Off Grid Living on a Yurt Homestead

Meghan enjoys off grid living on her yurt homestead in Northern California. She’s been living on her property for almost five years, while her 30-foot yurt home has been here for 20 years. Since she became the owner, Meghan added a yurt bedroom connected to the main dwelling, a 16-foot … Read more

Camping Yurts as Tiny Homes

yurt at night

Camping Yurts is a small company located in Summer Lake, Oregon. They are about a 3-hour drive from where I live and I hope soon to go visit them in person. Camping yurts are lightweight, portable shelters, ideal for family camping, vacations, temporary accommodation, special events, or even weddings. They … Read more

Southern Utah is Made for Convenient Camping

Southern Utah has a special draw for anyone looking for adventure. Whether it’s the secret slot canyons, red hoodoos, or brazen night sky, this area of the Beehive State attracts outdoor lovers from all over world all year long. Utah camping options go way beyond the tent and RV. With … Read more

Kevin O’Brien Living in a Yurt Full Time

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 … Read more

Bothan, Sheds, and Yurts of Eigg

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 … Read more

New Generation of Luxury Yurts

Are you looking for a tiny house for an off-grid location? Weather Port Shelter Systems of Colorado has updated the yurt for a year-round all-weather experience with their luxury yurts. Here is what they say: Our modern yurts combine the time-tested concept of a Mongolian “ger” (yurt) with the latest … Read more

Building A Wood-Framed Panelized Yurt

I’ve always been a big fan of Yurts. I love the feeling of being in the round. There are many varieties out there and a new book has been released recently that I have gotten to review. It is called Building A Wood-Framed Panelized Yurt and is written by Marvin … Read more