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We've been living on the road for a year now so we know a thing or 2 about van life hacks! Stay tned for useful articles on how to live in a van.
VanLife Tips for Italy
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VanLife Tips for Italy

by Alice on 15th May 2019
For our first time taking our campervan to Italy there were some surprises along the way, so we put together some tips for traveling Italy with a van or campervan.
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How To Get A Taste Of Van Life From Barcelona
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How To Get A Taste Of Van Life From Barcelona

By Joe & Alice On 9th April 2019
Anyone can take a van life adventure. This article shows the best place to rent a luxury campervan and some examples of trails you could take!
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A Month of Van Life in Amsterdam
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A Month of Van Life in Amsterdam

By Joe On 26th March 2019
After a month back in the UK upgrading the van we kicked off phase 2 of our vanlife journey across Europe in cosy Amsterdam
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Abandoned Kittens In Spain
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Abandoned Kittens In Spain

By Alice on 28th December 2018
We hadn’t been in Spain very long before we saw stray or feral cats.. but what do you do if you find abandoned kittens?
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Van Life Inspiration And Camp Quirky
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Van Life Inspiration And Camp Quirky

By Joe On 2nd December 2018
After following the van life community on Instagram we knew we wanted to self convert a campervan. With no experience we needed to meet others that had done the same...
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Being efficient with gas
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Being efficient with gas

by Alice on 29th April 2019
Being a fossil fuel we wanted to minimise our use of gas as a much as possible. Living in the van means we still rely on it, so heres how we use it the most efficiently...
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Fitting Our Roof Vent
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Fitting Our Roof Vent

By Joe On 25th November 2018
I’ve put together this guide of what I did when fitting our vents, this only applies to the vent I used though – Fiamma 28, so if you have a different kind of vent...
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How much power we needed
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How much power we needed

by Joe on 24th November 2018
Before buying solar panels and all the bits for our electric system, we had to work out how much power we needed to make and how much battery capacity we needed...
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Breaking Down
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Breaking Down

By Joe on 23rd November 2018
Here's some essential things you can do to be prepared in event of a breakdown and also what to do if it happens!
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10 Things On A Van Lifers Christmas List
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10 Things On A Van Lifers Christmas List

By Joe On 22nd November 2018
Someone recently asked us what we recommend as stocking fillers this Christmas, so here's a list of the top 10 things we recommend for a vanlife xmas stocking.
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Working on the road
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Working on the road

By Joe On 22nd October 2018
I've known for a few years now I wanted to travel and while I saved, I wanted some form of sustainable income to still be coming in...
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5 Tips For Being Eco On The Road
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5 Tips For Being Eco On The Road

By Joe On 20th October 2018
It’s important to most van lifers I’ve met that they do their best to conserve the planet they enjoy exploring so much, I’d say it’s an unspoken core principal almost.
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Menstruating While Living In A Van
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Menstruating While Living In A Van

by Alice on 17th October 2018
Being on your period while traveling can suck! Living full time in a van you forgo some home comforts which can be most missed during your time...
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Laundry On The Road... the Eco Way!
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Laundry On The Road... the Eco Way!

Updated By Alice on 15th May 2019
Tips for washing your clothes while traveling with ease and keeping the environment in mind
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Leaving Home
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Leaving Home

By Alice On 20th September 2018
Deciding to leave our established lives was something that didn’t come overnight. The longing and drive to change our way of lives had been building over the years..
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Insulating Your Van
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Insulating Your Van

By Joe On 15th September 2018
Having already completed the insulation of our van, I can tell you it was our least favorite job and it sucks... you want nothing more than to just get the walls up...
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Choosing Your Van
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Choosing Your Van

By Joe On 13th September 2018
Buying your van can feel like the biggest hurdle before you get started. To van lifers, its not just a van, it’s a home! When we bought our van...
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