Our Travel Cooking Interview & The Backpacker Chef Cookbook

If you know us, you know we LOVE to EAT!

Traveling and eating just go well together. In fact that’s a large part of why we can’t get enough of new places. We’re addicted to experiencing bizarre foods, nostalgic tastes and regional curiosities . However, did you know we enjoy cooking at home too? Our home being the small motorhome kitchen we travel with as well as the kitchen’s of our friends and families.

Continue reading Our Travel Cooking Interview & The Backpacker Chef Cookbook

Chapter CY2: Our First Cross Country Vintage Bus Road Trip

Damn skippy we made it.

From our wild ride on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway in New York, down the mountainous Blue Ridge Parkway, across tornado alley, and over the Hoover dam– we soaked up, survived and surrendered over 4,000 miles together on this cross country road trip.

Lubricating this road trip was our deluxe accommodations; our new vintage 1978 Bluebird Wanderlodge bus with our Honda Civic in tow. Making the journey spectacular was our visitors and visits along the way. We arranged sleep overs, and play dates, hitchhikers, new acquaintances, and reunions. Now, we hang out a bit longer, pack our cupboard with unnecessary amounts of spoils for sharing, and even take mini road trips (on top of our main road trip), in the car to expand our local reach – it’s freakin’ awesome.

Continue reading Chapter CY2: Our First Cross Country Vintage Bus Road Trip

USA Coast to Coast, New Directions Unfurl.

From the Pizza Coast to the Burrito Coast, Our First Trip Across The USA In The New Bus.

YES, we’re stoked. That raw, ‘butterflies in your stomach’ kind of excitement you get when you’re about to embark on something completely new. Kind of like when we first set out 3 years ago as nomads, it feels like we’re once again jumping into the axis mundi… or Pandora’s box? We’re never sure which or if they’re really one in the same?

Continue reading USA Coast to Coast, New Directions Unfurl.

Capturing Kitsch: Neon Signs Across America

Like photographing a Roadrunner in the wild; one must think quick and have a long lens.

The window of opportunity closes fast when we spot a sign on the side of the road. So the real challenge becomes photographing them as we drive by. If Dennis can’t turn the motorhome around, I make do. And while most of my sign photos are shot from the Yeti window, some I’ve darted out into traffic to get, and others we’ve taken on uncharted sign shooting excursions. National Geographic, watch out!

Continue reading Capturing Kitsch: Neon Signs Across America

Driving The Brooklyn Queens Expressway & RV Parking NYC

Quick Links to Our Tips on:

Urban Camping & Parking NYC

Driving NYC in an RV


Braving The Brooklyn Queens Expressway In Our Bus

We didn’t have much choice actually. Leaving Long Island and heading south bound in a 35’ long bus meant we would have to take the Brooklyn Queen Expressway through New York City.

Continue reading Driving The Brooklyn Queens Expressway & RV Parking NYC