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Adventures from the Van
29 minutes | Oct 8, 2021
21- Left or Right?
Jenny and Dakota head back to Arizona where Jenny spent time where her grandparents used to live. Jenny flew back to Michigan for her sister's baby shower then it was back to Arizona as she started the trek back to the river guide. We also find out whether Cinderella's missing sandal turns up in Texas.
29 minutes | Sep 19, 2021
20- Cinderella's Missing Sandal
Jenny and Dakota go on a tour of National Parks. They visit Guadeloupe Mountains and White Sands in Texas and New Mexico. Jenny gets a discount oil change that keeps her in town (and bored), which spurs a peek at Tinder once again. They visit Saguaro National Park in Arizona, then take a detour for a shot at love.
27 minutes | Jul 14, 2021
19- Welcome to Mexico
Jenny and Dakota make their way across Texas to Big Bend National Park. Jenny learns about "checkpoints" and gets brave enough to make friends while camping. They practice stealth camping at a university and then journey up to Carlsbad Caverns National Park, where Jenny becomes the vanlife version of Cinderella.Support our podcast at http://patreon.com/adventuresfromthevanWant more stories? Check out the blog at http://adventuresfromthevan.com
30 minutes | Jul 2, 2021
18- Worst Birthday Ever
Dakota and Jenny narrowly escape a tornado in Florida before making their way to Texas. They accidentally visit Austin during SXSW and celebrate Dakota's 7th birthday in San Antonio.Thanks to our Patrons for making this podcast possible! You can become a Patron too at http://patreon.com/adventuresfromthevanWant more stories? Check out all our adventures on http://www.adventuresfromthevan.com
31 minutes | Apr 26, 2021
17- The Adventures of Van Girl and Flea Dog
Jenny and Dakota learn far more than they ever wanted to about fleas while heading from Fort Meyers to Jacksonville, Florida. Jenny makes another pass through Jacksonville in hopes of continuing a relationship and eventually begins the journey back out west, where she has her scariest vanlife moment.Can't wait till the next episode? Find all of these stories and more at http://www.adventuresfromthevan.comHelp support this podcast by becoming a Patron http://www.patreon.com/adventuresfromthevan
31 minutes | Mar 24, 2021
16- When Jenny Met Adam
Jenny finds herself in what surely seems to be the start of a classic romantic comedy as she explores Florida with Dakota. Their vanlife adventures take them to the Everglades before they discover a new van pest.Check out Jenny's article for Kayak at https://www.kayak.com/news/van-life/Want more adventures? You can find these stories at http://www.adventuresfromthevan.comBecome a Patron and support our blog at http://www.patreon.com/adventuresfromthevan
27 minutes | Mar 8, 2021
15- Shiver Me Timbers
Jenny and Dakota venture down the coast in Florida where they discover what it's like to be too hot. Jenny continues dating on the road and gets blown off for a date. She ends up on an unexpected date which leads to a surprising opportunity.Love this podcast and want to help sponsor it? Become a patron at http://www.patreon.com/adventuresfromthevanCheck out my other podcasting adventure- Girls Just Wanna Drive Vanshttp://girlsjustwannadrivevans.libsyn.comor watch the recording on Youtube!https://youtu.be/47qhA3P23FU
28 minutes | Mar 1, 2021
14-Ticks Live in Georgia
Jenny, Dakota, and Forrest continue their vanlife adventure down to Charleston, South Carolina. Jenny ventures into the world of online dating again and navigates what that looks like in a van. They make a pitstop in Savannah, Georgia that hands them more adventure than they bargained for. Finally, they travel to Florida to visit some family and make a detour for a date.Love the podcast and want to support it? Become a Patron at http://www.patreon.com/adventuresfromthevanFind these stories and more on our blog http://adventuresfromthevan.com
29 minutes | Feb 23, 2021
13- Emily's Birthday Adventure
Jenny and Dakota travel to North Carolina where Dakota ends up with another emergency vet visit. A quick recovery allows them to continue on for Jenny's birthday in Asheville, North Carolina. A few random encounters with strangers makes for a fantastic 29th birthday full of unexpected adventure. Love this podcast? You can support us by checking out our Patron at http://www.patreon.com/adventuresfromthevan/You can read these stories and more on the blog! http://www.adventuresfromthevan.com
28 minutes | Feb 15, 2021
12- Century Ride
After a quick visit to Shenandoah National Park during the wild time of the government shutdown of 2018, I head to Virginia Beach to introduce Dakota to the ocean. We hit 100 days on the road and celebrate the milestone with far too many drinks and some great new friends. Then I'm off to celebrate/survive New Year's Eve alone.Want to help support this podcast? Become a Patron at http://www.patreon.com/adventuresfromthevanFind these stories and more on the blog http://adventuresfromthevan.com
29 minutes | Feb 8, 2021
11- Merry Christmas, Ya Filthy Animal
After finding a temporary fix for my windshield, I was ready to leave West Virginia. A snowy night and spotty cell signals in the mountains of West Virginia would derail that plan. Dakota and I had our first Christmas alone and packed it full of misadventures.Want to help support this podcast? Become a patron at http://www.patreon.com/adventuresfromthevanFind more stories like this on my blog http://www.adventuresfromthevan.com
28 minutes | Feb 1, 2021
10- When it Rains, it Pours (Through the Windshield)
After limping home, we learn a lot about how hard it is to get a Dodge Sprinter van serviced. Soon enough, we're back on the road and headed to the lovely state of Ohio. We visit Cuyahoga Valley National Park and then get hit with a stretch of relentless rain that makes me question my abilities to "vanlife" successfully. Want to help sponsor this podcast? Become a Patron at http://www.patreon.com/adventuresfromthevanMy blog post about how to work remotely on the road can be found at https://adventuresfromthevan.com/how-to-work-remotely-while-living-in-a-van/
29 minutes | Jan 26, 2021
9- Limp Home
Now that Jenny and Dakota are reunited, they finish up their journey back to Michigan. Along the way, they have some unexpected adventures at Mammoth Cave National Park with their vanlife friends. Jenny attends her high school reunion and after a nice break at home, they attempt to get back on the road.Want a postcard from the road? Help sponsor this podcast and receive a postcard from Jenny and Dakota's adventures. Sign up at www.patreon.com/adventuresfromthevan
32 minutes | Jan 18, 2021
8- Sick as a Dog
In this episode, Dakota and I travel through Hot Springs National Park where Dakota suddenly gets sick and I spend my first night in the van alone.Support us by becoming a Patron: http://www.patreon.com/adventuresfromthevanWant more stories? Find this one and more on our blog http://www.adventuresfromthevan.com
31 minutes | Jan 11, 2021
7- Fool Me Twice
Jenny and Dakota attend their first vanlife gathering in Taos, New Mexico. They visit a creepy campsite in Texas and have some unsettling wildlife encounters along their route from Utah to Oklahoma. The relationship that landed Jenny into vanlife ends once and for all.Enjoying these episodes? Consider becoming a Patreon to help sponsor this podcast! You can find more info at www.patreon.com/adventuresfromthevanRead about our adventures on the blog at http://www.adventuresfromthevan.com or follow us on Instagram or Facebook
33 minutes | Dec 21, 2020
6- Your Dog is Green
This episode takes us to Bryce Canyon and Arches National Park in Utah. Forrest causes trouble, I have some unusual encounters on the trail, and I survive my first hike in the dark. Don't forget to subscribe and share! If you'd like to help sponsor this podcast, you can find my Patreon page at www.patreon.com/adventuresfromthevan.
32 minutes | Dec 14, 2020
5- A Chat with my Mom
In this episode, I sit down with my mom and reminisce about vanlife. She shares surprising things from my childhood and tells what it was like to watch me leave everything to live in a van. We discuss fear, heartbreaks, and living the life of your dreams.Don't forget to subscribe and share! If you'd like to help sponsor this podcast, you can find my Patreon page at www.patreon.com/adventuresfromthevan.
33 minutes | Dec 7, 2020
4- Tetons, Toilet Trouble, and Cows
In this episode, Jenny shares stories from her visit to the Tetons, and a trip back to Utah. She shares the origin story to her cow fear and her first cow encounters on the road.If you don't want to wait until next week to hear more, you can find all of Jenny's stories from the road at http://www.adventuresfromthevan.comYou can help support this podcast by becoming a Patron at www.patreon.com/adventuresfromthevanMake sure to subscribe so that you never miss an episode!
32 minutes | Nov 16, 2020
3- Whitefish, a Toilet Tragedy, and Adjusting to Vanlife
In this episode, Jenny tells about her time in Whitefish, Montana. She spills the unfortunate details of a toilet mishap and opens up about how her family adjusts to her new lifestyle. It's another episode full of adjusting to the highs and lows of life on the road.If you don't want to wait until next week to hear more, you can find all of Jenny's stories from the road at http://www.adventuresfromthevan.comMake sure to subscribe so that you never miss an episode!
35 minutes | Nov 9, 2020
2- My First Night and Glacier National Park
In this episode I get to start sharing my stories of the road. I tell all about the ups and downs of my first day on the road in Montana and some tragic dinnertime company. Then we visit Glacier National Park, Dakota gets her first solo time in the van, and I face my fear of bears.If you're enjoying this podcast, please subscribe, leave a review, and share with your friends!
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