This couple left corporate life to live in a converted school bus

  • “We had everything but we were not happy.”
  • “You just realise life is too short.”
  • “Things take a little longer but that’s ok.”

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Credit: ABC South East: Bec Whetham

Whether for adventure or out of necessity, bus conversions are becoming more mainstream. Stories on Instagram and in other media show us how delightful and cheaper it is to adopt this kind of lifestyle.

Apartment Therapy have chosen their favourite bus conversion Instagram accounts.

Depending on Council approval, you could even set up a bus/caravan conversion in your backyard. Adult children who want their own privacy but are having difficulty buying into the real estate market may find this a satisfactory alternative. Close to your parents, but not quite living with them!

More bus conversions …

Can’t buy a house? Then buy a bus!

You Tube have a mountain of uploads on how to convert a bus to a home.

Here’s one …

And another …

And just when you thought … that you could live a streamlined life, free of possessions, take a look at this bus conversion!

I really like this idea of living but moving from place to place wouldn’t be the way for me. A tiny house/bus/caravan rebuilt on a small property with some rescue horses, cows and chickens would suit me just fine!