Category Archives for "Van Life"
I had the pleasure of interviewing the staff of Cascade Campers a few years ago for the Tiny House Magazine. This small van conversion company has been growing every year and now have something more to add to their van-building repertoire—kitchen pods. Cascade Campers converts Promaster City vehicles into simple camper vans. One of the […]Continue reading
I recently discovered Outpost 33 and his simple camper van conversion. This is a reminder that a minimal do-it-yourself project is all you need to live tiny. The camper conversion uses as its base a 2011 Ford Transit Connect van which was a cargo van for a roofing company in its previous life. Outpost 33 […]Continue reading
There are several reasons why the Toyota Tacoma is sold more often than the Ford Ranger, Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon combined. Reliability, dependability, and re-sale value rank at the top, but customization should be high on the list as well. Especially with the ability to add lightweight custom campers into or onto the truck bed. […]Continue reading
Jess and Shawn researched, saved, planned, and planned before building out their gorgeous and amazingly livable van tiny home, a Ram Promaster 3500 van conversion. The process took eight months of weekend building. During the design/build phase, they prioritized creating a fully functional tiny home. So that meant maximizing every centimeter to allow room for […]Continue reading
The original tiny house folks had a little more foresight than the average person. It takes guts and grit to do a complete 180 against the norm and try to live a different way. The Rivian R1T is going beyond the electric truck into adventure vehicle territory. While tiny houses are now part of that […]Continue reading