1. Matt Derrick

    The Civil Wars - The One That Got Away (Some neat traveler / train hopping visuals)Video 

    Usually this would be more appropriate for the music section, since it's a music video, but I was really impressed by the visuals of hobo culture combined with a female protagonist. Check it out and let me know what you think!
  2. Matt Derrick

    Home Made Camper Van Build - Start to Finish DIYVideo 

    Link: A pretty extensive video showing how this guy built out his G20 van into a livable camper van. Some good stuff here if you're looking to create some basic amenities in your van.
  3. Matt Derrick

    #05 - Andrew and the Slab City Library

    Link: This week we talk with Andrew, who is helping run the Slab City library this past summer while Cornelius is in Alaska. We discuss what it's like to live in Slab City during the summer, how to prepare if you decide to come out, what's involved...
  4. Matt Derrick

    Average Joey - The Anarchists Who Don't Do AnythingVideo 

    I thought this song was pretty amusing, so I figured I would share it here.
  5. Matt Derrick

    The Free Tea Bus - Crazy Awesome Bus ConversionVideo 

    In this video Guisepi Spadafora (a former train hopper) shows off the bus they've been living in for the past ten years. There's some insanely awesome build ideas you can take from this video if you're interested in converting your own school bus. Guisepi also gives away free tea as a way to...
  6. Matt Derrick

    Best Low Cost Tiny House Alternative - The Mongolian YurtVideo 

    We met up with Rivkah from Groovy Yurts ( to learn about the traditional hand-painted yurts (gers) they import directly from Mongolia, and we also helped her team set one up at the Tiny House Festival this summer. It was more work than we thought it would be but it was...
  7. Matt Derrick

    From Apartment Life to Living on a Sailboat in Alaska! Sailing & Cruising LiveaboardsVideo 

    Megan and Rob are a pair of adventure seekers who are working hard to create the life of their dreams: living on a sailboat and exploring Alaska, working online and starting their own filmmaking company. All while continuing to actively explore their surroundings on bikes, in kayaks, in...
  8. Cornelius Vango


    Hey folks, sorry it took me a few weeks of procrasturbation to finally get this thing put together and uploaded, but it's cool now because it's here! I certainly didn't get everything, but I got plenty of great footage of great people doing awesome things together out in the real life...
  9. Cornelius Vango

    Matt Derrick Talks About The Anarchist's Guide to Travel!!Video 

  10. Matt Derrick

    Kristie Wolfe builds underground hobbit houseVideo 

    Inspired by the success of the Hawaii treehouse home she built for $11,000, Kristie Wolfe began searching for land to build a “Hobbit”-inspired village. Knowing that there is land to be found for cheap in this country (she bought her Hawaii property for $8000), she began to search the Northwest...
  11. Matt Derrick

    Slab City Library Time Lapse VideoVideo 

    So I set out one day to try and do a time lapse video of the Slab City library, but unfortunately I set the angle far too wide, so it wasn't quite what I was going for. Rather than delete it though, I figured I'd go ahead and share it here for anyone that's interested.
  12. Matt Derrick

    After a dust storm at the Slab City libraryVideo 

    Here's a short video showing what the kitchen looks like after a major sandstorm came through, caking almost everything in a fine layer of dirt.
  13. Matt Derrick

    I got a tattoo in Slab City todayVideo 

    Sorry this one is so short, I didn't really have time to plan out this video so I just cut together a few shots of getting this tattoo in Slab City today.
  14. Matt Derrick

    What you missed at the 2016 Jamboree

    Hey folks, for those of you that were unable to come out to this year's Dirty Scouts Jamboree, I'm writing this to briefly fill you in on what you missed and give folks a place to post their thoughts, pictures, and videos of the event. Due to time constraints, I'm compiling all the video I took...
  15. Matt Derrick

    Couple Transforms Old Campervan Into Cozy Home on WheelsVideo 

    Another good video from the Exploring Alternatives YouTube channel, check em out, lots of good stuff there. This video is a tour of a couple's van and how they converted it from scratch, so basically more vandweller porn to drool over if you're looking for ideas to convert your vehicle.
  16. Matt Derrick

    TV Journalist Quits His Job to Live on a Tiny House Boat & Cruise UK Canals Full-TimeVideo 

    I thought this video was worth sharing because it goes into quite a bit of detail about what it's like to live on one of these boats and some of the logistics involved with the lifestyle. Definitely worth watching to see what it's like to live on a boat in a canal (and outside the usa).
  17. Matt Derrick

    Bicycle Touring - Going East Across the WestVideo 

    "Bicycle touring through the Sierra Nevada, Death Valley, Utah, Colorado Rockies, and to my destination in Nebraska. Music composed by me with samples from Garageband iOS." It's a long video, but if you want to get an idea of what a ride like this looks like, he's done an excellent job of...
  18. Matt Derrick

    Brilliant Yurt Design! - Mixing Tradition with Super Modern ConstructionVideo 

    I thought this video on putting together a yurt was pretty cool, so I thought I'd share it here. They also have a lot of other good videos about van dwelling, tiny houses, boat living, etc.
  19. Matt Derrick

    My podcast interview with Cake or Death RadioVideo 

    Hey folks, just wanted to let you all know about this interview I did with the Cake or Death Radio podcast. Melanie and her partner drove all the way up from San Antonio to meet up with me in Austin, Texas to chat a bit about the Squat the Planet website, my background, and my personal...
  20. Matt Derrick

    A tour of TheRoadAbode's VanVideo 

    I thought this was a pretty good video tour of a really nice van. Definitely gives me that van dwelling itch :)
  21. Matt Derrick

    Digital Nomad Day in the Life WITH PRICES | Chiang Mai, ThailandVideo 

    This is a pretty good video since it does list the prices of things in Thailand right now and the video really gives you a good sense of what it's like to live there.
  22. Matt Derrick

    Wednesday Adams vs Cat CallersVideo 

  23. Ashe Anne

    Within the Magic of Travel and MusicVideo 

    I've already introduced myself once before, but I want to share with you all some new thoughts of mine. An *introduction* to my most recent plans, you may say. ;) If you happened to have read my previous introduction, then I want to quickly announce that I've bought my car! Yay! And I'm working...
  24. Matt Derrick

    DIY Tarp Shelter | Desert CampingVideo 

    @HippieGangster's improvised shelter while squatting in Southern Utah:
  25. Matt Derrick

    Disadvantages Of HitchhikingVideo 

    Sometimes, hitchhiking sucks. Here's why by @HippieGangster
  26. Matt Derrick

    Hitchhiker HygieneVideo 

    How to stay clean on the road by @HippieGangster :D
  27. Matt Derrick

    Things I Wish I Knew | Hitchhiking Tips & AdviceVideo 

    Some great hitchhiking advice from @HippieGangster; It's nice to see more StP'ers making videos!
  28. Brother X

    John T. Davis’s 1992 documentary, Hobo,Video 

    Reviewed by one of the people I collaborate with over on {R}emnants a Flipboard curated by several people, including myself. --------------------- HOBO VISIONS John T. Davis’s 1992 documentary, Hobo, finds the BBC filmmaker tagging along with a modern day...
  29. Freerange Butters


    Yes, it's exactly what it sounds like; a journey to Mexico to trip on some magical mushrooms! I plan to start somewhere North of the U.S.A; maybe even Canada and go down to Oaxaca Mexico to trip on some shrooms and record the whole process! Now some of you guys might ask: "Why are you going all...
  30. tobepxt

    keep yer feet warm this winter. boot mod.

    if your boots dont keep your feet warm enough this idea seems like it would work. the idea is to take one of those windshield sun shades and cut some pieces out the same size as your boot insoles. put them in the bottom of your shoes and youre done.