The Ultimate Van Kitchen

How do you use that tiny space for an entire kitchen? We give you the tips and tricks to get you enjoying your food and watching that sunrise! “What’s it going to be? More space for the bed, or the kitchen?” This is the question I posed to Chris when mapping out the possible layoutContinue reading “The Ultimate Van Kitchen”

12 Things we wish we knew before building a van

Here we share the van build insights (and sarcastic remarks) that would have been handy to know what we were in for! Don’t spray foam the doors! This was a mistake we made in our 2nd van build despite thinking we had protected all the mechanisms from spray foam. Instead we temporarily glued our slidingContinue reading “12 Things we wish we knew before building a van”

Drawer Dilemmas on the Road – What happens?

In a van conversion chances are you will add a draw in! But how to secure draws on the road? Is there a foolproof solution that won’t look like a last minute addition? YES there is! We are big fans of simplicity and practicality. At the end of the day, most of the hacks andContinue reading “Drawer Dilemmas on the Road – What happens?”

The plan that dictates all of the van conversion – the layout!

Rooms in a van often overlap. Feel on top of it and create your own custom van vision that will inform your entire build process. When you see the ocean view out the back door of a van, a cute puppy chilling at a campground or cosy beds on wheels – it’s easy to feelContinue reading “The plan that dictates all of the van conversion – the layout!”

Creating The Smart Van Home

How to take your van conversion to the next level with smart devices to make van living and travel more enjoyable Why does the minimalist life have to come with compromise? Why can’t we simplify out life in the van and on the road as well? Automate the simple things and make life that littleContinue reading “Creating The Smart Van Home”

The Van that started it all…

Most people have fond memories of their pets or long time family and friends and for us there is a van that is the beginning of our journey… Our lovely 2000 Toyota Hiace was our first campervan build.This is the old timer beauty that kicked off our vanlife adventures and cemented our desire to live alternatively.Continue reading “The Van that started it all…”