The What Lies Ahead Blog
Hi all, Noah here. I’m combining the walls/ceiling section of our guide with our bed builds because after going over our insulation use in our floor post, there’s not a ton of extra info to touch upon! This past summer, we also stripped and rebuilt our bed for a completely different interior arrangement, so I’ll … Continue reading What Lies Ahead Van Build Guide: Walls, Ceiling, and Our Two Beds →
We kicked off the next leg of our vanlife journey with Descend on Bend, a large-scale van meetup in the Oregon outback rife with art and inspirational living. The festival kicked off September 2nd and ran through the morning of September 6th, and those four full days were packed with partying. We took plenty of … Continue reading Descend on Bend 2021 →
In our Nissan NV2500 van conversion, the first thing we felt made sense to tackle was the floor. That is, of course, after we ripped everything out of the van itself! Since this post is the introduction into our own take on a Van Build Guide, I want to point out that I will be … Continue reading What Lies Ahead Van Build Guide: The Floor →
Check out Jamie’s article on how we afford vanlife over at Vanlifers.com!
Jamie wrote an article about van safety over at Vanlifers.com!
In my previous blog post regarding how we designed our van, I wrote largely about what I believe to be the core of any van build – the bed. As many of you now know, the cabin of our Nissan NV2500 is only roughly 9′ deep, and our bed takes up just under half of … Continue reading How We Designed Our Van Build, Part II – The Kitchen and Upper Cabinets →
When it comes to figuring out what you want in your van home, you truly have a blank canvas to work with, and the internet is absolutely filled with incredible vanlife inspiration. Unfortunately, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the limitless build options, and you can never quite tell how elements of your build work … Continue reading How We Designed Our Van Build, Part 1 – The Bed and Seating →
The process of picking and finding a van can be long and have a few roadblocks, so maybe our story will help! The two main considerations you have to make when picking a van is what size you’re comfortable with and, obviously, what your budget looks like. Mercedes Sprinter vans, for instance, are large and … Continue reading How We Picked and Found Our Van →
Hey all! Jamie and Noah here. Welcome to the launch of our blog! If you’ve been keeping up with our TikTok and Instagram accounts, you already know some of our story. For anybody new, we’re so excited for you to take a look at our vanlife journey! Vanlife had been a shared dream of ours … Continue reading Welcome to What Lies Ahead! →
Jamie has another article on Vanlifers.com about the highs and lows of vanlife!
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