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24 Hour Tiny House Swap with Kara & Nate (van life comparison)

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24 Hour Tiny House Swap with Kara & Nate (van life comparison)

2 Sprinter Van Conversions, 2 Very Different Layouts. Which van life build will come out on top after this 24-hour tiny house swap? Go to or text ‘EAMONANDBEC’ and start listening today.

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0:41 Meet our van: Casa B
1:04 Kara & Nate's van
1:45 Their van has quirks
3:31 Eamon's to do list
4:05 Driving each other's vans
6:06 Our groceries don't fit ????
7:23 First bathroom experience
7:50 Let's get to work ????
12:12 Cooking dinner
14:25 Breaking into their van
15:24 Let's eat ????
17:29 We have no power!
19:01 Our first van shower
20:35 Demolishing their van!!!
22:11 Nate would pay $175,000 for our van
22:51 Bloopers ????

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Kara & Nate have been living out of their sprinter van since last year while we've lived in and out of DIY van builds since 2017. So, we thought it would be fun to trade vans for 24 hours to see what we love, hate and admire about each other's van layouts. The ultimate #vanlife showdown ???? vs. ???? !!!!

Hi Everyone ???? We're Eamon and Bec. In 2017 we bought our first sprinter van and spent 30 days renovating it into our dream tiny home. The plan was to van life around the world and we'd made it all the way from Canada to Africa. Fast forward to COVID...us abandoning our van in a Moroccan parking lot, flying home to Canada, converting yet another van, and then moving to our cabin in the woods. We've always envisioned moving into the woods by the lake and building our dream tiny cabin as a home base for us to come back to in between our international van life travels. Our return to van life is in the near future but before we fly to Morocco we wanted to have a little fun with Kara & Nate.

Catch up on our van life videos
6 People Living in a Van
VAN TOUR | Sprinter Van Converted to Tiny Home
Back to Van Life
Abandoning Our Van in Africa
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WE TRADED TINY HOMES FOR 24 HOURS! (van life vs bus life)

Van life vs. Bus life - which would you choose?! Tell us in the comments!
Watch Raya and Louis’ video living in OUR van for 24 hours! Follow @thehappinessbus on Instagram too!

Vlog 775 | Nashville, TN | State 32/50

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Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, we got married June 2013 and quickly caught the #travel bug! We started “travel hacking” & finally decided we wanted to go travel for one year. After 2 years of saving $ and over 2 million miles and points, we sold our cars and apartment and left home January 10, 2016. We started this #travelvlog to share our experiences with friends and family, then decided we really liked vlogging and traveling, and we didn’t want to stop after just one year! After achieving our new goal of 100 countries and then all 7 continents (check out our documentary here: we had no plans to slow down, until 2020 decided to force us to ;) which is when we bought a converted Sprinter van to start exploring our own country for the first time. #Vanlife was a major adjustment and so different than flying every week like we were used to, but we are incredibly thankful to be able to continue doing something we love every day. ????????????

TIMESTAMPS:
0:00 Intro
0:38 Preparing the Van for Raya and Louis
2:45 Bus Tour
6:58 Learning to Drive the Bus
9:14 Grocery Shopping for Vegan Tacos
10:06 $100 Diesel Fill Up Spilled
11:21 Driving the Bus, Stuff Goes Everywhere
12:43 We Broke the Refrigerator
14:09 Playing with Farm Animals
15:32 Bus Rooftop Happy Hour
17:48 Sleeping in the Bus
21:06 Van Life vs Bus Life (our review)
23:40 All the Things We Broke in the Bus
25:55 Bloops
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WE TRADED VANS FOR 24 HOURS (whose tiny home on wheels is better?)

We spent 24 hours living in the ultimate sprinter van conversion! Watch Eamon and Bec's video living in OUR van!: and subscribe to their channel :)

Episode 793 | Ontario, Canada | Filmed Oct 6, 2021

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Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, we got married June 2013 and quickly caught the #travel bug! We started “travel hacking” & finally decided we wanted to go travel for one year. After 2 years of saving $ and over 2 million miles and points, we sold our cars and apartment and left home January 10, 2016. We started this #travelvlog to share our experiences with friends and family, then decided we really liked vlogging and traveling, and we didn’t want to stop after just one year! After achieving our new goal of 100 countries and then all 7 continents (check out our documentary here: we had no plans to slow down, until 2020 decided to force us to ;) which is when we bought a converted Sprinter van to start exploring our own country for the first time. #vanlife was a major adjustment and so different than flying every week like we were used to, but we are incredibly thankful to be able to continue doing something we love every day. ????????????

0:00 Who are we?!
2:56 24 hour swap starts now!
5:45 tour of Eamon and Bec’s AMAZING van
11:25 using their bathroom for the first time
15:05 Cooking in each other’s kitchens
16:43 We broke their van…
22:35 Best bed conversion!
22:49 How to convert the shower
27:10 MAJOR upgrade to our home!
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TINY HOUSE SWAP | van life vs. bus life

VAN LIFE VS. BUS LIFE ???? ???? 24 Hour House Swap w/ Tio Aventura
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Eamon and I have often wondered what it would be like to upgrade our sq-ft to something a little bit bigger that can accomodate a toilet, shower and some extra storage. On the flip side, our buddies Tio Aventura have wondered if they could downsize even more from their 250 sq ft skoolie conversion to living in a van! TODAY, we switch lives for 24 hours and do a TINY HOUSE SWAP!!! Watch until the end of the video to hear all of our thoughts on each other's alternative lifestyles and which option we would VOTE for: bus life OR van life?!

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We have loved living in a van (self converted sprinter van) for the last year and a half and while we enjoy spending time in Canada it can get a little cold throughout the winter. So, we've decided to hit the road and drive across the continent to enjoy some warmer weather in Baja Mexico. If our last trip to this country taught us anything... it's to expect the unexpected!!

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TRADING OUR VAN FOR A CONVERTED SCHOOL BUS (full tour)

Should we have bought a school bus instead of a van? In this episode, we see what it's like to live in a gorgeous converted skoolie. Back in March when our lives were flipped upside down, we had no idea what we were going to do this year. We ALMOST bought a converted school bus, so today we're comparing #vanlife to #buslife to see if we made the right decision ;)

The owners of this bus have a YouTube channel where they documented the entire conversion process and their adventures in it, check them out :)

Travel vlog 739 | Olympia, Washington | Filmed October 2020

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So So (Instrumental Version) - Roof
Lazy Breeze - Ealot
Mugged Off - Dylan Sitta
Between The Lines (COE Remix) (Instrumental Version) - Elijah N
Deuce (Instrumental Version) - Iso Indies
Your Vibe - Yomoti
Zanzibar - Jones Meadow

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Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, we got married June 2013 and quickly caught the #travel bug! We started “travel hacking” & finally decided we wanted to travel for one year. After 2 years of saving $ and over 2 million miles and points, we sold our cars and apartment and left home January 10, 2016. We started this #travelvlog to share our experiences with friends and family, then decided we really liked vlogging and traveling! After achieving our new goal of 100 countries before 2020 and all 7 continents, we have no plans to slow down anytime soon, and we are incredibly thankful to do something we love every day. :)

$150k vs. $40k SPRINTER VAN (full tour)

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#vanlife Vlog 751 | #LasVegas , NV | Filmed Jan. 12, 2021

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Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, we got married June 2013 and quickly caught the #travel bug! We started “travel hacking” & finally decided we wanted to travel for one year. After 2 years of saving $ and over 2 million miles and points, we sold our cars and apartment and left home January 10, 2016. We started this #travelvlog to share our experiences with friends and family, then decided we really liked vlogging and traveling! After achieving our new goal of 100 countries before 2020 and all 7 continents, we have no plans to slow down anytime soon, and we are incredibly thankful to do something we love every day. :)

VAN TOUR | Sprinter Van Converted to Beautiful Tiny Home for Full-Time VAN LIFE

Our converted sprinter van has a king-size bed, shower, unique security system, wine rack, coffee bar, dining room, office area, and everything else we need to live comfortably on the road :) We are so excited to finally give you a complete tour of our new van that will be our full-time home as we travel around the U.S.!

#vanlife / Travel vlog 719 | Nashville, TN | Filmed June 28, 2020

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Lazy Breeze - Ealot
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Teenage Lullaby
Yeehaw Slap

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Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, we got married June 2013 and quickly caught the #travel bug! We started “travel hacking” & finally decided we wanted to travel for one year. After 2 years of saving $ and over 2 million miles and points, we sold our cars and apartment and left home January 10, 2016. We started this #travelvlog to share our experiences with friends and family, then decided we really liked vlogging and traveling! After achieving our new goal of 100 countries before 2020 and all 7 continents, we have no plans to slow down anytime soon, and we are incredibly thankful to do something we love every day. :)

48 Hours Living on a Raft with Kara & Nate

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Kara & Nate have been online friends of ours for the past two years. Whenever we chatted via FaceTime the hours would fly by and we'd hang up feeling like we'd been life-long friends. So when they decided to drive their van to Canada and come for a visit we couldn't wait to put our 'real life' friendship to the test!

0:50 Tour our Tiny Raft!
2:39 Wife Swap over Coffee ☕️
3:24 Will the motor start today?
4:30 First toilet experience ????
6:00 Banana Pancakes for Breakfast ????
7:00 Challenge 1: Breath Hold
8:28 Challenge 2: Couple's Challenge
12:47 Challenge 3: Champagne Bartender
16:53 Lunch is served ????
18:42 36 Hours in and we've gone crazy!
19:52 Rainy Morning on the raft
22:13 Almost Home!!!
23:03 Bloopers

Hi Everyone ???? We're Eamon and Bec. In 2017 we bought our first sprinter van and spent 30 days renovating it into our dream tiny home. The plan was to van life around the world and we'd made it all the way from Canada to Africa. Fast forward to COVID...us abandoning our van in a Moroccan parking lot, flying home to Canada, converting yet another van, and then moving to our cabin in the woods. We've always envisioned moving into the woods by the lake and building our dream tiny cabin as a home base for us to come back to in between our international van life travels. Our return to van life is in the near future but before then we had to have a little fun with our new friends Kara & Nate.

Catch up on our van life videos
6 People Living in a Van
VAN TOUR | Sprinter Van Converted to Tiny Home
Back to Van Life
Abandoning Our Van in Africa

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48 HOURS LIVING ON A RAFT (ultimate friendship test with Eamon and Bec)

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Episode 792 | Ontario, Canada ???????? | Filmed Sept 29, 2021

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Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, we got married June 2013 and quickly caught the #travel bug! We started “travel hacking” & finally decided we wanted to go travel for one year. After 2 years of saving $ and over 2 million miles and points, we sold our cars and apartment and left home January 10, 2016. We started this #travelvlog to share our experiences with friends and family, then decided we really liked vlogging and traveling, and we didn’t want to stop after just one year! After achieving our new goal of 100 countries and then all 7 continents (check out our documentary here: we had no plans to slow down, until 2020 decided to force us to ;) which is when we bought a converted Sprinter van to start exploring our own country for the first time. #vanlife was a major adjustment and so different than flying every week like we were used to, but we are incredibly thankful to be able to continue doing something we love every day. ????????????

0:00 - This raft isn't big enough for 6 people!
1:23 - Prepping the raft for an adventure
3:20 - Leaving land
5:44 - Full tour of our tiny raft????
6:50 - Our go to VPN
7:50 - Cooking our first meal
9:38 - Our first MAJOR problem...
13:21 - Challenge #1 - who know's their partner best?
14:20 - Rescued by a neighbor
14:40 - Challenge #2 - who is the strongest swimmer?????
17:30 - Evening on the raft????
19:38 - The second rescue mission????
21:45 - Sleeping on the raft⛺️
23:11 - Waking up on the raft☕️

6 PEOPLE LIVING IN A VAN ft. Kara & Nate + Kinging-It

Could you live in an 80 sq-ft van with 6 people? We give van life a try with Kara & Nate + Kinging It! For your chance to win a Mercedes-Benz 4x4 Sprinter Van and support a great cause, enter at

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In 2017 we bought our first sprinter van and spent 30 days renovating it into our dream tiny home. The plan was to van life around the world and we'd made it all the way from Canada to Africa. Fast forward to COVID...us abandoning our van in a Moroccan parking lot, flying home to Canada, converting yet another van, and then moving to our cabin in the woods.

We've always envisioned moving into the woods by the lake and building our dream tiny cabin as a home base for us to come back to in between our international van life travels. With our sights set on returning to Morocco, we thought it was time we dust off our van life skills. So, we squeeze 6 people into our sprinter van conversion for 24 hours!

Catch up on our #vanlife videos
VAN TOUR | Sprinter Van Converted to Tiny Home
Back to Van Life
Abandoning Our Van in Africa
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Budget vs Luxury Van Life - Choose The PERFECT Van For YOU

Van Life has many major decisions but the BIGGEST is finding the perfect Van for your budget. In this video we compare a luxury van and budget van. The 2013 Ford Transit Connect was $7,000 and the Ram Promaster 3500 was $50,000! Watch as we give you a full van tour of these home on wheels.

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✅ How to deal with bathroom problems
✅ Eating & Shopping
✅ Tips to staying SAFE on the road (very important)
✅ Finances (the app we used to stay on budget)
✅ All of our instagram photo locations
✅ A list of every hike we did ranked by enjoyability and difficulty

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VAN LIFE CONFESSIONS…(a REAL LIFE tour of our converted van)

…Do you dry your toothbrush? We hope you enjoy this updated (maybe a little too “raw”) van tour! A portion of this video is sponsored by The Motley Fool. Visit 
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Vlog 774 | Indiana, USA | State 32/50

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Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, we got married June 2013 and quickly caught the #travel bug! We started “travel hacking” & finally decided we wanted to go travel for one year. After 2 years of saving $ and over 2 million miles and points, we sold our cars and apartment and left home January 10, 2016. We started this #travelvlog to share our experiences with friends and family, then decided we really liked vlogging and traveling, and we didn’t want to stop after just one year! After achieving our new goal of 100 countries and then all 7 continents (check out our documentary here: we had no plans to slow down, until 2020 decided to force us to ;) which is when we bought a converted Sprinter van to start exploring our own country for the first time. #Vanlife was a major adjustment and so different than flying every week like we were used to, but we are incredibly thankful to be able to continue doing something we love every day. ????????????

Our scariest day of van life. (winter in Yellowstone)

Our 13 hour drive from Nebraska to Yellowstone, Wyoming turned into our scariest day of van life yet. This video is sponsored by Better Help; Get 10% off your first month here:

Vlog 761 | #Yellowstone, #Wyoming, USA | State 25/50 | Filmed March 11, 2021

???? Follow us on Instagram for behind the scenes content: @karaandnate

???? Create your own CUSTOM route map from your favorite vacation, city, or road trip with our new site!

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???? Sign up for our Sunday Summary email here -

???? Download these copyright free songs we used in this episode - All are from here:

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Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, we got married June 2013 and quickly caught the travel bug! We started “travel hacking” & finally decided we wanted to go travel for one year. After 2 years of saving $ and over 2 million miles and points, we sold our cars and apartment and left home January 10, 2016. We started this travelvlog to share our experiences with friends and family, then decided we really liked vlogging and traveling, and we didn’t want to stop after just one year! After achieving our new goal of 100 countries and then all 7 continents (check out our documentary here: we had no plans to slow down, until 2020 decided to force us to ;) which is when we bought a converted Sprinter van to start exploring our own country for the first time. #Vanlife was a major adjustment and so different than flying every week like we were used to, but we are incredibly thankful to be able to continue doing something we love every day. ????????????

24 Hour House SWAP - Van Life vs. Bus Life (full tour)

►►► VAN LIFE vs. BUS LIFE ???? ???? 24 Hour House Swap (full tour)
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We've always wondered if we made a mistake buying and renovating such a large bus. Our mates Tania and Adam have pondered with the thought of getting a bigger van with more room, a bigger shower and toilet space. So we decided to test it out - we swapped vans for 24 hours to find out the pros and cons of each vehicle and their design/ set up.
Watch until the end to hear our thoughts on living in each others vans, what we liked and what we thought didn't really work that well.

Which van would you choose? Custard the bus - or - Jits the van?
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WE LIVED IN A $650,000 EARTHROAMER (full tour)

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Episode 788 | Boulder, CO State 33/50 | Filmed July 20, 2021 #vanlife #overlanding #earthroamer

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Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, we got married June 2013 and quickly caught the #travel bug! We started “travel hacking” & finally decided we wanted to go travel for one year. After 2 years of saving $ and over 2 million miles and points, we sold our cars and apartment and left home January 10, 2016. We started this #travelvlog to share our experiences with friends and family, then decided we really liked vlogging and traveling, and we didn’t want to stop after just one year! After achieving our new goal of 100 countries and then all 7 continents (check out our documentary here: we had no plans to slow down, until 2020 decided to force us to ;) which is when we bought a converted Sprinter van to start exploring our own country for the first time. #Vanlife was a major adjustment and so different than flying every week like we were used to, but we are incredibly thankful to be able to continue doing something we love every day. ????????????

0:00 What is an Earth Roamer?
2:34 Full OUTDOOR tour!
6:58 Look inside the cab
8:53 See INSIDE the Earth Roamer!
10:14 Bathroom tour
11:37 The kitchen
13:26 Living room
14:37 1 screen controls EVERYTHING
15:42 The bedroom
17:01 Nate’s favorite part!!
18:06 Putting the Earth Roamer to use!
19:38 Pressing the security button
20:46 Features we forgot to show you
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WE BOUGHT A VAN

It's been so hard to keep this a secret, and we are so excited to finally be able to share our next adventure with you! WE BOUGHT A CONVERTED SPRINTER VAN!

Travel vlog 715 | Nashville | Filmed May 2020 #vanlife

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“Yeehaw Slap” - Dylan Sitts
“We Talked Today” - Justnormal
“Phantasy” - AGST
“Lazy” - Timothy Infinite
“Jakarta” - Bonsaye
“Dancing with the Devil” - Bonkers Beat Club
“Come See Me” - Just Normal

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Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, we got married June 2013 and quickly caught the #travel bug! We started “travel hacking” & finally decided we wanted to travel for one year. After 2 years of saving $ and over 2 million miles and points, we sold our cars and apartment and left home January 10, 2016. We started this #travelvlog to share our experiences with friends and family, then decided we really liked vlogging and traveling! After achieving our new goal of 100 countries before 2020 and all 7 continents, we have no plans to slow down anytime soon, and we are incredibly thankful to do something we love every day. :)

OUR TINY HOME TREEHOUSE GETAWAY (full tour)

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Episode 789 | Chattanooga, TN | State 33/50 | Filmed August 31, 2021

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Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, we got married June 2013 and quickly caught the #travel bug! We started “travel hacking” & finally decided we wanted to go travel for one year. After 2 years of saving $ and over 2 million miles and points, we sold our cars and apartment and left home January 10, 2016. We started this #travelvlog to share our experiences with friends and family, then decided we really liked vlogging and traveling, and we didn’t want to stop after just one year! After achieving our new goal of 100 countries and then all 7 continents (check out our documentary here: we had no plans to slow down, until 2020 decided to force us to ;) which is when we bought a converted Sprinter van to start exploring our own country for the first time. #Vanlife was a major adjustment and so different than flying every week like we were used to, but we are incredibly thankful to be able to continue doing something we love every day. ????????????


0:00 Why Kara deserves this weekend ;)
1:17 Luxury treehouse tour!
5:43 Outdoor treehouse tour
7:01 Get a great deal on Athletic Greens!
8:09 Homemade pizza party
10:58 Morning coffee at “sunrise”
13:00 hosting a dinner party for very special guests!!!
14:12 good morning from our luxury dome!
15:30 Luxury dome full tour
17:36 Answering your juiciest questions ;)
21:45 bloops

Climbing North Africa's Highest Peak in 24 Hours

If we gave you 24 hours to summit the highest peak in North Africa would you give it a try?! SHOP OUR NEW MERCH NOW: 50% of our profits will be donated to @MrBeast 's Team Seas project ???? ????

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Aaron, Lisi & Jacky
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1:08 Our Special Guest Arrives ????
2:03 Time to Shop!!
2:52 The CRAZY Drive to Imlil
3:25 Meeting the locals
5:34 Nate's got to climb ALONE!
6:03 Getting heatlhy ???? ????
6:38 What to pack?!
7:40 What to wear?
8:15 The adventure begins!!
9:21 Scariest drive of our lives!
9:46 Meet the summit squad
12:20 The struggle begins
14:36 Home for the night
15:33 WE'VE GOT MERCH!
16:38 Dinner at the refuge
17:16 4 AM wake up call
19:02 We didn't make it for sunrise
21:24 Dinner to celebrate!

We're Eamon and Bec, a Canadian couple who previously lived and traveled full-time in our self converted Sprinter Van!! When the pandemic hit in 2020 we made the difficult decision to abandon our van in Africa and fly home to Canada. We ended up living at a cabin in the Canadian wilderness! And after nearly 1 year of cabin renovations, we've flown back to North Africa to continue van life and the journey around the world!

This week we are ditching our van and are attempting to summit North Africa's HIGHEST peak!!! To make the adventure a little more fun we called our pal Nate (from Kara & Nate) to join us!

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Full Cabin Tour | Before & After 1 Year of Renovations
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We've always envisioned moving into the woods by the lake and building our dream tiny cabin as a home base for us to come back to in between our international van life travels. While we are looking forward to traveling the world in our van, we are so so grateful to have our cabin to call home!

VAN TOUR after 2 years living in our TINY HOUSE on wheels | Eamon & Bec

VAN LIFE TOUR of BEAUTIFUL DIY Sprinter Van Conversion with Toilet and Outdoor Shower // tiny house renovations after 2 years!! ????Visit to checkout our 52 recipe e-book ???? ►► CLICK TO SUBSCRIBE

Van Tour for our NEW 170' Sprinter Van Conversion:

VAN LIFE MAKEOVER After two years of living in our self converted Sprinter Van, it was time for us to do some major (and life changing renovations) to our camper van. Get EXCITED! We've added a toilet ???? , a larger fridge ????& a water tank that holds triple the fresh ???? !!! Plus, Eamon has finally relaxed a little and let me add some colourful elements to our tiny home -- think turkish floor rug :):)

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Van Life Reveal: DIY Mercedes Sprinter Van Conversion into A Stealth Camper Van

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TINY HOUSE RENOVATIONS after 2 years LIVING IN A VAN | Eamon & Bec
Tiny House Renovations Continued | DIY van life makeover

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Items used to convert our sprinter van into our dream tiny home:
Our NEW Van Life Toilet:

Van Life Kitchen:
Fridge
Sink
Water Filter
Water Pump
Quick Disconnects
Faucet
Spice Jars
Stove
Propane Adaptor
Propane Tank

Van Life Electrical:
Fuse Block
Fuse Panel Box
14 Gauge Wire
Light Switch
USB Charger
Lighting

Van Life Cabinets:
Cabinet Latches
Cabinet Supports
Nets for Clothing
Bug Screen

Van Life Solar:
Complete Kit

Van Life Vents & Fans:
Fan
Fan Install Kit
Gimbal Fan

Our Van Life Essential Add Ons
Van Life Add Ons
Bug Screen
Tooth Brush Holder
Keep Cup
Fruit Hammock
Essential Oils
Vitamix
Blinds
Chaiwala Chai Kit

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Two years ago, Eamon and I decided to forgo yet another apartment lease to buy a used 2008 Mercedes Sprinter Van that we would convert to our tiny home on wheels. Our DIY project allowed us to customize our build to meet our specific needs and we could not be happier. This is how you live #VanLife in simplified style!

Since then we have driven across most of North America and made this van our full time HOME. As we prepare for Van Life in Europe we want to update our van to include some basic comforts we've been missing out on!

We did our best to create a quick video that includes all pieces of our van conversion to a camper. It is a video we wish we could've watched before jumping into building our home on wheels.

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FIRST WEEK OF VAN LIFE

We learn how to empty our pee tank, and Nate makes some risky moves with our electrical system…Make sure to watch the first part of this episode if you missed it!: #vanlife / Travel vlog 718 | Bryson City, North Carolina | Filmed June 12, 2020

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368 - Jobii
Bloody Hunter (Instrumental Version) - Paisley Pink
Crack of Dawn - Razorspade
FOLLOW ME Wild Horse - Cospe
Get Up Again (Instrumental Version) - Gamma Skies
Happiness in a Box - Frank Jonsson
Surrounded by Bubbles - Civet Cat
Swoosh - Bonkers Beat Club
System Error - Cospe
Vibe With Me - Kommodity
Rangers of the Night (Instrumental Version) - Particle House
About to Explode (Instrumental Version) - Daxten, Wai

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How we travel for FREE (Nate’s 30 Days to Becoming a Travel Hacker):


Kara’s Behind the Scenes Guide to Editing a Vlog:


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Get $40+ off your first AirBnB stay through our link!:

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GEAR:
Our current camera setup:
Our suitcases:
Our gear backpacks:

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PATREON:

SUPPORT OUR WORK:

PACKING LIST:

FACEBOOK:
INSTAGRAM: @karaandnate
TWITTER: @karaandnate

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Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, we got married June 2013 and quickly caught the #travel bug! We started “travel hacking” & finally decided we wanted to travel for one year. After 2 years of saving $ and over 2 million miles and points, we sold our cars and apartment and left home January 10, 2016. We started this #travelvlog to share our experiences with friends and family, then decided we really liked vlogging and traveling! After achieving our new goal of 100 countries before 2020 and all 7 continents, we have no plans to slow down anytime soon, and we are incredibly thankful to do something we love every day. :)

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