Vanlife Community

Looking for other very cool, very inspirational people who’ve chosen #vanlife for their lifestyle? We’ve compiled a list for you, from Europe to the USA, with a few South American travelers, too. It constantly amazes us how all around the world there are people that enjoy our kind of being.

These fellow travelers have inspired us during our 4 years driving, living and visiting much of Europe. Please let us know if we’ve missed someone- we’ll happily add to our list!

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SYNCROVAN ADVENTURE

“When you get to do what you wanna do, you’ve won”. Traveling and living in my T3 Syncro, Reimo camper van.

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CONTINUOUS CAMPER

A man, a van, and a dog named River. What started as a simple adventure in 2012 to travel and live in a van for a year has shown itself to be more than a passing life phase. In 2016, with a new Vanagon and a a co-pilot named River, we set off to live this life the way we see fit.

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PAM THE VAN

Marina, a twenty something year old girl attempting to convert a dirty, small and smelly van into a comfy moving home. I would like to get it done in only three months, so all of my time and energy will be going into this conversion.

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KOMBI PA'L NORTE

Nico, Lola & Dora (a VW Bus from the ’81) traveling from Argentina to Alaska. They started from Buenos Aires on August 2014 and arrived to Alaska 2 years later. Now they are going back home!

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GREG THE VAN

Music, travel, experiences, and experimentation! Sharon Is Karen is the new hot duo exploring the music within and world outside.

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RENE FREITAG

A friend of us, great photographer is now wondering in Europe with his T3 called Horst.

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RAMBLIN' DAWGS

A boy, a girl, two dogs and a guitar. Follow us on the roads of Canada and United States. Pacific Northwest, Southwest, Alaska and more!

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TINY HOUSE, TINY FOOTPRINT

Kathleen + Greg and their two dogs Blaize + Peaches live in a 1969 camper trailer (140 sq. ft.). They are currently building out their 1987 Toyota van as their next adventure mobile.

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PASSENGER WINDOW

Chrystal + Hunter + Spaceman. Sharing our lives in a 1978 VW Riviera camper bus 1 adventure at a time!

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THE VAN ADVENTURES

Elia, his dog Cloe and a van called “Splinter”. Travel, nature, adventures, rock’n’roll, love, beautiful places, easy life, food, hiking, explore. The adventure it’s always under our eyes. If you like life in this way, why don’t follow them?

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ROAD IT UP

A family of 5 traveling with a ’84 Wanderlodge Bus (and pulling their beloved Westy) for an open-ended road trip with no return date.

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WONDERLUST

Elisabeth & Christian have decided to leave their common lives behind for a while. They moved into a 35-years old camper van. In mid-October 2015 they hit the road. Ever since they’re travelling

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CAMPERVAN VIBES

Adventures of a 1980s VW T25 Campervan called Komet.

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DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE

Domenic & Elise with their 72 VW Westfalia called Scout, traveling along Australia.

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CAMPERIAMO

Emanuele, Elisa and their 2 kids.  A wondeful blog about an e-family on the road.

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ROCK MEETS SOIL

Jane & Casey, traveling with their 1995 Ford Sportsmobile camper in USA.

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SUMMER SUN

Klaus and Andrea blog. Traveling and working as Digital Nomads. And of course theyr orange 1993 VW.

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IL VECIO VANLIFE

The blog of Max and his new old van “il Vecio”, that means…the old one!

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THE BUS & US

The Bus And Us is the blog dedicated to following an Alaskan couple driving their 1975 VW Bus to Argentina and back.

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BUS AROUND THE WORLD

Karol “Charlie” Lewandowski and Aleksandra “Alex” Slusarczyk, who are traveling around the world in a 1989 Vanagon.

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FURGOSFERA

An amazing online magazine in Spanish about the van life world: People and stories from the road.

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FOLLOW THE SOL

Malea and Raphaël, two digital nomads from the U.S. and France. They started in the U.S. and are now following the Pan-American Highway through Central and South America.

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THE VAN WITHOUT A PLAN

Jamie, 25, from Leeds in England. He wanted a change from the routine of his life so he bought an old van for £700 and turned it into a home on wheels. He’s saving the money to drive from the Arctic Circle to the Sahara desert

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IN VIAGGIO CON ERMANNO

Roberto, Maddalena and the little Sebastiano travel on an amazing Fiat Auto called Ermanno.

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CAMPERVAN DE RUTA

Antonio & Noemi: they travel in Spain and Europe on their campervan. Family trips and activities with children. Hiking, sightseen, learning and having fun.

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VIAJEROS 4x4x4

Pablo and Anna (and the van La Cucaracha) reached a new milestone: 15 years living on the road. During this journey they inspired the wildest dreams of thousands of people from all over the world, encouraging them to pursue a better life through the stories they published on their website.

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THE VAN LIFE BLOG

Matt set up The Van Life blog as a way to document his ownership and life living with a campervan! In addition to being a petrol head, and DIY mechanic, he’s also a keen skimboarder, surfer and rock climber, so the camper fits in nicely with his active lifestyle.

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LA FURGONESA ADVENTURES PROJECT

Tommy & Sara with 1992 VW California T4, adventuring across Mediterranean wild land & sea.

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CRASH PAD ON WHEELS

Xeph write about his adventures on the island of Gran Canaria, with his new rescue dog Babu, his venture into van dwelling, his attempts at a more frugal approach to living, and info on food, gear and tech stuff on the road.

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LES AVENTURES DE NESTOR

They are both in our early thirties. They live in Nantes and have met in high school. They bought a 1978’s Westfalia campervan in March 2013. On their blog, they share their roadtrips, favorite adresses, mechanic issues and some camping tips.

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FURGONETEO

Ger & Ceci and their dogs Miga and Conga travel with a VW T4 van called Stitch!

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VAN SPECIES

Jodie and Rodney, two British van-dwelling mammals. They left their jobs and London, bought a camper and are about to get a ferry to Spain… any day now! Any day.

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THE MUCKY ROOT

Selina is traveling with her family in a classic Hymer motorhome through Europe, Morocco and life! Blogging and snapping as they go…

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RUNTERWEGS

Since 2010 Verena & Patrick have been living their dream to travel around the world in their 4×4 truck, built in 1968, beginning with Africa. As digital nomads they live and work location-independent wherever they feel like. On their blog they want to help you to realize your travel dreams.

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TIGGERS TRAVELS

Two 50somethings from Cambridge UK who feel the time is right for an adventure. Kids grown up and flown the nest (with a bit of gentle nudging!)

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VANDOG TRAVELER

Traveling since 2014, Mike’s the ace to go to for van conversion advice and van living. Seriously check out his before and afters of his LDV convoy. He’s also got some great tips about downsizing.

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OUR OPEN ROAD

An ultra-modern American family of travelers, they’ve been on the road since 2014. Great for those of you with families and dreams of travel, or travelers with dreams of family.

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HERE TODAY VANAGON TOMORROW

A family on the road – Rob, Jessica & Henley Lefroy. Follow their starts, stops and sputters as they prepare to travel the world, slowly, in a VW Syncro Westfalia.

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VDUBVANLIFE

Theo (filmmaker/photographer) and Bee (animal conservationist) are two cool cats from Birmingham who’ve been traveling on the Euro road for a year. Check them out for their fab landscape visuals and really useful vlog.

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63MPH

Named after the max speed of the 1986 VW Westy Vanagan, Donnie, and his driver Matt are what you’d consider the modern equivalent of classic explorers.

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VANAJEROS

These guys (Aidan and Madison; help from Joel and Parker) have taken the travel-to-connect to a whole new level. Their van (‘Pecan Sandy’) doubles as a studio and they take prints of locals to give as gifts. What a fantastic idea, no?

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BODESWELL

If you’re interested in traveling the Americas, especially as a family, these are the people to read and follow. Their 5+ years boast 19 countries. So far, at least.

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KOMBIANOS

Kombi fans, rejoice. This is a great site for you. It’s in Spanish but the English translate does well. We especially liked a recent article on cheap accomodations in Europe for #vanlife

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DRIVE NACHO DRIVE

Old-school sweethearts, avid cyclists and now van enthusiasts, Brad and Sheena embrace their traveling lifestyle in the Americas with their van, Nacho. Check out their new book!

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THE BETTY BUS DIARIES

Her full name: Beatrice Bacon von Bus, a 1991 Westfalia California who ‘moved’ to England in 2011. She’s proudly owned by Dan and Rosanna, who write about Betty’s journeys

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80SQFT

A family from Colorado had a dream: to travel, live and experience up until they reach their end destination. The super twist? When they finish, their very chic van, Gazoo, will be randomly selected from donors. All it takes: donating $1 or more for their travels. The more you donate, the more chances for winning.

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KOMBILIFE

Ben is traveling the Americas, and his enthusiasm for learning while he discovers is evident. His dog, Alaska, even has his own site to share their stories with the world.

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BEE INDIVIDUAL

Elis and Gorms are two Germans that plan- and are- traveling from Canada to South America, with a lot of U.S.A. in between. Originally driving a 1973 VW campervan

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FOLLOW THE WIND

Traveling since 2013, follow Cameron and Jacqui’s dream of traveling as far south as possible. Including Mexico, Central and South America

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CAMPERBUSLUST

Ed, Kirsty and their bus, Doris, share their journey

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LIVING 4 WHEEL

Crom and Valine left Berlin in 2015 to travel in their Volkswagon T3. They’re full of useful tips for traveling and vanlife in Europe

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MYVANTASTIC

A Belgian couple and a 1979 Westfalia overlanding North through the Americas (site is in French).