bags!

packing lists

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

our favorite gear

travel gear

travel gear

outdoor gear

outdoor gear

vlogging gear

vlogging gear

Watch our travel vlogging gear vlog where we go through all of these items!

photo gear

photo gear

blogging and vlogging resources

Tailwind helps us schedule our pins. It has been a great tool to help us grow our website.

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!

This course taught us so much about SEO and has helped us rank higher on Google. Stupid Simple SEO is definitely worth the investment!

Basic to Booked, created by Gariele, who also designed our website, has helped us define our brand, make a media kit, and more!

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.

We use Adobe Premiere Pro to edit all of our vlogs for YouTube.

We use Lightroom to edit all photos for our blog and Instagram

We get all of the music for our vlogs from Musicbed. It’s licensed music from artists, so the quality and selection are awesome!

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

6 months of vanlife: all the highs & lows

Curious how life on the road has been so far? We’re sharing all of the pros and cons of van life!

van build series

View our van build YouTube series, including how we installed windows, what insulation we chose, and other build tasks!

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