A Staffy is not a Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Not long ago, we wrote about the Staffordshire bull terrier. We explained why we share our home on wheels with two individuals of the breed, Mojo and Venus. Whenever we walk in a city or travel by public transport, we frequently hear comments such as: ‘Cute stafford!’ or ‘I’ve got…

The Zero Waste Adventures of: Eco Engineer

We're nearing the end of plastic free july already. It's time for episode 5 of our zero waste series. Today we have our first Dutch contributor! During her years in college studying product engineering, Juliette became more concious about her consumption habits. She slowly moved towards a more sustainable lifestyle…

Top 5 decisions that turned our camper van into a home

We’re overall quite happy with our finished camper van conversion project, but these 5 decisions still make us smile every day. After sharing our 4 missed opportunities last week,  we’d like to share the 5 best decisions we made during our camper van build this week.   1. Magnetic curtains…

Mojo climbed the Skuleberget

What’s that? I open my eyes and figure out what woke me up. It’s that new puppy, Venus, gnawing on my ear. I lift my lips, tell her to bug off, turn around and try to go back to sleep again. Kgrr, kgrr, kgrr. Puppy is chewing on one of…

The Zero Waste Adventures Of: Bestowed Essentials

You've almost made it to the end of plasticfreejuly! How amazing is that! It's time for episode four of our zero waste adventures series to help you stay motivated during the last few days of the month. Have you read the previous story in our zero waste stories, yet? Today, we're…

Camper van Conversion: what not to forget

To say that creating your own home on wheels is a chaotic process is an understatement. You have to create a list of just about everything you would ever need, it’s a house nonetheless! Building your own home without construction experience is certainly not a simple task, and things can…

Talking to locals

You can spend hours, days, weeks, researching the web to determine where to go and what to see once you have arrived at your travel destination. But, honestly, to find the little gems in every area, nothing beats talking to the locals. Until, now we haven’t yet asked anyone for…

The Zero Waste Adventures Of: Zero Waste Nerd

Episode three of our zero waste stories already. Time really flies this month! We're halfway through plasticfreejuly. If you've made it this far, it would be a shame to give up now! To help and keep you inspired, we've got another zero waste story today! This time, Megean from Zero…

How often should I shower?

I bet that the last time you showered was not too long ago. Most likely, it was either this morning or last night that you were lathered in soap under running water. Since showers and bathrooms have become a standard in most regular houses, just about everyone in western society…

Stuck in Stockholm traffic

Imagine yourself getting into your car at home. You start driving as usual. Then out of nowhere, you’re in the middle of the busy streets of Tokyo. That’s what it felt like for us driving through Stockholm in our camper van. Growing up in the countryside, mainly relying on public…

Recap: June, our first month on the road

That’s that, we’ve officially made it through our first month of vanlife, traveling through Europe! We thought that this would be the perfect time for a little recap of what we’ve experienced during our first month of living in a van, June (including the last two weeks of may). We’ve…

The Zero Waste Adventures Of: Zero Waste Path

It's Sunday again. Which means that it is time for episode two of our Zero Waste stories! We've asked a group of zero waste promoters to share with us how they've become so passionate about zero waste living. By doing so, we hope to inspire others not to give up…

5 budget things to do in Gothenburg

Gothenburg is one amazing city. We spent a week wandering through the center and exploring the area that surrounds it. Spending time in a large city like Gothenburg can be expensive though. Since our budget is tight, we found a few things to do that fit our budget perfectly. Today…

The Poop Bag Dilemma

Let’s talk about poop. Dog poop. Yep, we’re doing it. Why? Because poop plays a shitty role in the life of very dog owner, and it has caused a dilemma in our lives quite recently.   Plastic waste Over the past year, we have made effort to slowly decrease our…

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