October 2018

Al and Mindy Matarazzo were destined to get a van. They just didn’t know what they wanted yet. As they were planning a family trip to Yosemite a couple years ago, their son Zach recommended they rent one. That trip gave them a vision of what their own van life could potentially be. The Matarazzo’s, both 48, active hikers, bicyclists and rafters, made a conscious move

Overlanding in the Land Down Under: Gaby and Dave’s Motivations for Van Lifing in Australia This ROAMERICA Truth Series article talks about the motivations and process of how Gaby Hernandez and her husband ended up starting their 12 month overlanding trip in the land down under. A little over a year ago, Gaby Hernandez (@van.down.under) came to Portland from Sydney, Australia for a 14-day road trip in