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15 Gift ideas for minivan trips

Christmas is just around the corner and the only thing on your mind is to get back to your adventure? Our little elves have thought of creating a wish list of must-have items for minivan trips, just to make you dream a little. After all, it’s never too early to start preparing for the next… View Article

Comfortable rainy days in your converted minivan

Simplicity and comfort, this is what our mini-van brings us! This is even more true when the weather is bad. In a van, rainy days become a time to slow down and rest, since we have all the comfort to do so! Staying dry in spite of the rain! Rain is no longer an argument… View Article

Tips for ventilating your minivan in hot weather

We are blessed with good weather this summer. It makes our road trips even more enjoyable. With the heat waves that follow one another, here are several tips to keep your minivan comfortable. Many people often ask us if it’s warm at night in our van. Honestly, with these tips, we sleep VERY comfortably. Most… View Article

The tour of the Island of Montreal by minivan!

The pandemic has affected everyone’s daily lives and has even deprived us of access to national, regional and provincial parks during the containment period. From you to me, nature contributes greatly to our physical and moral health! How was it possible for me, a Montrealer by adoption, to recharge my batteries despite the closure of… View Article

The importance of a layout that adapts to ALL needs

During a mountain bike trip in Arizona, we noticed on the way back from a ride that a strap on our bike rack was broken. As a result, we could no longer put one of the two bikes on its rack to get around and we were at least 30 km from civilization. After a… View Article

Small RV: when space planning makes all the difference

People often ask us if we feel trapped in our little camper. The answer is simple. Since we’ve optimized its conversion and have both an interior bench and table AND an extra-long double bed, we don’t feel cramped at all. It must be said that when we travel by van, we spend most of our… View Article

Working on Quebec roads with the RoadLoft kit

by Sophie Corriveau I’ve been traveling the roads of Quebec as a photographer and videographer for nearly three years. My goal is to discover and capture the most beautiful landscapes of our country. Spring, summer, fall or winter… the four seasons make me vibrate. In order to make the most of my work stays across… View Article

How to adapt your RoadLoft to travel independently

With the good weather coming, the gradual deconfinement in progress, the opening of the SEPAQ territories, we are preparing to be autonomous in order to be able to make nature getaways right now in our region. While respecting public safety regulations, we will travel completely independently this summer. Our Roadloft kit is designed to adapt… View Article

Sud-Ouest des USA: Grand Canyon et route mythique de l’Arizona

Parfait endroit de Boondocking dans le Grand Canyon Sitôt arrivés au Grand Canyon, nous avons fait la fabuleuse rencontre d’une locale qui nous a partagé les endroits à ne pas manquer du parc. Elle nous a aussi partagé LE SPOT pour camper gratuitement directement dans le parc, et ce totalement légalement! En fait, le Grand… View Article

Sud-Ouest des USA: Une 4e fois dans le sud-ouest des États-Unis.

On doit vous l’avouer, on a un petit faible pour cette région de l’hémisphère Nord. La preuve, Sam prend toujours la sauce sud-ouest quand il mange au Subway, haha! Désert, Canyon, grand espace; on adore migrer vers le sud à l’automne pour aller faire le plein de soleil! Il faut le préciser, dans le désert,… View Article

5 Mosquito net solutions for his van

To get more out of your camper, a mosquito net must be installed. From the homemade solution, to the products available in store or online, you’re sure to find the option that best suits your needs. ”Home” Solutions (DIY) 1. Screen for rear windows This is both economical and more incognito. Personally, this is the… View Article

Nouvelle-Écosse: Nos 5 coups de cœur du Cap-Breton

Vous est-il déjà arrivé d’avoir le souffle coupé devant un paysage, tellement il y a de beauté à un seul endroit? Eh bien, c’est exactement l’effet que l’île du Cap-Breton en Nouvelle-Écosse a eu sur nous l’été dernier. Dès notre arrivée sur l’île, on a retrouvé le même sentiment d’émerveillement ressenti il y a 3… View Article


If we told you that for us, camping season starts on May 1st and ends in December, would you be surprised? Even if we migrate to the United States at the end of fall, we often find temperatures close to 0 Celsius and still, we can easily stay warm. Thanks to our van. It’s the… View Article

Make the road-trip more spontaneous

For us, perfect road-trips are synonymous with freedom. What we prefer is to have a destination goal, without really organizing the trip. Although we have researched the things to see on our route, we prefer not to book anything in advance, so that we have the freedom to take our time. This allows us to… View Article

5 endroits pour prendre sa douche en road-trip

Prendre sa douche sur la route est plus facile que ça en a l’air. Issues de notre expérience, on vous partage 5 catégories d’endroits où vous pourrez définitivement trouver une douche. De quoi simplifier votre voyage!


Traveling in your van means being able to sleep in your warm bed every night, under a starry sky. It means to take your coffee in the morning admiring a canyon. It means to cook a good meal in front of a turquoise lake. And above all, it means to have the opportunity to move… View Article


Our mini van allowed us to travel 3 times across Canada and United States. It’s a really economical way to travel that’s for sure. In 3 years, I don’t remember having paid for a campground once. Although we have always slept at amazing and allowed places. From Nova Scotia to Yukon and from B.-C. to… View Article