What do you do with the rear ac unit air handler in a conversion van? We go over the process and pros/cons for removing it or leaving it in and building around it.
In this review of the BougeRV 180W solar panels, we examine and test out these affordable solar panels to see how they’ll hold up to full time van life.
Confused about installing electricity in your van? Check out our guide to everything electrical for tips, how-tos, and awesome diagrams.
BougeRV offers a low-priced portable refrigerator. But how does it stack up, and can it handle full time vanlife? Read our hands on review to find out!
Adding a smart battery isolator will let you charge your batteries from your van’s engine. Read on to see why you need an isolator and how to install one.
There are tons of 12 volt refrigerators out there, but are they any good? Discover the best 12 volt refrigerators for your vanlife, camping, or RV adventure.
Jackery portable power stations have made quite the splash. But can the Jackery Explorer 1000 stand up to life on the road? We test one to find out!
How do nomads navigate society without a permanent address? In this post, follow along as we adventure to nomad-friendly South Dakota to become legal residents!
How do you get a permanent address as a vanlifer, RVer, or nomad? We go over the options for setting up a legal address even when you travel full time.
How do you get mail and packages without a fixed address? In this post we go over all the ins and outs of getting your mail on the road as a vanlifer. Read on!
Trying to figure out how to mount an awning onto your van? We’ve got you covered. Read on to see how we mounted an ARB awning without a roof rack.
It can be tough to find the best power inverter for your DIY campervan. Read our epic guide to inverters for everything you need to know for your build.
Dealing with mold is every vanlifer’s worst nightmare. Read about how we dealt with a mold issue on our subfloor with some easy mold prevention strategies.
Confused about how best to insulate your van? Our guide breaks it all down for you! From the best materials, to how insulation works, to step-by-step instructions, to answers to common questions – everything you need is right here!
After 7 months of living in our van, we know what works and what doesn’t. Here’s 5 things we’d change about our build, and 5 things we’ll never change.
Choosing and installing the water in your van can be intimidating. Read on for instructions on how we installed a foot pump system in our DIY van build.
The Fan-Tastic Vent is highly recommended among RVers. But is it the best choice of vent fan if you live in your vehicle full time? Read on to find out!
Check out our guide on how to make a portable solar panel tilt mount out of PVC and zip ties. Complete with quick-connect wiring. Perfect for van life.
Modern AGM batteries are uber-safe, but there are still many good reasons for a battery box. See how we built a plywood battery box for our van build!
A queen sized bed? IN A VAN?!? Read our in-depth post to see how we managed to fit a big, comfy bed in our van build and still have plenty of space.