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The ultimate campervan guide: Living tips, DIY advice + more!

If you are wanting to live that vanlife dream and looking for some helpful resources to get you there, welcome to this campervan guide! You have come to the right place! I spent a couple of months converting my Nissan Vanette (for under $1000) into a campervan for a 3 month summer road trip around New Zealand! Now I am a weekend warrior!

If you are just starting out, looking for inspiration or after specific DIY tutorials I have a heap of tips and tricks to help you! Check them out below 🙂


This campervan guide article has a bunch of DIY helpful resources for you!

There are so many things you have to think about when building a DIY van. Where do you want your kitchen? What about your bed? Do you want a toilet on board? The questions are the easy part. Actually getting to work is when you figure out all the hurdles there is to jump! But I have (hopefully) made your life a lot easier with a few easy to read DIY guides.


This campervan guide article has a bunch of van living tips to read!

You would think that once the campervan build is done all the hard work stops there, right? Well, it sort of does… depending on how prepared you are!

Of course, there are going to be a few more hurdles to jump through while you are actually living in the campervan! Such as parking dilemmas, breakdowns and so on. Below are a couple of resources that should make campervan living easier for you!


This campervan guide article has a lot of van travelling tips to read!

Travelling in a campervan is one of the best ways to see New Zealand. There are endless beautiful campsites to enjoy and roads that take you out of this world. Below are some resources for you to check out to make sure you have the best campervan holiday ever!

Where to now?

While travelling NZ in a campervan you might like to know about some places to explore! On this blog, I delve deep into the best activities and destinations on offer in each region of the South Island.

Fancy camping next to a pristine golden sandy beach? You will have to check out the Abel Tasman National Park! What about driving one of the most scenic spots in NZ? You have to see the Milford Road! Want to experience rugged and untouched wilderness? The Catlins are for you! Discover more epic adventures here on the blog.

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