I Wasn't Expecting THIS… | (how I found my vanlife community) #8

I Wasn't Expecting THIS… | (how I found my vanlife community) #8

0:00 – This Song Hits
01:20 – I Need Coffee
02:53 – This is a Reaction Channel
04:08 – Where My Ladies At?
05:08 – Thanks Interwebs
07:05 – Infinity
08:33 – All I Wanna Do Is Bullet Journal
10:33 – Bloops

After spending a hot second in Utah, Anna, Mariah, and I made our way to Jackson Hole, Wyoming to meet up with our forth and fifth van(also RV) life ladies. Carly (+Scout) and Samantha joined the crew and made our little van village feel complete, and we spent the week hiking, making bullet journals, enjoying Anna and Samantha’s cooking, and talking late into the evenings. I honestly can’t believe how quickly and seamlessly I transitioned from feeling so lonely on the road to being surrounded by such incredible women. I can’t wait for what’s in store!

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1. Title: Happy Life by FREDJI
Genre and Mood: Dance & Electronic + Happy
2. “Vlog Chill Hip-Hop” – Infraction
3. Gymnopedie No 1 – Satie https://youtu.be/bLbxSHFHPuk
4. Track: Acoustic Breeze
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  1. David Ricci on July 12, 2023 at 2:33 pm

    Just came across this video. Its great to have other support out there. Again the beautiful scenery. Here in Montana is very similar. Fresh air, Sunshine, and Blue skys!#!!!-

  2. LIFE WITH RILLA on July 12, 2023 at 2:34 pm

    Man, this is pretty cool. I wish it didn’t have to be just girls though. I’m starting van life and I hope to find more of an intermingled group of men and women who are building community. See you all on the road though! This is inspiring!

    Being a music producer the same is done in that community. The whole internet has really been useful for the amount of friends that I have and can visit all around the world. It’s amazing and it is really beneficial and it feels good once you are that known, to know, that no matter where you go there are people you know and can meet and build relationships with. Some are very shallow friendships… but others you go deep and are drawn together. It is nice I agree with that. I’m excited about van life. I’ve been involved with nothing but the music industry and Web Development/Software Engineering industry for a long time. It’s going to be nice to meet people in other areas of interest.

  3. Brad S. on July 12, 2023 at 2:35 pm

    I love that you got distracted by and had to stop and check out the wild flowers! I do that too and people usually think I’m kinda nutty.

  4. Little Miss Aggie on July 12, 2023 at 2:36 pm

    I really enjoyed your quote? during yoga!

  5. Levi Daisy Young on July 12, 2023 at 2:36 pm

    hey girl… looks like you girls needed that too. it was so nice to see Mariah Alice and Finn. it felt weird tho because ive watched her videos too so its nice you have friends.. and found each other..

    dont stress the small stuff.. live in the moment and be humble in your character..
    dance as you walk also..
    much πŸ’œ from Australia..
    Levi-Daisy πŸŒΈβœ¨πŸ¦‹
    if ya ever in australia, you have a place here.. ok..

  6. Hannah Armer on July 12, 2023 at 2:37 pm

    ahh!! All those doggos! Such sweet bois and girls. I’m living for the reaction video and the wait, almost there vibes. Too funny! But even better..the walkie-talkies, omg goals, amazing. Those views, the wildflowers, and all you infinite women are gorgeous! Pls send me pics of your bullet journal- I know that they must be absolutely stunning and inspiring. I love you! xoxo

  7. Steve Garren on July 12, 2023 at 2:38 pm

    You seem so much happier with your new friends πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜ŽπŸ˜‡πŸ‘ŒπŸ»Way to go girl πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ƒπŸ€”πŸ˜³πŸ˜€

  8. Julianne Harris on July 12, 2023 at 2:38 pm

    So authentic…. skipping past the fluff….LOVED watching

  9. Christine Steele on July 12, 2023 at 2:38 pm

    The First time anyone has mentioned mosquitoes!! I Hate them! So itchy and bloody! How is it most van people don’t seem to encounter them?? Are there some terrains that don’t have them? It has been a big concern as I contemplate spending time in a van…..
    Yay Eliza!

  10. RODERICK D CRAWFORD on July 12, 2023 at 2:39 pm

    I got to ask you a question do you ever get depressed and really lonely I know I do all the time and it scares me sometimes

  11. Katuman Kaiku on July 12, 2023 at 2:40 pm

    I’m still waiting for the corner …

  12. Amber S Young on July 12, 2023 at 2:41 pm

    So happy that you have met your tribe. Oh, and great choice of music. Especially Satie.

  13. Shrijit Mazumdar on July 12, 2023 at 2:43 pm

    I’m amazed to see u doing tough yoga postures with perfection in such beautiful wilderness,,,,nice video,,,,,love from Delhi,( India)

  14. meandmysunshine1 on July 12, 2023 at 2:44 pm

    You have such a quiet, calm voice!
    Good video!

  15. Brook Davison on July 12, 2023 at 2:44 pm

    I am just loving your videos! I used to watch (and still do) vanlife videos mainly to see the builds but I enjoy just seeing what you get up to. I know you are young but I feel like you have a beautiful old soul and it shines through so clearly in your videos. So great that you found a little vanlife tribe of like minded souls.

  16. KirstenM on July 12, 2023 at 2:45 pm

    I love your storytelling and your choice of music! Glad I found you on YouTube

  17. Kiana Rayne on July 12, 2023 at 2:45 pm

    Im desperately trying to get myself on the road i hope we can all travel eventually you guys share the same vibe as mee

  18. Allison Boston on July 12, 2023 at 2:47 pm

    The part about the β€œfluff”…..I felt that.

  19. Coby TeunePabon on July 12, 2023 at 2:53 pm

    John 3:16

    For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.

  20. metaglypto on July 12, 2023 at 2:54 pm

    Awesome video. I am more than a little envious about you finding your "tribe", whether that be just for the moment or for a lifetime. You have convinced me to subscribe, and it ain’t just your pretty face, though that is a plus.

  21. Nestor N. Nugpo on July 12, 2023 at 2:55 pm

    Maddie Taylor is the BESTπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

  22. zummer zean on July 12, 2023 at 2:55 pm

    I want a camper van like yours, i want to travel different places like you do. But its to expensive to buy. I love watching your vlog.

  23. The Mouse that Roared on July 12, 2023 at 2:56 pm

    When I was 19 I spent part of the summer of 1977 at Jackson Hole in a friend’s 1957 stepvan. It was like walking into a postcard! Except for the mosquitoes. At dusk they literally blanketed the windows and blotted out the light.
    They would fly a cropduster to spray over the area to keep the mosquitoes down. I remember the guy on the radio reported that there were about 114 different species of mosquito in that area and it was a big issue.
    Now I just turned 63 and am preparing to buy a van and hit the road solo next spring and try to make it on a minuscule budget.
    Jackson Hole is probably the first place I will return to experience that wonder again.
    Happy trails, stay safe βœŒπŸ––

  24. Yoram Alon on July 12, 2023 at 2:56 pm

    Watching Maddie Taylor has a bitter sweet taste to it. I cant help seeing so much more than meets the eye.

  25. pri yingis on July 12, 2023 at 2:57 pm

    πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘I am from Indonesia😊😊

  26. J.R dirtyfivethirty on July 12, 2023 at 2:57 pm


  27. My Wellness Journey on July 12, 2023 at 2:57 pm

    WOW! I grew up in Jackson Hole and it was so great to see places from my childhood. Beautiful town!

  28. Magdala Masinisk on July 12, 2023 at 3:00 pm

    Amazing landscapes! So stunning in beauty and add to that so many very attractive young women in vans and boisterous dogs traveling with them. What is it with all these smoking hot single girls in vans all of them accompanied by adorable dogs?!?!? You never would have imagined it!!!!
    And yes meditation and yoga are good too.

  29. Agel Cunha on July 12, 2023 at 3:00 pm

    Vc e linda ❀️❀️❀️❀️❀️❀️😍

  30. Mellia Boom Bot on July 12, 2023 at 3:01 pm

    That was fantastic. Watching from France, Im an older lady and it is wonderful to see you all, independent young women making friends and having adventures. Very inspiring..Happy Travels x

  31. Stan Harrison on July 12, 2023 at 3:07 pm

    Doing yoga and swating mesquitos

  32. Nomad Thriving on July 12, 2023 at 3:09 pm

    Sooo, I’m late…again. Happy Tuesday, Maddie! This growing group of nomads is excellent. Super cool that you can come together and yet separate when needed.

    Meditation. Yes. I just posted a thing about this on the blog. As far as I’m concerned, it’s a must in a mobile lifestyle.

    "Beautiful, incredible, cool people"! YES! Love you all! Thanks for sharing.

  33. M D on July 12, 2023 at 3:09 pm

    Meditation can definitely help with anxiety but as you likely know it’s not a one sitting and you’re free cure. (Nothing is…no meds, etc.)

    But I can say with experience it can change your life.

  34. stu kaufman on July 12, 2023 at 3:09 pm

    You girls are ridiculous. My vans almost done. When find you all were gonna have a dance party!

  35. H3bySuzanne on July 12, 2023 at 3:13 pm

    Great video sweetheart! My brother lives in Jackson Hole😁 beautiful, but short summers there.
    I love the content of the video, simple yet transparent, very sweet πŸ¦‹β™₯️🌈

  36. Patrick Francis on July 12, 2023 at 3:14 pm

    I wanna come hang out with Ta Puppy !

  37. jozoco on July 12, 2023 at 3:16 pm

    Finishing my van build this month and this gave me so much more confidence that I will be able to find girls my age to enjoy travels with πŸ™‚

  38. T.Ann McElroy on July 12, 2023 at 3:17 pm

    I remember the moment the first time I saw the Tetons! Enjoy each and every moment of your journey, adventure, life, experience all the feels, in the end they are the things you will take with you. See as much as as you can see with your own eyes, breathe as much fresh air as you can from each place you visit, be in the environment, feel the warmth of sunshine, the chill of the air, experience the winds as birds or flowers do…….it’s only one planet see as and experience as much of it as you can. Be well

  39. Tim Barnett on July 12, 2023 at 3:17 pm

    I was motorcycling in Canada, when boy came up to me, saying his name was same as name on my helmed! Asked his rich father to let me ride with them to Calgary stampede! From there we went through Yellowstone an onto Jackson Hole! We asked another biker to join us to restaurant then to share room for night! This biker had a guitar on bike asked me to join him for some music! He gave me one of best concerts! We took entire restaurant customers to movie (Steve McQueen/Ali movie) cool times in Jackson Hole!

  40. Soul Whisper Creations 🀎 Relaxing Music 🎡 on July 12, 2023 at 3:19 pm

    Maddie, your vlogs are absolutely amazing! Love the way you express yourself so authentically and with such creativity and depth! Beautiful!!! 🀎

  41. Getaway with Pam on July 12, 2023 at 3:20 pm

    Great to see some other Vanlife ladies. ❀️

  42. wander for miles on July 12, 2023 at 3:22 pm

    so happy to see you with other van lifers … My van is almost finished and I’m nervous about finding my people so this is encouraging πŸ™‚

  43. H U N T R E S S on July 12, 2023 at 3:23 pm

    ‘loving the infinity in each other’…. πŸ™πŸΌπŸ’πŸ–€

  44. Tabatha Cole on July 12, 2023 at 3:27 pm


  45. J F on July 12, 2023 at 3:27 pm

    Hi Maddie, your videos are so relaxing. The music is so relaxing. The photos of the scenery is beautiful. You are a good video photographer. Your voice is so calm. I like your stories. I like your dog. This is the kind of video I’ve been looking for for months just to relax. You should leave some of the bloopers in, it would be funny, and most of them aren’t that bad, or bad at all. Just get rid of the damn ads and it would be perfect. Oh, and be very careful with your dog. Keep an eye on her and stay close. Wild animals can come out of nowhere and attack. You don’t know what’s around when you are in an unfamiliar area, and for you that’s always. I’m in the city 5 minutes from Cleveland and we’ve got cyotes!! I never see them but people have been putting messages and pictures like crazy on this web site, next door. So now I can’t let my cats out any more. They found a dead deer on the next street that they were sure a cyote got.

  46. NYCH FAN on July 12, 2023 at 3:29 pm

    Hangin’ with your tribe! Glad all of you found found a family in each other.

  47. Kiana Rayne on July 12, 2023 at 3:30 pm

    And skipping past the fluff is so important !!πŸ’›

  48. Siluetae on July 12, 2023 at 3:31 pm

    That piano by Satie just hit me! I was like, oh my god, this piano, I know it from somewhere!….Ben Mendelssohn plays it in the movie Mississippi Grind, I love the movie, check it out Maddie if you haven’t already.

  49. Sheuly Sal on July 12, 2023 at 3:31 pm

    The mountain view is so beautiful. Where is the place?

  50. Ray Leo on July 12, 2023 at 3:32 pm

    Never will forget the feeling of Awe the first time I saw the Tetons in person. Such a magical magnificent place.

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