Our Van Project: From Build to Repairs

1988 Volkswagen T3 Caravelle 1.9TD AAZ Engine

About us

Hey and welcome to join us on our journey!

We are Triin, Rauno and Comet the cat. Thanks to Covid and our previous road trips, made us realise that we need more than spending our days in an office or locked in our apartment. Life is meant to be lived and we truly believe that van life, for us, is the way to do that.

In October 2020, we bought our van, LittleWagen, and started to plan our life as a vanlifers. LittleWagen is a 1988 Volkswagen T3 Caravelle 1.6L diesel who will need a lot of attention before we can get on the road.

Triin, Rauno and Comet the cat

Step-by-Step Guide: Changing the Head Gasket on a Volkswagen T3 with JX or AAZ Diesel Engine
As you know after our trip from Poland to Estonia (600km) with only 3rd gear so approx 50km/h we managed to blow our head gasket. So if you own a…
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The first month in a van aka how was Italy
The first month in a van aka how was Italy? How to say this? For us, Italy feels like a romantic railway station from the ’90s. The part you see…
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RMK – Best campfire site in Estonia
We have traveled quite a bit in Estonia, and we think we know how to find the best camping sites possible. Of course, at first it is a bit like…
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