We’ve spoken to so many people recently who have just finished, or are close to finishing their van conversion and looking forward to moving in to their vans and living the van life. We were in a huge rush towards the end of our build and a few finishing touches had to wait as we had a date we needed to be on the road by. Read more

There are so many different reasons for getting in to van life. For some, like us, it was for freedom to travel more, for others it’s about seeking an alternative, off-grid lifestyle and for others still it might be to avoid high rental costs or mortgages. What ever your reason for living or traveling in a van if you’re anything like us you’ll always be on the look out for van life money saving ideas! Read more

We often get asked where we found our van build ideas, who inspired us and how we tackled our van conversion. Firstly, we never planned to convert a van (or own a camper). In fact, it wasn’t until Will announced to me he’d bought a van (in exchange for the car he wrote off on black ice!) that I realised we were actually seriously doing this! Read more

The first few weeks of living or travelling in a van can be a bit of a learning curve! We quickly realised there were a few van life essentials we were missing that would make life on the road just a little bit easier! We’ve put together a list of 10 items we never knew we needed but now would not be without in our van conversion. Read more

If your only experience of van life so far is through pictures on Instagram you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s one stunning view after the next! If you’re about to hit the road or are thinking about exploring in a camper van you’ll soon discover this isn’t always the case. Finding overnight parking places can be really stressful! Read more

2019 was our first year on the road in our home on wheels. We travelled a lot of miles and stayed in some pretty memorable overnight parking spots. I’ll be honest, we stayed in some rubbish ones too but that’s all part of van life! Whilst Covid-19 has stopped us travelling I thought it would be fun do a mini re-cap on our 2019 travels by sharing our 5 favourite overnight spots. Read more

We work on the road, and in order to do that effectively we need a good, reliable internet connection. We’re often asked how we get internet in our van so here’s how we did it! Everything you need to know about our antenna, 4G router and data package that all combine together to ensure we can work effectively whether in the UK or Europe. Read more

Van Life and a Global Pandemic

I’ll be honest, of all the problems I thought we’d encounter living in a van, a global pandemic wasn’t one of them! It didn’t even make the list. When we headed back to mainland Europe a few weeks ago from the UK I never imagined we’d be here now, worrying about borders closing around us, with ski resorts, restaurants and campsites in complete lockdown.  Read more

Parked in high winds

So I’m sitting in our van as it rocks from side to side from the 75mph gusting winds outside trying to decide at what point the wind could actually blow our Sprinter van over. Read more