Van Life

Van Life

The Trip

Van Life - We Did It!

We built our van, sold our house, quit our jobs, and we’re doing the van life somewhere between the Atlantic and Pacific ocean. It feels UNREAL!

2017 to 2020

FarOutRide Global Map 2017 to 2020


Van Life Tales From the Road

As we progress in our travels, we learn to live a normal life in our van...

Vanlife Guides and How-To's

Below are some guides and how-to’s, learnt the hard way, to help make the most of the van life. Hope that helps!

Van life Actual Cost

Nothing comes for free in this life! Here are our real-world monthly expenses (updated each month) living in our van. Hopefully that helps you in planning your own van life!

How To Find Free Campsites - A Van Life Guide

Money is meant to be spent on bike parts, not on campgrounds! After two years of full time van life, we still haven’t spent a dime on lodging (except to join friends). Here is how we do it!

How To Find Water for Free - A Van Life Guide

Looking for some tips on how to find water for free? We can help. Follow these simple steps and never run out of water again!

How To Stay Connected On The Road - A Van Life Guide

Finding driving directions, camping spots, cool swimming holes nearby, grocery stores, cheap gas, etc… we’ll go ahead and say it: van life wouldn’t be the same without mobile Internet these days!

Winter Van Life Guide

Winter van life is not a glamorous life, but it is extremely rewarding if, like us, chasing epic skiing/snowboarding conditions is what you’re after! With proper planning, it can be a magical thing… Go get it!

How to Register and Insure your DIY Van Conversion in British Columbia (Canada)

Need help figuring how to register and insure your DIY camper van conversion in British Columbia? Moving to British Columbia? We’ve been there! Here is what we learned in the process.

Travel Medical Insurance For Canadians Traveling Abroad

Accidents happen when we least expect them, and a dream vacation planned for years ahead can quickly turn into a nightmare. The goal of this article is to share the knowledge we gained about travel medical insurance; we’re no experts, but it should help you get started.


Here is our favorite photography & video gear for travelling in our van. Aerial/Underwater/Long Exposure/POV/Gimbal… check it out!

Camper Rental: 5 Reasons To Try Van life Before Taking The Leap! (And How To Rent)

Dreaming about Van Life? We were too! After making the transition from home owners to living full time in a van (2 years and still loving it), we highly recommend camper van rental before taking the leap. Here are 5 reasons why!

How To Start Your Website (And Make Money Remotely!)

Creating your own website is a great way to keep your brain busy on the road, connect with other people, and even make money remotely! We’re no Internet gurus or experts, but if we made it happen with, so can you! Here is everything to get you started.

Mexico Van Life Guide

Your guide to VAN LIFE in Mexico: Paperwork, border crossing, safety tips, insurance, camping, water, cost, tales from the road. Hope that helps!


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about us

Nice To Meet You.


Hello! We’re Isabelle and Antoine 🙂 In 2017, we sold our house (and everything in it), quit our engineering careers, and moved into our self-built campervan. We’ve been on the road since then, and every day is an opportunity for a new adventure; we’re chasing our dreams, and hopefully it inspires others to do the same!