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Couple Travels in DIY Van w/ Parrot


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After weekend traveling out of their SUV, Shay and Luis decided to sell their home and their food truck and live full-time in a Ford Transit van. With zero former DIY experience, they learned all they needed from YouTube to create a cute and functional home on wheels.

The van has a nifty hidden bathroom, functional kitchen, and special adaptations for their African Grey parrot, Lucas, who travels with them everywhere! Let us know in the comments what you think about the bathroom.

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Gorgeous Transit Van Conversion

Couple Travels in DIY Van w Parrot

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They learned all their DIY skills from YouTube!

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They have a 6-inch mattress for plenty of comfort.

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The counter flips up and shows off their hidden bathroom.

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Highlights

  • Shay, Luis, and their beloved African grey parrot, Lucas, live in a van conversion named Scarlet!
  • They sold their home and food truck to pursue full-time van life, living in a Ford Transit 250 with a 148″ wheelbase.
  • Their first taste of nomadic life was weekend travel in their SUV, but Luis wanted a bit more space.
  • They have a well-equipped kitchen with an extendable table, deep sink with a 360 faucet, sophisticated water filtration system, a compact fridge, and two-burner stove.
  • You’ll love their ingenious bathroom setup with a composting toilet/shower space!

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Natalie C. McKee

Natalie C. McKee is a contributor for Tiny House Talk and the Tiny House Newsletter. She's a wife, and mama of three little kids. She and her family are homesteaders with sheep, goats, chickens, ducks and quail on their happy little acre.
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