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Swim, surf, sleep, repeat!

Some love the city, they prefer the sea. Meet the young couple living a lightweight life closer to nature, where the adrenalin is high and the rent is low. Their pint-sized first place together is all about function (and fun!), with flexible essentials that will follow wherever life takes them.

Your mini kitchen is awesome! What was the thinking behind it?

“We don't spend a lot of time cooking, so we wanted something compact and that wouldn't cost a fortune. It's really simple, has all the essentials, and suits the space well. We're happy!"

Let’s be honest: everyone could do with more kitchen storage. This add-on shelving unit is easy to pack up and move, and modify for their next home.

Saving time, space and electricity – this portable induction hob is good news for this couple, their small kitchen and the planet too.

Want to cut down on plastic disposables? Of course you do. Packing your own snacks and meals to-go can really make a difference.

Any tips for making the most of a small space?

“Break rules. Be flexible. Mix things up. Our dining and living area was inspired by camper vans. Combining the sofa and dining table not only saves space, but also feels really comfy and casual. We love hanging out here, and so do our friends.”

One lesson you’ve learnt while living here?

“That a good life doesn’t have to be complicated. We don’t have much, but we have everything we need to be happy: the big outdoors as our backyard, and a comfy bed to come home to. What more could we ask for?”

With no space for side tables, this couple turned the space behind their headboard into a clever Plan B.

Some say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Others say it’s the yummiest. Agreed, either way.

Because, when you live in practically two pairs of jeans, who needs a super-sized wardrobe anyway?

For a life on the move, what does “home” mean to you?

“It’s having a space, no matter how small, to call your own. A place you can return to. To recharge and refresh. Even if it’s just a quick shower before we head out again!”