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 years.
Kevin who lives in a modern version of a yurt lives off-grid and year-round. Winter included in New Hampshire. In this podcast, Kevin explains why he chose this type of tiny house over other options and the benefits and drawbacks of full-time living in a tent.
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In This Episode:
- What is a yurt?
- Is a yurt appropriate for cold-weather climates?
- Where to buy and what you can expect to pay for a yurt
- Wind, cold, and heat: the yurt can handle it all
- Kevin’s unique sleeping arrangement sounds super comfy
- No fridge? Off-grid cooking and food storage solutions
- Plans for the interior of the yurt