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From Backpacking to Bus Life in His $10K Rig 3

Backpacker’s $10,000 School Bus Build

It’s not often that a bus build is an upsize in housing, but that’s the case for Sam, a traveling artist who put away his backpack to create this gorgeous bus home for about $10K and a lot of reclaimed materials. Sam had spent 5 months hiking the Pacific Crest Trail when he decided it [...]

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Retiree’s Amazing Camper Van Filled with Heirlooms

Retired Life in his $11,000 DIY Motorhome Tiny House

You might remember Kenny’s awesome Dodge Dualie Home on Wheels we showed you back in 2020 when he won Simple Solar Homesteading’s “Off-Grid Houses on the Move” Contest. Well here’s a video tour nearly two years later showing Kenny living his best life on the road! His entirely off-grid rig has an amazing closet that [...]

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Fully Off-Grid THOW in New Zealand with Stand Up Loft 3

New Zealand Tiny House with a Tall-Boy Loft

One of the biggest complaints with tiny homes is that people don’t want to crawl into a loft to go to bed. But, getting a bedroom on the ground floor usually means sacrificing space for the kitchen, living area, and bathroom. Not in this tiny house! Angus tows tiny homes for a living and got [...]

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This Itty Bitty Camper Van Belongs to the Cutest Couple 3

This Itty Bitty Camper Van Belongs to the Cutest Couple

There’s tiny. And then there’s tiny. Nici & Max are the proud owners of one of an itty bitty camper van that they’ve beautifully and creatively converted into a tiny house with everything they need. Believe it or not, it has two living room configurations, in addition to its bedroom set-up. The couple loved going [...]

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Murphy Bed & Amazing Storage in Freelancer’s Awesome Van 2

Murphy Bed & Amazing Storage in Freelancer’s Awesome Van

Laurén might just have the best of both worlds — she owns her own little farmhouse in South Carolina where she stays during the nice weather, and when winter hits, she hops in her converted Ram Promaster to chase the sun. Her variety of remote work both for her family’s business and Tiny Home Tours [...]

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Her DIY Reclaimed Tiny Home in Oregon

Her DIY Reclaimed Materials Tiny Home in Oregon

Almost a decade ago, Danielle lived in Austin and was tired of the creeping rent prices. In her heart, she wanted to get all her friends to build tiny homes with her, so they could live in a little commune. While that didn’t all happen, about 6 years ago, *she* finished building her own DIY [...]

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Couple’s Bus Conversion Built To Fit A Growing Family

Couple’s Bus Conversion Built To Fit A Growing Family

Hunter & Carly first got their taste for tiny living from traveling in an RV, but wanted something that was their own. Initially, they considered converting a van or shuttle bus, but ultimately decided if they were going to go through all the trouble of DIY-ing a home, they wanted it to work for them [...]

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From Bus Conversion to Van Life in Their Ford Transit 2

They Went from Bus Life to Van Life

When Kels and Jay first went tiny, they converted a large bus into an awesome tiny house. Kels said that was largely for her — she couldn’t imagine downsizing any further into a van. But after two years of #buslife, she realized she didn’t need that much! So they sold the bus and converted a [...]

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After Losing His Wife, zman Retires in His Overlander 5

Retired in an Overlander RV After Losing his Wife

Daniel served in Vietnam and Thailand and got married, had children, raised them, and retired. Just after retiring, he lost his wife to cancer.  He felt completely lost and ended up hiking the Camino de Santiago Trail in Spain, where he came to realize how little he needed to live and feel content — so [...]

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Dancer and Fashionista’s Amazing French-Inspired Shuttle Bus 4

Dancer and Fashionista’s Amazing French-Inspired Shuttle Bus

D knows what she loves and is so unapologetically *her,* and you can see that all the way through her shuttle bus conversion. She actually built and owns her own tiny house, but found it was too difficult to tow around. So she used the leftover materials from her THOW build, along with other reclaimed [...]

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Senior Finds Safety and Security and Financial Freedom in Her Container Home 2

Retired with Financial Freedom in Her Shipping Container Tiny Home

After suffering sexual assault, Sally found herself feeling unsafe in her three-bedroom home. She would need to check closets and bedrooms to make sure they were clear. But now that she’s downsized into a tiny container home, she feels at peace in her surroundings filled with artwork. Her home has all she needs and with [...]

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Captain Tucker’s Escape to Baja in His Class A RV 2

Captain Tucker’s Escape to Baja in His Class A RV

It’s so secret that restaurant owners/workers/chefs work long, tiring hours. And during the past few years, it’s been harder than ever to navigate the ever-changing laws and restrictions. For Captain Tucker, he thought buying an RV to put behind his restaurant where he could catch naps during his 14-hour days would be enough to restore [...]

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Canada to Panama and Back in ProMaster with Murphy Bed 3

Canada to Panama and Back in ProMaster with Murphy Bed

Anne-So and JP met in university and later started dating. It was their New Zealand road-tripping in a rental van that made them fall in love with vanlife, but JP wasn’t quite sold on selling all their stuff, quitting their jobs, and moving into a van full-time — at first! Thankfully, he came around, and [...]

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Artist and Web Designer on the Road at 18 Years Old 2

Artist and Web Designer Hit the Road at 18 Years Old

Emma and Justin fell in love at 15, and as high school graduation loomed, were trying to decide what to do next. College? Stay home with their parents? Neither option sounded fun, but they saw van/bus conversions all over YouTube and thought that was their best course of action. While they spent $6,000 more than [...]

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