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Start of life on the road: our travel plans

Start of life on the road: our travel plans

Our campervan conversion project is officially done! The final finishing touches have been completed and we’re finally busy sorting out the last stuff and packing up our little home on wheels as we are writing this blog post!     Paperwork Our campervan was inspected […]

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Campervan conversion: how to build a sofa bed

Campervan conversion: how to build a sofa bed

A comfortable bed makes a house a home. Or should we say makes a campervan a home? In our campervan conversion, building the bed was the most important part. Everything else we built and included in our RV was built around our comfortable nest. A […]

Building a campervan: the struggle is real

Building a campervan: the struggle is real

Living in a campervan, it’s a dream come true. By the end of next week, that dream will finally be fulfilled. Our dream of living the vanlife started in June. Jordy was working on his internship and the end of his master was approaching quickly. […]

Masters degree, now what…

Masters degree, now what…

The last few months have been quite a rollercoaster for us. We have been living in our student apartment together for 5 and a half years now. During this time we always had in mind that we want to take a year off after earning […]

Campervan Conversion: 5 things not to save money on when building a campervan

Campervan Conversion: 5 things not to save money on when building a campervan

We’re slowly approaching the end of our build and with it, the start of our vanlife adventure. It’s been quite a journey, trying to turn an old panel van into a cozy home on wheels. Since we bought our van back 6 months ago, we’ve […]

Campervan conversion: paneling the walls and ceiling

Campervan conversion: paneling the walls and ceiling

In a campervan conversion, just like in any other home, the walls and ceiling make up the largest surface area. They play a huge role in the outcome of any build. Have you ever walked into a home improvement store to pick a new color […]

Campervan conversion: how to install solar panels on your campervan

Campervan conversion: how to install solar panels on your campervan

If you wish to be able to live in a campervan off-grid for short periods of time, or even fully off-grid, solar panels are the way to go. When starting out with our campervan conversion project, we did some research into the diversity of possibilities […]

Campervan conversion: What not to do (part 1)

Campervan conversion: What not to do (part 1)

Although we are not finished with our campervan conversion project just yet, mistakes were made. We definitely did learn a lot from our mistakes though. After buying a van, you’re probably overly excited to get started on the conversion as soon as possible. This can […]

Campervan conversion: distribution board

Campervan conversion: distribution board

Figuring out the electrical setup in our van conversion has been quite a challenge. One of the things we have come across during our research was the idea of using a distribution board to center all wires and fuses in one place, just like you […]

Campervan conversion: Solar charge controller

Campervan conversion: Solar charge controller

Although a charge controller is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when designing your solar system for your campervan, it is an essential one. A charge controller basically regulates the power that comes from your solar panels and goes to your leisure […]