Living Big In A Tiny House

Living Big In A Tiny House

Vor 3 Monate

For a dedicated surfer, few things in life are more important than chasing the perfect waves. For Johnny this meant converting a van into an amazing tiny house on wheels which allows him to live and work full time, while traveling all over New Zealand in search of the best surf spots.
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As an electrician, he has installed a full solar system, allowing him to be off-the-grid and ensure that his home has power wherever he goes.
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Perhaps one of the greatest benefits to van life is the freedom that it affords, not only in terms of location independence and travel but also in the financial savings which have allowed Johnny to work a more flexible schedule, and also travel the world to continue his surfing adventures.
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Paul M
Paul M Vor 3 Tage
I’m doing the exact same thing but in Australia. I work as a water meter reader and we work 9 and a half weeks then 3 weeks off . I bought mine complete with hot shower and toilet solar panels 75 grand and never stay at caravan parks . My work is in Sydney but on the break I Usually go to snapper on the Gold Coast and angourie at Yamba and the pass at Byron bay . Queensland does not allow anyone to sleep in any vehicle unless at a dedicated camp ground. In nsw you can stop anywhere for the night as long as you don’t contravene any signage. However I try not to park in front of houses
Troy Lynn
Troy Lynn Vor 7 Tage
Where could I find that sink and stove ??
Piseth Sin
Piseth Sin Vor 8 Tage
Please create a video of how to step by step convert a van into RV.
petespirals
petespirals Vor 8 Tage
nice van, nice life, nice video as usual, great to keep in touch with the kiwi vibes, ka pai
Matt Keen
Matt Keen Vor 9 Tage
Such an awesome build, good on you :) Ive got the exact same ford tranny that im converting as well. I had been working on it day and night for 9 months straight until I had to start my 7 month course. This video has definitely got me fizzing at the bung to get home and get back into it when i fly home in the following 2 weeks. Cheers, might see you around the waves.
murdermymeat 69
murdermymeat 69 Vor 9 Tage
He does know he can’t drive over water right?
Debbie Mcfarlane
Debbie Mcfarlane Vor 9 Tage
How lovely bed looking out over the ocean. He's done a great job of the conversion. Very cosy set up. Love his board hanging above the bed too
Cel Joy
Cel Joy Vor 10 Tage
Love it...
Moving Camper
Moving Camper Vor 12 Tage
Great conversion! Feel free to check out our conversion: xiaominglu88.com/id/video-_OQyl-jbHyc.html
Symphytum Tribe
Symphytum Tribe Vor 12 Tage
Life a bigger life in a smaller place.. priceless..
Prince of Malaysia
Prince of Malaysia Vor 12 Tage
i see monopoly deal xD *out of topic*
shabbir dana
shabbir dana Vor 13 Tage
That nice and neatly made.hope i would had got a chance to stay with you.bro
Ally B
Ally B Vor 13 Tage
A wonderful passionate young guy who loves surfing and doing his thing!
Jessica
Jessica Vor 16 Tage
This van is amazing. Love the design. One great van job would be to work for Door Dash food delivery or Shipt grocery delivery services. Work from your van home that way and make your own hours. You may even be able to travel with those jobs to different cities they are located in.
Erica Runningwildspirit
Erica Runningwildspirit Vor 24 Tage
Holy swipes! That beach is gorgeous! 😁❤
Erica Runningwildspirit
Erica Runningwildspirit Vor 24 Tage
Merly Costa
Merly Costa Vor 25 Tage
Cool video. Im a fan of this channel. Question: I have a school bus conversion and I want to get a surfboard to put in the ceiling like yours. How did u do the surfboard hanging thing? Thanks!!
Walter Quick
Walter Quick Vor 25 Tage
sweet!!
Paul Carter
Paul Carter Vor 28 Tage
It’s a very unique lifestyle to live this way and the van build is awesome for an amazing lifestyle🗝 thanks guys enjoy the journey
G B
G B Vor Monat
This is so inspiring! A house totally fit for his life, free of excess and full of freedom! I guess he will soon turn it into fully electric and maybe with more photovoltaic panels on the roof. Tis could free him also from gas and oil...
Levi Hawk
Levi Hawk Vor Monat
This van alone would cost over 30K used in the U.S. a build out like this would run at least 35K plus yet most you see have spent easily over 60K for similar setups in the U.S. many if new can run easily over 80K here in the U.S.
Adarsh GUPTA
Adarsh GUPTA Vor Monat
I've been watching so many van videos now, I understood only one thing. I just need a place to cook/eat and a place to sleep. Homes are actually too big in the US, more than we need. More space = more junk accumulation :)
Ava Loftin
Ava Loftin Vor Monat
You think he likes to surf?
Max B
Max B Vor Monat
Wow, great design, very home-like
Bevan Koopman
Bevan Koopman Vor Monat
"Electrician Builds Off-Grid Van" - umm, are there any on-grid vans?
David
David Vor Monat
Does anyone know what the size of this van is? It looks like a height 3 van, but is it also a length 3 / 170" wheelbase?
Andrius Sarapajevas
Andrius Sarapajevas Vor Monat
what a great way to do your hobbie!! superb. and that van looks cosy i would live in it for sure
Andy Mac
Andy Mac Vor Monat
Surfers are insufferable. Yeah, we get it; you go surfing. No need to mention it every minute.
Patrick
Patrick Vor Monat
Wonderful van, I seriously am looking for these LED Spotlights as seen in 10:41 (xiaominglu88.com/id/video-anzPk-m2Ek8.html?t=647). Can somebody point me out how they're called? I want to have the same in our bus with the light former.
Linda Wheatley
Linda Wheatley Vor 2 Monate
Awesome build, awesome life!
CrisTooR
CrisTooR Vor 2 Monate
am I the only one concerned the propane tank is inside the vehicle?
Lost Yogi
Lost Yogi Vor 2 Monate
Beautyful build, could turn benches into drawers for easier access.
Iñigo Hiroki
Iñigo Hiroki Vor 2 Monate
Waking up to different surf spots every now and then is beyond amazing 🙃 van life is really nice thing
Harw1t
Harw1t Vor 2 Monate
Love the waves sound on the background!
ANA RAMANA
ANA RAMANA Vor 2 Monate
In love. Woweeee~ What a dream. You deserve all the surf you can find. An amazing outfit! Lucky you!
Curt Brooks
Curt Brooks Vor 2 Monate
Cool Van Cool dude
Bellini Maia
Bellini Maia Vor 2 Monate
how will he shower though?
Seat Time
Seat Time Vor 2 Monate
We're in the middle of our Moto Van build. This is dang inspiring. Thanks for sharing the content!
vladimir ikic
vladimir ikic Vor 2 Monate
Looks good. Work hard pay off school. Earn a little more buy a house. And that all for 15 years catching those waves. Sounds like a plan to me.
k lewis
k lewis Vor 2 Monate
I wish we got a bit more feed back on how he deals with wet surf boards and wetties! amazing buzz though
Electro Drives
Electro Drives Vor 2 Monate
That thumbnail seems like he has bloody huge forearm
Jay Paul III
Jay Paul III Vor 2 Monate
Help me out here, why get a van with less amenities vs a small RV with twice the amenities? MPG is not a factor considering both are poor. And yes, RVs can also have solar panels inputted.
Paul Bowden
Paul Bowden Vor 2 Monate
Unbelievable, Yes agreed. You cant put a price on that. Well DOne!
Michael F5
Michael F5 Vor 2 Monate
Wish I had this baby.
S&Scustoms
S&Scustoms Vor 2 Monate
Anyone else think it's super clean and tidy amazing job
Beto Nas
Beto Nas Vor 2 Monate
This is exactly my life’s plan
Justin Burgan
Justin Burgan Vor 2 Monate
So sick!! Hope to be doing this soon!
Caleb MacCallum
Caleb MacCallum Vor 2 Monate
Do you only pay auto insurance?
Zyon A.A
Zyon A.A Vor 2 Monate
I want to buy Johnny a beer! similar to want we want to do. he's living my dream. awesome dude🏄 love the van.
Max Dowell
Max Dowell Vor 2 Monate
Apparently this guy likes to surf
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