Van tour: Phil’s DIY camper – but wait till you see the shower

When you’re converting a van into your home, finding different ways to use every day items goes a long way. It helps to be constantly looking around and asking yourself ‘what can I use that for?’ or ‘how can I adapt this to make it work in my van?’ That’s what Phil did. After 5 […]

My leisure batteries are dead. Here’s how I chose new ones and replaced them

Everything in the living space of my van (fridge, computer, lights pump etc.) is powered by 2 big leisure batteries that are charged from the 200W of solar panels on the roof. But batteries don’t last forever and these batteries are now completely dead. If you live full time in a van, changing the batteries […]

This book will make you want to travel in a van – a sneak peek inside

I was sent a copy of this book, ‘Off the Road – Explorers, Vans and Life Off the Beaten Track’. The book is filled with stunning photos and stories of people who have taken to the road in their vans, trucks, busses and other contraptions with wheels. I thought I’d show you some of my favourite […]