Van Life Documentary

Useful Van Life Websites and YouTube Channels

Cheap RV Living
A Must Visit For Newbies

This channel has the largest selection of videos for people getting started. There are hundreds of van tours and interviews from people living in cars to living in RVs and buses.

Van City Van Life
For kicking back and relaxing

This guy started van life around the same time I did. He started with almost nothing just a mattress on the floor. If you look at his older videos you can see how little you need to get started.

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Books About Van Life and Alternative Life Styles

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Walden On Wheels
On the open road from debt to freedom

In this book the author sets out to get out of debt as quickly as possible and of course he ends up living on the university campus in a van.

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Civilized to Death
The Price of Progress

An interesting book that asks the question does modern life improve the quality of our life and make us happier.

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The Moneyless Man
A Year of Freeconomic Living

Imagine living for an entire year without money. Where do you live? What do you eat? How do you stay in touch with your friends and family?

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The Last American Man

At the age of seventeen, Eustace Conway ditched the comforts of his suburban existence to escape to the wild. Away from the crushing disapproval of his father, he lived alone in a teepee in the mountains. Everything he needed he built, grew or killed. He made his clothes from deer he killed and skinned before using their sinew as sewing thread.

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The Man Who Quit Money

In 2000, Daniel Suelo left his life savings-all thirty dollars of it-in a phone booth. He has lived without money-and with a newfound sense of freedom and security-ever since. The Man Who Quit Money is an account of how one man learned to live, sanely and happily, without earning, receiving, or spending a single cent.

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Woman in the Wilderness
A story of survival, love & self-discovery in New Zealand

About a woman who lives simply in a tent or hut, and survives by hunting wild animals and foraging edible plants, relying on only minimal supplies. For the last six years she has lived this way, through all seasons, often cold, hungry and isolated in the bush. She loves her life and feels free, connected to the land, and happy.

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Aussie Van Life Blog Posts

Cooking An Morning Meal In The Van

2021-08-08 00:00:00 +0000

In this video I talk cook a morning meal reusing the pan from the night before to pouch the eggs and get the flavours from the spices etc.

Cooking An Evening Meal While Talking About Living In A Van With Covid-19 Lock Downs

2021-08-07 00:00:00 +0000

In this video I talk cook an evening meal while talking about what it has been like living in a van over the last 12 months or so with covid-19 lock downs.

Books About Van Life And Alternative Living

2021-08-07 00:00:00 +0000

Here are a list of books I have read or listened to on audible about van life and alternative living.

Migrate Website From Wordpress To Jekyll And Github Pages

2021-08-05 00:00:00 +0000

In this video I talk about why I am moving from wordpress to jekyll and github pages and a little bit about how it all works.

Don't Fall Into The Storage Locker Trap

2021-07-21 00:00:00 +0000

In this video I talk about how when I moved out I had way too much stuff in storage and it was a huge hassel to get at anything if I needed stuff or wanted to sell stuff or give stuff away.

Copper Dog Scotch Review

2021-07-20 00:00:00 +0000

Van Life Video Recording Studio With Chroma Key Background Removal

2020-11-01 00:00:00 +0000

Van Life Keeping It Real

2019-11-21 00:00:00 +0000

Van Life After Over 12 Months Full Time

2019-10-30 00:00:00 +0000

How To Have Nice Coffee In The Van

2019-10-30 00:00:00 +0000

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