ANXIETY ABOUT SOLO VAN LIFE IN MEXICO

VAN LIFE VLOG fears about overlanding mexico // baja bound ep.10
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Today's vlog begins in San Diego on Fiesta Island where we wake up next to our skoolie buddies Tio Aventura and our favourite solo female traveler Aubry! We begin the episode by giving you a conversion tour of Aubry's BEAUTIFUL tiny home on wheels and then say goodbye to our dear friends as we depart for Mexico! Along the way, we realize that we are both feel some anxiety about adventuring through Mexico alone and chat a little bit about these fears with you. As always, you can count on us to share lots of delicious vegan food and a few hearty laughs x
We have loved living in a van (self converted sprinter van) for the last year and a half and while we enjoy spending time in Canada it can get a little cold throughout the winter. So, we've decided to hit the road and drive across the continent to enjoy some warmer weather in Baja Mexico. If our last trip to this country taught us anything... it's to expect the unexpected!!

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Comments

  1. Michelle Poirier

    Michelle Poirier20 days ago

    Hahaha...we're able to fit so many chickpeas in our life now

  2. Ted Morgan

    Ted Morgan28 days ago

    cooch and beefcake

  3. Rachael mataya

    Rachael mataya2 months ago

    Yall are amazing💚

  4. Rachael mataya

    Rachael mataya2 months ago

    Born&raised in vegas. I always planned on staying put, staying close to my parents and raising my kids here.. Until watching this. Literally everyday im looking into vans and rvs.... Like. Yall are sooooo inspirational.. Never wanted to travel more in my life.

  5. Anita Luevano

    Anita Luevano2 months ago

    Can i ask how much was the camp site

  6. Anita Luevano

    Anita Luevano2 months ago

    Have you had to buy new tires after all the pot holes in Mexico 🇲🇽

  7. Fiinta Infinita

    Fiinta Infinita2 months ago

    You guys are so great and so awesome. Love youuu

  8. n.betty

    n.betty2 months ago

    Hi. How safe did you feel traveling/driving thru Baja? I was born in that area but idk I’m scared to drive in Mexico and now I have lil ones. I’ve been wanting to drive down to Cabo, hopefully soon. Thanks

  9. Trucker15

    Trucker153 months ago

    Respect, Eamon, for being so open!

  10. illy the illest

    illy the illest5 months ago

    Lol they used to be so pale

  11. Sara

    Sara6 months ago

    Such love is admirable. Especially when you are driving around in a Mercedes sprinter and making room for enormous quantities of expensive vegan food and stopping to get waxed before you go to Baja to hang out. I hope all your viewers look at this as a fairy tale, not realistic.

  12. Heather Mefford

    Heather MeffordMonth ago

    Sara *Don’t be such a Debbie Downer or should I say, don’t be such a Sour Sara* 🤦🏻‍♀️

  13. Rairahun

    Rairahun6 months ago

    My new favorite channel

  14. L D

    L D6 months ago

    15:35! So precious! You can see the LOVE also you see how you are both each other's strength 🙏🕊️❤️

  15. KRoberts

    KRoberts7 months ago

    Totally a stalker status New subbie here, been LOVING watching all your videos, so inspiring! San diegan here, if ever back, there are tons of vegan options. You mentioned fast food vegan place, which there is plant power (if you were in OB you likely were there) but also evolution fast food near balboa.. And another cafe gratitude in little Italy!

  16. Rebecca .N. Holmes.1

    Rebecca .N. Holmes.110 months ago

    Is it just me or are some of the videos gone .?

  17. Cat Hugs

    Cat Hugs10 months ago

    8.5 😂 Great vlog you guys ❤️🙌🏻

  18. Romero3 251

    Romero3 25111 months ago

    ni seas pendeja argentina pendeja

  19. Jeff_c

    Jeff_c11 months ago

    the most shocking and amazing and beautiful geo thermal things are in yellowstone! i’m sure you guys have been but anyone in the comments i totally recommend its beautiful!! so worth it!!

  20. Debi Susan

    Debi Susan11 months ago

    Yeah, a Mormon family was just wiped out in Mexico, think I will pass thanks!

  21. HoneyBunny

    HoneyBunnyYear ago

    I go camping there every summer with my family so cool to see you guys enjoy it! ❤️❤️❤️😬

  22. Sean Snowdon

    Sean SnowdonYear ago

    Thanks for another great video Eamon & Bec. We are starting our van life next year, unfortunately we will be working 6 months of the year to invest for our retirement one day, however it is a start. I have watched countless videos for the last 3 weeks on the construction of a van, which we will be buying the extended Ford Transit this spring. After the last 18 years travelling all of the central-west US, I have a desire of heading to Mexico, my wife has no desire for she is worried we will get robbed, raped and murdered. lol I'm hoping after a few years travelling south and east US, she might feel more comfortable with van life and try Mexico.

  23. Danielle Follano

    Danielle FollanoYear ago

    You should pick a random subscriber to join you for a week 😘🖤

  24. tubagoo dom

    tubagoo domYear ago

    Damn over 7 American dollars for 4 tacos in Mexico ??? Yall paid twice as much, should have been cheaper

  25. Jorell Dye

    Jorell DyeYear ago

    Clicked because you're both beautiful.

  26. Sasha Maart

    Sasha MaartYear ago

    Ike's Frisbee Skills are Epic! love this episode.

  27. Jen

    JenYear ago

    Just one of the many reasons I love watching you two. We don’t often give guys the space to talk about their emotions... really appreciated seeing that happen in this vid, and appreciate Eamon (and Bec!) for sharing. Shows a lot of strength. Love how open you guys always are. Keep on keepin’ on!! 🙏💕

  28. Andrea Ochoa

    Andrea OchoaYear ago

    Los amo!!!!

  29. Sarah McAdam

    Sarah McAdamYear ago

    I hate going threw the boarder it took me 3 hours!!!

  30. imploded 23

    imploded 23Year ago

    What was the name of that vegan taco place ?!!

  31. Rexy

    RexyYear ago

    nobody: vegans: I can't fit so many chickpeas in my van

  32. Animal Facts

    Animal FactsYear ago

    Nothing ends a video better than scalding your hiney.... LOL

  33. R. N. Holmes

    R. N. HolmesYear ago

    I want same of that breakfasts hash that look good

  34. simplygingerco

    simplygingercoYear ago

    Where is that real water bottle from? 🥰

  35. Dii Kwadd

    Dii KwaddYear ago

    Just shoot me .... never a better reason for Mexico to "pay for the wall". Get ready Mexico, these are the quality of "not your best people" from your favorite northern shi**ole country.

  36. Kloey B.

    Kloey B.Year ago

    I've been to Mexico in like 2016 and I'm trying to convince my mom to go again

  37. Canada

    CanadaYear ago

    Eamon, I truly hope that you do not take this the wrong way but Bec 's body looks amazing in her bikini especially from 19:55 to 20:17 !!!!!

  38. Canada

    CanadaYear ago

    Eamon, I truly hope that you do not take this the wrong way but Bec 's body looks amazing in her bikini especially at 19:55 !!!!!

  39. sami golden

    sami goldenYear ago

    You two sweet lovebirds make me smile and remember when.......

  40. iPhone Tweaker

    iPhone TweakerYear ago

    Which van is that

  41. Native Customs

    Native CustomsYear ago

    Did you go to Plant Power in Ocean Beach???

  42. Native Customs

    Native CustomsYear ago

    Eamon & Bec okay so literally my wife and I van all over the country and no matter where we are there’s always this thought of “damn I need Plant Power right now!” It’s hard being in other places after you experience that deliciousness. Love your channel. Are you going to Bend, OR for the van festival?

  43. Eamon & Bec

    Eamon & BecYear ago

    YES and it was AMAZING!!! I already cannot wait to go back!

  44. Lauren Wojcuich

    Lauren WojcuichYear ago

    I started crying when you cheered about getting to Mexico. I just had time to start catching up on Baja Bound. I love you two ❤️😭😭😭

  45. Sergio Camou

    Sergio CamouYear ago

    Yo soy de mexico wey se que el video es viejo pero para que visites otraves nomas t digo mexico es diferente en cada estado y por lo que t habras dado cuenta mexico no sabe manejar jajajajaja/ look man im from mexico and yes i know the vid is old but here in mexico every state is different in its own way and sometimes the regions too for example the north region of mexico is hot af and people just drive how they like so....... yeah hope you read this so you come again

  46. Absolute Buffoon

    Absolute BuffoonYear ago

    I've lived about an hour away from the border for over half my life and never been into Mexico.

  47. I say shotgun, you say wedding

    I say shotgun, you say weddingYear ago

    Growing up in San Diego, me and the homies began partying in Mexico [fake id's] at 15. By the time I left for University I was all partied out, so turning 21 wasn't such a big deal lol Btw, the boxes were a GREAT idea!

  48. Mysticlover Fairy

    Mysticlover FairyYear ago

    That border crossing brings back memories we used to spend loads of time down in Baja ,but the best border crossing was going back into the USA,we had a tradition of stopping at McDonald’s it was usually our first American burger in sometimes months (we were homeschooled,so could stay long periods)

  49. Caitlin June

    Caitlin JuneYear ago

    hey guys love watching your videos and have a question xo when and what do you use to edit your videos love you guys so much xxx

  50. Sarah Stott

    Sarah StottYear ago

    You guys look so genuinely happy! It makes my heart happy lol💓💓

  51. xandralinest89

    xandralinest89Year ago

    That swimsuit is cute AF

  52. Vegan from Venus

    Vegan from VenusYear ago

    Hi, Can you discuss how you decide which area of Mexico to visit. Do you feel safe...? Is there areas that you avoid. I'd love to travel to Mexico but I'm clueless and not street smart

  53. philipb

    philipbYear ago

    the Mexicans want a wall to keep out hipsters

  54. Morgan Mohalick

    Morgan MohalickYear ago

    Where does she get her tank tops cause they look so comfy and so cute omg

  55. Barry Dutton Sells Homes

    Barry Dutton Sells HomesYear ago

    Bah! Aubrey is super cool, we emailed back and forth a bit last month. I would love to see you guys when you get back, you can plug in at my house off the 401 here and use one of my vacant rental units if you want., Heading down that way to MX when I sell my house is one of my options. Panama also.

  56. EPBF1

    EPBF1Year ago

    Is not dangerous to go to Mexico ...things like kidnapping or robbing

  57. acandy7

    acandy7Year ago

    Bec says popcorn for dinner..... I get up and make popcorn! ❤️ #imCatchingUp

  58. Eduardo Franco

    Eduardo FrancoYear ago

    Hi guys! I'm from Tijuana. 'm so glad you guys are enjoying your adventure in Mexico. Btw La Telefónica Gastro Park is one of my favorite places to go to eat in Tijuana, and La Taquería Veggie is one of my favorites too. It is actually my friend's sister's restaurant :) Hope you enjoy even more :)

  59. ประกอบ นางงาม

    ประกอบ นางงามYear ago

    ชอบครับ

  60. ShWeJaPa

    ShWeJaPaYear ago

    6:35, I bet Alberta would be able to change that with more investment.

  61. Jason Cottingham

    Jason CottinghamYear ago

    We want to do this so bad. Thanks for the great video. This looks so doable. I would be nervous also.

  62. Look at that Kitty cat

    Look at that Kitty catYear ago

    You guys should have a map in your truck and every time you go somewhere new you mark it

  63. allthingsbeautybyash

    allthingsbeautybyashYear ago

    here in mexico people drive horrible ( I am mexican,lol)

  64. Amanda LaShawn

    Amanda LaShawnYear ago

    My sister just moved to San Diego and i can't wait to visit and go to Mexico!

  65. Yuliana M

    Yuliana MYear ago

    i was born in mexico but shortly after we moved to the states, and let me tell you the amount of joy and relief we feel everytime we cross the border back into mexico is insane everytime we have to cross to or back it is so scary and raises my anxiety because like you guys said it is a completely different country and mexico isnt the safety at the moment so you’re always thinking about the what ifs but i feel like once you tell yourself its okay im going to be okay is when you can truly experience the culture and beauty mexico has to offer ❤️

  66. Eliza Carreon

    Eliza CarreonYear ago

    lol easy to get in , a lil harder to get out 💀

  67. Layla Johnson

    Layla JohnsonYear ago

    I'm from Mexico 🇲🇽🇲🇽🇲🇽🇲🇽🇲🇽🇲🇽🇲🇽🇳🇬🇲🇽

  68. Guadalupe amaya

    Guadalupe amayaYear ago

    I just subscribed and turned on the bell

  69. Fruitsnack18763 K

    Fruitsnack18763 KYear ago

    10:48

  70. Carlos H

    Carlos HYear ago

    White people in Mexico be like

  71. Maddy Gutierrez

    Maddy GutierrezYear ago

    You probably already know but there is an awesome van build co in san diego, you probably know them. But if you need something special designed in your head, just give them your design and they'll do it for you in magic time as you wait.

  72. Maddy Gutierrez

    Maddy GutierrezYear ago

    How on earth do I order your tea? I can't find it anywhere.

  73. Maddy Gutierrez

    Maddy GutierrezYear ago

    You guys are so blessed to get thru customs so fast and easy. I lived in California for 30 years and was hassled every time I crossed over, like massive search of truck, bags, etc. After 5 times of that, I gave up. Never went back. Driving was stressful. Food was amazing. Shopping amazing.

  74. Tom k.williams

    Tom k.williamsYear ago

    I think your boyfriend was nervous about getting kidnapped 😂 and I don't blame him and the police and locals run car crash scams together... great video though

  75. Lila Love

    Lila LoveYear ago

    Loved your mexico series last year so looking forward to this!!

  76. Echo 9970

    Echo 9970Year ago

    Why don't you make your own vegan mayonnaise? And I loved that lady's camper, amazing on the inside. It looks just like a small apartment looks great.

  77. DRB Details

    DRB DetailsYear ago

    How do you guys make money to afford your van payment, groceries, gas, ect.

  78. TFK Ryzen

    TFK RyzenYear ago

    I lost my 500 pesos... r.i.p...

  79. Madame Rosa Fortune Teller

    Madame Rosa Fortune TellerYear ago

    you both are adorbs.....very inspiring! I have a mind expanding channel and hope soon to be on the road with my beloved in a short bus or Sprinter Van for a Mission-like Adventure. India might be first though! Imma find you on IG - Follow/Sub me back?

  80. Lettie’s Life

    Lettie’s LifeYear ago

    K! You’re both beautiful BUT.......then adorable and fun ✔️ Safe travels and Have fun ❤️

  81. Robin Price

    Robin PriceYear ago

    You guys are so great.

  82. Itsjustacobalt Get low

    Itsjustacobalt Get lowYear ago

    Why is she nipping

  83. Leonel Reynoso

    Leonel ReynosoYear ago

    I'm Mexican

  84. Penetekoso Peau

    Penetekoso PeauYear ago

    You two are Awesome! Looking forward to watching more adventures in South America! Thanks for the content!

  85. Macleod Zee

    Macleod ZeeYear ago

    Plant Power?

  86. Noly Azmy

    Noly AzmyYear ago

    #lifegoals # dreamlife 😍

  87. Joan Cook

    Joan CookYear ago

    What fun you two are, such a cute couple. I’m new to your channel and was curious as to how you support this lifestyle?

  88. CR H 2

    CR H 2Year ago

    Love it! - Cody

  89. Heather Decoskey

    Heather DecoskeyYear ago

    Is that Isla vista in California?

  90. Berry _yt

    Berry _ytYear ago

    My grandma is selling her land were she had her house in ensenada its on top of the mountains and the view of the Ocean.

  91. Berry _yt

    Berry _ytYear ago

    Omg ensenada my mom was raised their as a kid and now we life in ca were gonna go their my parents and i and my cousion

  92. Denisse Gr.

    Denisse Gr.Year ago

    No way! I just found your channel today and just a few days ago you were here in Ensenada WHERE I LIVE, that's crazy...hope you have a good time here :)

  93. Sunflower Spirit

    Sunflower SpiritYear ago

    I know i'm super late but I use tahini instead of mayo in the chickpea salad. But you nail it with avo that's for sure!

  94. AsTheWheelsTurn

    AsTheWheelsTurnYear ago

    why is she calling the boxes on the back "bumpers" that doesn't make any sense at all. cargo boxes? rear boxes? tool boxes? storage cabinets, storage boxes any of those would make sense but "back bumpers" ? whaaaa?

  95. MadTy Adventures

    MadTy AdventuresYear ago

    If you haven't already! Check out The Nomadic Movement channel and Trent and Allie channel. They are two couples traveling through Mexico right now in their bus and van!!! Super great people!

  96. Hawthorne 77

    Hawthorne 77Year ago

    Where can u pump gas B4 you pay, does that even exist anymore??

  97. Hawthorne 77

    Hawthorne 77Year ago

    How is it solo?? Isn't there 2 of you, smh, drama

  98. Alizee ccm

    Alizee ccmYear ago

    Vegan Mayo : 1/2 cup of aquafaba (liquid from a can of chickpease), 1 teaspoon lemon juice, salt, 1+1/2 cups of neutral oil. Combine the aquafab, lemon juice, salt in a small bowl. Using an immersion blender (I think you guys have it in the van?) on medium high speeds pour in the oil in a very slow steady stream. The aquafaba will start to stiffen and expand. it only takes a few minutes :) store for about a week! Love your content guys! Keep it going! Happy you feel better Eamon :) Go bec for popcorn!

  99. Leslie Roldan

    Leslie RoldanYear ago

    Are you guys gonna meet up with Trent and Allie?

  100. MR TRYHARD

    MR TRYHARDYear ago

    How do you make money travelling all the time I’m new here

  101. Alexis Navarrete

    Alexis NavarreteYear ago

    What part of Mexico did you go to

  102. Gabriella Williams

    Gabriella WilliamsYear ago

    I have a blue heeled border collie mix and the girls dog looks just like mine

  103. Celes Ar

    Celes ArYear ago

    Welcome To Ensenada! I live here, you should go to El Valle de Guadalupe. You can contact me if you need any help.