From 50 disappointing photos show what converted van living is really like, and article on Business Insider:
Many photos of converted vans show little room for anything other than a bed and a few storage bins.
That’s kinda the point. Humans don’t need a lot of room to live happily. They certainly don’t need 4000sq ft mcmansions with completely unused dining rooms, etc.
Vehicles that have been lived in for a while are often a cluttered mess, packed with stray belongings and portable fans.
Houses that have been lived in for a while are pristine!
> > Travelers may buy new vans for their journeys, though it's also common to spend several thousand dollars on transforming a used one. > >
People never renovate houses. They use them precisely as they bought them.
> > Conversion companies will remove the old seats and flooring and put new studding on the walls. > >
If only there were services available like that for homeowners. We could call them contractors or something.
> > some dwellers choose to upgrade to a larger van > >
Such a foreign idea to homedwellers, who live in the same house their entire lives.
this decommissioned 2002 Honda Odyssey is more of a bed than a home.
Says who? Have you seen the interior of a NYC studio apartment?
While camped out in Australia, this family found a leak in their water pump.
I know, right? Appliances never break in houses.
Spills, though far less problematic, can also create a big mess for van dwellers.
Spills don’t cause messes in houses.
I could go on and on, because the article goes on and on.