8 tips for finding the right van for your van conversion

#Vanlife, in the words of Derek Zoolander, is “so hot right now”. If, like ourselves, you are keen for endless adventure, then you’re going to...

7 brilliant moments van life beats living in a traditional home

Many people see us living in a van and wonder how we manage to live in such a tight space, with no bathroom, heating or...

How we made our dream a reality

It was an average Thursday evening in the summer of 2012 and Alex had been talking about buying a van to take his family...

How to access Highway 1 behind road closures, California, USA

If you're road tripping the USA at the moment, especially in California, you'll have heard the bad news about the state's most beautiful road...
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Cheap Watchdog + Coolant Alarm Solution

We share our secrets for avoiding overheating our diesel engine. A super cheap temperature alarm designed for computers and a Redarc LCA 1224 Low...
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Installing airbags on Vanda for extra security

We've got Vanda packed full of gear for living, eating and sleeping. With all the extra weight we were recommended to install some airbags...
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What you can buy for under $1 in the USA

We are often asked about the cost of traveling in the USA, and to be utterly honest - IT IS CHEAP! We sleep for free...

Vanda celebrates 250,000kms with a special service

This past week has been full of records. Not only have we now been on the road for two months and driven 13,000kms since...

4 Years In A Kombi Through Middle East, Asia and Americas...

Sandra and Marcus have spent the last 4 years living and traveling in their 1978 Volkswagen Kombi from Switzerland to the world! They started heading...