Authors: Faren Rajkumar @faren_wanderer ; Traveling full-time with your sweetheart isn’t always rainbows and butterflies – but for this couple, it’s always worth it. Meghan and Matt shared some of their life as an interethnic couple on the road, including the awkward stares, beautiful connections, sharing vanlife duties, and how they live & travel with
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Authors: Faren Rajkumar @faren_wanderer ; 1. Tell us about your journey, and how you balance “regular” life or business with travel and adventure! “My journey begins in the San Francisco Bay Area, California where I grew up and spent most of my weekends shopping with my mom. “Road trips” and “the great outdoors” were foreign
Authors: Faren Rajkumar @faren_wanderer ; Kimberly Whitewater is an enrolled member of the Ho-Chunk Nation and does vanlife part-time. Her Ho-Chunk name is Wakjexiwįga, which means Water Spirit Woman. She comes from the Water Spirit Clan. 1. Tell us about your vanlife journey? “I’ve been talking about vanlife since before it was heard of. This
Authors: Faren Rajkumar @faren_wanderer ; Judith’s journey has led her through experiences as first a wilderness therapist and now a liberation-focused therapist that integrates spirituality, ancestral healing and nature into what people of color may need or want. 1. Tell us about your journey? “My journey has been a long one, especially as it relates
Authors: Faren Rajkumar @faren_wanderer This adventurous and fun-loving pair navigates the challenges of traveling as an interethnic couple and maintaining cultural pride while on the road. Follow Uryan and Rachel’s journey @adventureinthemundane 1. How did you discover #RVlife together? “We found accounts on Instagram of Tiny Home dwellers and became very interested in the movement.
Authors: Faren Rajkumar @faren_wanderer 1. Tell us about you & your journeys? “Hi! My name is Shanice. I also go by Sol. I use She/Her pronouns and I reside on Puyallup and Coast Salish lands. I am biracial (Black + white). I’ve always been someone who enjoys the outdoors. 2017 is when I started getting
Authors: Faren Rajkumar @faren_wanderer ; Aleka Mayr @alekamayr Aleka is a self-declared positive thinker, mother widow, and adventure seeker who is guiding & teaching her kids though travel! Aleka and her children were drawn to exploration after the challenge of a loss in their family. BIPOC mothers on the road are the ultimate power symbol!
Authors: Faren Rajkumar @faren_wanderer ; Blix and Bess We imagine adventures on the road with Blix and Bess must be a fun and empowering experience! An inspiring full-time vanlife couple: one half “showgirl” and one half digital nomad. These two are full of knowledge of LGBTQ+ nomad safety and great stories of their travels. 1.
Written by Faren Rajkumar Meet Annie Nguyen, a vanlifer of Vietnamese descent who recently began exploring the US via vanlife. She is passionate about communicating the dire state of global climate change, and has learned on culturally-rooted minimalist practices in her nomadic existence. She shared some of her thoughts with us, about the queer WOC
Written by Faren Rajkumar We chatted with fearless Vegas-based climber Julie Tsai (@theclimbingjuju on IG) about her climbing journey, how she respectfully explores & shares in outdoor recreation, and her excitement about increased minority representation in the outdoors! 1. Tell us about your journey, and how you discovered climbing! “I am a Las Vegas native
Nat and Abi @letsplayrideandseek are a married couple originally from Charleston, SC, USA. In 2019 they began their vanlife journey in their self-converted van that they lovingly named ToWanda. Many vanlifers can understand their story, which is one of the many reasons these two are so relatable. “The daily grind of working 40-50 hours a
Authors: Faren Rajkumar @faren_wanderer ; Taylor Jefferson @ayy_tay_tay ; Trevor Lately @trevorlately Introducing a fierce and visionary BIPOC climber & filmmaker duo, Taylor Jefferson (@ayy_tay_tay) and Trevor Lately (@trevorlately). They collaborated on a new short film titled “Grit” – documenting Taylor’s climbing journey and the BIPOC female experience in the climbing & outdoor adventure sphere.
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