We talked in a previous post about how we went about choosing the right insulation for our van. Once the decisions were made it was time to roll up our sleeves and get it fitted!* In this post we'll take you through the process of actually insulating and cladding the van - and what we … Continue reading Insulating our campervan – fitting the insulation
Camp Quirky 2019: review and top 5 tips!
....We are just over a month and a half on from attending Camp Quirky 2019 and it is still fresh in our minds. We had a great time - it was the perfect mix of social, educational and fun! We didn't really know what to expect - although we've been to festivals before this was … Continue reading Camp Quirky 2019: review and top 5 tips!
How to fit a marine porthole in your camper conversion
The majority of our windows are Dometic Seitz S4 windows but we were keen to add some character and extra light into our build by also installing a porthole. We looked at a range of portholes ranging from the very cheap (£23.99 polycarbonate porthole from eBay) to proper marine windows. The cheaper options were tempting … Continue reading How to fit a marine porthole in your camper conversion
Choosing and fitting roof vents in our camper conversion
We have drawn on a few different sources for insight as to how to go about our build and the one that we keep referring back to is Self Build Campervan Conversions - A guide to converting everyday vehicles into campervans & motorhomes by Kenny Biggin. One thing that this book does is give you … Continue reading Choosing and fitting roof vents in our camper conversion
Choosing the right insulation for our camper conversion
This may well turn out to be one of the more boring and technical posts that we write, but if you find yourself in our van in the Alps when the Beast from the East is blowing you will be grateful! We will start with a disclaimer though, and that is that we are not … Continue reading Choosing the right insulation for our camper conversion
The Journey Begins
Thanks for joining us! “It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.” — JRR Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings This is our blog documenting our conversion of a Fiat Ducato panel … Continue reading The Journey Begins