Modern technology is allowing an increasing number of people to travel without taking time off work. Internet, smart phones and laptops allow us to work remotely instead of wasting away in an office. Arkansas natives Zack and Annie (and dog Lola) are the latest digital nomads to reject the grind of 9-5 life. The couple recently converted a former school bus into an ultra-modern solar-powered mobile home on wheels, and now they’re living the dream.


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After several years of working in an office, the couple decided to turn their lives around and finally see all the places they have always wanted to visit. Zack found a job as a web developer, which allows him to work remotely.

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“We began the overwhelming process of trying to figure out what vehicle we wanted and which one would best suit our needs,” the couple wrote on their blog. “Going through this process is probably the most crucial part of starting into this lifestyle. Picking the wrong vehicle could make for a miserable experience. We narrowed down our choices and finally made a decision. A 2001 Thomas HDX school bus.”

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They sold their house and converted the school bus into a permanent home on wheels with a standing workspace, kitchen, king-sized bed, bathroom with a composting toilet and lots of storage space. The couple is currently traveling in their fancy new home nicknamed “Stormy”. You can follow their story on their Instagram page and website.

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Natural State Nomads, converted school bus, solar-powered vehicle, green conversion, mobile home, solar power, composting toilet, green transportation

Natural State Nomads, converted school bus, solar-powered vehicle, green conversion, mobile home, solar power, composting toilet, green transportation

Natural State Nomads, converted school bus, solar-powered vehicle, green conversion, mobile home, solar power, composting toilet, green transportation

Natural State Nomads, converted school bus, solar-powered vehicle, green conversion, mobile home, solar power, composting toilet, green transportation