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How much does van life cost?

One of the most common questions people have about this lifestyle is how much does van life cost? Well, how long is a piece of string? (Yep, I said it). Frustrating and overused idiom aside, it is hard to put ...
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How to start van life – everything you need to know

I can’t really remember what it was that first made us want to live the van life. We both love looking at cool camper van conversions and we always stop to point at old school motorhomes as they drive by ...
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Is van life for me? 8 questions you need to ask yourself

“Van Life is a sub-culture of nomadic individuals who are embracing minimalism on a journey to reassess what is truly important for a happy and balanced life.” - Ben, Kombi Life As more people fall in love with the idea ...
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Three months in: An update on van life

I’ve picked up a lot of extra work recently and taken on some great new clients, which means I have been writing my butt off the past couple of months. Just sadly not for this blog. And I do feel ...
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The North Coast 500 – The home straight

This will be my final update on our North Coast 500 journey, though they’ll be plenty of other Scotland-based content to come from the great places we stayed after we completed the NC 500 route. The last post ended as ...
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The North Coast 500 – Reaching the north coast of Scotland

When I last left you on our North Coast 5000 journey we had stopped in Gairloch, just 150 miles in and starting to climb up the West coast. This next instalment of our journey takes us all the way up ...
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The North Coast 500 – The first 150 miles

A few weeks back we completed the North Coast 500 which is a 500 mile road trip around the north of Scotland. The guide book we bought estimated that this would take us around a week, but we took a ...
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Van life – Our Scottish adventure so far!

At this point I probably shouldn't even call myself a blogger as I haven't put anything on here since 7th March! But as yesterday marked two weeks of living on the road, I thought it was about time I got ...
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Converting our own camper van – Phase 3

Here is the third and final part of our van conversion, though we are sure there will be plenty of tweaks to make in the future. With the basics in place, it was now time to start getting in the ...
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Converting our own campervan – Phase 2

Welcome to phase two of our campervan conversion! This post will take you through the next stages of our journey from putting in the floor to installing the fridge and cooker. These were some of the trickier, but certainly more ...
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