Is It the Same Today As When I Began Fulltime Adventure Vandwelling in October of 2009?

A few days ago I was once again asked what I thought of vandwelling, and if I thought it was feasible to do currently. This was by someone in the prep stages of setting up a van for extended, possibly even full-time travel. I didn’t answer immediately because I have had a lot of thoughts about vandwelling mulling around in my head from the experiences of my last few years, as well as from today and thinking about and looking toward the future. For what it’s worth this is my 2+ cents. I am so very very thankful for the 5+ years I traveled the USA pretty much non-stop. I have lived in my van (actually 2 vans) for just over 5 years traveling by the seasons mostly off-grid and since November 2nd of 2014 I have been at a home-base site in the South. So… from my perspective…