The Inside Scoop: What’s Everyday Life Really Like When You Live in an Airstream?

Brandon and Gabi’s first foray into the world of trailer living and traveling was in a 16-foot 1971 Shasta travel trailer that broke down in the middle of nowhere in Wyoming their first year. After finishing out that year in a 1973 22-foot travel trailer they bought the next day, they upgraded to their current — and largest — home: A 27-foot long Airstream Overlander they’ve completely stripped down and rebuilt. In their tour, they gave us the run down of how they took a run-down Airstream and turned it into an energy efficient, cozy home on wheels. While that info was inspiring and informative, their whole lifestyle leaves me with questions. I sometimes dream of hitting the road in a compact home myself, but I admit I’m not clear on all the details. How exactly would someone go about getting mail? How do you do laundry? Where do you, you know, go to the bathroom? Thankfully, this pair of professional photographers (and climbing enthusiasts) have graciously answered all my burning questions.

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