Why people fail at vanlife (and how to avoid it)

last updated: Mar 17, 2023

“Vanlife sucks” writes one person “what they don’t tell you about vanlife” says another. These are all symptoms of trying to live in a van full-time only to find that it does not match expectations – or that it was a whole lot harder than they imagined.

I have seen this happen to a lot of people over the years and I think I know what lies at the heart of this sort of vanlife malaise. The following video discusses my thoughts on ‘travel with purpose’, money problems and discusses how to live van life, long term, successfully.

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