Author: Rachel Horne

van life hacks

My Top 17 Van Life Hacks

Living in a van can be challenging at times. Finding a safe place to park, making sure you have enough water and power, and navigating life in a confined space are all part of the daily routine.  It gets easier as time goes along, especially when you start working out […]

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How Long Do Mercedes Sprinter Vans Last?

Sprinters are famous for lasting a long time. Their engines are extremely reliable, making them a great choice for a van conversion vehicle. So, how long can a Mercedes Sprinter van’s engine really last? If you take good care of them with regular maintenance, Mercedes Sprinter vans can easily last […]

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How do you get Hot Water in a Campervan? (8 Best Options)

There are several different ways that you can get hot water in your campervan. These can be roughly organized into the categories of Propane, Electricity and Engine Heat, though there are various different methods using each heat source. Your decision should come down to the space available, your personal budget […]

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How Much Solar do I Need for Van Life?

As the technology becomes more lightweight and affordable than ever, an increasing number of vanlifers are opting to power their vans via solar. The amount of solar that you require depends on both your climate and energy use, varying greatly depending on your van set up. For example, someone running […]

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Why Are Vanlifers Choosing The Sprinter Camper Van?

All over the world, people are raving about their Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van conversions. From full time vanlifers living and working on the road, to outdoor lovers that use their Sprinter for weekend visits to the mountains, no one can seem to get enough of this model. The traditional buzz around […]

how long does it take to convert a van into a campervan

How Long Does it Take to Convert a Van Into a Campervan?

As living and travelling in a van becomes increasingly popular, more and more people are deciding to do their own van conversion rather than buying a ‘ready made’ adventure vehicle. By converting your own van, you can be certain that your vehicle is designed to meet your personal needs and […]

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Hiker Trailer Review: Pros/Cons and Owner QnA

For people who can’t get enough of the great outdoors, Hiker Trailer can make getting out into nature easier than ever. Hiker Trailer is a U.S. based company that has been manufacturing tear drop camping trailers for 14 years, designed to make camping trips affordable and comfortable. The trailers come […]