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Busking Europe, in Belgium

Excited by the success of the first small Europe trip we decided to spend a few months exploring Europe now that we were more confident we would be make money on the road. We combined places we had busked before to be sure of making some money initially, but we were more excited to venture into new countries for us. The first stop Read More

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Versatile Blogger Award

Versatile Blogger Award Huge thanks to Between Two Pines for nominating us for the Versatile Blogger Award. They are an awesome pair who are travelling in their own VW camper, playing music. Have a look at their blog and follow their story! The Versatile Blogger Award is given by bloggers, to other bloggers. Once nominated, Read More

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Top 8 Busking Quotes

The busking life isn’t always easy. Sometimes you need some motivation to get out there and hit the streets. We’ve compiled this list of musical quotes to give you inspiration when you need it! 1. Art Linkletter: 2. Glen Hansard: 3. David Mutti Clark: 4. Louis L’Amour: 5. Passenger: 6. Glen Hansard: 7. Yip Harburg: Read More

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Busking and Vanlife in New Zealand, South Island

April 2015 The South Island of New Zealand was definitely on our list for top places we wanted to visit, regardless of whether it would be good for busking or not. This was also the first designation that we were going to travel through by camper van. It definitely inspired us to take on the vanlife Read More

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Installing a Camper Van Roof Vent

Installing a roof vent should probably be done either at the beginning of a camper van conversion. We didn’t put one in when we first started the conversion and now we have, I wish we’d done it earlier. If you are planning to go to somewhere hot in the summer or do a lot of Read More

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Busking in New Zealand, North Island

APRIL 2015 After months in South Australia and Victoria, busking in New Zealand meant a new country was going to be added to our list! It’s strange how some countries can be completely different to play music in. It also means getting used to a whole new set of rules and regulations. We flew to Read More

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Busking Amp Review

Over the years we’ve been through around four different versions of our busking amp equipment. We’ve worked up to what we now think is a system that provides as good a sound as we could achieve on the street.  Having good equipment is vital for buskers. It can really make the difference in some cases, between Read More

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Designing Your Van For Free With SketchUp

There are lots of things to consider when designing your van. You need to decide what is most important to you so that you can make your van unique to you.  Ours was slightly more unusual in that it needed to be designed around music. For example we needed to build storage that would specifically fit our Read More

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Constructing a Camper Van Bed

Speaking from our experience, seen as the bed doubles up as seating during the day, it was the most important part of the build. As soon as we fitted the bed in place it immediately transformed the space from a van into a campervan. Like most van dwellers and travellers, our days are spent exploring, Read More

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Busking in Europe, England

After a few months of being based in Yorkshire for the winter we were excited when we got the opportunity to go away for a few days and get back on the road, busking in new places once more. We were booked for a couple of gigs a few days in a row in slightly Read More