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Cheap Travel Food Recipe: Cheesy Creamy Potato 'n' Broccoli Soup

So how does one eat when living in a van with no refrigerator or cooler?  Surprisingly... quite well!  Being van dwellers and backpackers, space, weight and budget are always limited, making dehydrated foods a typical theme for our meals.  Wait, isn't "dehydrated meal" synonymous with "tastes like crap"?  With a little experimentation and the proper dehydrated veggies and meat-ish bits, the answer is a resounding NO!  We thought we'd put together a little video showing you one of our typical meals and just what goes into it.  How's it taste?  We think it's delicious, but don't take our work for it.  Try it yourself!   Read more

Meisha demonstrating a typical night at an Indiana rest stop.
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Vagabonding 101: How to Live in a Van

Before we leave our van behind and head to Costa Rica, we wanted to answer some of the most common questions we get while living and traveling in our van.  How do we do it?  What does our van look like inside? Where do we keep all our stuff?  It only looks like you have enough for a long vacation... don't you have anything else?  We've mentioned in previous posts that we are minimalists.  Hopefully this video will give you a better idea of what we mean.  We'll show you just how little you really need to survive a life of van dwelling adventures.  So come along with us for the tour...   Read more

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Cheap travel food recipe: Sesame Almond Chocolate Cranberry Granola

Looking for some cheap, portable, delicious, healthy and easy travel food?   Maybe you just like granola?  Are you just a dirty vagabonding or van-dwelling hippie?  Either way, we've got you covered.  We've taken our brother-in-law's mother's recipe, tweeked it a bit and concocted our very own high protein, fabulous tasting granola and have decided to share it with the world.  Little disclaimer:  if you're a vagabonder or a van-dweller, you're gonna have to find a kitchen for this one.  Our best suggestion... find a friendly host through CouchSurfing and share a little granola love with them.  Ok, without further adieu, the recipe: Read more