A VW Caddy Van Conversion could be your key to unlocking all sorts of awesome adventure escapes. From weekend getaways through to epic year long adventures, it is a great choice of van, and there is no doubt it is underrated, especially when compared to… Read More »Can you live in a VW Caddy Van? You’d Be Surprised!
Hi! We're Charles and Rissy, vanlifers and owners of Build Your Dream Van.
It is natural for newcomers to van life who swap out their homes, packed with consumer objects and clutter, to assume that they should find a massive fan that can fit all their belongings and offer them the comforts of home. But part of the… Read More »Can you live the Vanlife in a Ford Transit Connect Van?
Is A Lagun table Mount Worth it? To put it simply, a table is a necessity for van life. And because living out of a van puts a high priority on space, the table you decide to install should be versatile for work and meals… Read More »10 Awesome Lagun Table Mount Van Conversions
Is the MaxxFan Deluxe good – Our Verdict. Ok, let’s get straight to the point… Is the MaxxFan Deluxe any good? Well, yes. Yes, it is. We flat-out loved our MaxxFan Deluxe. It did everything that we expected it to do and did it well. Sure… Read More »Honest Review of The MaxxAir MaxxFan Deluxe 7000k
So, you’ve been visualising your dream van. It’s got the dreamy, warm-toned ambient lighting. It’s got the decorative, artistic tapestries. Maybe you’ve even planned out the shelving units and the storage components. But, have you given that same level of thought to your #vanlife outdoor… Read More »12 Incredibly Awesome Van Life Outdoor Shower Ideas
Here’s What You Need To Know About Van Insulation Insulating a van is hard damn work. No two ways about it. There’s the planning, the gazillions of insulation options to choose from, all with weird names like Polyiso Board and strange terminology like R-Values and… Read More »Do I REALLY Need To Insulate A Van? The Truth About Van Insulation
In this article I’m (Charlie) going to share the reasons why we put a bench seat with storage in our van, and what we would do next time if we were doing a build all over again. When planning our Ford Transit Van conversion, we… Read More »How To Build A Bench Seat In a Van Explained
When we started our own van build, and were designing the layout, we spent a long time devising the best layout options for the space. In doing this planning, we naturally researched the best tables for van conversions, before eventually settling on the Lagun Table… Read More »Honest Review of Lagun Table Mount
What is Thermal Bridging? Thermal bridging is the progress of energy (heat) through a material that has more conductivity than any of the objects surrounding it. The more conductive material creates a “bridge” which is essentially the path of least resistance for the energy (heat)… Read More »What is Thermal Bridging, and How To Stop it Ruining Your Van Insulation efforts.
Small campervans share many similarities with tiny houses. They take you back to the basics, are affordable and agile. Small van conversions are easy to create and easy to move around in. Small camper vans are a perfect solution for the adventurous spirit that wants… Read More »Top 8 Vans for Small Van Conversions