Complete Guide To Van Life

 A Complete Guide To Van Life


Who Is This Guide For?


This Guide to Van Life is for anyone interested in traveling, working or living in a vehicle! Regardless of whether you are planning to be a weekend warrior, a part-time adventurer, or a full-time nomad living on the move, the information in this guide will provide you with all the answers to your questions, even the one’s you didn’t yet know that you needed to ask!

This Expert’s Guide to Van Life has been created to empower you to achieve a happily balanced and healthy life based out of a vehicle.

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Look Inside This Book 

Size: 250+ Pages of advice, information and inspiration.

Published: Summer 2017 

Format: eBook (13 Mb PDF) Full Color Photographic Edition


BONUS CONTENT – Off Grid Electrical Systems

For a limited time, this Van Life Guide includes a Bonus 56 page Guide to Off Grid Electrical Systems.Off-Grid-Electrical-Systems-Van-Life-guide

This guide introduces you to vehicle electrical systems and shows you how to properly design a custom off grid system to meet your needs. From calculating your power requirements to the best batteries options for all budgets.  This Bonus Electrical Guide reveals the most effective methods of battery recharging, for On-Grid, Off-Grid and whilst you are on the move so that you feel at home wherever you wonder.


What’s Inside This Guide to Van Life?


STAGE ONE – Preparing For Life On The Road

Everything you need to know about Preparing your VEHICLE and YOURSELF for the road ahead. It includes finding and customizing your vehicle for living a comfortable life on the road, as well as essential preparations required to live or travel in a vehicle.

STAGE TWO – Living On The Road

From stealth camping and wild camping to how to stay clean and healthy, this section is all about the fun part; Life on the road! We’ll be showing you how to stay safe in your vehicle, how to stay connected and even how to manage your pets.

STAGE THREE – Lasting and Making Your Nomadic Life Sustainable

In stage three we share with you how you can mitigate the biggest challenges you’ll face and how you can make this lifestyle sustainable through a wide range of nomadic employment opportunities which can actually result in you having more disposable income than when you lived on the grid!


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How Does The Guide to Van Life Help You?


They say that moving house can be one of the most stressful times of your lives. Trying to down-size your living footprint into a tiny mobile home certainly comes with some challenges.  If you are thinking of having short-term or even full-time adventures from a vehicle-based lifestyle there is a lot to consider.

There is a lot of information available for free but it takes a substantial amount of time to wade through van life blog posts and YouTube videos to find the answers you need. Quite frankly searching for this information can become overwhelming and seriously time-consuming.  The harsh truth is, this is the main reason why the majority of people never achieve their dream of life on the open road.  They simply never make it past the dreaming and planning stages because they get overwhelmed with all the details of embracing nomadic life.

That is why we’ve combined our years of experience with what’s working for other members of the vehicle-dwelling community, to create an expert’s guide to living big in a tiny mobile home.

Now, you can have all the info at hand in one place to empower you to achieve the lifestyle that you’ve been dreaming of.


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Who Are We?


Van Life Experts Ben and Leah from Kombi Life


We are Ben and Leah. Two full-time nomads working and living out of our classic Volkswagen Kombi. Together we have 8 years of vehicle dwelling experience.

We’ve lived in our vehicles everywhere from Arctic Alaska to the Andean desert, through South, Central and North America as well as Australia.

We decided to write this book to share the experience we have of this unique way of life. More importantly, to spare others from the difficulties and challenges that we have encountered and overcome from living this lifestyle. We hope it serves you well.

Happy Travels