The Complete Vanlife Book

The Complete Vanlife Book


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The Complete Vanlife Book: Culture, Vehicles, People, Places

By Calum Creasey and Lauren Smith

An endearing book exploring the virtues of adopting for the more nomadic lifestyle of an itinerant camper, using four wheels to instil a mindset to travel that will have rewarding results. With some unexpected wider implications, the humble campervan and its journeys are explored through essays, people, places and the vehicles, through their journeys across Europe. Many aspects are explored, from the bottom up, including the conversion and repurposing of old vans.

Almost all the vans showcased have been covered from other uses, from some classics like the Volkswagen camper the more unusual classic Volvo estate, and even an American school bus. Included alongside these are some thought-provoking questions to get you thinking about the best van for you. The people to be met are explored through the sorts of campers you may encounter. More specific places to go further afield, places that are conduce for the campervan to rove and get right in on the action. Finally, a look to the future, exploring the ways in which van life will carry on and how people make the most of their experiences when swapping the van for a static home.

Featuring excellent use of stunning photography that draws you in to the scale of the places on offer. Brought to life more so through a plethora of photo essays. The campervan is one of the few methods of travel that allows you to make the most of places on your journey before arriving at your final destination.


Extent: 256pp

Illustrations: Coloured photographs

Dimensions: H:24cm, W:15.9cm, D:2.6cm

ISBN-10: 9401475199; ISBN-13: 978-9401475198

Edition: Illustrated, February 2021