Life in a Magical Gypsy Vardo Style Caravan

  Gypsy Vardo Wagons have become something of a symbol of freedom. The home of the traveller, yet home none-the-less. For Frenchy, a young woman from Wellington, New Zealand who works in performance arts and frequently travels, building her own Gypsy-Vardo-Style Caravan was the ideal housing solution. Her wonderful caravan is Read more

Fantastic 4 x 4 Survival Adventure Van / Home On Wheels

This van is a wonderful example of great small space design! It's a comfortable space for long-term living, but still can be taken to the most adventurous of locations! John McElhiney is no stranger to adventure having lived and traveled throughout some of the harshest regions of the planet. Currently living Read more

Spectacular 40ft Small Shipping Container Home

When we first met Brenda Kelly from IQ Container Homes, she was living in a brilliantly designed 20ft Shipping Container home. Since then, she has completed her slightly larger shipping container home, which is constructed from a 40ft and 20ft shipping container that have been joined together. Immediately, it's hard Read more

The Skysphere - An Incredible High-Tech Futuristic Retreat

Imagine a home in the clouds with spectacular 360° views which can be completely controlled by voice and your smart phone. The Skysphere is fully solar powered and packed with features you won't believe. Situated amongst the hills of Palmerston North in New Zealand, The Skysphere is the brain child Read more

Tiny House Man Cave Overlooking the Ocean

Sitting proudly on a hilltop overlooking Rocky Bay on New Zealand’s Waiheke Island is the home of Grant Lilly. Affectionally named the Lillypad, this Tiny House is under 10 square meters (108 square feet) and boasts sea views that are truly spectacular. Inside the Lillypad, the home is warmly filled Read more

Super High Spec Professionally Built Tiny House

Every now and then you come across a tiny house that has been constructed to an incredibly high standard. That's exactly the case with this stunning off-the-grid tiny home, built by ex boat builder and cabinet maker Jeff Hobbs. There's no hiding the amount of sustainable technology that has been incorporated Read more

Magical Hobbit-Like Eco Cave House

Underhill is an incredible hobbit-home like, eco-cave house built into the hillside of a Waikato (New Zealand) farm. The house is cleverly constructed to resemble a cave. With no electricity in the house, the stone, wood and rustic features truly make you feel like you’re stepping back in time. Everything Read more

An Update On My Own Tiny House!

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It’s been some time since my last update on my own Tiny House project and lots of people have been asking for one! In this video I talk about what has been going on, some of the cool new features that I’m adding to the house, and where the project is heading now.

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Life in a Magical Gypsy Vardo Style Caravan

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Gypsy Vardo Wagons have become something of a symbol of freedom. The home of the traveller, yet home none-the-less. For Frenchy, a young woman from Wellington, New Zealand who works in performance arts and frequently travels, building her own Gypsy-Vardo-Style Caravan was the ideal housing solution. Read more

Fantastic 4 x 4 Survival Adventure Van / Home On Wheels

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This van is a wonderful example of great small space design! It’s a comfortable space for long-term living, but still can be taken to the most adventurous of locations!

4x4 ADVENTURE VAN (2 of 6)

John McElhiney is no stranger to adventure having lived and traveled throughout some of the harshest regions of the planet. Currently living in Wellington, New Zealand, he set about building an expedition van that would allow him to visit the most remote regions of the country (and perhaps even overseas). Read more

Two Years in a Modern Off-Grid Tiny House

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Brett Sutherland’s incredible off-the-grid modern Tiny House was one of my very first house tours. At the time, it was a truly unique design that totally broke the mould. Two years later, I’m now visiting Brett again to see how he is finding life in his Tiny Home.

MODERN TINY HOUSE (1 of 5)

The design of this house is incredibly unique. The first thing you notice about this tiny house on wheels is it’s very clever roof line, which is designed to maximise space inside the loft area while also creating beneficial air-flow throughout the house. Read more

Spectacular 40ft Small Shipping Container Home

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When we first met Brenda Kelly from IQ Container Homes, she was living in a brilliantly designed 20ft Shipping Container home. Since then, she has completed her slightly larger shipping container home, which is constructed from a 40ft and 20ft shipping container that have been joined together. Read more

Life In The Lotus – Pros and Cons of Living in a Belle Tent

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Living in the Lotus really has been a wonderful experience. Over the summer, this place really has been a spectacular home and get-away for me and life there has at times been nothing short of enchanting. It hasn’t always been easy though, and with my time in the Lotus now coming to an end, I would like to share with you my experience of living in a belle tent, and look at some of the pros and cons of tent living. Read more

The Skysphere – An Incredible High-Tech Futuristic Retreat

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Imagine a home in the clouds with spectacular 360° views which can be completely controlled by voice and your smart phone. The Skysphere is fully solar powered and packed with features you won’t believe.

THE SKYSPHERE

Situated amongst the hills of Palmerston North in New Zealand, The Skysphere is the brain child of Jono Williams, whose passion for mechanical engineering an design lead him to constructing the steal structure. When Jono began working on the project he didn’t even know how to weld, but along the way he learned all the skills needed to build it. Overall, he estimates that over 3000 hours were spent on it’s construction.  Read more

Briar Moves Into Her High Spec Professionally Built Tiny House

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This off-the grid Tiny House is truly exceptional and now that Briar has moved in, it’s been transformed into a real home. When we first saw this home it was still at the workshop of boat builder Jeff Hobbs. Since then it has journeyed to it’s new spot where it sits beautifully amongst the natural setting of this small section. Read more