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The Bibia Bus 3

The Bibia Bus: DIY Short Bus Conversion w/ Shower

During his senior year of college, Stefaan spent his class periods scrolling through Marketplace searching for a bus that he and his buddies could hop into and trash during the summer they graduated. But once Stefaan found his rig and started putting in the hours fixing mechanical issues, rust problems and water damage, he simply [...]

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heir DIY Van Build. 2

Professional Baker & Makeup Artist in their DIY Van Build

Brad and Shyla wanted to switch things up in life, so they went down the van life rabbit-hole on YouTube, purchased a van, and then moved in — when all they had in it was a platform and their Tempurpedic mattress! Neither had any construction experience, but the finished product is gorgeous. They included an [...]

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Bev’s Bohemian Van Update! 2

Bev’s Bohemian Van Update! 59 & Awesome

When Beverly first got into vanlife three years ago, she kept things simple and to a tight budget just to make sure she really wanted to live in a van. You might remember her last van tour we showed off here. Well now she’s had some time to make renovations and wanted to share her [...]

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Getaway House Now Has 800 Cabins Country-Wide 11

They Started With 3 Off-Grid Tiny Houses And Now They Have Hundreds

Back when we first told you about Getaway House, there were only a few homes in three different locations on the East Coast. But the concept of private, internet-free tiny homes where you can escape the demands of every day was so popular, the company now has plans for 800 tiny homes in 16 locations. [...]

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Kris’ Handmade Off-Grid Smallholding in Wales 3

Kris’ Handmade Off-Grid Smallholding in Wales

As a fellow homesteader/self-sufficient wannabe, Kris’ tour of his smallholding that he created from basically nothing for very little money is absolutely astounding. He’s planted 2,500 trees, built a solar array and hydroelectric plant, crafted his own cordwood home as well as a huge workshop, greenhouse and multiple outbuildings all using — primarily — materials [...]

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Brandon’s Tesla-Powered Skoolie 2

Living in his School Bus Conversion at 40 

A decade ago Brandon did his first big road trip, and since then he’s been hoping to someday hit the road full time again. He was trying out a van for a bit when he stumbled across this bus for sale in the parking lot of a mechanic’s shop — and within 45 minutes he [...]

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Shakalo 20′ 8

Shakalo 20-ft. Off-Grid Low-Maintenance Tiny House on Wheels

If you’re lucky enough to own some extra land somewhere, putting a tiny house there for personal family vacations is a great way to get a lower-cost vacation property! That’s what this Colorado couple did. They reached out to Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses to have an off-grid, low maintenance THOW built and delivered to their [...]

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