Combining the alluring freedom of both tiny house living and life on the water, this tiny floating house boat is an incredible alternative living solution.
Kate and Simon built this 250 square foot off-grid Scandinavian-style tiny house as a cottage and have since started building tiny houses as a family business.
In this clip, Derek “Deek” Diedricksen (HGTV’s “Tiny House Builders”, and “The Micromen”) talks to Trekker Trailers honcho Andrew Bennett about his tiny house on wheels (while on display at the Florida Tiny House Festival outside St. Augustine)- a vardo/gypsy wagon of only 50 square feet in size. While tiny, this structure still includes a bathroom and shower, food prep area, sleeping space for two, a desk, fridge, and storage!
John Paul is living the life, splitting time between his tiny house in the Blue Mountains of Australia and his stealth camping van, which doubles as a rent-free central Sydney apartment during the work week.
For this young family, life in a tiny house is largely centred around a desire to live with a lighter footprint and do something good for the environment.
We are visiting the BLM Imperial Dam LTVA (Long Term Visitor Area) to share a location where folks are living cheap and tiny. The LTVA is home to thousands of people throughout the winter and is a very affordable lifestyle. The cost is only $180 for 7 months over the winter. Located along the Colorado River there are ample recreation opportunities; Fishing, boating, swimming, wildlife viewing and ATV trails. There are other LTVA locations besides Imperial Dam.