What do you get when you combine an old school bus, a woman with no previous building experience or mechanical knowledge, and a very independent, headstrong rescue pup with no prior training?

A recipe for disaster?  Or a fabulous fun-filled adventure?

This is the story of my dream to live full time on the road and the journey to make it happen.

The Girl

The Dog

The Bus

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Caravan RV Camping Exclusive Offer

Caravan RV Camping Exclusive Offer

Hey guys, I've teamed up with Caravan RV Camping to get a special discount code that you can use to get $20 off your order with them! Just spend over $300 on anything in store and use the code DYANI20 at checkout to get $20 off your order If you're doing your own bus...

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Eberspächer Diesel Heater Install

Eberspächer Diesel Heater Install

This week I ticked off one of the last big jobs in my bus conversion - I installed my diesel heater! I chose to go with a more expensive name brand heater, rather than purchase a cheap Chinese one, because I wanted something that I was confident would be safe, would...

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Laundry area changes

Laundry area changes

It's been over three weeks since I last had the chance to work on the bus, but I was finally able to do a little bit more this week, and I finished off the laundry area cabinet. You can see where the laundry area is in the photo below. It is right at the back of the...

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A piano in a bus?

A piano in a bus?

It's no secret that I am trying to fit a lot into this bus! And this week, I managed to fit in a piano! It may seem like a crazy indulgence to have a piano in a motorhome, but this bus will be my full time home and there were some things I really didn't want to...

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Truma Underbunk Airconditioner Installation

Truma Underbunk Airconditioner Installation

After experiencing the dreadful Summer we have just had here in Queensland, I decided that I can't live full time in the bus without an airconditioner in the living space, so that's what I've been working on this week. The one I chose is an underbunk one. It sits on...

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Is the bus too heavy?

Is the bus too heavy?

I took the bus to get weighed just before Christmas so I could get a sense of how much I had left to play with, now that the build is almost finished. I was expecting it to be around 4000kg, and hoping it would be less. I was disappointed to find that it actually...

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2023 Progress Recap

2023 Progress Recap

It's hard to believe that another year has passed!   I have now had the bus for almost 3 years.  Sometimes it seems like this bus conversion is progressing so slowly, but I did tick off quite a few big jobs this year. Here's a little recap of the past 12 months of bus...

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Installing a Natureshead compost toilet

Installing a Natureshead compost toilet

The last big plumbing job to be done was to install the toilet. Not that there is any actual plumbing to be done with this one! I am using a Natureshead compost toilet in my bus, primarily because it uses no water or nasty chemicals, and I don't have to deal with dump...

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