Sharan camper tip: Free, durable, upholstered bed platform you already have

Sharan camper tip: Free, durable, upholstered bed platform you already have

Here is a tip that might not be as obvious at a first glance. Or the second or third in my case – I went through three iterations of my Sharan camper conversion until I realised this is possible: you can use your Sharan’s boot floor – a part that costs around 50-300* USD –…

Touran DIY Camping conversion by Robert

Touran DIY Camping conversion by Robert

One of my readers was kind enough to share his 2019 VW Touran DIY camping conversion. The Touran is a smaller version of the Sharan, but still a well-sized MPV. You can compare both here or check their details: Touran camper – Sharan camper. Let’s dive into the conversion, shall we?

VW Multivan vs Sharan: Which is better for a car camping conversion?

VW Multivan vs Sharan: Which is better for a car camping conversion?

This post will help you find out which car is better for camping – a Multivan vs Sharan? We are going to focus on their pros and cons related to camping (i.e. size, storage, convertibility into a bed), hence we’ll pay less attention to engine, speed or driving experience comparisons. Aren’t they a different class…

Arpenaz Base M Review (+ video) – a great budget car/tailgate tent

Arpenaz Base M Review (+ video) – a great budget car/tailgate tent

I’ve tested the Arpenaz Base M tailgate tent during our 11-day camping trip in Croatia with 2 days of rain and I’m very happy with it. If you consider its price ~120GBP / EUR, compared to other car tents (awnings) starting at 250 and going to several hundred, it’s a very good option if you…

Pick of the month: The Shampervan – a very well thought through DIY Sharan camper conversion

Pick of the month: The Shampervan – a very well thought through DIY Sharan camper conversion

This month I have stumbled upon a real gem for DIY microcamper enthusiasts. It’s a Sharan thoughtfully converted into a very comfortable microcamper for one with many awesome features and ideas. Although this Sharan camper is full of good ideas that you can use even if you don’t convert it all the way as the…

VW Sharan vs Caddy – which is better for a car camping conversion?

VW Sharan vs Caddy – which is better for a car camping conversion?

You’ve narrowed it down to the VW Sharan vs Caddy Maxi for your car camping adventures? They are both great cars to sleep in – both are the top small camper vans out there – but… you can only buy one. This review will help you decide which one. Read on if you want to…

Best cars for car camping (microcamping) & DIY camping conversions

Best cars for car camping (microcamping) & DIY camping conversions

So you have decided to try it out? Enjoy the freedom of microcamping? Well done you! Now just that little detail of what car is best to convert into your microcamper and back to a normal car when you need it*. This post will give you a summary of the best everyday cars for car…

Sharan camper conversion under €110 / $130 (2013 – 5 seater)

Sharan camper conversion under €110 / $130 (2013 – 5 seater)

The Volkswagen Sharan is on its own a great camping car – it offers plenty of space, sliding doors, and foldable seats. If you have the 5-seater version and want to sleep in your car, you have one more thing to worry about – a 14cm (5.5inch) drop from the middle row of seats. But…

Well... this is the end! But not to worry, more coming soon ;)

Well... this is the end! But not to worry, more coming soon ;)