Nikki Delventhal chose a climate-friendly and sustainable travel option by living in her Prius with her dog, Camper. If an RV is out of your price range or you want access to more varied spaces, small car camping may be for you. Even living in something as small as a Prius is possible. Discover how Nikki and Camper did it for over three years. Let’s jump in!
In an interview with Elvis Duran, Nikki Delventhal is asked if she gets lonely. She responds and makes a great point that you can get lonely even when living in a house or surrounded by loved ones. Her tip is to look around, see what’s going well, and find something to be grateful for. Then she calls a friend or family member to tell them about it. This can significantly improve your overall mood.
Nikki is a former model and cheerleader and also used to be a tour guide for teens. When her jobs came to an end at the same time, she chose to start living and traveling in her Prius. Let’s back up a little, though. Nikki was born in Connecticut and later went to cosmetology school in Florida. She then moved north and got a job at a high-end hair salon, working with celebrities such as Kate Hudson. After that, she became a professional cheerleader for the NY Jets.
The first question the interview panel asked Nikki was how does she shower? There are several ways to get clean while on the road. Some people use a gym membership or campground showers. Nikki says she has showered every single day since being on the road. She uses a pop-up shower and a gallon jug of water when not using a truck stop or campground shower.