These days Roman and Ioana use their 1990 VW Van for weekend trips around their home country of Switzerland, but they previously used the van — named Leni — for a full year of travel around Europe.
One of the coolest features of this van is the back bathroom. It’s accessible by the garage doors and makes it easy to use the bathroom or shower — if you pick a secluded spot you can even leave the doors open!
Additionally the van has a self-built bike rack and a super cool folding bed that allows for extra headroom in the snug living quarters. Check out the awesome video tour and interview with Tiny Home Tours below.
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Leni the 1990 VW Van Travels Europe
Here’s the compact main living area
The table folds down for meal time
The cozy bunk folds down as well for sleeping
One compact kitchen! Ioana still says she manages to cook quite a lot
Bathroom in the back. Great set-up!
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- 1990 VW Van
- Named “Leni”
- Couple spent year traveling Europe in the van
- Now based in Switzerland
- Couple takes weekend trips
- Fold-down bed allows for head room
- Custom-built bike rack on back of van
- Garage doors open to bathroom
- Nature’s Head composting toilet
- Indoor & Outdoor shower options
- Fold-down table
- Cab chairs turn around for additional seating
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