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Incredible Custom Off-Grid 4×4 Mercedes Sprinter Conversion

We are addicted to 4×4 Mercedes Sprinter’s, they are like the great white sharks of the road, vicious, unstoppable and beautiful all at the same time. American based conversion company Outside Van are known for their incredible Sprinter Conversions, here they showcase a custom made 4×4 beast and we instantly fell in love. OV have seriously […]

VW Buzz: The Iconic Camper’s Futuristic Evolution for the Modern Vanlife Enthusiast

Everyone knows that VW are the kings of the camper world; take their California XXL for example. Their brand is classic and iconic, you don’t need to be a van fan to recognise that they are truly beautiful machines. But now the vanlife pioneers have an ‘out of this world’ new revamp of their legendary camper; […]

Best Truck Bed Tents for Epic Tailgating Excursions

For those with trucks, camping has never been easier – all thanks to the truck bed tent. Gone are the days of pitching a ground tent because you can now transform your truck into a comfortable and roomy sleeping area. The 9 Best Truck Bed Tents for 2022 Ready to get out on the road […]

What Is a Class B RV? A Detailed Guide to Camper Vans

Are you on the hunt for a motorhome and wondering whether a Class B RV is right for you?  Class B RVs are the smallest vehicles in the RV classification system, smaller than a Class A or a Class C RV. They’re also an excellent choice for anyone wishing to live a compact vanlife, without splurging […]

12 Best Small Camper Vans Under $25,000

If you're ready to dive into life on the road but don't have a huge budget, a small camper van is the way to go.

Couple Purchases Dodge Sprinter Van and Uniquely Converts it for Full-time Living

I love stepping into a van conversion that emanates the feeling of home. Cozy lighting, lots of pillows, and intuitive space designed for everyday life. There is nothing like a tiny home on wheels that fills all the gaps between stationary life and feeling like a free spirit out on an adventure. That is the […]

Young Couple Converts Sprinter Van into a Tiny Home on Wheels

We had the pleasure of meeting up with Krys and Taylor a while ago, touring their gorgeous conversion. They are a young couple who self-built their Sprinter van into a super comfortable and functional full-time home on wheels.  If you love rustic cabin vibes mixed with fresh tidy interiors, this is the van for you. […]

STX Eila Edition One: The Toy Hauling Mercedes Motorhome of Your Dreams

This unbelievable, road mansion has rewritten the motorhome tales of the past for a modern story. Its sleek design is quite obviously inspired by both motorsport and luxury-yacht living. And the Eila One is setting course for a new meaning of the ‘Home on Wheels’, through ‘Luxury Adventure’. The 26-ton flagship has every feature you […]

DIY Van Conversion Done on a Budget for Full-Time Living

Is it a goal of yours to do a DIY van conversion at some point in your life? Chances are if you’re here, that rings true to some degree. Today I am going to take you on a written tour through my tiny home on wheels and share the build in-depth.  This home is full […]

Why Micro Campers Are Becoming So Popular With Adventurers

Micro Campers are the natural evolution of the tiny home ethos, applied to van life. And in a materialistic world where the price of literally everything is rising, a dash of minimalism really helps to further justify the leap to an alternative lifestyle. Today, we’re taking a look at this hot new trend of building […]

10 Best Adventure Vans Of 2023

If you’re nursing a bite by the wanderlust bug, the best home base for your wanderings might just be an adventure bus. After all, the only thing better than a road trip is doing it with the comforts of home in tow! Today, we’re taking a close look at ten of the best adventure vans […]

Best Ford Campers Reviewed – 12 Practical Campervan Conversions

Truth is, you don’t see a lot of finely crafted lists of the best Ford Campers. Seriously, ask anyone about their favourite campervan conversions, and they’ll inevitably point to workhorses like the Mercedes Sprinter, or even the classic Volkswagen Bus Camper. In the van life world, the Ford Camper just doesn’t seem to scream ‘cool van’ […]

30 Best Custom Vans Ideas from Creative Peeps

There are so many amazing custom van ideas out there, so today we’re here to bring you a bit of inspiration for your future camper conversion. Van life travel is one of the best ways to see the world. You get to explore new places without sacrificing the comforts of home. Living in a tiny […]

What Is A Class C RV? Everything You Need To Know

A Class C RV is an excellent choice for anyone who needs a bit of extra space but doesn’t fancy driving something huge. If you’re on the hunt for a motorhome, then you may have encountered the RV class system, which is a bit confusing. Class C RVs that we’re looking at today are bigger […]

Top 15 Custom Conversion Vans to Draw Inspiration From

There are so many beautiful custom conversion vans out there, and they are a fantastic source of inspiration if you’re looking to build your own. The best thing about a custom conversion is that you can create a camper van that is unique to YOU. You can get the exact layout, colour scheme and items […]

10 Best Electric Campervans For The Futuristic Vandweller

Electric campervans are making tracks on the vanlife scene in a big way. This is in no small part due to rise nomads and tiny home aficionados, who often list sustainability as a driving cause for their alternative lifestyles. But eco-friendly doesn’t just mean guilt free; there are practical reasons to opt for an electric […]

Meet Faith, The Custom Built Sprinter Camper That Will Make You Want Your Own

Today we’re looking at a stunning custom built camper — Faith — built by UK based conversion specialists Supertramped Co. This van is a masterpiece with a unique interior that would be the perfect base for any road-trip. In fact, you’ll be wishing for a rainy day so you can stay inside and admire your tiny […]

12 Best Mercedes Sprinter Van Conversions On Planet Earth

The Mercedes Sprinter is one of the most popular conversation bases for good reason. Its cavernous interior allows plenty of creative room for untold numbers of builds and themes. Sure, it doesn’t quite have the same classic vibe as the Volkswagen Bus Camper. But for sheer versatility and customisation, nothing rivals the Sprinter. Whether you […]

Handcrafted Rustic Campervan Is A Work Of Art On Wheels

If you’ve read any of my articles before, then you’ll know that I’m a huge fan of original handcrafted rustic campervan conversions. There’s nothing better than starting with a bare metal shell and putting your heart and soul into a campervan build, whether it’s for yourself or a potential client. Some converters see a common-old-garden […]

Is Sportsmobile The Campervan For You

Sportsmobile have been around for over fifty years, and they have an eye for design, luxury and practicality. Finding the right campervan for you is so important, you want something that will blend perfectly with your way of life and enhance your road trip adventures. Could a Sportsmobile camper be the one for you? Who […]

Skoolie Life What To Consider Before Living In A School Bus

A skoolie, or converted school bus, has been an icon of American road life for many years, since the age of flower power and old school hippies. But living in a school bus has taken the leap into the 21st century. Gone are the days of a makeshift interior and a bright, hand-painted exterior; skoolies […]

Mercedes Campervan Smart Series Could Reinvent Alternative Living

Few vehicles are as popular as the Mercedes Campervan when it comes to picking the best van to live in. It’s a well-known brand loved by camper enthusiasts the world over. They last a long time, and the designs are super easy to convert. Mercedes recently launched plans for a new range of smart Mercedes […]

10 Best Camper Van Windows For Customising Your New Travelling Home

When it comes to thinking about installing camper van windows into your tiny home build, there are lots of different routes that you can go down. There’s no right or wrong choice, though whichever design you go for may ultimately give a lot away about your character. Do you like the appeal of a massive […]

A Frame Camper – Complete Guide to Buying a New Tiny Home

If you’re interested in tiny trailers and affordable tiny homes, then you should consider buying an A frame camper. Not everyone can afford or has the space to stick a mammoth RV outside their house, and some pop up campers require a beastly off-road truck to be able to cope with their size and weight. […]

10 Best Stealth Campers To Live In Off Grid

Stealth campers offer a way around one of the most pervasive challenges facing van-lifers: parking. Simply put, many neighborhoods and businesses don’t want people obviously camping out in public spaces; they may run you and your gorgeous-but-obvious Volkswagen Bus Camper off after a few nights. But what if they had no idea about your alternative […]

Electric Camper Van Has 10 Different Functions And Charges By Solar

With the world showing signs of healing itself during the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, the focus has never been greater on our need for electric vehicles and electric camper van models. Gas-guzzling travel needs to become a thing of the past, and thankfully, more and more of the best RV brands are starting to […]

Sprinter Van Conversion: Take a Look at Strata From Outside Van

Here at Van Clan, we love a good Sprinter van conversion, which is why we’re going to be taking a look at one of latest custom builds from Outside Van. Why Choose a Sprinter Van? A Sprinter van makes an excellent base for a custom camper van conversion. They’re versatile vehicles that give you enough […]

Small Pop Up Campers: The Ultimate Guide

There is something magical about small pop up campers. Maybe it’s the way they unfold to reveal a surprising amount of space. Or perhaps it’s the adventures that happen in them. Either way, pop up campers are a great way to travel, they’re compact and lightweight and have everything you need for an epic road […]

20 Campervan Interior Inspirations For Your Next Conversion

Designing your campervan interior can be a tough job. There is a lot to consider- layout, style, colour scheme. If you’re struggling to make any decisions, looking at other vans is a great way to gain some ideas. This list of 20 vans includes some of my favourite builds that inspired me when I was […]

Five Crazy Campervans You Have Got To See

Crazy Campervans are cool to look and dream about owning; they often stretch the boundaries of design and strive to make the impossible possible. Having a camper is all about getting out there and exploring the wild, meeting new people and experiencing new cultures. Today we’re looking at five of the weirdest campers that we’ve […]

Sprinter VS Transit – Which Is The Best Van To Convert?

The age-old argument of Sprinter Vs Transit is one that van enthusiasts have had for decades and will continue to divide campervan lovers and conversion experts for many years to come. Both vehicles are well suited to living off the grid, and both vehicles have great potential when it comes to building your own tiny […]

Top Ten Best RVs To Live In Full Time

More and more people are choosing to live in a camper van full time, but which are the best RVs to live in? While van life travel isn’t about the rig that you choose to road trip in but about the experiences you have and the people you meet along the way, having a good […]

Nissan ENV200 2023 Review

Is the future really all about electric vehicles? Read our 2020 Nissan eNV200 camper review to find out what campervan journalist Kate Taylor discovered. “UK could ban sale of new petrol and diesel cars in 12 years,” was the headline-grabbing announcement by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps in February 2020. The prospect of a ban by […]

Top 10 Most Expensive Campervans & RVs

We love to look around DIY Conversions, but sometimes taking a peak inside some of the most expensive campervans, RVs and motorhomes is just as satisfying. So we’ve put together a list of our personal, best camper vans and RVs that cost an arm and a leg. Now before diving in, there are still some […]

Electric Microbus Is Volkswagens Latest Collaboration

Volkswagen bus camper fans around the world will be excited to know that a new electric Microbus has been revealed! Volkswagen is no stranger to the world of electric campervans, especially after that embarrassing incident with the emissions that no one likes to talk about anymore. But, credit where credit is due, the German automotive […]

10 Best Campervan Rentals In London

If you live in England and call the capital your home, then you might find this list of the best campervan rentals in London pretty useful for your next off grid adventure. More and more people are opting to give van life a try, with the Van Clan office receiving tonnes of emails every single […]

10 Best Electric RV Models For Modern Day Van Lifers

The leading names in the automotive industry have never been more focused on the notion of the electric RV, which can only be a good thing. Fossil fuels won’t last forever, and with so much positive emphasis on going green to save the planet and everyone doing their bit to reduce their carbon footprint, it’s […]

10 Best DIY Camper Van Conversions

There is nothing we love more, here at Van Clan than DIY camper van conversions, they are all so unique to their owner and make beautiful tiny homes to see the world from. As living the van life grows in popularity, so many van life influencers and vanlife blogs are sharing their off grid home […]

Mercedes Metris Weekender Camper Wants To Compete With VW

If you’re looking for a Mercedes camper but think the sprinter van life isn’t for you, then you’re in luck as Mercedes has just announced their first factory-built pop top camper, since 2003, the Mercedes Metris Weekender. Pop up campers are a great way to travel in a van as you have plenty of internal […]

VW T6.1 Camper Is The First Custom Conversion Of Its Kind

It’s no secret that we love everything about the Volkswagen Bus Camper, so it’s also no surprise that this eye-catching VW T6.1 camper conversion blew us away as soon as we set eyes upon it. Not all campervans have to be off road trucks or ‘giant monster camper adventure truck giants’ for us to like […]

10 Best Small RV’s For Van Lifers

Van life travel is a great way to see the world and explore nature; travelling in a van allows you to see places that regular holidaymakers wouldn’t visit and to discover areas off of the tourist track. Living the van life in a compact camper van allows you to travel to places that may be […]

10 Best Affordable Campers Under $50,000

Finding the perfect campervan on a budget is tough, which is why we’ve made a list of the 10 Best Affordable Campers Under $50’000 for you to sift through at your leisure. People tend to assume that a lower budget means a compromise on quality, but that’s certainly not the case. Just take a look […]

Tesla Truck Camper Is The Electric Pop-Up We’ve All Been Waiting For

Every so often we get to witness the birth of an iconic camper that pushes the boundaries of design, and the Tesla Truck Camper is no exception. The Volkswagen Bus Camper, Polydrop Teardrop Trailers, the EarthRoamer Camper; love them or hate them, these vehicles have all helped to shape van life and alternative living in […]

Why The VW Caddy Camper Is The Most Underrated Micro Camper Ever

Sprinter van life is very fashionable right now; there are so many insta-perfect images out there of people travelling to beautiful places in their beautiful camper conversion that it can be easy to lose sight of the real joy of van life travel. Travelling in a van is about seeing new places, experiencing new things […]

10 Best Custom Vans Perfect For Your Next Road Trip

It can be hard to find the perfect van for the ultimate road trip and, if you’re going to be living in it, you want it to be right. There are so many different van life ideas and opinions from van life influencers and vandwellers that even knowing where to start looking for your tiny […]

10 Best RV Brands – Who Should You Trust?

Picking the perfect recreational vehicle isn’t easy, nor is it an exact science. There are so many factors to consider when choosing your new rolling home, and with so many RVs out there to choose from, it’s hard to know which one will be right for you. Overall height and length, included amenities, storage, electrical […]

Peugeot Boxer Camper Is The Newest 4×4 On The Overlanding Block

Van life is constantly evolving and, as with any trend, sport, or movement, people are continuously pushing the boundaries of the lifestyle and seeking more freedom, more excitement, and more adventure. Vanlifers are all unique, each having his or her own reason as to why they have chosen to join this alternative living movement. But […]

8 Best Camper Van For Family Adventures

When it comes to off grid trips with the entire family, small travel trailers or your favourite small campers just aren’t going to cut it. Picking the right camper van for your individual needs can be tough, but not because of a lack of choice. There are hundreds of different makes, models, styles, and sizes […]

Hire A Campervan – The 10 Best Places To Rent A Camper In The UK

How we pick holiday destinations has changed so much over the past two decades. Gone are the days where heading down to the travel agents was the only option of adding a bit of adventure into your life, and with the rise of websites such as AirBNB giving people the opportunity to experience extraordinary parts […]

10 Best Tiny Campers With Incredible Interior

The best part about tiny campers is the ability to keep your budget tiny too, you can find a high mileage, newish vehicle on eBay for around $5,000-$10,000, and if you do a DIY conversion you could have one of the finest tiny campers in your area for well under $15,000! Weve scouted the internet […]

VW Grand California Sparks A New Generation Of Campervans

There are so many different campervans out there on the market for off grid living enthusiasts to choose from. You can pick anything from a Pop Top Camper right through to the suave and stylish Carado Axion, or maybe the best family camper that has all of the amenities you need to keep the kids occupied […]

Nissan NV200 Camper – Everything You Need To Know

The camper van world is changing, but not in a way that you might have expected. If I asked you to describe some electric campervans for me, what would you come up with as an answer? Would you think about camper conversions that look dull and boring like a beige science experiment, or would you […]

Hymer Vision Venture Inside The Million Dollar Camper

Have you ever wanted a campervan from the future? Well, the Hymer Vision Venture is just that. A new concept camper by Hymer designed on top of a 2019 Mercedes Sprinter, and we’ll be honest, our jaws instantly dropped when we saw this thing. There’s not much information out there regarding this vehicle; we even went up […]

VW California 6.1 Camper Gets A Bunch Of New Hi-Tech Features

VW has finally revealed more information on their new VW California 6.1, a new hi-tech, modernised upgrade to their Transporter range which is targeted at us campervan and van life enthusiasts. It will be officially revealed at this years Caravan Salon show in Düsseldorf on the 30th August which we will be attending in hopes […]

The Ford Transit Nugget Is The Latest Compact Camper To Check Out

When it comes to choosing the best van to live in for your van life off grid adventure, there are so many factors to consider, with one of the main decisions being the size of the vehicle. While having a large monster camper van has the benefit of coming with more interior space, there are […]

Meet The World’s First Ford Camper With A Built-In Foosball Table

When it comes to choosing the best van to live in, many people will tell you that you should either go for a Sprinter Camper Van or a Ford Transit Campervan. The size and compatibility of these two vehicles lend themselves to a whole different range of designs, essentially making them the perfect blank canvas […]

Best Family Camper Sleeps Up To 7 People And Has An Onboard Shower!

Some of the best holidays I ever had as a child were camping trips with the entire family. Getting to hang out with cousins and uncles that I hadn’t seen since the last family gathering was always exciting, and the stories that we told and the games we all played have stayed with me until […]

Which VW Camper Van Is Best For Van Life And Weekend Trips?

The VW camper van is by far one of the most iconic camper vans in the world. It started the van life scene, with fellow vandwellers, surfers and adventure addicts using them to drive away for the weekend with everything they need. Now, after many years of innovation and demand, the vw camper van has […]

VW Electric Campervan Is A New Take On An Old Classic

Ask anyone in the street or your 90-year-old granny to name a camper conversion, and they’ll probably come straight back at you with the answer, ‘a VW Bus’, that is unless your neighbour or your mum makes the Carado Axion or did some work experience with Outside Van Campers. The Volkswagen Bus Camper could well […]

Luxury RV Expands Into A Mobile Office That Sleeps Eight

In an age where bigger means better, it’s no surprise that the act of finding the best van for long or short term travel is a tricky one. If you’re looking for stealth campers or the tried and tested Mercedes Sprinter Camper Van, then there are hundreds of different campervan conversions that you can sift […]

Inside Nomad Vanz $200K Off Road 2019 Mercedes Sprinter

We’re here at the Overland Expo West with our sponsors Four Wheel Campers, checking out more some of the awesome vans, off road trucks and overlanding goliaths that we’ve been drooling over ever since Van Clan first began. The atmosphere here is electric, with so many likeminded people all interested in living the van life, […]

Overland Expo Campers – Every Camper From Overland Expo West 2019!

What do you get if you cross a patch of land in Arizona and hundreds of camper enthusiasts from across the globe? The answer is Overland Expo West! The Expo might have finished for 2019, but we are pretty adamant about still keeping the vibe of the event alive until next year. We’re a little […]

Van Do It Camper Is A Swiss Army Knife On Wheels

When it comes to living the van life, there is no written rule as to how you build your travelling tiny home. Some people favour the tiny eco house, while others go for a no-holds-barred adventure bus. Whatever your design choice, one thing usually remains constant; when you’ve made your van, there’s no changing the […]

Why The Pop Up Camper Is Becomming Such A Great Buy

If you’re looking to take the plunge into van life but want a compact camper van, not a monstrous RV, then a pop up camper could be right for you. Pop up campers make spending time in small campers and micro campers much more luxurious, allowing you room to stretch out and even sleep the […]

10 Best Motorhomes Of 2023

If you’ve been keeping up to date with our van life articles over the past few months, then chances are you’ll have seen a whole heap of different camper conversions hidden amongst my ramblings. From the ever-popular Volkswagen Bus Camper through to small campers and the new range of micro campers that are becomming popular […]

Mini Camper Is The Home On Wheels You’ll Never Want

When it comes to living the van life, the question of ‘does size matter’ instantly divides opinions. How small does a tiny house have to be before it’s more of a shed than a liveable space? Do you need to stand up in your stealth camper van? Is a high roof panel van the only […]

Why Are Vandwellers Choosing The Sprinter Camper Van?

More and more full-time vandwellers, people living the weekend warrior life and outdoorsy people are choosing the sprinter camper van as their adventure bus. And we can see why, we’ve already shown you some amazing Mercedes sprinter conversions such as the Mercedes Benz Sawtooth conversion, the sprinter conversion moving house and the Sith-style conversion that […]

20 Best Small Campers and Travel Trailers For Road Trips

When people think about living the van life, they usually conjure up images of a Skoolie adventure bus or one of the fancy Mercedes Sprinter Conversions that we covered a while back. From the best Ford Campers to the Nissan Camper workshop on wheels, hardened vandwellers and newcomers alike associate van life with 4×4 vehicles, […]

10 Best RV’s To Live In Full Time

Today we’re going to discover what the best RV to live in is on the American market, as RVs are a quintessential part of American life. Completing one of the countries top road trips is a right of passage for many youngsters and a love for the open road can easily stay with you after […]

Sprinter Van Life – Why A Sprinter Van Makes The Perfect Camper

The world of van life is so popular right now; all you need to do is open Instagram and enter the world of van life influencers to be inspired to get a tiny home of your own. So many vandwellers are rejecting the old fashioned camper van which can be big, clunky, poorly designed and slow, […]

Someone Converted Their Campervan Into A Thunderbird 2

We’ve seen some almighty campervan conversions in our time, but none that come close to this Thunderbird 2 conversion. I remember as a child, watching the Thunderbirds and even having this exact aircraft as a toy. So seeing a piece of my childhood mixed with my adult interests really makes me go all gooey inside. […]

Futuristic Camper Let’s You Gaze Up At The Stars With A Balcony

The fact that I’m not massive fans of luxury RV’s is no secret. It’s not that I don’t like them, in fact, vehicles like the Carado Axion and the EarthRoamer are works of automotive art, but a lot of large RV’s are just a bit samey. I’m sat in a camper park up spot in […]

This Stealth Minivan Converts Into An Affordable Camper For Under $10K

The wanderlust bug is doing the rounds once again; the amount of emails that we receive in the Van Clan inbox has tripled in the past few months, and more and more of you want to know how to get into alternative living. Maybe it’s because Spring has sprung, or perhaps you’re all just ready for […]

Meet The Compact Camper Van Perfect For Budding Weekend Warriors

There is no better feeling than hitting the open road after a stressful week at work, cruising down the highway with your favourite van life essentials packed and ready to go, preparing to add another journey to your list of top road trips. Not all vandwellers can live the vanlife full time; travelling in a […]

Meet The Vintage VW Bus Turned Wine Bar Touring New Zealand

It wasn’t long ago that we toured New Zealand in a camper van, but unfortunately we didn’t meet this vintage VW Bus that just so happens to be driving around the incredible countryside letting travellers taste test the best wines the country has to offer. Join our Van Lifers & Weekend Warriors Facebook Community Group […]

This Replica Lego Volkswagen Is Made From Over 400,000 Pieces

You can now mix your childhood love of Lego with a full sized VW lego Volkswagen camper. That’s right, we’ve all most likely seen those small VW bus lego sets floating around the toy shops, heck we even bought one for ourselves this Christmas! But this is a replica size lego Volkswagen T2 made entirely […]

Mercedes Benz X Class Camper Redefines Luxury Off Grid Living

Meet the Mercedes Benz X Class camper, converted by German company Matzker. If you and your partner are currently trying to decide between the practicality of an off-road camper and a luxury camper van, then look no further, for the Mercedes Benz X Class Camper is both 4×4 and luxury. With this sublime conversion, you […]

Eco Campervans Are Becoming The Vandwellers Vehicle Of Choice

Gone are the days of having to choose a gas guzzling, air polluting tiny home as your camper conversion of choice. Just as the culinary world is having an overhaul with the rise in popularity with clean eating, so too is the camper van industry, with the arrival of more and more new eco campervans […]

Outdoorsy Is The Air BNB Of RVs and Campervans

What drives vandwellers and off grid adventure lovers to head out into the unknown and explore? Is it the thrill of travelling in a van, heading down dusty highways and ticking off some of life’s top road trips; or perhaps living the van life has become the new American Dream? Whatever the case, Van Life […]

Nissan Camper Has A Fully Stocked Workshop In The Back!

What’s the first thing that you think about when you read the words ‘camper conversion’? Is it an off grid home, or a tiny house that you might take out for a spin on weekends? Perhaps it’s a retro Volkswagen Bus Camper, or maybe it’s a rough and ready cheap camper that you put your […]

This Is The Craziest Modified Campervan We’ve Ever Set Eyes On

Some people might think that living the van life is about the quiet life, taking a stealth camper out on the road and gently enjoying some of life’s top road trips. Others like to build a metallic-red dragon and drive into the heart of the sun, travelling in a van while eating up every other […]

This Is The Most Stunning VW California Camper We’ve Ever Seen

Hands up if you like campers? Ok, that should pretty much be everybody on the list, that’s why you check out our articles, right? The truth is, we love all kinds of campervan conversions here at Van Clan, but we have a special soft spot for retro motors (we’re only human after all!). As vandwellers, […]

Bicycle Camper Proves That You Can Get Off Grid On A Budget!

Are you looking for a cheap camper or an affordable tiny house? The start-up costs of living off the grid can be expensive, especially if you’re scrolling through the internet looking for top eco campers like the Dalbury electric campervan. But what if we told you that there was a much cheaper method of off […]

Finally A Cheap Camper That Has Everything You Need For Adventures

We get lots of questions about living the van life on a daily basis, and many of them have something to do with money or the cost of living in a van. Whether you’re planning on becoming a digital nomad or just want to go travelling in a van around the United States, the initial […]

Meet The 6 Wheeled Mercedes Camper That Has Its Own Quad Bike

Mercedes Sprinter Conversions are perhaps the best campervan conversions on the road today, and it’s not hard to see why when you scroll through your Van Life Instagram accounts and see some of the incredible tiny homes and that have been created using a Mercedes Camper. They’re a great base vehicle, but also having the […]

This Company Will Build You A Stealth Camper Van For Just $7,000

More and more people want to move out of the 9 to 5 and live a life on the road, and to be honest we can’t blame them! Vandwellers have a great way of life and get to work while travelling – what’s not to love! Living the van life or travelling in a van […]

This Pop Top Camper Can Handle The Adventurous Family Of Five

Van life is all about getting out on the road in your favourite adventure bus and seeing the world. You don’t have to own a monster camper to feel a sense of wanderlust or awe when you’re out there exploring the wild; you need something that can accommodate you and your family as you go […]

Carado Axion Is A Camper With An Ensuite Bathroom

When it comes to campers and living the van life, there’s nothing better than the good old trusty panel van. From Mercedes Sprinter conversions right through to the Ford Transit Camper, it’s a strong shape and solid foundation for creating a kick-ass camper that knows no bounds. The Carado Axion is no exception and is […]

The Land Rover Camper Is Becoming A Popular Choice For Adventurers

Say what you will about Land Rover, they are and always will be a British institution. As a powerhouse of modern motoring, they can be seen tearing up and down farmers fields and over rough terrain with a plume of dust billowing behind them. If you own one already then you won’t need any convincing, […]

The Custom Ford Transit Campervan Built For Weekend Warriors

THIS IS SPARTA!… Well, it’s the GT Spartan Ford Transit Campervan at any rate, and if it’s good enough for the King of Sparta, then it’s good enough for us. The Ford Transit Camper has had a major upgrade from the genius minds over at Autohaus, and it could be the swankiest ford transit camper conversion […]

Tesla Bus Concept Is A Vehicle Elon Musk Should Totally Make

We love the idea of an electric campervan, in fact, some of our all-time favourite vehicles come from our list of top eco campers. So it’s no surprise that our spidey senses started tingling when we got wind of the new Tesla Bus concept. Tesla are undoubtedly the forerunners in green living and cleaner technology, so it […]

Off Grid Van From Outside Van Is The Ultimate Swiss Army Vehicle

You might think that we have a little bit of a soft spot for Oregon based company Outside Van, and in all honesty you’d be absolutely spot on. We love campervan conversions that combine function and versatility with a clean and minimalistic feel, and the Mercedes Sprinter Conversions that Outside Van produce never fail to knock […]

Meet The Adventure Bus That’s Taking Instagram By Storm

Can you feel that shift in the air? It’s the movement of millions of people saying no to the daily grind and taking the step to becoming vandwellers. People want to explore the world now more than ever, and van life gives them the tools and the means to travel the globe in style. If you’re […]

12 Best Campervan Conversions To Inspire Your Next Adventure

If you’re an avid campervan enthusiast then you’ll know campervan conversions are a seriously hot topic right now. Students, weekend warriors, vandwellers and even the wealthy are converting their campervans into incredible off grid living homes on wheels. Some van lifers want a stealth camper, some a VW camper, and some even want a pop […]

Custom Campervan Gets A Fast & Furious Overhaul

There’s two types of camper van lover out there – those that like old dream rides like the retro camper trailer, and those that like supercharged pimped up rides like the Ford Terrier M Sport and this souped up VW Camper. If you’re in the second category and like rides that have come from another realm […]

The Ford Camper Conversion That We’ve All Been Waiting For

We love adventures, but we love the campers that can handle adventures even more. Living off the grid is a lifestyle choice that many people crave, but without the proper van life essentials and the right vehicle you’re going to fall behind the other vandwellers as they race to Wanderlust glory. Luckily for you Outside Van just keep […]

This Extendable Camper Is A Transportable Folding Apartment

A lot of people ask me how I cope living in 80 square feet of van everyday. Well UK Van Life can have its challenges, but i’m very used to the minimalist campervan way of life and I wouldn’t give up my tiny home for the world. If you like the idea of living in […]

VW ID Buzz Cargo Van Is Volkswagen’s Latest Electric Delivery Van Concept

There’s a new concept vehicle coming from VW’s factory, and that’s the VW ID Buzz Cargo Van, an all electric panel van designed for delivery companies to make their delivery process automated and funky at the same time. It was revealed only several hours ago at the IAA Commercial Vehicles conference in Hannover, Germany, presented […]

This Compact Camper Is Perfect For The Vanlife Weekend Warrior

Size and weight play a big factor in the vehicle that we choose as our off grid home. Some people prefer monsters like the EarthRoamer, where as others will go for something more lightweight and rustic like this Mercedes Camper Dream Ride. It also depends on how long you’re planning on living off the grid […]

Take A Peak Inside This £75,000 Volkswagen Westfalia Camper

We all love the iconic Volkswagen Retro Bus; it’s what started the vandwellers movement in the first place, and without it we’d have no van life stories to talk about! But if you want a little more power and a lot more space then this Volkswagen Westfalia Camper might be of interest. It’s still got […]

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