Our #VanLife Blog Posts

Hey team, welcome to our #vanlife blog, filled with the best stories, tips, advice and misadventures from our current journey travelling around Australia in a campervan.

On this page you’ll find all of our general van life blogs. If you find any useful or fun, please share them with your friends and anyone who may be interested in living in a van and travelling the world.

  • Nature’s Head Composting Toilet Review – Is This the Best in 2021?
    If you’re looking for the best eco-friendly toilet for your campervan or RV, then this Nature’s Head composting toilet review will help you with your buying decision. It’s not exactly a sexy topic, but trying to choose the best toilet for your tiny home on wheels is important if you’re thinking about what items to … Read More
  • The 7 Best Campervan Toilets – Ultimate 2021 Buying Guide
    Welcome to our ultimate guide to the best campervan toilets on the market! Whether you want are looking for a low-maintenance toilet solution for your van or want a more environmentally-friendly option, this expert blog post will help you find a campervan toilet that fits your wants and needs. Needing to use the bathroom in … Read More
  • LIVING IN A VAN – Your Complete Guide to Life on the Road
    If you’re thinking about living in a van and hitting the open road, there’s a lot of things you need to know first. Our ultimate guide will help you learn everything there is to know about life in a van, the costs involved and hands-on experience with tips. In case you’ve been living under a … Read More
  • The EPIC Van Life Guide to Free Camping in Australia (2021)
    Having travelled all around the country seeking out the best free camping in Australia, I’m pleased to bring you this expert guide on how you can save your costs when doing van life in Oz and make the most of freedom camping! Australia’s remote and wild outback offers an array of benefits to its travellers. … Read More
  • The 7 BEST Rooftop Tents for Epic Adventures (2021 Guide)
    Welcome to our ultimate guide to the best rooftop tents on the market! From basic rooftop tents offering essential protection from the elements to the most comfortable and spacious tents available, our expert blog post will help you find the best rooftop tent for your adventure! Even if you don’t have a spacious RV or … Read More
  • The ULTIMATE Guide to Buying a Campervan in Australia (2021)
    If you’re thinking about buying a campervan in Australia, there are quite a few things you need to know. The first thing is that you are in for one of the most incredible experiences of your life! Van life in Australia is absolutely amazing, and if the idea of camping next to the world’s best … Read More
  • THE BEST CAMPERVAN BED Ideas – ULTIMATE BUYING GUIDE
    Welcome to our ultimate guide to the best campervan bed ideas! Whether you want are looking for the most basic convertible bed or want to have a more permanent and dedicated bed, this expert blog post will help you find the best bed to suit your needs. If you want to create the ultimate DIY … Read More
  • THE 8 BEST CAMPERVAN SHOWER OPTIONS – The Alternative Guide
    Welcome to our ultimate guide to the best campervan shower options! Whether you’re just trying to get away from bathing in a river or lake or feel like you deserve a hot shower, this expert blog post will help you make the best decisions about shower options for your van. If you’ve spent any amount … Read More
  • The 6 Best Campervan Roof Vents – Ultimate Buyer’s Guide for 2021
    Welcome to our ultimate guide to the best camper van roof vents on the market! Whether you want a multi-speed programmable vent or a simple, affordable way to move air through your van, this expert blog post will help you find the roof vent for you. There’s nothing like the smell of fresh air while … Read More
  • THE 19 BEST CAMPERVAN ACCESSORIES (AND VAN LIFE ESSENTIALS)
    Owning a campervan is one of the best lifestyle choices you can make. Travelling around with complete freedom in what is essentially a tiny home is enough to make any curious wandered cheer with joy. Once you’ve bought, or built, your van though, it’s time to make it feel a bit more homely, and add … Read More
  • The 7 Best Campervan Stove – Ultimate Buying Guide
    Welcome to our ultimate guide to the best campervan stove on the market! Whether you want to build a fixed stove in your campervan or have the flexibility of cooking outside with a portable stove, our expert blog post will help you make the best decision about buying a stove for your van. You don’t … Read More
  • The 5 BEST Campervan Ovens – Perfect for RV Cooking in 2021
    Welcome to our ultimate guide to the best campervan ovens on the market! If you’re looking for a built-in oven or just want something lightweight and easy you can cook with outside, our expert blog post will help you make the best decision for finding a great oven for your van! A campervan oven may … Read More
  • The 10 BEST RV Air Compressor Reviews – Ultimate 2021 Guide
    Welcome to our ultimate guide to the best RV air compressors available! Whether you want an onboard air compressor or something portable that is quick and easy to operate, this expert blog post will help you find the best air compressor to keep you safe and comfortable on the road. There’s nothing worse than cruising … Read More
  • VAN LIFE AUSTRALIA Monthly Budget Report – July 2020
    Welcome to our blog series where we are going to open up completely and dive into our monthly van life costs and budget here in Australia! We recently brought our blog post on just how much we spend doing van life in Australia (you can read our June 2020 budget report here), and as promised, … Read More
  • The 7 BEST Campervan Coffee Makers – Ultimate 2021 RV Guide
    Welcome to our ultimate guide to the best campervan coffee makers you can find! Whether you’re looking for a single cup at a time or want to wake up to a fresh pot of coffee, this expert blog post will help you find a great coffee maker for your van. Of all of the campervan … Read More
  • The 10 BEST Campervan Solar Panels (Ultimate 2021 Guide)
    Welcome to our ultimate guide to the best campervan solar panels available! Whether you want a more affordable portable solar system or want to fix high-end solar panels to your van, our expert blog post will get you on the right track to keeping your batteries topped up with solar power. Solar panels are a … Read More
  • The 10 BEST Campervan Inverters – MUST-READ 2021 Guide
    Welcome to our ultimate guide to the best campervan inverters you can buy! Whether you want a simple inverter you can plug into your 12v cigarette lighter or want a more robust inverter connected to your battery bank, this expert blog post will help you find the best inverter for your van. Just because you’re … Read More
  • THE 9 BEST CAMPERVAN WATER PUMPS – ULTIMATE BUYING GUIDE
    Welcome to our ultimate guide to the best campervan water pumps on the market! Whether you want a simple mechanical pump or a worry-free 12v electric pump, this expert blog post will help you find the water pump you want for your van. If you’re new to the van life community, then you may not … Read More
  • The Ultimate Guide to the BEST Campervan Batteries (2021)
    Welcome to our ultimate guide to the best battery for campervans on the market! Whether you want just enough juice to keep your devices charged or need a massive amount of power to keep your business up and running from the road, our expert blog post will help you make the best decision for storing … Read More
  • Changing Registration from Panel Van to Motorhome in NSW
    When we bought our beautiful motorhome, it had already been converted by the previous owner. This was a huge bonus for us as the work had already been done and we were short on time and resources to do the build ourselves. Changing the van over into our name was a straightforward process in New … Read More
  • THE 10 BEST CAMPERVAN FRIDGES – ULTIMATE BUYING GUIDE
    Welcome to our ultimate guide to the best campervan fridges available on the market! Whether you want a more affordable portable fridge or want to build a fixed refrigerator into your van, our expert blog post will help you make the best decision for keeping your food and drink nice and cold. While campervan fridges … Read More
  • Van Life Australia Monthly Budget Report – June 2020
    Welcome to our new series where we are going to open up completely and dive into our monthly van life costs and budget here in Australia! One of the topics that gets brought up the most in van life communities and groups is just how much money people spend while living on the road. Surprisingly … Read More
  • THE 9 BEST CAMPERVAN HEATERS – ULTIMATE BUYING GUIDE
    Welcome to our ultimate guide to the best campervan heaters on the market! Whether you want a cheap option or go all out on a high-end diesel system, our expert blog post will get you on the right track to staying warm in your van this winter. Any experienced camper or van lifer knows how … Read More
  • 5 Things We’ve Learnt from Our First Week on the Road
    It’s now the end of our first week of living out of the van while travelling New South Wales, and we wanted to sit down and reflect on some of the things we’ve learnt over the last 7 days. Even though we have a lot of experience with van life, being on the move and … Read More