DIY: Do It Yourself

Hiring a professional is expensive so we like to do things ourselves. This is the DIY Section. Talk about it...

Introduce Yourself

Who are you? Do you have Instagram? Do you have a blog? a Youtube? or Do you just want to say hi? Do it here.

Food and Cooking

Share tips and tricks to cook in your van. Share your favorite recipe. Or, talk about anything food and cooking related.

Choosing the Right Van

So you want to live in a van but, what type should you get? Ask questions and discuss what works best here.

Making Money on the Road

It costs money to live in a van. It's not free. How do you travel and make money at the same time? Let's discuss.


Accidents happen but when they happen in a van...that's a 'Van-C-Dent'. Share your 'Van-C-Dent' here.

Van Life Tips and Tricks

Share any tips and tricks you have about living the Van Life.
New Posts
  • One If Only
    Oct 24, 2018

    What's up gentlemen, et all? We met up past Davenport, CA and I got a very cool introduction to the whole "Van Life" philosophy as well as a peak at your vans. Found this site having heard Lee say "Vanning ain't no joke" more than a few times, a google search brought me here and I recognized the van! (In reference to Lee, Neal, and Andrew), they were certainly impressive and I had a good time talking with with you three. Anyhow, I was the guy stuck in his car at Greyhound Rock, having come in hot (Literally), ended up stuck there for 2 more days before I finally called in the cavalry. I was hoping to get in touch with you all to see where you're at. As for me, I'm in a hotel for 5 days waiting to get to my car via a family member, it's still there. I hope at least.
  • Vandrew
    Aug 8, 2018

    Hey everybody, I live in van, its great. I surf a bunch and make art.
  • Neal Eisler
    Aug 7, 2018

    Living on the road has forced me to learn how to cook better. Often times off the grid, eating out is not an option. As a result, I've found several go to meals I can easily cook (or put together) in my van. 1. Oatmeal with fresh fruit 2. Fried eggs with a hash *(potatoes, brussell sprouts, peppers, and more) 3. Salad with fresh vegetables and grilled chicken 4. Almonds, broccolini and a banana 5. Sandwich *(of any kind) with multi-grain bread 6. Pasta *(I often go for the gluten free options) What are some of your favorites?

A message from the Editor

“Vanning Ain’t No Joke.” This is all my friend Brad Parker said to me after showing him photos of this 1978 Dodge Tradesman 200 I was going to buy to live in. I had no idea what this meant at the time. I had no idea what I was doing. That little saying stuck in my head. I didn’t know why he had said that originally but I sure do now. Living in a van forces you outside your comfort zone. You are constantly learning and growing. You are always facing problems you have to overcome. You are always moving, always going...

Vanning definitely Ain’t No Joke!!!


After 4 years of living in a van, many people have told me they live in vans because of me or that I have changed their lives. That’s where this magazine comes from. I thought to myself. If I could change peoples lives just from living my own life and show it on Instagram then how can I do this on a bigger scale? Not only do I have tons of stories and information to share but I know lots of people who also do. 


I called my brother Neal Eisler and my buddy Andrew Martyn and asked them if they wanted to start a van life magazine with me. We could change peoples lives I told them. After getting them on board, we got to work to make something we could be proud of...something that could not only change peoples lives but change peoples mindsets. I am really excited to share this first issue with everyone and can’t wait to share future issues we haven’t written yet. 

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