Updated: February 27, 2021
This inspiring couple quit their 9-5 jobs to live & travel in a DIY off grid school bus conversion with their two young kids in New Zealand.
Andy, Amber, Jake, and Daisy now travel full-time in their converted skoolie and we have to say, it’s one of the best conversions we’ve seen yet. Especially considering it was a DIY project by two people who had little building and construction experience.
One of the reasons they decided to hit the road as a family was because the 9-5 grind was too stressful, and the cost of living in Auckland was very high. They were paying approximately $3000 NZD on rent each month.
By reducing their expenses and living in a bus, they were able to quit both of their jobs and develop a few small revenue streams to support their lifestyle, including a YouTube channel and a Patreon page.
They plan to homeschool their kids on the bus.
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