VAN TOUR | Tons of Smart Ideas in this Spectacular Conversion | Our VANLIFE Tiny Home

Take a full tour of our spectacular self-built camper van! It’s comfortable and functional with a bed that transforms into a couch and dinette, a swivel table, a compact kitchen, a toilet with a privacy wall, loads of accessible storage, a gas heater, solar power system, and more!

We built our camper in a 2015 Ford Transit van with a high roof and medium length. It was a used, secondhand daily rental van that had almost 100,000km on it. We added cruise control, insulated it, and built out the interior ourselves. It took almost 5 months spread over 2 summers to build this tiny house for our vanlife adventures around Canada and it was way more work than we thought it would be but we’re super happy with how it turned out.

We’ll be doing a couple of separate videos about how we built it, and about the natural building materials we used, but in the meantime, enjoy taking a look around our tiny home on wheels 🙂


FULL DISCLOSURE: the product links below are affiliate links, which means we earn a fee when you make a purchase using one of the links below. We also received the Apex solar power generator, Inergy solar panels, Separett urine diverter, and the Oru Haven Kayak for review.

Inergy Solar Power Products

*please note: a discount will be applied at check out

Separett Urine Diverting Toilet Seat

Oru Kayak

Whale Marine Foot Pump

Desert Patrol 6 Gallon Water Container

Maxxair Roof Vent

Dometic 12-Volt Fridge

Berkey Water Filter

Folding Shelf Brackets

12-volt Computer Fan (used as toilet fan)

Hemp Oil:


Swivel Table by Back to Reality

Toilet Fan by Vanessa & Adam

Our Solar Power Setup Video

Our Cheap & Easy DIY Plumbing

Far Out Ride Ford Transit Conversion

Thanks for watching!

Mat & Danielle


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Music & Song Credits:
All music in this video was composed, performed, and recorded by Mat of Exploring Alternatives.

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Mat and Danielle of Exploring Alternatives

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Mat and Danielle of Exploring Alternatives

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Photos of Yurt Dweller Kodiak Solar Power Setup provided by Beige

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29 Replies to “VAN TOUR | Tons of Smart Ideas in this Spectacular Conversion | Our VANLIFE Tiny Home”

  1. Cintya del Carmen

    Buitifull camper!!!! 👍 ✌️👏👏👏
    !! 🎉🎆🎅🎄 2020 🎆🎇!!
    💖💲🍀 🎶🎶💃🕺💃🕺🍻🍾 🌎
    Madrid, España 🇪🇸… :🥂😘😘

    💑…. = 👪 (😱)

  2. Alisa Digout

    That is sooo great of a build, it has me thinking of my own build to come and I intent on using as much of your plans for sure. Thank you so very much for your videos they don't go unnoticed , again thanks so very much

  3. Avivamae

    Wow! Super awesome and the art Matt did is insane. I really enjoyed all the small cost savings design ideas like the hardware for the upper cabinets.

  4. Howly Woof

    Wow! I've looked at a lot of van and skoolie builds for the past few years, but this one is more well thought out and welcoming than all of them. Thank you for making these great videos 🙂

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