After being displaced by a hurricane, we jumped in our 1978 VW bus and traveled the U.S. for 2+ years (coast to coast and back). 🚌 While on the road, we were guided to a 1961 GM bus that we’re converting into a bigger home on wheels!
Bus life has been the best life we’ve ever lived. We have learned to appreciate the little things, focus on what’s really important and enjoy a freedom like no other. Enjoy our Bus Life posts and stories, photos, videos and more!
The two of us found so much joy, living on the road in our old VW bus for over 2 years. With only 80 square feet of space, we learned to live in the now and embrace simplicity, but not having a toilet or shower proved to be most difficult. By the time we reached the...read more
When the bus arrived, we had it delivered to a local diesel mechanic shop. They inspected the GM bus from top to bottom and everyone seemed impressed. They recommended that we take it over to another nearby shop that could handle a few small fixes, more affordably. A...read more
After days in the desert, working on getting our 1961 GM “New Look” bus running, the secondary fuel filter kept running dry. We took a closer look at the fuel system and began clearing all the fuel lines with an air compressor. One of the last return lines...read more
WHAT KIND OF BUS SHOULD I BUY? Congratulations!!! Bus Life is so close, you can taste it and we are so excited to cheer you on! Below, we share things to consider when buying a school bus or coach bus. When considering buying a bus to become your new home on wheels,...read more
While traveling for 2 years in our VW bus, we learned to live on very little. Our needs became basic: food, water, shelter, a place to park, a place to shower/use the bathroom and a place to do our design work. Not having a toilet or shower in our bus proved to be...read more
WHAT IS A SKOOLIE AND WHAT IS BUS LIFE? A skoolie is a school bus that has been converted into a home or business on wheels. Bus Life is a community of worldwide nomads, who usually live, work and/or travel on the road part-time or full-time in their bus. Some bus and...read more
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