Why Did You Change Your Name? / by Dana Roberts

We changed our name from Plant Based Traveler to Wild We Roam in June of 2017. This  was by no means an easy decision for Lou and I to make. We spent countless hours debating whether we should go through with it and even more hours trying to think of the perfect name that could encompass everything we stand for and also grow with us as our journey unfolds.

We wanted a new name that made us feel alive, inspired us to get out of our comfort zone, and offered us a fresh start as we left Berlin and started van life. It had to be the perfect name to launch us into the next adventurous chapter of our life with a feeling of total freedom. We’d been thinking of names for months and then during a crazy week long camping trip, when we were on top of the highest mountain either of us had ever climbed, the name finally came to us - “Wild We Roam” was born!

When we started Plant Based Traveler together back in 2014 we had just left NYC, ditched our jobs with big dreams to pursue our creative passions in Berlin. We had no clue about social media, YouTube, filming, photography, but decided to buy a camera and see what we could create. Those first 3 years were an incredible journey that taught us so much about ourselves and each other.

While it is a bit scary have left Plant Based Traveler behind, we are even more excited about what the future holds as we embrace our new name - Wild We Roam. The name change is really a symbolic moment for us - a constant reminder to embody the adventurous lifestyle we've been dreaming of. We’ve promised each other that this will always be a space for us to pursue our many creative endeavours and we can’t wait to share some new projects with you.

We want you to know how grateful we are to those of you who supported us as Plant Based Traveler and can’t wait to hear what your reactions as we grow into our new name of Wild We Roam!