After being displaced by a hurricane, we jumped in our 1978 VW bus and traveled the U.S. for 2+ years (coast to coast and back). 🚌 While on the road, we were guided to a 1961 GM bus that we’re converting into a bigger home on wheels!
Bus life has been the best life we’ve ever lived. We have learned to appreciate the little things, focus on what’s really important and enjoy a freedom like no other. Enjoy our Bus Life posts and stories, photos, videos and more!
On the day we were heading out of Santa Fe, we spoke to two separate people who both happened to mention a town called Pagosa Springs. We had never heard of the place, but we saw a sparkle in their eyes when they told us about it. As usual, we had no plan or direction...read more
This classic book has saved our butts so many times while we’ve been on the road. It covers buses, bugs, campers and other VW air-cooled vehicles. It is packed with easy-to-understand information on maintenance and fixes, tricks, tips and how-tos. It literally...read more
After visiting Dallas, Texas, we stopped in Roswell, New Mexico and went to their annual UFO festival. At the very end of the event a person told us a big storm was coming, so we got in our VW bus and waited for it to pass. Early in the morning, before the sun came...read more
After a full day of exploring Dallas, we jumped on the highway and headed out of the city. Once the skyscrapers disappeared into the background, we exited off to find internet and complete some design work. When we began to drive away, one of the hoses blew off the...read more
One of our main concerns before heading out on our cross-country adventure was keeping our dog, Sunday, cool from hot temperatures. Our VW bus didn’t have air conditioning, so we had always just kept the windows down, which circulated natural air pretty nicely,...read more
What are the odds that the two of us would be born in the same hospital in Texas, leave the state around the same time and meet in Connecticut when we were 19 and 22 years of age? We’re not sure, but we find it pretty amazing that we both entered planet Earth at...read more
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