Living out of your car may be a great way to save money, or even a survival necessity. Learn about the reasons for choosing to sleep in your car and how to make it over a year if necessary. Its important to keep track of hygiene, select the right places to hunker down for the evening and how to not draw attention to yourself. Don’t get labeled a squatter and don’t forget your vitamin C! An interesting read for anyone curious or radical enough to make their car, their home.
- I moved to Los Angeles for a dream and did not realize how expensive it was to live there. I decided living and sleeping in my car would be an idea that would satisfy both of those things I wanted for my life: saving money and getting out of the frustrating living situation I was in at the time.
- In this article I’m going to go over a few key aspects it takes to successfully live in your car. Even if you never have to live in your car in your life, it’s good to be prepared. You never know what life may throw your way one day.
- When it comes to food, there are many options when living in your car. My purpose living in my car was to save as much money as I could so my food choices were dictated by that purpose including canned foods, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, homeless shelters, and protein bars.
“So I began planning in my head and thinking how I might save money and how I might get out of the frustrating living situation I was in at the time. I decided living and sleeping in my car would be an idea that would satisfy both of those things I wanted for my life in Los Angeles.”