DROPLET TRAILERS hit the road on April 13th to Vancouver Island, in order to check the local RV Show in Nanoose Bay & meet with prospective early adopters. Over 3 days, we traveled through 500+Km of scenic coastal drives and rain forest. Through those miles, we averaged 9L/100Km with our Toyota Matrix. This place is a true Camper paradise. Dense forests, wild beaches, low population density, cheaper gas than the Lower mainland, and an array of charming coffee shops & antiques to visit. One known issue: it tends to rain frequently, and the coast gets a lot of wind. Where does one stay in order to maximize the camping fun, without getting soaked to the bone? Luckily, DROPLET is a well-insulated all-weatherproof travel pod. A true luxury for camping on the West Coast.
Modern-day camping has entered a new Booming era. No need for an academic researcher to spend a semester proving it. Just grab some popcorn, head onto Instagram or Pinterest, and watch the battle of adventurers take place. The Internet pitfall in search of the ultimate nomadic lifestyle is endless. The adventuring lifestyle trend is growing, and the marketed mobile accommodations are multiplying. Teardrop campers, ultralight tents, computerized vans, pop-top campers, and RVs are all gaining popularity and feeding one dream: TRAVEL FREEDOM.
While all of them are attractive at first, Which one suits your lifestyle best? Where do we stand with DROPLET in comparison with other market alternatives? From Vanlife to Teardroppin’, here’s a basic rundown on the cost, limitations, and advantages of each general concept solution.
March 2018 has been a REALLY exciting time for our Team at Droplet. On March 4th, we officially launched publicly our original Teardrop, Droplet-58. Serial production already began out of Langley BC, and the first orders of our compact campers will be delivered on time during May.
On March 8th, Our CEO Pascal Pillon took the road from Vancouver, BC to Redding, CA to meet up with as many interesting Droplet and teardrop camper fans as possible. He was back on Canadian soil on March 11th, late in the evening. That’s almost 2400km in 4 days. Not quite the exact definition of a relaxing camping trip. Running a start-up lean and having time to get everything done is always hard at first but thankfully, the essence of our business helps us save tremendous time and costs on travel and accommodation. That’s part of the joys of simple living: just pack your essentials and go. For those who wish for a mellow road trip Droplet can serve them well. But do keep in mind, this has little luxury element when you compare it with airplane rental. Initially, it may seem like a difficult trial, but things do get better over time.
With the fast approach of our official launch, we thought we would give you a detailed review of what it’s like to camp in a DROPLET teardrop camping trailer. Our team at DROPLET has been renting out our prototype in the Vancouver area for the last year. This has given us the opportunity to gain … Read more
[Words from Pascal, CEO of Droplet] With the fast-approaching release of the first DROPLET camping trailers, I am overwhelmed with excitement at the prospect of growing the DROPLET community. I can’t wait for the first supporters of DROPLET to be camping in their very own teardrop camping trailers this upcoming camping season. Being a dreamer … Read more
At DROPLET, we hope you are excited about the upcoming camping season as we are! If you have yet to begin planning your get-away, maybe you will get some inspiration here. Here are some highlights of the Olympic National Park in Washington. Olympic National Park offers: Million acres of natural land Stunning natural views Several distinctly different … Read more