Bill and Diane Staggs – Iconic VW van road trips

Bill Diane Staggs VW Surfari

With their love for the open road and iconic VW Westfalia vans, Bill and Diane Staggs have created a business offering adventures in one of their 13 updated and upgraded vintage buses. They talk about the fleet, quintessential American road trips, international visitors and their new venture – leading VW bus safaris through small western towns.

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About Elaine Masters

The Gathering Road podcast – Conversations & stories with nomads, travel experts and authors – sharing their journeys of courage, passion and uncommon adventure. Hosted by dedicated traveler, Elaine J. Masters, an Indie Excellence award-winning author, international scuba diver and sought-after speaker, who grew up taking road trips and has visited over 35 countries.


As a travel writer she found that staying healthy and stress-free on the go improved every trip. Today the pioneering techniques in her Drivetime Yoga book and award-winning audio  are used by police officers, commuters, road trippers, sales people and travelers worldwide. Flytime Yoga was chosen as the hot idea by Meetings & Conventions Magazine. Travel tips and products are available at:


When she’s not on the road, Elaine gathers travelers together to learn and network at monthly Travel Well gatherings. and more at: She is the co-organizer of the Travel Massive San Diego group,  bringing together travel writers and industry professionals, a part of the global network of those working in the travel industry.


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