Since we started this bus adventure we've occasionally heard from folks who are interested in doing something similar but aren't necessarily sure where to start. Converting a bus into a comfortable tiny home on wheels is a lot of fun, but be warned, it's also a LOT of work. We're not experts, but we have … Continue reading So, You Want to Buy A Bus
Right after we first moved onto our bus we made a video tour. We've made a few upgrades since this was originally published, but it will give you a sense of the interior.
We get a lot of questions about the bus - both its construction and our experience living on it - and want to take time address many of the ones we hear most often. What type of bus do you have? We have a 1991 International School Bus, model 3700. She's old, but still sassy. … Continue reading Bus Living: Frequently Asked Questions
Well, this marks the second August that we've spent working on the bus. That's right, this project that we originally (ahem, naively) thought would take us six months to complete, has now entered its seventeenth month of 'in-progress' status. That being said, I'm happy to report that the pace of construction has picked up considerably … Continue reading August Part Deux
Okay folks, it's time to get down to business. We need to talk about what's really important: toilets. That's right, you heard me. So far nothing else has been the subject of as much intense conversation and internet research as our future bathroom. Not surprisingly, this has also been a popular question when discussing the … Continue reading Taking Care of Business
It's been a few weeks since we've actually made any physical progress on the bus. While frustrating, this seeming lack of progress has definitely made us appreciate the scope of this undertaking more fully. At present we're in the process of developing a final interior layout, drafting a budget, compiling building materials, and doing major … Continue reading Progress (or lack of)
After successfully purchasing our bus, the next big hurdle was figuring out where to keep the thing. While there is more than enough space in our yard to stash a bus, the fact that it isn't street accessible was a deal-breaker. So we did what any sensible people would do and put an ad on … Continue reading Have Bus, Will Pay Rent