Author Archives: Maren Wittmann

A photographer and her Sprinter on the way to independence.

Julia Nimkes Sprinter parked in a clearing

The Berlin photographer Julia Nimke and her Sprinter “Emil” set off for professional self-employment.

The Berlin photographer Julia Nimke and her Sprinter “Emil” set off for professional self-employment.

Vanlife Cribs – life in a Sprinter as digital nomads.

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Digital nomads Mike and Jess enjoy the freedom that comes with living in a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van. Together with their chihuahua, Vinnie, they travel through the USA looking for their next adventure. Let them show you around in their home on wheels.

Digital nomads Mike and Jess enjoy the freedom that comes with living in a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van. Together with their chihuahua, Vinnie, they travel through the USA looking for their next adventure. Let them show you around in their home on wheels.

“No tricks, no hurry” – craft beer produced by La Virgen from Madrid.

The Mercedes-Benz 614 D Vario owned by La Virgen Craft Beer is standing in the desert

The young team of La Virgen from the Spanish capital is committed to brewing tasty craft beer: sometimes it is conventional, sometimes typically Spanish – and sometimes different in an adventurous kind of way.

The young team of La Virgen from the Spanish capital is committed to brewing tasty craft beer: sometimes it is conventional, sometimes typically Spanish – and sometimes different in an adventurous kind of way.

Travelling in a classic motorhome: Family holidays in Scandinavia – Part 1.

A motorhome descending a hill

For the Nehrmanns, vacation means getting into their old vintage van. This year's trip to Scandinavia shows what makes the family real vanlifers.

For the Nehrmanns, vacation means getting into their old vintage van. This year’s trip to Scandinavia shows what makes the family real vanlifers.

Ultimate enthusiasts of the L 319: The Mercedes fans of MB Automobilia.

Three men are standing in front of a restored Mercedes-Benz L 319 van

The Spaniard Fran is a collector of rare Mercedes-Benz relics. He and his friends lovingly restore vintage vans like the L 319 or the O 319.

The Spaniard Fran is a collector of rare Mercedes-Benz relics. He and his friends lovingly restore vintage vans like the L 319 or the O 319.

On an adventurous journey with VanAdventure and Mercedes-Benz Vans.

Group sits in a Mercedes-Benz V-Class from VanAdventure

The VanAdventure start-up has made it its mission to bring adventurous people together in a Mercedes-Benz van through joint excursions.

The VanAdventure start-up has made it its mission to bring adventurous people together in a Mercedes-Benz van through joint excursions.

Tradition meets passion: A mobile farrier from the Gironde.

Wolfgang Albert stands in front of his Vito with horseboxes in the background

For Wolfgang Albert, the happiness of this earth lies under the hooves of horses: In the picturesque Gironde he practices the traditional craft of blacksmithing.

For Wolfgang Albert, the happiness of this earth lies under the hooves of horses: In the picturesque Gironde he practices the traditional craft of blacksmithing.

The future of mobility (1/2) – individual mobility in the city.

A bird's eye view of a motorway junction in Shanghai

MYVAN presenter Christopher Wallenreiter traveled to Cologne to find out how traffic congestion in large cities could be counteracted in the future.

MYVAN presenter Christopher Wallenreiter traveled to Cologne to find out how traffic congestion in large cities could be counteracted in the future.

Culinary delicacies from a classic: the 5 most beautiful food trucks.

The Masala73 driving along a street in Barcelona

Fiery BBQ, spicy from the Far East or freshly brewed: the various stories of the founders of these five food trucks are united by their love for their vintage van and their passion for culinary delicacies.

Fiery BBQ, spicy from the Far East or freshly brewed: the various stories of the founders of these five food trucks are united by their love for their vintage van and their passion for culinary delicacies.

From Paris to Normandy and back – with the Citan to custom-made glasses.

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Optician Jeremy Acoca and his Citan set off for the Atlantic to pick up handmade glasses at the workshop of eyewear maker Jérôme Aupin. We were allowed to accompany him.

Optician Jeremy Acoca and his Citan set off for the Atlantic to pick up handmade glasses at the workshop of eyewear maker Jérôme Aupin. We were allowed to accompany him.