I hope that by now it is clear that I love hiking and the outdoors in general, but sometimes hiking all the way just isn’t realistic. That’s where my campervan comes into play. I’ll admit she is not the most charming van in the world, but she does the trick for us.
Before this one I owned an old VW van with lots of charm and an awesome ‘holiday’ vibe to it. Unfortunately it broke down beyond repair in 2010. That’s when I bought the one I still own now. At first it was set up with a home made shabby interior, but after a while it became a hassle. Last summer I had it professionally fitted. Carlo did an awesome job and now we have a perfect tiny camper to get to the most beautiful places in Europe.
The new set-up is pretty straightforward. Along the length of the camper we have two fixed benches which serve as storage on one side and include a fridge, sink and stove on the other side. We can slide out the cooker so we can cook standing outside. Technically we could cook while inside, but we never do. We slide out the top of the storage side to make a bed.
When we’re all done with travelling we can take out the whole set-up and use our van as a regular van. It is the best of both worlds.
During our travels the van often gets messy and chaotic, but it feels like home. Want to see more pictures of our van in action? Follow me on Instagram and stay up to date on all my travel adventures.