Living in a Van | Getting a Job and Staying in One Place (Van Life Q&A)

Living in a Van | Getting a Job and Staying in One Place (Van Life Q&A)

When you think of van life, you think of traveling all over and staying in beautiful locations. For some, van life means living and working in one spot but staying in a vehicle during that time. I’ve thought about it and here’s what I would do, plus answers to other Snack Pack Q&A’s. Vehicle-dwelling or vanlife is an alternative lifestyle for nomads who live in a vehicle full or part-time.

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  1. Elijah on August 1, 2023 at 3:40 pm

    When you said you read your Bible….. I was like yes!!!! Jesus is lord!! ✝️🙌🏻🙌🏻✝️

  2. Michael Ciha on August 1, 2023 at 3:41 pm

    Bring more Q&A. This approach was great.

  3. Adventures of Miss Peach on August 1, 2023 at 3:42 pm

    Q and A

  4. The Bryant Family on August 1, 2023 at 3:44 pm

    I really enjoy you and your spirit! Love your channel ❤ God Bless!

  5. 🦢Bethany⚓️ on August 1, 2023 at 3:46 pm

    I love the Q&A, and it was great to catch you live the other day!! Thank you for your consistent and thorough videos! As an aspiring and planning nomad, I enjoy and appreciate your videos. I have a lot of questions, but I haven’t gotten thru all of your videos yet, so it’s likely that u have answered most already. Thanks so much!!! 🦢🩷⚓️

  6. Sabrina Felicelli on August 1, 2023 at 3:49 pm

    I am a new subscriber that stumbled on you when I was searching for videos about Key West and Miami. I have been binge watching your videos from there forward. I love your story telling and voice for some reason! Question, what are your top must sees starting from St. Petersburg to Key west and back up to Jacksonville? We go on a Florida Coast car camping trip at the beginning of February for 10 days. I am so excited!

  7. MoNana on August 1, 2023 at 3:49 pm

    If you stop somewhere to work, maybe get a gym membership to easily get a nice hot shower.

  8. InHerTrax on August 1, 2023 at 3:49 pm

    I have been in Seattle since May and have parking spots all around, just depends what kind of scenery I am looking for. AND surprisingly it hasn’t been that cold for me so I just am staying until spring then driving to Alaska. I work through Instawork and have been clearing 10k /month, investing what I don’t need in the stock market, creating a passive income. My only regret is I didn’t start this journey earlier. The adventures I have had and the people I have met have been life changing.

  9. Bethany McLean on August 1, 2023 at 3:51 pm

    Have you ever gotten pulled over because of your window tinting? I just recently found out there’s laws in some places about how dark your tinting can be. Laws for police safety, I believe.

  10. Life With Pauly on August 1, 2023 at 3:51 pm

    im going to be doing this shortly u know what i don’t call it homeless i call it being free

  11. Carly Monkman on August 1, 2023 at 3:51 pm

    Q & A

  12. NotToday on August 1, 2023 at 3:52 pm

    Thanks for sharing! I love watching and learning about traveling. ❤

  13. TXGranny2 on August 1, 2023 at 3:52 pm

    Q&A monthly? Yes! ☺️

  14. Carrie Allwine on August 1, 2023 at 3:54 pm

    Taking care of our spirit, and the way we feel on the inside, is much more important than keeping up appearances on the outside.

    💕🙏🏻 Blessed are those who are at peace with themselves enough to not be concerned about what the critics think!

    Happy trails!

  15. Thinking Kingdom Thoughts on August 1, 2023 at 3:54 pm


  16. Selena Fernandez on August 1, 2023 at 3:55 pm


  17. * ilinx * on August 1, 2023 at 4:00 pm

    Love the Q&A idea!

  18. Remianen on August 1, 2023 at 4:00 pm

    Q&A! About the "homeless" comment. First, I think you handled it extremely well. Secondly, I tend to cast a critical eye on van life channels where everything looks airbrushed and curated ALL THE TIME (you know the type). Most of us look crusty when we first wake up, not like we just completed a photoshoot. In planning my build, I’m trying to figure out whether I NEED a shower because I tend to look like Stripe (Gremlins) before I meet some hot water in the morning. I wear suits at work so when I’m home, I can look homeless (sweatpants or basketball shorts and t-shirt). Gotta love people who fail to comprehend context.

  19. Sheila Galeano on August 1, 2023 at 4:01 pm

    Hip hip hooray for Q&A! : )

  20. Trip Residue on August 1, 2023 at 4:01 pm

    Why do so many van lifers have to look so gorgeous and healthy?

  21. Diane Sisneros on August 1, 2023 at 4:02 pm

    Q & A

  22. Flyin Hawaiian on August 1, 2023 at 4:04 pm

    U forgot moochdocking. Lol thats where people open up there driveway for you to park. I did that for another youtuber/nomad. Great lil video.

  23. Rick56 on August 1, 2023 at 4:04 pm

    I have a question. Do you mind saying a rough estimate of what you paid to furnish or complete your van? And what year and size is your van. I love yours and I’m thinking about doing one and being another female van lifer

  24. Judy Kochner on August 1, 2023 at 4:05 pm

    Q and A

  25. Kim Saggio on August 1, 2023 at 4:05 pm

    Love this kind of video. Also wanted to add, you look amazing today and those falls colors in the background…….

  26. Susan Maguire on August 1, 2023 at 4:06 pm

    I recently filled out an application for a job but wasn’t sure how to handle the address question. What say you?

  27. Christine Vian on August 1, 2023 at 4:07 pm

    So glad I found this channel……it has been very interesting…God bless you..

  28. Adventures of Miss Peach on August 1, 2023 at 4:08 pm

    I am a teacher who lives in a campervan and I rotate 5-6 places I sleep at then throw in new ones every once in a while. I like the variety!

  29. No one is above the law on August 1, 2023 at 4:09 pm

    I go to Qt. I take my bottle poop smell blocker and I don’t have to worry about disposal

  30. MoNana on August 1, 2023 at 4:11 pm

    I do like your question and answer video Thank you, Allison.

  31. MoNana on August 1, 2023 at 4:12 pm

    I saw the water for free question. I don’t know about many places, but almost all gas station/convenience stores will let you fill up a gallon jug. If you are near me, you can use my hose. 😁 near Palm Bay, FL. Hmm, maybe a church?

  32. Jeff Stone on August 1, 2023 at 4:14 pm

    U R REAL DEAL-IF someon is concerned about the way you look perhaps they should tske s big look somewhere else like tween their butt cheeks. i am a van dweller , was homeless, looked homeless and now have a 3 bedroom brick and mORTAR AND STILL LOOK HOMELESS. some people just gonna judge and thats their problem

  33. R Kaze on August 1, 2023 at 4:15 pm

    Converting different vehicles into small campers should get some credit . Big campers can cost 500 k . No one ever shames
    those folks for living in a home on wheels and traveling . Homeless is living on the street IMO.
    I see a lot of creative happy ppl saving money and enjoying life . Be proud , it’s a super cool thing to try . Some ppl spend their whole life in one place and work & have very few experiences. That’s a choice . Why not see the country if u can . ☮️

  34. Sam Morris on August 1, 2023 at 4:17 pm

    Very good video. A lot of helpful and practical information. Thank you

  35. calvin marshall on August 1, 2023 at 4:17 pm

    Hi there those were great answers I’m just curious do you ever meet any vanlifers while you’re traveling that you keep in touch with?

  36. Julie Cowley on August 1, 2023 at 4:18 pm

    Q &A

  37. notreallyred on August 1, 2023 at 4:19 pm

    Love the Q&A. Very informative.

  38. MoNana on August 1, 2023 at 4:20 pm

    I didn’t actually see the "looks homeless" comment. I haven’t traveled much in my van yet, but the people I encountered at rest areas and other parking lots were clean and just liked traveling. However, if you encounter someone you are not sure of, just move on. They might be fine. Just stay safe.

  39. kathy courter on August 1, 2023 at 4:20 pm

    i have never seen any youtube video where people look bad i live in a house they should see mewhen i get out of bed in the morning

  40. Lily Willow on August 1, 2023 at 4:22 pm

    Love the Q&A’s

  41. 13699111 on August 1, 2023 at 4:22 pm

    I was impressed how you handled the negative people negative people never do the hard work to improve the world.

  42. Stacy Buxton on August 1, 2023 at 4:22 pm

    I love your channel! You have such a pleasing and succinct way of approaching your topics!

  43. Rachel on August 1, 2023 at 4:24 pm

    Q&A – good stuff. Ignore the haters. Stay safe – Happy Holidays~ 👋😎🎄Q: What’s your favorite self-care activity?

  44. Donna Mount on August 1, 2023 at 4:25 pm

    There is usually walmarts, tractor supply’s, big gricery stores and etc. Around fast food places. There is such a NEED in these places and I am sure u can make that work. Sleeping and working next to each other…😁😁😁

  45. David Jackey on August 1, 2023 at 4:29 pm

    Do you have any back related problems from living in your van not being able to stand up.

  46. none on August 1, 2023 at 4:30 pm

    Yes for a periodic Q & A video, Allison!

  47. Strawberry Road on August 1, 2023 at 4:33 pm

    If you are going to be stationary, living out of your car, while working in an office etc, what you can do, is put in an add about renting a parking lot, or something similar.

    (If you are extra lucky, you might even have access to power.
    Or that it’s so close to your (out of the van) job, that you can walk and save fuel)😊

    Especially if you don’t want to be searching for a place to park each night. 😉

  48. debbie debbie on August 1, 2023 at 4:34 pm

    Yes please do more q and a 👍🙂❤️

  49. arcuda2001 on August 1, 2023 at 4:35 pm

    the bloopers !! love them!!!😂😂

  50. Michelle S on August 1, 2023 at 4:38 pm

    Omgosh!!! Q&A Q&A Q&A!!! I love your videos!

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