Van life has become quite popular in the past few years. No longer is the stigma of ‘living in a van down by the river’ for just the downtrodden, gypsies or vagabonds. It’s also become a way of mixing nomadic life with the minimalist lifestyle. So, if you’re thinking of trying the van life yourself, you’ll want to read how to prepare and downsize for van life or tiny living.
When you live in a small space, whether it’s an RV, tiny home, apartment or even boat, it makes you rethink what’s really important in your life. If your stuff is getting in the way of living, then it’s time to buckle down to declutter and organize your living spaces. Because when you free yourself of unnecessary clutter, you can focus on those more important things and enjoy life better!
Did you know a simple paper coffee filter can provide many other uses other than for brewing coffee? We’ve found quite a few coffee filter hacks that can be used not only in your household but also in RVs and camping.
Living in a van down by the river is a figurative expression meaning being a complete failure at life, a drain on society. However, nothing could be further from the truth for many, including us, who choose to live minimally in vans or even downsizing to small RVs and campers while enjoying freedom and travel.
Van life and the minimalist lifestyle seems to be all the rage these days. Even downsizing from our fifth wheel RV to an even smaller motorhome has us rethinking what’s necessary thus, taking on the van life and minimalistic approach. What we’ve found in the process is we’re actually happier and less-stressed! But, this van life and minimalist attitude requires us to shop differently. So, here’s our collection of van life shopping hacks to get you thinking.
Winterizing your RV or camper is essential before putting it into storage for the winter season. Regardless if your RV is a motorhome, travel trailer, fifth wheel, truck camper or even camper van, we’ll show you the best winterizing procedures are necessary for all of your RV’s systems and components.
Since most campgrounds and RV parks don’t allow RV washing, we became enamored with Wash Wax ALL; a waterless exterior cleaner for RVs, boats, aircraft, automobiles and motorcycles. Since downsizing to our tiny Winnebago View Class C motorhome, we had to downsize our gallon jug size of the Wash Wax ALL. We found our solution!