RELEARNING HOW TO VAN LIFE | Off-Grid Living

Aug 16, 2020
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First Impressions of Our NEW Sprinter Van Conversion | Go to www.audible.com/eamonandbec or text EAMONANDBEC to 500 500 to get one free audiobook, unlimited Audible originals and a 30-day free trial 🚐 After several months of building our off-grid van, we are in the finishing stage of the conversion so we head to the woods to relearn how to van life ►SUBSCRIBE so you never miss a video bit.ly/2DDSUgu
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After a long 4 months of this VAN LIFE BUILD project we finally have enough electricity, water and other essentials in place to put our new tiny home on wheels to the off-grid test. We head 3 hours north of Toronto to explore some of Canada's most stunning wilderness. But, of course, van life has it's highs and lows, and relearning how to find stealth camping spots presents us with our first van challenge. Sorry again to the kind gentleman who we accidentally trespassed on his property 😅. We then realize our electrical system really isn't complete without our solar panels and we're limited on how long we can camp out off-grid. No one say van life is easy but nothing good comes easy... amiright?
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Get Caught up on this Van Life Build Project:
Building Off-Grid Tiny House During Pandemic bit.ly/2Y0KGIJ
VAN LIFE BUILD: Insulating Off-Grid Tiny House bit.ly/2C5v3Y0
VAN LIFE BUILD: Framing our Off-Grid Tiny House bit.ly/2zufvMq
VAN LIFE BUILD: Full Bathroom w/ Indoor Shower & Toilet bit.ly/2CtCzfi
How Did We Get Here?
Abandoning our Van in Africa bit.ly/2Kff0HT
After an incredible 3 years of living, working, and traveling in our self converted Sprinter Van we made the very tough decision to abandon it in Africa to take a rescue flight back to Canada. As it has for all of us this global pandemic has flipped our world upside down. When our Prime Minister announced that he was sending repatriation flights over to Africa to pick up Canadians who were stuck (due to border closures) we consulted with friends and family closest to us and realized that in this time of crisis we should be back in our home country. Halting our dream of driving around the world was a hard pill to swallow which is why we knew we needed a big project to keep our mind + body busy while social distancing back here in Toronto. Enter building an off-grid tiny house on wheels!! This is going to be our 3rd time converting an empty cargo van into a campervan and we are both excited and nervous to take on this project. We want this build to be the ULTIMATE OFF-GRID VAN 🚐
Tour the renovations we've done to our self converted sprinter van:
VAN TOUR after 2 years living in our TINY HOUSE on wheels bit.ly/newvantour
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Who are we?
We're Eamon and Bec, a Toronto-based couple who live full-time in our self converted Sprinter Van!! SUBSCRIBE for wanderlust travel, behind the scenes of what it's really like to live in a van, and videos all about the yummy vegan food we make + eat! VAN LIFE COUPLE.
Our goal here is to inspire you to chase after your own dreams however big (or small... tiny homes anyone?) they may be! We hope to create a community of like-minded, positive individuals who will grow to love and support one another on their own journeys.
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Comments
  • I love your vids, dear peeps, but if everyone hacked at the forest like you did in this one, there would be nothing left. That said, the drone footage above you two on the yellow floaty of awesome is spectacular. Love, a fellow Canadian.

    Sorted.Sorted.2 hours ago
  • You guys... never grow up! You can always “Be wiser”, and be like a child. Keep laughing! Keep being silly!

    Rev. Connie ForebackRev. Connie Foreback10 hours ago
  • The music that led up to Eamon say, “Not too much firewood around here.” Made me LOL! 😂🤣😂

    Rev. Connie ForebackRev. Connie Foreback11 hours ago
  • 16:49 where can i BUY this amazing cooking setup?

    DJ NessDJ Ness22 days ago
  • love the movie

    Frankie AustinFrankie Austin24 days ago
  • Sana all

    Jowjow ChillJowjow Chill26 days ago
  • Hmmmm.. a big night first before the bignight. haha!

    JCL CJCL C27 days ago
  • I felt the same way..so many GI joes...sorry for the breakfast...

    Giovanni CabaGiovanni CabaMonth ago
  • You can only die on that food. slaughter a pig and eat like humans ..... when i see him cutting a tree like a woman, if i were in his place, i would cut myself off not to say what 🥵🥵🥵🥵

    Goran BaresicGoran BaresicMonth ago
  • What a Lifeeeee 🙌❤❤❤

    THE DREAMERTHE DREAMERMonth ago
  • Was that a park ranger or a cop yelling at you about private property? Wow why would he say anything? Not like you were doing anything wrong. Some of these ppl man. Sad. He looks like just someone who was walking. He could have let you finish eating your breakfast first at least. I love when Bec calls you Bud. Such a cute nick name. :) P.s. you definitely need an outside table instead of putting your your doing on the dirty ground.,

    Christie's Yorkie Angel'sChristie's Yorkie Angel'sMonth ago
  • That yellow thing on top i was curious what it was , storage NOPE , Jet engine to give more power in the sticky bits NOPE , its a flotation device to support humans YIPPEE ( just whats need to improve MPG on the highway ) sorry guys that aint practical in any shape or form but to hell with it its funnnnnnnnnnnnnnn

    misha frogmisha frogMonth ago
  • how nice they can get vegan marshmallows made without gelatine

    Helen MHelen MMonth ago
  • Fantastyczna z para 👍💪. Pozdrawiam ✌️

    SZWAGIER4x4SZWAGIER4x4Month ago
  • Love you both! Your so fun! ❤️❤️❤️❤️

    Jody ReayJody ReayMonth ago
  • You guys can try planting some seeds with every where u go so you can someday years after can go back to it. And might see how tall it grew right? Plus u help a lot with the mother nature 😊

    Jet SantosJet SantosMonth ago
  • nice cople

    eric middelboseric middelbosMonth ago
  • 😁❤️❤️

    TahiAuto DTTahiAuto DTMonth ago
  • 👍👍👍👍

    Versailles versaillesVersailles versaillesMonth ago
  • You are lucky you can get one of those Lilly pad they where so hard to find this summer /spring time

    Kennedi SaylerKennedi Sayler2 months ago
  • she looks like Dexters sister !

    DenisDenis2 months ago
  • “I think I have to go home” “You are home!” LOL😂

    Mary GordonMary Gordon2 months ago
  • BOB NICE UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH SHIRT !!! That’s where I go!

    Brie UBrie U2 months ago
  • chubby bunny you guys are cute

    Megan TorresMegan Torres2 months ago
  • Do u guys see the "entering private property " signs if there are any visible?

    Fóvos TheoúFóvos Theoú2 months ago
  • "the best" is all i hear too

    J GJ G2 months ago
  • How do you know when the water is safe

    Lahteesha RafterLahteesha Rafter2 months ago
  • Some people try to hide their house but they can’t lol

    Hagen LeeHagen Lee2 months ago
  • 👍💪👌

    P M R visual communication Rajesh P mP M R visual communication Rajesh P m2 months ago
  • Heyy can i somewhere buy that folding firepit/grill of yours? I like how big it is!! 🔥🤩

    Julia van BreeJulia van Bree3 months ago
  • The way she says "hey Trin" to casa B :(

    Pierina ScrivantePierina Scrivante3 months ago
  • I would like to purchase your firepit/frill - can you direct me to a link?

    max kaufmanmax kaufman3 months ago
  • Mi sono iscritto adesso al vostro canale ! Oltre ad ad essere bravissimi siete entrambi bellissimi 😀

    Luca VarottoLuca Varotto3 months ago
  • 😍😍😍❤️💪💪💪💞

    Muhammed AneesMuhammed Anees3 months ago
  • seanlew

    krzysiek likokrzysiek liko3 months ago
  • Everyone talking bout the firewood, the cheeky bathing suit is what I'm talking about 👙

    Brian OBrian O3 months ago
  • Wonderful. I am living in Japan by remodeling my car into a house.

    旅するHIACE HYBRID2019旅するHIACE HYBRID20193 months ago
  • ❤❤❤

    jp transfermaltajp transfermalta3 months ago
  • Flys, bugs, smoke, sticky, sweaty, poopy bum. That’s this life in a nutshell.

    The Matterhorn YetiThe Matterhorn Yeti3 months ago
  • What an awesome day! Stop by my channel and check out a day in my van life! usworlds.info/slow/video/n4NhjaqzbqKhpKk

    Maxwell HandMaxwell Hand3 months ago
  • With out the high would be no low without the low no high that middle is the spot 🤣

    mathew handleymathew handley4 months ago
  • 😂🤣 ja Pfeifen gibt es überall, weiter so 😘

    Daniel GDaniel G4 months ago
  • Hello. Windows slightly tinted and sun wiser on front wind shield makes driving a lot more better and safety too during summer and it enhances the looks of the van. I have a cargo sprinter. Happy travels

    Rock N rollRock N roll4 months ago
  • Hay Guys YOU CAN NEVER GET LOST IF YOU DONT KNOW WHERE YOUR GOING !

    NeilNeil4 months ago
  • Whatching one of my favourite episods for the third time❤️

    shiba _shiba _4 months ago
  • Eamon is literally a living Tarzan

    Ally HoganAlly Hogan4 months ago
  • Grea8 trip

    Inayat KhiljiInayat Khilji4 months ago
  • tel him to fu..k him self private land

    Peter RogerPeter Roger4 months ago
  • What a great time!! This popped up after your latest cabin update where you cleaned out the van! Amazing how much has changed in 2 months!! Congrats on your cabin!! That is a dream of mine!!

    My Little HomesteadMy Little Homestead4 months ago
  • 6 100 watt battle borns and no solar?? How peculiar. Unless I’m mixing up different videos.

    chris davischris davis4 months ago
  • I love Bob!

    Vickie GreenwoodVickie Greenwood4 months ago
  • Eny bady mallus here?

    4MB vlogs4MB vlogs4 months ago
  • What is your bbq pit brand?

    Alderina GraciaAlderina Gracia5 months ago
  • O guys, I love following your journeys and adventures BUT that hurt a little to see you chop down that tree for fire wood... Please no :( just think if everyone was to do the same. No likely!!!!

    Hippysoul_ DeeHippysoul_ Dee5 months ago
  • they make me so happy like it seems like their genuinely in love and it doesnt look fake or over dramatic idk but i love them

    Mia BenitezMia Benitez5 months ago
  • Bec, I may have missed one of the shows that told about it, but what kind of lock is that on the inside doors (assuming you have one on driver's side as well)? Thanks oh, and BTW I have the exact same van. I love the it!

    Ocean ScienceOcean Science5 months ago
  • The happy couple, All the time smiling. Nice Van,

    Ridha DababiRidha Dababi5 months ago
  • i am looking their chanel not so long ago, and i have question. Are they vegans?

    Умат TVУмат TV5 months ago
  • Live across the bay from you. So nice to see your lights at night.

    Anne LamarcheAnne Lamarche5 months ago
  • E bull jet

    Noufi KNoufi K5 months ago
  • You guys should check out onX off roads. It gives you everything from public and private land to what type of road. Safe travels!

    Brian BiggsBrian Biggs5 months ago
  • can i have a van

    Joshua TaylorJoshua Taylor5 months ago
  • yes is worth it!!!!!!!! hugs and keep safe regards

    Isaac FiattIsaac Fiatt5 months ago
  • Thanks for sharing. If I get one of those it would have to get to trailheads. We hike, backpack, camp, etc. That's what I was afraid of, getting places. Self rescue gear for sure.

    Sinfonian BarelytoneSinfonian Barelytone5 months ago
  • You guys absolutely melt my heart! Love seeing the dynamic and depth of your love and appreciation for each other! No matter what your beautiful souls shine through! Keep living your dreams. What an inspiration to so many

    Viola RodriguezViola Rodriguez5 months ago
  • queen

    Lyz LoobyLyz Looby6 months ago
  • Hey, love your white walls! What did you use?

    RayRay6 months ago
  • What’s it like being a professional vlogging couple? Are you guys ever authentic or are you always thinking of being camera ready? I’m sure you are as authentic as you can be, but I don’t think anyone can be genuinely authentic with a camera on them, but not only that you also have to be thinking about what to put on camera and then set up a shot. I suppose in exchange for authenticity and living in the moment you get community and sharing with others which is nice.

    Mala HoracioMala Horacio6 months ago
  • What Nationality are you & your hubby

    GigiGigi6 months ago
  • Maroc

    Abdallah SalimiAbdallah Salimi6 months ago
  • Burning incense will help detour the bugs.

    Kimberly Best Day Ever ShoppeKimberly Best Day Ever Shoppe6 months ago
  • I want this life so bad! I've been saving up but I'm so lost idk if it's ever going to be a reality by myself.. I love you guys so much!

    Nathaniel ForestiNathaniel Foresti6 months ago
  • please make a video of your Recipes!!

    Destiny CoffeyDestiny Coffey6 months ago
  • Couldn’t find yalls fire pit listed somewhere in your descriptions....any direction for that? Maybe I missed it from another video! Thanks y’all! Love watching y’all every week!

    The Whole Body With Leigh AnnThe Whole Body With Leigh Ann6 months ago
  • *chop* *chop* *chop*...."this stuff is gold!" -eamon

    Newb LandersNewb Landers6 months ago
  • I hope you have a weapon for protection just in case with the world we live in now

    Pete HerreraPete Herrera6 months ago
  • The guy did not have to be a jerk about it and could have let them know what he did and said it was okay to stay the night

    Pete HerreraPete Herrera6 months ago
  • You should use SharkBite clamps

    Pete HerreraPete Herrera6 months ago
  • Of i bec in my van... we would be expecting. And she wouldn't wake up with pants. I can make a fire

    Eugene RussellEugene Russell6 months ago
  • Who clickbates Bec in her underwear?

    Eugene RussellEugene Russell6 months ago
  • Love these 2 !!! And Bob 😊

    Geralyn BreaultGeralyn Breault6 months ago
  • We absolutely love Bob, he is such a blessing to you guys.

    Monus BrewerMonus Brewer6 months ago
  • Eamon and Bec are definitely the glamping type.. They would probably build a whole tiny house for a weekend camping trip and be like "see, it's easy and you can do it too!"

    R E CR E C6 months ago
  • You need another drone to find out what’s out there

    Jimmy DicksonJimmy Dickson6 months ago
  • Are you guys vegan or vegetarian 👀👀

    Mara E FloresMara E Flores6 months ago
    • We’re plant based 😊

      Eamon & BecEamon & Bec6 months ago
  • Chubby bunny??? You made me laugh!!!!!

    User 1User 16 months ago
  • Change the vibe a bit here, other than the cutting down the trees and shit, they are amazing, they are human, they too make mistakes, if one would even consider this a mistake, however...back to my point,,,,,15:53 amazingggggg clip!!! You both are awesome, don’t let these comments bring you down or kill ur vibe or have you guys worry about the content you’s put up...one thing for sure, you guys are you ... the real and not fake or extremely edited to the point where it’s Ike bad acting...like some channels I saw. Also, I remember when I was a little girl we would go and cut down our Xmas tree, I’m Canadian, live in Cape Breton, not sure of rules or whatever now but I ain’t guna hate on them over this small piece of them! ✌🏼❤️😊

    Kendra FortinKendra Fortin6 months ago
  • Bones are always wet tho....

    Swaggy froggySwaggy froggy6 months ago
  • What do you call that one wheeled skateboard?

    Kimberly DannerKimberly Danner6 months ago
  • Love your videos and a peek into your relationship so funny you two!

    Darin Films Things.Darin Films Things.6 months ago
  • 10:53 “right in the middle of breakfast tho! *chucks chair*” 😂

    Jenna RaeJenna Rae6 months ago
  • Awesome with the coffee thing!! Timis always safe the day!!!! Guys you are awesome!!

    Karla MartinezKarla Martinez6 months ago
  • What is the fire pit you guys use!!! This is something I want to be adding to my camp collection

    JustKaeJustKae6 months ago
  • This is great! :)

    The Engineer TraderThe Engineer Trader6 months ago
  • How do you finance a life off the grid?

    John BrewerJohn Brewer6 months ago
  • Had good luck with crimping the connection with pex

    Mary DouglasMary Douglas6 months ago
  • Green wood doesn’t burn, it just smokes.

    Truth SeekerTruth Seeker6 months ago
  • I think I would hold her forever and never let go

    darren meyersdarren meyers6 months ago
  • Someone help me , I’m a bit lost here What’s happening with the cabin This vlog says 1 mth ago ? Is the cabin a new project ? HELP ‼️🙏

    darren meyersdarren meyers6 months ago
  • Here for the content ( & Bec’s laugh ) #luckiest guy on the planet Luv you both Makin me happy 😁❤️

    darren meyersdarren meyers6 months ago
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