Adventure Vehicles

living in a short bus

Living in a Short Bus: 5 Full-Timers Tell All

Short bus conversions hit the sweet spot between tiny but agile vans and comfortable but unwieldy full-size buses. Of course, there are pros and cons to each type of vehicle, but in this article, I will share my experience living full-time in a short bus for over two years and […]

what is the smallest 5th wheel

What is the Smallest 5th Wheel? (7 Crowd Favorites)

You may have seen them rumbling into the campground, that enormous trailer attached to a heavy-duty pick-up. It might even tower over your tow-behind like a highway rig, leaving you to ask: Could I ever drive one of those? Like all trailers and RVs, 5th wheels come in all shapes […]

how much solar do i need for a van life

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 […]

tourig sprinter van conversions review

TouRig Sprinter Van Conversions (Review and FAQs)

Converted Sprinter vans are often seen as the pinnacle of van life goals, and Colorado-based TouRig creates some of the swankiest professional van conversions available today. In this article, we’ll take a look at what TouRig offers and hear from Kate and Levi, the company’s marketing team as well as […]

which sprinter van is best for conversion

Which Sprinter Van is Best for Conversion?

The most significant decision when deciding how best to start your van life is choosing the right van to convert. My husband and I test drove both a Ford Transit and a Ram Promaster, but we settled on the classic Sprinter van for its reliability, versatility, and a few key […]

why are vanlifers choosing the sprinter camper van

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 […]

saving for vanlife

Saving for Vanlife (How Much You’ll Need)

The most common questions my boyfriend and I get while living full-time on the road are variations of, “How do you afford it?” There are no trust funds here – quite simply, we saved up before we made the transition to vanlife, we live very frugally, and we work from […]

honda element campers

Honda Element Campers: Pros/Cons and Owner QnA

Honda Elements are an unsuspecting yet popular option for conversion to campers. Their boxy shape, clam shell tailgates, removable back seats, and easy-to-clean surfaces make them an ideal choice for a relatively fuel-efficient small camper. Some enthusiasts opt to convert Elements themselves, although there are several companies that offer professional […]