Category Archives for "Yurts"
Ethan and Janet have decided to pull back the curtain and discuss this subject on his podcast. Janet is the Founder, President, and Treasurer of Tiny House Alliance USA and is currently leading an exploratory initiative to develop new global building standards with ASTM. Janet does a great job of explaining what ASTM International is, […]Continue reading
In this week’s episode of the podcast, Ethan interviews Kevin O’Brien about living in a yurt full time. In some ways, a yurt might be considered the first tiny house on wheels. The nomadic tribes of Central Asia have used this round tent covered with skins or felt as a mobile dwelling for hundreds of […]Continue reading
Located off the coast of mainland Scotland, the Isle of Eigg is tiny, yet mighty. Not only does it survive the rough northern seas, but it also serves as an example of what can be done when a community stands and works together. Eigg is a tiny island in the Inner Hebrides, Scotland. Before 1997, […]Continue reading
Six years ago, Mike, Lacie, and their three kids downsized left the city and moved into a small yurt in the country to try their hand at homesteading. Like so many people, they dreamed of living off the land and growing their own food, and with a lot of hard work, they’ve made their vision […]Continue reading
I’m always on the lookout for options for you test out tiny house living. Making the step to downsizing to a tiny space is a big thing and you really need to see if it will work for you before you invest your life savings into it. Living in a tent may not be the […]Continue reading