Who said van-life was only for youngsters? Virginia (@veevanvoom on Instagram) is an incredible woman from Canada who was inspired by tiny house television shows to retire early in her own van conversion. That’s right, van life retirement!
She worked for 38 years as a massage therapist and with the help of some friends and experts built out her very own custom van home. Virginia even carved out some space in her little van for her massage table! She already traveled through her home country of Canada and is currently traveling through the states, building community and exploring beautiful places as she goes. Thanks Tiny Home Tours/YouTube for the great video tour you can watch below!
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Massage Therapist Retires and Travels US & Canada in her Van! Could You See Yourself Retiring To Van Life??
Virginia got this gorgeous copper sink from Portugal. She brought it home as her carry-on.
She incorporated copper details in other places around her home to tie it all in.
Love the ceiling? Virginia said it was tough to paint, but well worth the effort!
Close-up of the ceiling panels.
This “wooden quilt” detailing on the back doors is absolutely stunning.
Some beautiful artwork (which folds down into a table) made for Virginia by a friend, and her pantry.
VIDEO: Solo Van Life after Retirement – Her Beautiful Tiny House on Wheels
Virginia is an incredibly inspiring woman. She was already at retirement age, but loved her job. When she learned about van-life, she took her time, built out a beautiful space with the help of friends and family and got on the road.
- Solo Van Life after Retirement – Her Beautiful Tiny House on Wheels
- Tiny Home Tours on YouTube
- Follow Virginia on Instagram
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