Anyone who has lived in a van or thought about doing so will know that one of the biggest struggles is getting mail and packages delivered. Some people choose to live in a van to to explore the world without being tied down by rent, while others end up living in a van due to the circumstances of life. No matter your reasons, you should know the options to easily get your mail and packages despite your lack of a traditional address.
In today’s modern society, most of us take clean, running water for granted. It is not until we find ourselves in a situation with a limited amount of water, that we actually stop and realize how much we are wasting away and begin to appreciate it more. Living in a van can certainly be a great practice for water management and self-discipline. You can always take some extra gallons of water and store your dirty dishes aside if you’re there for a few days, but we will share some tips for those of you living in a van and ways to save the precious amount of water that you can carry.
The concept of van living has gained a large amount of popularity over the last few years. People are trading in their one-bedroom apartments for a life on the road in converted utility vehicles. It’s Jack Kerouac’s dream transplanted to the 21st century. There are many allures to the van life; the freedom of waking up wherever you like, the sights and experiences that lie just around the corner, and the money that you’ll save by being your own landlord. Well, unfortunately, while there are perks to this nomadic lifestyle, it is not always so simple, or comfortable. Let’s remove a couple Instagram filters and get down to the worst things about van life.