Author Archives: Maren Wittmann

Customised fireplaces thanks to the Atego, Sprinter and Vito.

A man stands next to a Mercedes-Benz Vito, in the background a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

For ten generations, Ofen Weiss has been building custom-made fireplaces and tiled stoves with passion and a love of detail. With support from the fleet of Atego, Sprinter and Vito, the family-owned company brings a sense of comfort into their customers’ living rooms.

For ten generations, Ofen Weiss has been building custom-made fireplaces and tiled stoves with passion and a love of detail. With support from the fleet of Atego, Sprinter and Vito, the family-owned company brings a sense of comfort into their customers’ living rooms.

The Sprinter 4×4 brings organic milk to Swiss world champion cheese.

A Mercedes-Benz Sprinter with a tanker body drives along a road through the mountains

The Appenzeller cheese made Marcel Tobler the world champion in 2014. With his Sprinter 519 CDI 4x4, the master cheese maker transports the fresh milk that forms the foundation of his cheese in an 1,800 litre custom tank body.

The Appenzeller cheese made Marcel Tobler the world champion in 2014. With his Sprinter 519 CDI 4×4, the master cheese maker transports the fresh milk that forms the foundation of his cheese in an 1,800 litre custom tank body.

In the Far East: Marleen and Roderick’s Odyssey – Part 2.

A van beneath a starry sky

In 2016, Marleen and Roderick gave up their house and have been zigzagging through Asia ever since. The second part shows how the Dutch couple discover their happiness on a roundabout route.

In 2016, Marleen and Roderick gave up their house and have been zigzagging through Asia ever since. The second part shows how the Dutch couple discover their happiness on a roundabout route.

Ready for the next trip: Max & Lee give tips for loading the van.

A large collection of water sports equipment and gear

A not optimally loaded van can quickly become a problem. Hints from experienced vanlifers like Max & Lee help to avoid typical mistakes.

A not optimally loaded van can quickly become a problem. Hints from experienced vanlifers like Max & Lee help to avoid typical mistakes.

In the far East: Marleen and Roderick’s Odyssey – Part 1.

Two people jumping into the air next to a van

Taking the roundabout road to happiness – That is the motto of the Dutch couple, Marleen and Roderick. In 2010, they set out on their first long tour through Asia and in 2016 they ultimately gave up their house and have been travelling through the continent of the rising sun ever since.

Taking the roundabout road to happiness – That is the motto of the Dutch couple, Marleen and Roderick. In 2010, they set out on their first long tour through Asia and in 2016 they ultimately gave up their house and have been travelling through the continent of the rising sun ever since.

Why the Mercedes-Benz Museum is the perfect place for van fans such as Fran.

Ein Mann steht vor dem Mercedes-Benz Museum

With his project, MB Automobilia, Fran brings to life the history of vans with the star. While visiting the Mercedes-Benz Museum, he finds inspiration for his next restoration.

With his project, MB Automobilia, Fran brings to life the history of vans with the star. While visiting the Mercedes-Benz Museum, he finds inspiration for his next restoration.

Sustainability “on the road”: Tips for an environmentally conscious vanlife.

A woman stands outdoors in front of her Sprinter and takes a shower

An ecological lifestyle and the vanlife are not mutually exclusive. We have practical tips and tricks to help make your travels resource-saving and environmentally conscious.

An ecological lifestyle and the vanlife are not mutually exclusive. We have practical tips and tricks to help make your travels resource-saving and environmentally conscious.

Jeez brings the hardware store to your own home.

A man stands at the open side door of his Sprinter in front of a warehouse

Never carry home a bucket of paint again: with its Sprinter fleet, the start-up, Jeez, provides home handymen and DIY renovators with brushes, paint covers and rollers – and even delivers them to the fifth floor. Professional advice from the Jeez experts is all part of the service.

Never carry home a bucket of paint again: with its Sprinter fleet, the start-up, Jeez, provides home handymen and DIY renovators with brushes, paint covers and rollers – and even delivers them to the fifth floor. Professional advice from the Jeez experts is all part of the service.

Helping hands and the Sprinter 4×4 – between moorland and sheep.

A van is parked in front of a hill where people are building a staircase

England’s first national park relies on volunteers – and on the Sprinter 4x4 which manages mud and rubble without any problem and takes the volunteers to even the remotest corners of the Park.

England’s first national park relies on volunteers – and on the Sprinter 4×4 which manages mud and rubble without any problem and takes the volunteers to even the remotest corners of the Park.

Five unusual road rules.

A stop sign

If you travel internationally with your camper van, then you need to know the traffic regulations in the countries you are travelling through. Some of these may come as a surprise.

If you travel internationally with your camper van, then you need to know the traffic regulations in the countries you are travelling through. Some of these may come as a surprise.