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New Venture: We’re Publishers!


What happened to Camper Clan? Did we go awol? I know it seems like we dropped off the planet, but in truth, we are germinating our projects. The movie is in progress, the Guinness application is in progress, and we have started a new venture: book publishing!

What??? Where did this come from? Well, it turns out Dylan’s mom is a very gifted writer who – like many talented people – works in seclusion, piling up story after story. A few years ago she made a feeble attempt at submitting to a few publishing houses with no takers. But like J.K. Rowling and many before her, you must never give up. We believe in these stories, and it’s time for them to take lift into the world! So we are helping her with all aspects of publishing her 5-book series, The Black Bead Chronicles...

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Hire Us!

We Can Help Your Business Succeed Online.

One of the most common questions we get as we have traveled the world is – how do you fund your adventures? No, we are not independently wealthy. Besides living cheaply and saving, saving, saving, we also work from the road.

Meet Tomas

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Tomas has worked with some of the biggest names in video games, and has built a following for brands using traditional as well as web marketing through SEO and social media. And by the way, he’s also an accomplished photographer (check out our Instagram account).

You can view his resume here.

Meet Dylan

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Dylan has been helping clients with branding, identity, and web design and development for the past 6 years, and previously worked for seven years in the publishing industry where she developed a keen sense...

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Introduction to Camper Clan

What is project Camper Clan? It’s our family of four – Tomas, Dylan, Eva, and Coco –  following a crazy dream to drive from Buenos Aires, Argentina (where we currently live) to Missoula, Montana (where we plan to set down our roots) in a Ford Ranger and pulling a small camper trailer…. and taking a year to do it!

We are a family that will always be living between two worlds, as Tomas is from Argentina and Dylan is from the US. Our two kids enjoy the perks of both nationalities and will grow up speaking both English and Spanish. So in a way, we see this trip as bridging our two worlds and hopefully bringing them closer together.

That’s where you come in. Wether you hail from the north or the south, you are a part of our clan...

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Family First

We first moved to Buenos Aires in August 2010, three months after our first child was born. Tomas had just taken a job with Blizzard Entertainment which was based here, and for him it was a great opportunity to move us closer to his family and return to the city of his birth. For me, I was pretty nervous about starting all over from scratch, especially in a foreign country in which I had only a tentative knowledge of the language – and with a newborn baby to care for with no idea how to navigate this new locale! Needless to say, it was some pretty rough sailing in the first year, and Tomas working long hours in a high-stress job didn’t help – especially after our second child was born.

But we knew the move would be temporary, as the long term plan was always to return to the States at some...

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Pick Our Route

Some of the most-asked questions we get from folks when we tell them about the trip we’re preparing for are along the lines of “Which route are you taking?” and “What countries are you going to?” To be honest, we haven’t thought that far ahead! We hope you will follow along with us on our journey and help us get there by nominating and voting on our upcoming destinations or routes.

On June 17th the journey begins, and we’d like YOU to tell US which way we should go. Help us pick by using the voting buttons below!

And don’t forget – if there are there any great camping or hiking spots we just can’t miss out on, let us know in the comments!

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Our New Digs


When we first started telling friends and family about our idea return to the U.S. driving and that we’d be doing it with a small camper trailer, many couldn’t fathom how we’d survive living in 75 square feet with our little family of four. Even the smallest houses and flats available for modern-day living – which are ideal for singles or couples – start at 90 square feet. The truth is, I’m not sure how this is going to go either, especially given that our little Coco still takes 1-2 naps a day. But I like to think of our new living situation as a step up from tent camping, so our living room is going to be the outdoors!

In reality, we have all the basic necessities covered...

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Why a Camper Trailer?


In case you were wondering why we chose a camper trailer instead of an RV or bus to make our journey, the answer is simple: versatility. We want to have the freedom to leave our camper in a (hopefully) secure campground or parking lot if need be, so that we can explore hard-to-reach areas or take a trip into the city.

We checked out a wide variety of options, including the possibility of converting an old bus into a luxurious motorhome with the help of a local company here that does just that. Though the idea of making the journey in a vehicle with full AC, a spacious dining area and kitchen, a huge master suite, and plenty of storage was undeniably appealing, we didn’t want to be limited in where we could go because we were driving such a huge tank...

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