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How to Winterize a Camper | Antifreeze, Air & Water Lines

For many camper owners, the beginning of October marks the end of another season of travel.  As the nights draw in and autumnal hues give way to bare branches and grey skies, it’s a sure sign winter is on the horizon. Unless planning to live in the camper in the winter months, now is the …

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How to Heat a Camper Without Electricity

RV living out of season brings more space, fewer people, lower costs and cooler temperatures. So staying warm and preventing heat loss from your camper is essential to take full advantage of off season camping. Some of the most common heating solutions for campers, RVs and camper trailers are a heavy draw on the electrical …

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10 Tips for Living in a Camper in the Winter & Living to Tell the Tale

Living in a camper in the winter isn’t for the faint hearted.  Winter camping trips or full-time cold weather RVing doesn’t need to be uncomfortable or something only Ralph Fiennes would consider. We’ve just come out of a Patagonian winter and as we defrosted, we reflected on the whole experience.  Cold weather RVing is not …

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Campervans Heating Options to Keep your Van Warm in Winter

Whether you intend to live in a van full-time or planning shorter winter road trips, staying warm and cosy is essentials for a happy and comfortable lifestyle. Heating for campervans comes in all sorts of guises.  Sure you can build a well insulated van and pile on layers of clothes but this may not be …

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The Best Camper Van Lighting Ideas for your Conversion

The idea of living in a van, especially one without many windows, can seem daunting. The notion of living in a small space with hardly any light would be enough to put most people off the idea altogether. Choosing the best van to live in for you and your lifestyle is important.  We chose a …

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Wild camping for motorhomes | A dry camping & boondocking guide

One of the major benefits of living in a van and campervan travels is the opportunity to get off grid. Escaping the beaten path, finding solitude in the wilderness or a private sunrise all from the comfort of your own campervan. And best of all – it’s probably completely free!  Wild camping is our preferred …

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Showers for Campervans | Off-Grid Living & Keeping Clean

One of the major decisions when planning a camper van conversion, is whether to install a shower or not. There’s plenty of ways to maintain personal hygiene on the road without a shower so they’re not essential. Take a look at our van life hacks for more advice too. If you do want a shower …

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Best Campervan Toilet Options for Living in a Van

Should you have a campervan with a toilet or without?  Many van dwellers adapt to living in a van without an onboard toilet. Others wouldn’t leave their drive without a fitted toilet. Whether you want a full size bathroom, an emergency use only solution or something in between boils down to the size of your …

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