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VDub love: Meet the García-Rivera family
Ruben and Nicté García-Rivera have loved each other almost as long as they have loved Volkswagen vehicles. “Growing up in Mexico City back in the seventies and eighties, the VW brand was in every single household,” explains Ruben. “Everywhere you looked around, you saw Beetle taxicabs, you saw buses.” But the couple was first united by a different set of wheels – namely, roller skates. On November 20, 1987, Ruben attended a roller skating festival in downtown Mexico City, an annual famiread more
What the first #PinkBeetle owner sees in her journey
Twelve years ago, California resident Lisa Koehnen was diagnosed with breast cancer; after undergoing painful chemotherapy and radiation, she was also diagnosed with lymphoma. Today, Koehnen is a cancer survivor and an advocate for awareness about the disease, which claims the lives of about 40,000 women a year in the United States. “Cancer changes you, it changes the way you look at life,” Koehnen says. “Because of my experience I try to give back the best way that I can.” Which is howread more
From Chile to Alaska: Ben Jamin’s Kombi journey
You’ve just embarked on the road trip of a lifetime, a map in your hand and $10 in your pocket. There’s just one catch— that $10 is the only money you can spend all day. In fact, 10 dollars a day is your budget for the entire duration of a trip that will take four years. Four years of navigating unknown roads, unfamiliar cultures and unusual languages you can only attempt to decipher. Sound difficult? It’s not what most of us would consider wise. To Ben Jamin, that sounds like adventure.read more