Built To Go! A #Vanlife Podcast

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022 Minimalism, Van Kittens, Curtis Tow Hitches, Starry Meadows, FWD-AWD-4WD, Texas Death March

May 5, 2020

Minimalism? Yes, but what kind? An exploration... also, we review Curtis Tow Hitches, take a look at drive options for different vans, take a death march through Texas, and invite you to visit Starry Meadows, and maybe see Charon. 

  • COVID-19: This the BEST resource https://vanlifers.co/pages/coronavirus 
  • Video Games in Your Van
  • TECH TALK: FWD vs. RWD vs. 4WD
    • There are pros and cons to each of these setups. What will you use your van for? What's your budget? That can help you choose the best option for you. 
  • A PLACE TO VISIT: Starry Meadows 

    • Like astronomy? Visit Colorado (or what to)? Check out the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society and their amazing site, Starry Meadows. 
    • https://csastro.org/
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  • PRODUCT REVIEW: Curtis Tow Hitches

    • Not planning on towing anything? You might still want a tow hitch for bikes, storage, etc.
    • You can install it yourself.
    • Curtis makes a decent product. https://amzn.to/3c6un1L 

  • Q&A - Kittens in a Van while at work?
      • It's fraught to attempt to have a pet in a vehicle while you're away, but if you have no other choice, here are tips for making the best of an imperfect situation.