Category Archives: Lifestyle

Why Two Tiny Homes Are Better than One Big One

Why two tiny homes are better than one big one – my life in a van and on a boat The following is a guest post from Kristin Hanes, a journalist and writer in the San Francisco Bay area. She writes about alternative living – campervans, RVs, sailboats and tiny homes – at The Wayward […]

Linsey is Building a Tiny House Eco Village from Adobe in Morocco

Dylan Magaster recently visited Linsey in Morocco where she created a Tiny House cottage and eco village from bdobe brick with the help of Work Away team members. Work Away promotes volunteering, family exchanges, homestays, farmstays, working holidays, travel buddies, language learning and cultural exchange. If you want to travel, learn, and work, check out Work Away. Assilah […]

I Totally Want to Win This VW Bus

The very first car I remember my parents owning was a red Volkswagen Westfalia Camper. We lived in San Francisco and San Rafael during that time and I’ve got a lot of fond memories of that van. On weekends we’d go camping up and down the California coast and I can even remember sitting on […]

She Shares What It’s like to Live in a Yurt for Two Years

Mat & Danielle from Exploring Alternatives visit Beige and learn what its like to live in a yurt for two years in Canada. She lives way-off-the-grid with no electricity or running water. Her yurt can’t even be accessed by car, so everything including food & water are brought to the home by foot. Beige bought […]

The Reality of #VanLife – Full Documentary Movie – 2018

Have you seen Forest Stevens’ documentary The Reality of #VanLife? Forest shows the truth about #vanlife in an attempt to dispel the reality shown on Instagram. For more great videos like this subscribe to Forest Stevens on Youtube.

Ethan Interviews Michael Garofalo – Off Grid Power Expert

Ethan Waldman interviews Michael Garofalo (@mgarofalo23), a former Tesla lead solar installer and 4 year van-lifer. Michael’s an expert in off-grid solar, and in this podcast Michael explains how to size your solar system yourself. Listen to the Tiny House Lifestyle Podcast. In Ethan’s podcast you’ll learn: How to choose off grid batteries. How to avoid mistakes selecting […]

Congratulations Jordan & Kaylee – 365 Days Free

In this video Jordan tells the full backstory for how his path to freedom began… and no it wasn’t because he was a winner on The Price is Right; It’s because winning The Price is Right gave him the opportunity for a taste of freedom and he & Kaylee haven’t wanted it to stop. Rock […]

Jenna’s Top 10 Reasons Why Tiny House Living Stinks

Jenna shares her top 10 list of things she wish she knew before going tiny. Here’s the cliff notes: You’ll be cleaning constantly. It’s easy to clean a tiny house, but it’s just as easy to mess it up. Composting toilets are a trick to learn. You also have to explain how to use them […]

Jordan & Kaylee Made it to Alaska!

 Jordan & Kaylee built a bus-based tiny house in just two months and have been touring the US, exploring, having adventures, and even feeding the homeless. In this video they share an update on their trek through Canada and arrival in Alaska. Follow Jordan & Kaylee at The Nomadic Movement on Youtube and on Instagram. Photo […]

Bryce Visits Doug at his Off-Grid Tiny Home

Bryce Langston visits with Doug, an architect in Wanaka, New Zealand, designed and built his own tiny home. Wanaka is a popular ski and summer resort town in the Otago region of the South Island of New Zealand. It’s also not cheap to live there, and it’s one of most expensive real-estate markets in New Zealand – so […]

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