nomad noun
no·​mad | \ ˈnō-ˌmad
a member of a people who have no fixed residence but move from place to place usually seasonally and within a well-defined territory

As far as I can remember, my life has revolved around car, traveling, adventuring, living and making a living in them. In 2005 Jason Magness and I co-founded YogaSlackers from a car, and since then our company has always had a nomad headquarter. Here are some links to our current and past vehicles. I hope you find them equally interesting and educational.

Sam Salwei

We – Sam and Raquel – have created a Patreon page in an effort to create economic support to develop content related to living on the road. 

Living nomadically during a pandemic has been tough. Your contribution will help us separate time to film, photograph, edit and write about different aspects of living on the road. While reducing our worries about daily expenses and not being able to teach yoga, acrobatics and slacklining in large festivals like we used to.  

Our Nomad Headquarters

Check out more information about our current and previous nomad headquarters below. Each vehicle has their own page.




2005 to 2017

For 12 years this 1988 Ford Festiva was our home, office and method of transport. Together we visited all the continental states, 5 Canadian Provinces and Mexico. With over 500,000 miles, the PLC now rests in North Dakota after living a full life.

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2017 and counting

In 2017 we decided to upgrade our home. We wanted a larger space to sleep in, the ability to cook inside and air conditioner. The SlackerVan – a 1988 Mitsubishi Delica – gave us two out of our three requests and a lot more.

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in progress

The ev4x4 is a work in progress. We are pretty much building from scratch our dream vehicle: a diesel hybrid 4×4.

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Nomad Blog Posts

Check out some of our NomadLife Blogs. You can find post with more topics in our main blog.


The World Is Your Playground

The wanderers of the Peace Love Car see life as an adventure, with no limit but your own imagination. Follow the Peace Love Car’s adventures

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Nomad Life: On Hold

Did you know that there is not a true antonym for the English noun nomad? We learned this the hard way earlier this year, when we were unexpectedly required to “stay put” and stop living nomadically during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The SlackerVan before any modifications

SlackerVan: The Purchase

After living in the Peace Love Car for over 5 years, Sam and Raquel decided to invest in a new and bigger vehicle. To some, what they decided to purchase is none of that. Here is the story of how they purchase a 1988 Mitsubishi Delica and their first road trip.

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SlackerVan Kitchen View

A Complete Guide to Vanlife Kitchen

Check out the SlackerVan kitchen setup. After living on the road for over 10 years, Sam (co-founder of YogaSlackers) and Raquel have identify a list of ‘must have’ items for cooking on the road.

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