We're excited to be featured alongside other talented skoolie converters in Kimberley Mok's forthcoming book, The Modern House Bus, set to be released on August 14, 2018 by Countryman Press! The author did an excellent job covering a number of important topics related to school-bus conversions, and we're quite impressed with the skill and creativity … Continue reading We’re in a Book!
2017 Summer Recap Part Three In other posts on this blog, I've talked about how we try to use our bus' wheels to avoid extreme temperatures, so many of you may be wondering why in the hell we decided to drive back to Texas in the middle of July. Well, we were invited to attend … Continue reading Travelogue: From There to Texas
It can be easy to fall into the trap of over romanticizing bus life, or any other form of full-time travel for that matter. While the general tone of our blog is positive, we don't want to give a false impression that our life is one never-ending vacation. There's a lot about living and traveling … Continue reading The Reality of Living On a Bus: It’s Not All Glamour
We've logged just over 11,000 miles in our bus now. It's been a heck of a ride, and one that we can't wait to continue. When we first set out on our journey, we weren't quite sure how to find campsites and places to stay in our bus. We've since found a wealth of online … Continue reading Finding Campsites & Places to Stay
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
Traveling with two cats and a dog is takes some extra effort to maintain their welfare on the road. Below, we'll address some of the most common questions we get: Why did you decide to take your pets? Our pets had already been a part of our lives for years when we decided to build … Continue reading Traveling with Pets
Our original intentions in visiting New Mexico were to spend time in Santa Fe & Albuquerque, but January didn't exactly bring the best weather to the northern half of the state. Instead, we opted to spend some time in the southwestern corner in an effort to bypass some of the worst winter weather. We Built … Continue reading Travelogue: City of Rocks, NM
Visiting White Sands National Monument was at the top of our list of things to do while in southern New Mexico. It's such an incredible, ethereally beautiful landscape and we couldn't wait to take our bus there! Oliver Lee & Frenchy We decided to stay at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park, located about 20 miles … Continue reading Travelogue: White Sands, NM
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