Living life on the road seems like a romantic ideal for many, but makeup artist Phoebe Leonor made it her reality. Inheriting a 1996 Kia Besta van, she transformed it into a mobile home, and has never looked back since.


“The real struggle was starting,” she told Summit Media. “Siyempre this is not a typical lifestyle… It can be discouraging sometimes, pero kasi nga I was so passionate about this van, so I didn’t let anyone talk to me out of it."

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Naming her van "Choice," Phoebe shared that living the van life has taught her the value of living simply. 

"Nagkaroon ako ng sobrang daming time mag-reflect. Hindi mo kailangan ng mga maraming bagay to be happy."

Watch her full story below: 

Video producer: Jean Saturnino

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