Happy Camper

Our beautiful Vintage Airstream, Wallabee, is going to be off the road for some time. She has some significant issues with her subframe. That means the end of our full-time Australian road trip until we can find the money and someone with the expertise to fix her. (If there’s anyone in Melbourne who knows about…

A right-sized life

Our blog has inspired a blog piece. I initially blushed when I saw our family photos alongside those of our trailer renovation up on the HofArc website. For those of you who can’t be bothered scrolling through lots of old posts,¬†Wally Hofmann has done a great job outlining our motivations in buying and renovating a…

Isn’t she pretty?

Our beautifully renovated Airstream is finally bound for Australia. After a few Thanksgiving-related delays, Wallabee has set sail on board the Kota Jaya. She is now surfing the waves of the North Pacific Ocean and will hopefully arrive in Melbourne in less than three weeks. Check out how she turned out – I’ll post more…

Renovating Wallabee: basic carpentry done

The basic woodwork is finished. Now it’s time for the primer and cabinets. Its a little bit darker than we’d like, so we’ve decided to install two skylights to maximise the natural light.

Gutted Wallabee

To all the Airstream purists, please shut your eyes… ‘Wallabee’ has been gutted and we are ready to renovate. We have 24′ feet of internal space to play with, which is less than 18 square metres to live in as a family of five. Because we’re planning to live in it full-time for a year…