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Removing School Bus Seats – Our Skoolie Conversion

By |2021-01-03T01:59:15-05:00January 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Full vlog on Youtube: Total Cost:   $226.70 Dremel: Already owned Small Angle Grinder: Borrowed from Dad Large Angle Grinder: Borrowed from Friend Oscillating Tool: $79.00 Scraper blade for oscillating tool: $7.18 Triangle sander $12.59 Cutting blades for oscillating tool: 34.98 4 angle grinder blades: $7.92 2 Angle Grinder Blades:$ 16.94 2 [...]

How much does a Bus Conversion Cost?

By |2021-01-03T02:01:03-05:00October 25th, 2020|Bus Conversion, Moving Minimalist, Skoolie|

How Much Does A Bus Conversion Cost? The biggest questions we get since starting our build is: "how much does a bus conversion actually cost?" The real answer depends on what making a home into a home means for you. You can do a simple conversion for a couple thousand, or you can budget what [...]

Top 10 Travel Essentials According to Artist Explores

By |2019-12-01T20:10:53-05:00November 23rd, 2019|Travel, Travel Tips|

If there's one thing I've learned after the last five years traveling the world, it's that I know exactly how to pack a bag. Today I'm reviewing my top ten travel essentials in no particular order other than how they popped into my mind. Let's get started: 1. travel towels I've talked about my two [...]

Quintonil – One of the Best Restaurants in the World?

By |2019-11-20T20:31:50-05:00July 27th, 2019|Central America, Food, Mexico, Travel, Vlogs|

Quintonil has been named one of the 50 best restaurants in the world for the last 4 years. It was one of Evelyne's must sees on our trip to Mexico City and I'm so glad that she booked our reservation- 3 months in advance!! Today I share my experience dining at Quintonil and my thoughts [...]

Ride the Cog Railway up Mount Washington

By |2019-11-20T20:39:24-05:00August 6th, 2018|New England, North America, Travel, USA, Vlogs|

“All aboard” the conductor enthusiastically welcomed the crowd out of the rain and into the shelter of the purple cog railway train car. We were very ready to board. After over an hour drive we has arrived just in time to miss our scheduled 1:30 train ride. Which left us attempting to catch the next [...]

MURAL – Montreal’s Street Art Festival

By |2018-01-29T23:46:27-05:00January 29th, 2018|Art, CANADA, North America, Travel, Vlogs|

It’s a little bit ironic that I’ve spent my entire life just a few hours from the Canadian boarder and yet up until a few months ago I’d never actually been. I mused to myself as I cruised with the windows down, music blaring. It was also ironic to be heading south even though my [...]

Street Art of San Jose, Costa Rica

By |2017-09-02T19:03:26-04:00September 1st, 2017|Art, Central America, Costa Rica, Travel|

I’ll admit the feedback I got when I first asked around about San Jose wasn’t positive. Before arriving, I started to plan how I was going to get out of the city as fast as possible to get the most of other destinations in Costa Rica. But without renting a car I was going to [...]

Into the Garden – Joining the Seacoast Artist Association

By |2017-08-16T01:30:14-04:00August 15th, 2017|Art, Personal Post|

For a traveler setting in roots can be challenging. While I’ve realized full time travel out of a backpack isn’t my thing I find settling down particularly difficult. New Hampshire was never where I would have thought I’d end up settling into a routine. But here I am, setting roots. Investing more time into my [...]