Best road trip songs: 10 songs from American musicians

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP Whether you’re taking a dream road trip with your significant other, travelling the open roads with your best friends, or stuffing into the car for a family trip, there’s one thing you’ll need to join you on…

Road Trippers: How to live life on the road

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP Little Miss Sunshine is arguably one of the best road trip movies ever made. It’s funny, entertaining and relatable if you too have a crazy family. As much as you love watching the movie, I’m sure when…

Road trip planner: 10 things to think about before hitting the road

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP The key to a successful road trip, like any good trip, is the planning stage. A road trip can be relaxing, fun and overall an unforgettable experience. It’s probable that you will face a few problems along…

Road trip quotes: 10 quotes that will make you hit the road

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP  If you’ve been thinking about hitting the road lately, these road trip quotes will inspire you to go for it and travel. Although it is definitely fun to rent a car, pack supplies and plan your route, the…

5 road trip games you should be playing in the car

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP If you’ve never been on a road trip before, it’s time for it to go on your bucket list. Maybe your dream road trip is only a two day adventure or maybe it’s driving across the country for…

5 road trip movies that will inspire you to hit the road

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP If the idea of a road trip doesn’t already make you want to drop everything and jump in a car, maybe this will help. Road tripping is a common theme in the movies and it’s for good…

The Weirdest and Most Creative Places People Have Turned into Homes

BY: CHARLOTTE LEFAVE  These eccentric homeowners wrote the handbook on unconventional living. If you think your first apartment was small, check out these weird, quirky, and outright strange places people have decided to set up shop temporarily and permanently. These…

This couple lives in a tiny camper trailer that only cost them $1,800

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP “I met her on Tinder, but got to know her in a camper trailer.” This is the quote that immediately made me love Greg and Kathleen’s story of their transition into the tiny house movement. When I…

The ‘Bucket List Family’ sold everything they own to visit dozens of different countries around the world

BY: CHARLOTTE LEFAVE All photos from The Bucket List Family  The ‘Bucket List Family’ has well earned their nickname by doing what everyone with even a sliver of wanderlust in their soul dreams of: selling everything they own and travelling…

After a devastating earthquake, this family rebuilt their lives in a 1987 Volvo van

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP Saving money, the ability to roam freely from city to city, doing your part to help the environment; those are probably the three most popular reasons as to why people have been ditching the regular 9-5 working…

This infographic maps out the 8 best road trips to take in North America

BY: JESSICA BEUKER  Ask just about anyone who’s ever been on one – there is nothing better than a good ol’ fashioned road trip. Normally the thought of being stuck in a cramped vehicle for 15 hours at a time…

For 8 glorious years, this couple backpacked through 51 countries, while living out of vans for $10 a day

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP When Lauren and Craig met eight years ago working at a pizza shop in England, I doubt they could’ve predicted where their relationship would take them. Maybe they imagined some travel; perhaps they envisioned leaving the country…

This couple ditched their jobs to travel across the country in a tiny house on wheels (photos)

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP All photos by Guillaume Dutilh @ Tiny House Giant Journey. Tiny houses and dream-like, converted vans have been taking over our Instagram feeds, our Pinterest boards, and quite possibly, have become some of our most googled items.…

This family converted an old school bus into an eco-friendly, travelling hostel

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP Transforming buses into homes was a huge trend in 2016 that probably won’t slow down at all this year. The mobility, cost and environmental impact are just a few of the reasons more and more people are…

The 2,000 year old Tunnel Tree was taken down during a rainstorm

If you were planning on taking a road-trip to the Calaveras Big Trees State Park to see the “Pioneer Cabin Tree,” you just missed your chance. The Tunnel Tree was taken down by a rainstorm and a flood on January 7th,…

This infographic predicts exactly where you will travel in 2017

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP A new year is here filled with fresh starts, new year’s resolutions, and perhaps a few hangovers. If you’re one of the lucky ones, you already have travel plans for 2017. If you haven’t planned anything yet, maybe…

‘Tis the season to visit family- these 34 hacks will make your holiday travels stress-free

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP Dreaming of a white Christmas? Or maybe waiting for Santa Clause on a beach is more your style. ‘Tis the season to give, celebrate, and visit with friends and family. It also happens to be the season…

After 5,843 miles on the road, this couple discovered bus life isn’t easy, but it is magical (photos)

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP “For the past decade, I have made the road my home, I have traveled at different paces, on different budgets across many countries and continents.” Meet Matt Aidney, a New Zealand native who has spent the last…

The badass robot who hitchhiked across Canada is the coolest thing you’ll see today

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP It is common practice that most people don’t pull over to pick up a hitchhiker on the side of the road to offer a ride. Hitchhiking, a practice that was once accepted, is now considered dangerous and…

100 ways to travel the world for (almost) free

BY: SASKIA C SMIT Many people dream of traveling but never go anywhere because they don’t think they can afford it. The thing is, there are so many free travel opportunities out there, you just have to know where to…