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Tips for road trips, car rentals, and vehicular travel of all kinds.

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Natalie Igea month ago
Expert Tips on How to Go About Renting Cars
As the summer is arriving, many of us will plan to hit the road for a vacation, out of which many will drive rental cars in different parts of the country, or of the world. While rental cars seem so s...
Vivian Curl3 months ago
This Tiny Life
When I was five years old, my parents had a small 10-foot camper that they kept in their backyard. It was to small to really do much of anything in it. I recall that it had a table that sat right next...
Echo Olivia3 months ago
The Spare
She was peeling the outer layer of her steering wheel off as he came out of the front door of their house. He opened the garage door and she watched as he pilfered through the mass of items. He finall...
Mallory Kane4 months ago
Roadtrip!
Sometime in between the years’ worth of hours spent in the car together, my dad and I have acquired a unique understanding of the world. I consider myself lucky because my dad has shown me how to make...
Zack Monroe4 months ago
Preparing Your Car for a Safe Road Trip
Nothing's more frustrating than experiencing car trouble or a mechanical failure when driving around the neighborhood or during the daily commute. But what if you were to experience car trouble when o...
Amanda Lin6 months ago
5 Driving Safety Tips for the 2018 Holiday Season
Are you planning on hitting the road this upcoming holiday season? While many people take planes in order to get home, even more people pack up their cars, load in their families, and drive to their l...
Brizzo LaRouche7 months ago
Mouth Kisses
"Hey assholes! Let's get rippin'!" "Does everyone have gas? Better fill up now because we have a long trip ahead of us." It's 4 AM and the sun is still hanging out on the east. I wake up, make some co...
Courtny Hampton9 months ago
Living in a Van
Growing up came fast for me. Living in a household I disagreed with caused me to move out earlier than most teenagers. Although I was already 18, I was naive and thought I was ready for anything. Four...
Kader Folles10 months ago
What Can Go Wrong on a Road Trip?
Road trips are not without complications. You may be expecting to just jump in your wagon, hit the road, and have a smooth ride. However, this is rarely the case! Although some of the problems we have...
Jared Myersa year ago
Life Hack: Work Smart, Not Hard
As a young professional in their early 30’s, getting ahead in life seems to be my only focus lately. The pressure to succeed can be really daunting, but what I have found is that the simplest solution...
Abbey Ryana year ago
Driving in Iceland
You should drive Ring Road (the big number one road that goes all around Iceland). If you have a fear of driving in foreign countries, you should get over it. They do have a lot of public transportati...
Jordan Longa year ago
Ode to the Road
In 2017 I took a road trip around the American west with my girlfriend. The car that took us on the month-long journey was a red Mazda 3 that we affectionately named “Peppa.” Last month, Peppa’s lease...
Liz Galantea year ago
The Miles on My Car
I bought my first car when I was 20-years-old. It was a 2011 Mazda3i Sport with a pearl black finish. I purchased it for $12,000: my largest purchase yet. What I didn't know at the time was that it wa...
Jared Rimera year ago
Paying Attention While Driving
Welcome to another article here on Vocal. It's been several months since I’ve written, and this topic today is going to make those of you who drive think. This is a true story, and happened on the 6th...
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Evan Filleya year ago
The First Car
Look, we all have that dream car. We all do, don't deny it. We all have seen or heard about that car we have to have. No matter what we do, we must have that car. I have had the same dream car since I...
Mark Turnera year ago
Best Vehicles to Live In
When it comes to living in a mobile vehicle, there are plenty of options. However, depending on your preferences and lifestyle, this list can be narrowed down. People who choose to live this style of ...
Ben W2 years ago
Top Brands to Consider for Your Next RV Trip
It can be difficult to find the right camper to use on your next trip out into the wilderness. There are dozens of brands out there to consider based off of a number of factors. Luckily for you, thank...
Tom Szostak2 years ago
Traffic Tips for the Meek
So you made it to work today. You are alive and in one piece. You should be proud. Bonus points for not getting a scratch which would have ruined that second coat of wax the detailer charged you an ex...