Stuff, Travel, Van Life, Wandering free

The Outer Trial (And the Inner Tribulations)

Sometimes things inside Dixie, as in life in general, don't go quite as well as W.E. (William and Elizabeth) had planned. Although W.E. do have a comprehensive checklist (and a still-funny-to-us Ryanair-style cabin crew impression) to complete before W.E. "take off", and extra special care is always taken when expected to be on the road… Continue reading The Outer Trial (And the Inner Tribulations)

Full-time Vanlife, Motorhome, Stealth Camping, Stuff, Travel, Van Life, Wandering free

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There were originally grand plans of updating this blog with every place W.E. stayed, that would be very difficult as W.E. often stay out of telephone and internet signals way, but W.E. do update almost daily on Facebook, if you'd like to "like" and "follow". https://www.facebook.com/TheBackwardsVan/ Thank you to everyone reading our blog and for… Continue reading Follow us on Facebook!

Frugality, Minimalism, Stuff, Travel, Van Life

On The Road (to financial freedom) : pt 1

Part of our decision to move full-time into Dixie (the Backwards Van) was, like a lot of life's decisions, financially based. W.E. (William & Elizabeth) were sick and tired of watching our money disappear from our account; rent, utilities, food and all the day-to-day "necessities" that most people take for granted were really making us… Continue reading On The Road (to financial freedom) : pt 1

Minimalism, Stuff, Travel, Van Life

A Vans Best Friend (or, If The Shoe Doesn’t Fit)

Living in such a small space means that every item is useful, and every item is used. It also means every item must be put back in its carefully thought-out place AFTER use. Imagine you had ALL of your belongings in your cubicle with you every day, every single book, every jacket and t-shirt, every… Continue reading A Vans Best Friend (or, If The Shoe Doesn’t Fit)