The REAL Reason Everyone Is Quitting VANLIFE

The REAL Reason Everyone Is Quitting VANLIFE

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  1. ant3565 on March 27, 2023 at 9:35 am

    What an amazing video and amazing insights on the lifestyle. Thanks for sharing

  2. FlyTheDub on March 27, 2023 at 9:38 am

    Most of them were just faking it anyway.

  3. Phil Hurst on March 27, 2023 at 9:40 am

    Did vanlife in a transit. About a year and half. Amazing. (Because I wasn’t driving an old junk van) Never intended to live in it forever.

  4. alzathoth on March 27, 2023 at 9:40 am

    doing laundry is a painful event? so if you lived in a house, would it be the same ‘painful event’? oh the drama… lol

  5. Tom Downing on March 27, 2023 at 9:42 am

    The truth and the real reason is that most YouTube Vanlifers did it for the fame and money and YouTube does not pay much for Vanlife anymore. Trend is over. Real Vanlifers don’t care. So if you say everyone is quitting it is not true. Only so called influencers quit and are off to a new trend and no one cares.

  6. georgia bowhunter on March 27, 2023 at 9:43 am

    โ€œBecause you live in a van. Down by the river!โ€

  7. Lucas T on March 27, 2023 at 9:43 am

    People in my neighborhood they are selling 800-17 million dollars houses , no surprise that people selling their van

  8. ryn castle on March 27, 2023 at 9:44 am

    The people that quit "van life" usually started out doing it as a fad. The "fad" is over now.

  9. Coach Mystogan on March 27, 2023 at 9:45 am

    Seasonal work is a interesting van-life plus roots in 1-2 locations mix.

  10. Jimmy S on March 27, 2023 at 9:46 am

    Wish I had the expenses to do so.

  11. Ronald V Odoski on March 27, 2023 at 9:49 am

    these videos are pretty stupid, from people who never accepted VanLife
    for what it is beforehand & now they
    Quit because: oh it’s just now what
    we thought it would be because they
    took they’re ques from YouTube and
    That’s They’re First Mistake. Inability
    to Adapt Inability to handle Adversity
    This is so Typical. I live in my Suv and
    Travel. Prior to this I was a Long Haul
    Truck Driver, So Living in a Vehicle is
    for me… Seemless & Easy. Everyone
    Else is Stupid. ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ™„ Including U.

  12. Tempest Industries on March 27, 2023 at 9:50 am

    I’ve always been in my home town and being 20 never leaving the west coast it’s infuriating me. So many people talk about vegas trips or traveling the world and i sit there with nothing but being stuck inside. I really wanna get my drivers license and get myself a truck since currently im getting 4 days off in a row working 12 hours 3 days a week which honestly is perfect for me! I could drive to different beaches and places even 1 or 2 states out easily and make sure im back home for work on the weekends. I want to see the world and meet people!!!

    Awesome video! Good luck with the van building business

  13. Adelina Cravalho on March 27, 2023 at 9:52 am

    Yes ., yโ€™all need a van or SUV.

  14. james gnarkill on March 27, 2023 at 9:52 am

    Grass is always greener on the other side – unknown –

  15. techNomad on March 27, 2023 at 9:55 am

    There’s other ways to be nomadic with out a car

  16. Eli Alexander Clark on March 27, 2023 at 9:56 am

    No theyโ€™re not. Nobody is quitting van life, more people are transitioning to it, because itโ€™s too expensive to rent a one bedroom apartment.

  17. Don Kunes on March 27, 2023 at 9:56 am

    more negative vids about it agencies unhappy ?

  18. Panda Bear on March 27, 2023 at 10:01 am

    Everyone isn’t quitting vanlife. Someone quit, someone’s journey begins. Same with apartments and houses…change happen. Folks get tiresnof Apts for different reasons, folks get tired of houses etc. Same thing. No lifestyle is perfect. They all have their pros and cons.

  19. stephopal opal on March 27, 2023 at 10:06 am


  20. Anne Kramer on March 27, 2023 at 10:07 am

    That video was right on. Iโ€™ve experienced what you described and am coming to terms with my traveling addiction and its associated costs.

  21. Mike Texas on March 27, 2023 at 10:08 am

    The only valid reason I see to live this lifestyle is to go a few years while working so you can stack your paychecks instead of throwing them away on rent. Save up a down payment and get into a spacious house.

  22. Gage Wagner on March 27, 2023 at 10:12 am

    This is the most "first world problems" video I’ve ever seen in my life

  23. M Rob on March 27, 2023 at 10:13 am

    Honest qustion from old guy……how are you getting money for gas?

  24. Harry Mills on March 27, 2023 at 10:15 am

    I get wanting the freedom to go where I like, when I please, for weeks or even months at a stretch. But even when I’m in that away-from-home mode, the travel was all about getting somewhere really cool where I want to spend days or weeks, not burning a lot of gas, and on the same grocery budget (and foods) that I have at home. For me, the only cost of travel is the fuel to get there and back. It’s never a daily expense, except at the front and back end of the trip.

    I think you guys were in a unique situation, where the bus life/van life was an integral part of your livelihood.

    Seems to me that you learned a lot about van life and custom builds that will make your factory more successful. You have insight on do’s and don’t’s that you otherwise wouldn’t have. I think the perfect balance for you, right now, is just what you’re doing, with your next priority being how to structure your operation so that the factory can run itself for short or long stretches. That’d be the ultimate. Maybe you’ll be able to just shutter the place after you’ve finished an order or a few orders. Ideally, though, you will find good people to join you and stay loyal to you, so you CAN leave and things don’t fall apart.

    The one thing you can’t do on the road is grow a garden. "You’re never closer to God than when your hands are in the dirt." From a sign a little old lady in a trailer park put on a pole in her garden. Now that you’re settling down, even just a little, start gardening in a small or large way. Maybe just a few flowers along the border, a planter on the porch, or a window box. It’s good for the soul, whatever your religion, and I bet it’s something you don’t get to do living the van life.

  25. John O'Donnell on March 27, 2023 at 10:16 am

    May I suggest truly learning what the Gospel of Jesus Christ is, then trusting it, surrendering your life to him, and then sharing it with others?
    Then you will have the answer to your purpose that is beyond this life, not to mention you will gain the presence of God in your life as well as eternal love in heaven.

  26. Ralph Kassing on March 27, 2023 at 10:17 am

    It gets old after awhile. Trying to find an inexpensive place to park and the cost of everything.

  27. Bruce Salta on March 27, 2023 at 10:17 am

    Very insight words on why people leave van life. I believe it is cycle you start out looking for adventure, then the need for some stability, then you develop a purpose to move to the next stage of life (family, business, personnel discovery) once reached the cycle starts over.

  28. N T on March 27, 2023 at 10:20 am

    And the reason why young people quit vanlife is because it’s so FAKE. And they get smacked in the head with reality and they can’t hack it.

  29. exclusive News on March 27, 2023 at 10:20 am

    Bottom line your man aint mechanical ๐Ÿ˜‚

  30. Stinkster Rekerinski on March 27, 2023 at 10:20 am

    They quit because it’s van life.

  31. Stormy on March 27, 2023 at 10:20 am

    Very smart young woman.
    Home loans are not high.
    Anything below 5 o/o is low. I paid 10 o/o in ”78.

  32. Tom Yunker on March 27, 2023 at 10:21 am

    I’m 66. I’ll be doing it by this summer as I have no other place to go. I’m priced out of everywhere.

  33. B0ng_R1p_04 on March 27, 2023 at 10:21 am

    Iโ€™m 19 and I want to do the van life for a year with my mom to travel to every state. Then when weโ€™re done, we can pick a state to live in. We have no extended family (as they are abusive) and I want her to see the world. Thank you for this information! ๐Ÿฅฐ

  34. ashzole on March 27, 2023 at 10:22 am

    when ever you feel down about Van life, rent an apartment . First month of rent and utilities: Youโ€™ll remember why you went the van route.

  35. howard on March 27, 2023 at 10:22 am


  36. Marvin Dockery on March 27, 2023 at 10:23 am

    I camped in buses and trucks for over twenty five years, then camped in Philippines for four years.

    Now back in america for a while in a truck camper.

    Some can live simple and cheap, some never learn how to make it work.

    The trick is to learn to make some money using the internet. I am almost 82 now,. No plans to quit the simple life.

  37. America First on March 27, 2023 at 10:24 am

    Because it was a bunch of YouTube want to bees ๐Ÿ that thought they where going to make a killing on YouTube and didn’t.

  38. Mountain explorer on March 27, 2023 at 10:24 am

    It’s the best thing ever I think I hope more people stop screwing everything up for everyone else. Cuz van lifers have made it harder for others. They stay longer than the 16 days allowed they have no problem set up right next to someone else even if there isn’t a camp spot for them. Not all but alot are dirty an need a bath. We have places that were shut down to camping cuz of them. So I say the fewer the better nature an others need a break from there selfishness.

  39. Cramandcheese on March 27, 2023 at 10:24 am

    What a bullcrap channel

  40. John M on March 27, 2023 at 10:25 am

    Millennials man always so entitled the coffee machine in my 100k van broke causes massive depression I donโ€™t have $300 to fill my gas guzzling money maker. Depression. Me struggling with a ton of debt because I got fired from my job because I was hospitalized from a serious disease where my brain boiled at one point. Fired because I missed to much time and yes here in Pennsylvania they are aloud to fire you for that. No unemployment either because I was fired. But hey at least Iโ€™m alive and still hitting everyday head on

  41. FlyTheDub on March 27, 2023 at 10:26 am

    They stopped making good money off of it, would be my guess, making it not worth the hassle.

  42. Magic lee on March 27, 2023 at 10:26 am

    I dont get how people have so much money to buy all this stuff/cars…

  43. Peter O'Rourke on March 27, 2023 at 10:27 am

    Granted my comment is just a guess as I haven’t watched your video but is the reason everyone is quitting van life because it is awful living in a small vehicle?

  44. Austin Rentz on March 27, 2023 at 10:27 am

    I appreciate the honesty and vulnerability! Also, Iโ€™m sad because my wife and I want to go full time van life ๐Ÿ˜ข

  45. Stinkster Rekerinski on March 27, 2023 at 10:27 am

    Van life is good until you run out of money. End of story.

  46. Christina Bingham on March 27, 2023 at 10:28 am

    I think itโ€™s because it really isnโ€™t something space wise you want to do forever. But great for a while!

  47. Carlo defalco on March 27, 2023 at 10:29 am

    ๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™‚๏ธ clickbait .. Not everyone is leaving .. van life at all . Some have done it long time n moving on .. others are just embarking on it .and all depends on how it was being funded

  48. David Knowles on March 27, 2023 at 10:31 am

    Cos in the majority of the country they haven’t got the police mentality you’d be knocked up about 3 in the morning telling you to be on ya way that’s here in England only a few places where you can live a van life but it’s changing

  49. Hung Nguyen on March 27, 2023 at 10:32 am

    I wouldnโ€™t do it from beginning, because of fuel consuming with the big bus like this

  50. Mid Null on March 27, 2023 at 10:33 am

    …van life = no home. Legally if you live out of your care you are homeless…
    It’s NOT a sustainable life. Especially if you want a family. I still don’t know why it was glorified.

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