Author Archives: Maren Wittmann

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.

Poppy’s Funerals: a modern funeral service with a Vito.

A colourful Mercedes-Benz Vito is standing in front of a row of brightly painted houses

The award-winning funeral home “Poppy’s Funerals” established by Poppy Mardall has specialized in funerals of a special kind. The business uses a Mercedes-Benz Vito as a colourfully painted “Poppymobil”.

The award-winning funeral home “Poppy’s Funerals” established by Poppy Mardall has specialized in funerals of a special kind. The business uses a Mercedes-Benz Vito as a colourfully painted “Poppymobil”.

Kun_tiqi: sustainable surfboards made of balsa wood.

A turquoise Mercedes-Benz 508 D is parked on a road with the sea in the background

Durable, environmentally conscious and made with skilled workmanship: Stefan Weckert’s company, Kun_tiqi, manufactures wooden surfboards in northern Spain. With his 508 D, he is always searching for the perfect wave.

Durable, environmentally conscious and made with skilled workmanship: Stefan Weckert’s company, Kun_tiqi, manufactures wooden surfboards in northern Spain. With his 508 D, he is always searching for the perfect wave.

City Harvest London: sustainably using excess food.

Photomontage of a white Sprinter against a skyline with vegetables in the foreground

The City Harvest organisation has set itself the task of saving surplus food from going to waste and distributes the food to those in need with the help of its Mercedes-Benz Sprinter fleet.

The City Harvest organisation has set itself the task of saving surplus food from going to waste and distributes the food to those in need with the help of its Mercedes-Benz Sprinter fleet.

Ten panoramic roads that will take your breath away – Part 2.

A woman leans against a white Mercedes-Benz Sprinter on a sandy beach

MYVAN has put together a list of ten panoramic roads for you that offer the perfect views on your road trip. Part 1 has led us from Europe’s western island nations to the most northern and southern reaches of America. In Part 2, our itinerary includes routes through South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Hawaii and Japan.

MYVAN has put together a list of ten panoramic roads for you that offer the perfect views on your road trip. Part 1 has led us from Europe’s western island nations to the most northern and southern reaches of America. In Part 2, our itinerary includes routes through South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Hawaii and Japan.

Travelling in the van with a dog: the basics of travelling with animals.

A man and a woman are sitting at the loading sill of a van, a dog is sitting between them

Travelling with a dog can undoubtedly be animal-friendly. It is important, however, to take into account a few basic aspects. This ensures that human beings and animals can fully enjoy travelling in the van.

Travelling with a dog can undoubtedly be animal-friendly. It is important, however, to take into account a few basic aspects. This ensures that human beings and animals can fully enjoy travelling in the van.