The Stuff Nobody Tells You About #VanLife

Lake Pukaki Campsite, night lights
Campsite for the night at Lake Pukaki with a view of Mount Cook, powered by BioLite

Last year Matt and I took a “test drive” of living life out of a van while traveling around New Zealand! I wrote about the experience for BioLite in the blog “The Stuff Nobody Tells You About #VanLife,” which is finally live! Click here to check it out.

Road to Mount Cook
Driving to Mount Cook in our camper van in New Zealand

If you’ve ever dreamed about living the “Van Life” or are just curious what it’s like, this blog is for you. It explains the concept of a “test drive,” shares eight things no one tells you about van life – from parking to hygiene to relationships, and includes a handy packing list.

Inside camper van in New Zealand
Living the #vanlife in New Zealand

The trip to New Zealand was also our first trip as SWISSGEAR Travel Ambassadors.

BioLite blogs contributed to by @go4theglobe
BioLite blogs contributed to (left) and written by (right) @go4theglobe

I contributed to BioLite’s blog “19 Epic Outdoor Destinations to Explore in 2019” too. Check out number 13 to see where I wrote about – and it surprisingly is not New Zealand (although it is an epic outdoor destination).

Do you dream about living the #VanLife? Or have you already lived it? Let me know in the comments below!

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