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    How much did it cost to build my campervan?

    One of the most frequently asked questions I get is how much did it cost to build by camper van, and where did you source the parts from? Well in this blog post I'm going to break it all down for you and provide you with the links to where…

    How to install a woodburner

    I have a new woodburner for the van. I went back to Dave at Glastonbury Burners and got a new "mini-cyclops" burner which is based on my old Gnome. In this video and article I am going to show you how I removed my old wood burner and installed the…

    Registering your converted van as a campervan

    So you have just completed your self build camper van, and it is still registered as a panel van with the DVLA (Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency). Now comes the time where you want to change the the V5 logbook form from "panel van" to "motor caravan". I have just…

    Vauxhall Movano Rustic Self-Build Campervan Tour

    I recently met up with Theo and Bee from The Indie Projects, who came down to Dartmoor to interview me about my self built Vauxhall Movano camper van. I have been subscribed to Theo and Bee's YouTube channel for a number of years, and have followed their European travels in…

    Snowdonia Weekend – UK Vanlife Vlog

    I made a last minute decision to drive from Devon to Snowdonia National Park in north Wales. It really was a spur of the moment thing - I just felt like a change of scenery and the mountains were a good a place as any...

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    • Reviews
      Suaoki Power Generator Review

      Suaoki Power Generator Review

      I was recently contacted by Suaoki to see if I would be interested in testing out the Suaoki Power Generator. Its a portable power pack containing a big lithium ion battery, and is designed for charging electronic devices on the go. But what makes it a bit special, is that…

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      How to install a woodburner in a campervan

      Campervan woodburner installation: a how to guide

      I have a new woodburner for the van. I went back to Dave at Glastonbury Burners and got a new "mini-cyclops" burner which is based on my old Gnome. In this video and article I am going to show you how I removed my old wood burner and installed the…

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      How to install a hammock in a campervan

      How to install a hammock in a campervan

      Ive been wanting to install a hammock in the van for some time, but never got around to doing it. But now I have, and here is how I did it! Firstly, you are going to want to install the eye bolts into the main body structure of the van.…

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      How to install a split charge kit in a VW T4 van

      Installing a split charge kit in a VW T4 Transporter

      Having completed the camper interior of the van, it was time to hook up a second battery to provide power in the back of the van. To install a second battery, or leisure battery as it is commonly called, you need to wire it in with a split charge kit.…

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      Registering your converted van as a campervan

      Registering your converted van as a campervan

      So you have just completed your self build camper van, and it is still registered as a panel van with the DVLA (Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency). Now comes the time where you want to change the the V5 logbook form from "panel van" to "motor caravan". I have just…

    • How To
      Fitting off road tyres to a VW T4 Transporter

      Fitting all terrain tyres to a VW T4 Transporter

      As you may have spotted in some previous posts, I have changed the suspension, wheels and tyres on the van for something a little chunkier. I must admit it was a tough decision to make, as I really like the lowered look with 18 inch alloys, its part of the…

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      How to empty a Thetford cassette toilet

      How to empty a Thetford cassette toilet

      In this video above, I cover one of the less pleasant aspects of vanlife, emptying the cassette toilet! In my Talbot Express camper van, I have a Thetford cassette toilet, that can hold around 20 litres in the waste tank. It has a separate tank for fresh water, and this…

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      Top UK Vanlife Instagram accounts you should be following

      UK Vanlife Instagram accounts you should be following!

      If you haven't checked it out yet, Instagram is a great source of vanlife photos from people from all walks of life. One search on the vanlife hashtag will bring up thousands of photos of people living the vanlife all over the world. So to celebrate passing 5000 followers on…

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      Vauxhall Movano Rustic Self-Build Campervan Tour

      I recently met up with Theo and Bee from The Indie Projects, who came down to Dartmoor to interview me about my self built Vauxhall Movano camper van. I have been subscribed to Theo and Bee's YouTube channel for a number of years, and have followed their European travels in…

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    • Outdoor Adventures
      Cliff jumping and snorkelling at Ansteys Cove, Torquay

      Cliff Jumping and Snorkelling at Ansteys Cove, Devon

      A week of hot weather during June 2017 saw myself, and a load of climber mates, spend nearly every day in the water at Ansteys Cove, Redgate Beach and Long Quarry Point in Torquay, Devon. It was so hot that you had to spend a lot of time in the…

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      Vanlife TV Update: What have I been doing?

      Vanlife TV Update: What have I been doing?

      Its been a while since I have posted a new video, or even written a blog post, and there's a few reasons for that. Firstly, I have been busy just getting on with life, working, hanging out with friends etc and have never found the time to sit down and…

    • Outdoor Adventures
      Camping on Dartmoor during an electrical storm - a microadventure

      Camping during an electrical storm – a Microadventure

      A few of us sat in the local climbing centre, and hatched a plan for a microadventure on Dartmoor. The idea was to overnight in tents, and climb the following day. As the day arrived, the overnight forecast was for torrential rain and thunderstorms. After much discussion we decided to…

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