Discover How You Can Spend The Rest Of Your Life
The book includes a link to lists of free places to spend the night or the month from over 50,000 locations in the United States. If you want to stay put in one location for 3 - 6 months at a time, like in a national park like Yellowstone or Glacier, I will show you how two people can live happily on even less and get paid to be there!
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Picture: Glacier is only open about 3 months a year. This is why it is important to Vanabode, because you have the time to go and do, when the going and doing is good, not when your boss says you can.
You will learn how and where to apply for thousands of jobs that you can do without experience while camping all over the United States in some of the most exciting destinations you have ever imagined. I have personally worked this way since 1994 and exclusively this way since 2005.
You will learn how to get the time and money for a temporary retirement, sabbatical, or extended vacation. You will find this work invaluable if you want more time to yourself: to write a book, compose music, create a movie script, or get back on your feet after a divorce, financial disaster, or family tragedy.
You will learn how to live super cheaply off the grid even if you don't want to travel.
You will learn how to get great sleep, how to maintain proper personal hygiene with hot showers and toilet strategies, how to eat and afford delicious exotic meals, all while living a life of adventure; safely, easily, and cheaply.
You will learn how to cook hot meals anywhere without electricity, fire or fuel, made from the freshest ingredients including organic fruits, vegetables, meats, artisan breads, and cheeses purchased from thousands of farmers markets and roadside produce stands across the country.
You will learn how to get rid of all your debt and stay debt free from now on.
Image shows a wild sea turtle photographed off the coast of Florida at a secret secluded clothing optional beach. My wife and I go Adam and Eve for days here in pristine delicious privacy whenever we are in Florida. The location is revealed in the book along with special must follow parking strategies.
You will learn how to happily live a complete and fulfilled life without home ownership hassles, mortgage payments, electricity bills, water bills, tax bills, homeowners association payments, real estate taxes, sewage or trash bills, house insurance payments, pest control expenses, and more.
I will show anyone that thinks they cannot afford to travel, how to do so.
"Vanabode takes the biggest expenses incurred in a long vacation (airfare, lodging and ground transportation costs) and throws them out the window. Unbelievable but true well done. If I could hug the author I would." Lucille currently hitting northern California
I show poker players who want to travel in America to exciting places like Las Vegas and California, how to live the professional poker players dream while preserving and growing their bankroll.
I show displaced workers, and those struggling financially, how to cut costs and survive with their integrity and dignity intact.
I show those who don't want a house to keep up with, like young surfers or college students, how to live a fun life without a mortgage payment or the responsibility of a house.
I show RV owners how to happily downsize from their massive motor homes and fifth wheels, all the while saving money and expanding the places they can travel to.
I show retirees the best way to keep their house if they want to, but still travel cheaply and easily.
I show short term casual campers and normal families with young school age children, how to travel and camp cheap and hassle free.
"How many books have you ever bought that showed you how to get out of debt, travel AND find a job while doing it? This is crazy, but I'm on board now baby and loving it" Eileen Mathews in Detroit
"This guy shows you how to cook without electricity, fire, fuel or smoke: how to sleep for free in your own clean bed mortgage free every night of the year: and eat out every night if you want on $25 a day. You just can't top it" Tammy R. out of Branson Missouri
"The only book that you need to travel the entire United States. Period." Matt in Raleigh
There is no substitute for Las Vegas! Do you have any idea how much fun you can have here? Vanabode shows you how to get FREE access to the top night clubs and swimming pools here, plus how to get free food, showers and show tickets. Poker players too can live here for $20 a day and make tons of money plying their trade.
Survivalists or those being stalked can learn how to disappear, leave their past behind, and become invisible to creditors, government agencies, credit bureaus, and anyone else they wish to avoid.
I show anyone that wants to run a mobile business like a website, hot dog cart, or consulting company for example, how to do so with very little overhead, freeing up their time and money.
I show those with a chronic fatal disease how to enjoy life to the fullest before dying.
To Vanabode is to live: NOW. Come with me and you will discover why this revolutionary lifestyle is so unique and sustainable. I am not talking about a tiny little one-week-a-year trip to a distant place surrounded by tourists where you hope the weather is good and pray you don't get sick and for a few hours you can almost forget your tired stress filled life back home. Then you board the plane or ship and head back to your old life; tired, sad and wanting so much more. NO! I am talking about a method of traveling and living that is so much bigger, so much more sustainable, so much more fun and enriching, that once you start you will never ever view your life the same way again.
Unplug your television, shut out the world, curl up in a warm bed behind
a closed door with this ebook loaded on your laptop and travel to new
destinations: forever. Or you can print out a copy and take it
with you anywhere and read at your leisure.
This Will be the Most
"I know it sounds corny but I think you may have saved my marriage with this book. When I bought Vanabode I was very depressed and I thought my wife was leaving me for sure. When I showed her the plans you outline she changed her mind and broke down in tears and said "Lets go together, please, please, don't you see I just want to spend time with you. I am sick of all the stress that is tearing us apart. I wanted to leave THIS LIFE that has become such a grind, not leave YOU!", anonymous from Toledo
"Intelligent insight coupled with a lot of one-of-a-kind information. . ." pro book reviewer
"I don't care what kind of vehicle you use to see America, get
this book. He contrasts all kinds of living and traveling strategies from
being homeless to being rich, from tractor trailers to backpacking, from
houseboats to van camping. You will get the compete picture and when you're
done you may be as convinced as I am (and as he is) that this Vanaboding
is by far the greatest way to do it all"
Sam Stout in Baja Mexico
"If you want to go anywhere for more than 2 weeks at a time,
then you should certainly buy this book"
Peter Arkins, Washington
National parks represent a treasure that we were astonished to find
were frequented by foreigners more often than by U.S. citizens. When I
asked my friends why they never went they all said the same thing. They
were too far away and they could never get enough time off work to go.
Vanabode solves these problems first.
The book demonstrates how to make both the time and the money to
visit these extraordinary national gems for months at a time.
Half Dome reflection at Yosemite National Park image © Starletdarlene - Dreamstime.com
"Edward Hasbrouck is considered by most to be the top authority on world travel having worked his way slowly through some 35+ countries in 35+ years. He is the author of the worlds most complete work on travel around the world titled "the Practical Nomad". He has this to say (quote) "No other country is more geographically diverse than the United States." (unquote) So what is stopping you? With this masterful book and proposed new way of life that the author calls Vanabode you can actually experience the greatest sights in the world from the safest country, cheaply and easily by van. No planes, trains, or buses needed." Charles Saunders
"I had a lot of legitimate "excuses" why I could not travel. He covers all of them in this book. I put his solutions to work and we have been camping in Utah for 6 weeks now. The kids are fine, the bills are paid, and we are eating better than ever. Fantastic!" Anthony & Margaret Thomason - Miami
Wikipedia's definition of a "disruptive technology" or "disruptive innovation" describes Vanabode precisely; innovations that improve a product or service in ways that the market does not expect, typically by being lower priced or making something for everyone that was previously only available to the rich.
Goat Rock State Park offers a rugged far out landscape to enjoy. Far from the crowds you can find peace and a lot of things to do. Can you see the beach? Can you see the rocky cliffs? Can you see the hiking trails? Whales, seals, fish, deer, birds and more abound here. You just need the time to take it all in. We spent a full week for free in this misty spellbinding place.
"I don't care if you think it will be a year or even 5 years before you can leave on your trip of a lifetime. Get this book NOW so you can plan correctly! I did. It's only been 4 months and I have already tested my van and equipment with three 4 day remote camping trips. It is a lot of fun!". . . Tamara in Maine
"Vanabode helped me realize that it is not money I am short of, but time. This book showed me exactly how to fix that" Randy in Maui
"WOW! I am actually putting more money away while having the time of my life cruising the country than did while at my boring job back in Nebraska. Thanks for showing me how to do it" Steve Allistair
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"The first book I have ever bought that totally delivered. The chapter where you showed people how and where to find work while they are traveling was worth the price of the book just by itself" Todd in Oregon
"I have been van camping for years but this book really helped me. I thought I had it down pat but his helpful chapters on time management, staying in big cities undetected, and saving money were worth the price of the book times ten!" Andy Brewster camping all over Canada
"Astonishing book" Robert from Wisconsin
"I'm not that creative. Really I'm just a workaholic. This book has shown me how to spend more time with my little boys and wife. He makes it easy with his simple step by step plans" Art from Trenton
"I've always had this fantasy of quitting work and backpacking around. But my legs won't take it and it's not safe. This Vanabode idea is perfect. I am seeing all of the East Coast already. My average daily spend is only $26 a day. I highly recommend you get a copy of this book if you want to go cheap" Heath from Texas
"Jason offers slap your face wake up calls with a sense of humility" Robert, Valley Times
"He really makes travel possible for everyone. . ." Peggy March living in Arizona
"When I read your line 'Vanaboding is about spending time living a fun life rather than spending money trying to buy a fun life' I was stunned. This is exactly what I have been doing for 20 years, trying to earn enough money to buy our family a fun life. Thank you so much for clarifying this and helping me on my way to finally living a fun life. The resources and advice you provide in your book are priceless, at least for me they are." Name withheld
Right: Our rabbit bunny Bugsy traveled over 50,000 miles with us over 8 years and has seen a lot of action for such a little guy. He draws crowds like a magnet and for those purchasing Vanabode hundreds of pictures of him all over the US are available for viewing.
"I've wasted many hours, sometimes days at time, reading over
rv websites trying to figure out how to pull this off with a motorhome.
He, on the other hand, gets right to the point with this travel
book. Problem solved and I'm on the road and debt free now"
From the finest art galleries in America to rugged national parks; from sandy seashores to desert rocky mountains; from small towns to big cities; from wild life to wild times; you can have it all on $20 a day.
Images above include fine art galleries we have visited, gorgeous beaches in California, museums, Zion National Park, and my lovely wife Kelly sliding down a snowy mountain on Mount Charleston 45 minutes outside Las Vegas. My point is simple. If you Vanabode the way I lay it out for you in the book you will have time to do whatever YOU want to do, and you will have the money to do it FOREVER!
"I was very skeptical. For example, how do you take a bath while traveling and living out of a van? (he calls his hybrid version Vanaboding) How do you cook? How do you use the bathroom? I bought the book and I have to admit, he does show you numerous, I repeat numerous, simple practical ways to do all of these and more. He tackles the hard stuff head on. I am very satisfied with my purchase of this book. Permission granted to print this" Abigail and Steve from Albany
"In this age of scams it is really refreshing to have someone honest helping you. He showed me how to avoid unnecessary debt while getting on the road" Mary Ann from Timberton
"Vanabode shows you how to find work while camping out, and how to get out and see America now before you are too old to do much of anything" name withheld from California
"Vanabode isn't just practical get it done information, it is quite inspiring as well" Atlanta Rigors
"This book should be given to every teenager. Instead of
wasting their first year of life after school in some by the book
college, they could get a real education traveling America"
Understanding how to pack, what to bring, what you will need and what you can leave at home, this is really important information to have when planning a long trip like I am. Thanks" Catherine McKinley in Biloxi
Photo above: One of our favorite pictures we have taken in 18+ years of cruising around.
"Anybody can make use of this information whether traveling or planning to travel, or just dreaming about it" Cubey May
"Your philosophy on living in America is second to none" Abigail in San Francisco
"Vanabode explains quite simply hundreds of ways to preserve your wallet while really enjoying the world" Michael Barton, Amarillo
"This book pays for itself on the first camping trip you take" Ken from Baltimore
"The references and resources listed in this book are worth the cover price alone" Candice Milroy
"This is a top notch travel resource. It is completely original. I don't believe there is anything like it anywhere" seriously grateful in Burlington
When was the last time you spent a month enjoying the beach? When you Vanabode you can choose to spend your time on the calm snow white beaches on Florida's west coast, or the small wave surfer happy capital of the United States on Florida's east coast, or the rugged shoreline of northern California with abundant wildlife watching and nighttime driftwood fires, or southern California's famous beaches where celebrities and big wave surfers share the ocean with whales, sea lions, harbor seals and other abundant wildlife.
I encourage you to get a copy of Vanabode today and start planning your new life. I make it easier than you think. I promise. If for any reason you are hesitating please email me and tell me what it is that's stopping you. I want to hear from you. I will help you find your way.
"I've been motorhome traveling for 14 years and I've never seen anything like this" Brandon in Florida
"If you believe life is more than a 2 week vacation once a year then this book is your ticket out, at least it was for me" Michelle from LA
"..travel the United States forever on $20 a day. Come on, I thought, who is he kidding? Well I'm not skeptical any longer. I am on my fourth month out west and I still pinch myself every morning to make sure it's real" Wally Jackson currently in Utah
"I love the way this author gets right to the point. He simplifies complicated problems and literally shows you how to make each step happen. If you want to travel a lot, and do it cheaply, this is the only way I see to do it", Percy Parker - Louisiana
"His English and writing skills are far from perfect. Still, this is absolutely the best money I have ever spent on a practical show me how to do it book" Maggie, professor at a Florida Community College
Image shows a super cool motorcycle we shot while in Sturgis at the worlds largest motorcycle rally. We camped here for nearly a month enjoying the incredible South Dakota outdoors and the crazy fun biker scene. When Vanaboding you will have plenty of time to take in these bigger events that require more than a weekend to experience.
"His book breaks down everything you really need in life and shows you how to have it on about $20 a day"
reporter from Internet Radio
"If enough people get a grasp on this book the housing recovery will really be far off. I mean after reading Vanabode who needs a house?" Donald Wynkoopie in Virginia
"I was stunned when I saw his list of all the places I could work, without experience, while camping. This book literally got me the first job I have ever really liked and I am 50 years old!" Sandra in Tennessee
"Who knows? I just might do this till I am 80. Thanks for the help" Jennifer Straus in Ohio
"I like the fact that he promises to answer any question you have after buying the book about travel in the US. He gives you access to a blog too so you can read all the other issues people have asked for clarification on. It's like a support group for a secret network of frugal travelers" Arnold Hamburg
America is the most geographically diverse country in the world. When traveling for a long time Vanaboding lets you see extraordinary details.
"Lots of pictures that show you exactly what he is talking about. Love it!" Wayne Brooks from Chicago
"I can't travel but I do live off the grid so I bought this book, this guy is something else, let me tell you. I mean he actually shows you how to cook without electricity, fire, or fuel" impressed in New York State
"First class. Straight to the point. Perfect as far as real travel guides go" anonymous travel writer
"Vanabode demonstrates that possessions are not a sign of wealth, but of poverty of time, of slavery to a thousand unrewarding pursuits. Check this book out. It's like a breath of fresh air that you can breathe every day for the rest of your life. . ." Peter Eastern in Temecula
"His insights into what one can do on such a small budget are priceless. Beg, borrow or steal the money to buy this book and get your life back today!" Steve
I've never had so much fun so cheaply in all my life. I sure wish I had started sooner! Terence in Albany
"This book reveals it all. He covers everything you need to know to travel for extended periods of time: including how to handle your mail, how to pay for it all, stay safe, camp in national parks for free, how to cook, bathe, sleep, and have a lot of free time on about $20 a day. He even provides a complete inventory of everything you need to take with you when you leave, I bought it all for less than $400 and have been camping in really cool places I never knew existed all through Oregon, northern California and into Arizona." Lee from Pennsylvania
I love spending time in the cooler seasons at Florida's beaches. Vanabode shows many secret and lesser known hot spots on the water for enjoying kayaking, swimming, dog walking, surfing, boating, fishing and wildlife photography. Better still I show you how to stay on the water for a month for what others pay to say a weekend.
"You asked me to provide my feelings on your book so here they are. If any of you out there have ever felt like you could not afford to travel then buy this book. I had some very specific questions after I bought the book so I took advantage of his promise to help anyone that asked. He showed me how to travel comfortably and safely all over the US. I'm a single 41 year old woman and I've never had this much help, confidence and fun" Samantha
"I wish I had bought Vanabode before I spent $90,000 on my big motorhome" retired name withheld
The best thing with the lifestyle the author is proposing here is it is sustainable: you can happily, safely and affordably do it for the rest of your life if you wanted to. . ." Andrew from New Hampshire
California beaches are astonishing though they are much colder than Florida. In Vanabode I explore and explain the differences and how you can enjoy the beaches on both coasts for next to nothing for months at a time.
"I had a former lover stalking me viciously, seriously. I bought the book because the author promised to show me how to disappear into America. I wasn't disappointed. He showed me how to register my vehicle in a trusts name so the tags could not be run against my name. I was able to comfortably leave my old life behind while raising my standard of living. Thank you, thank you, thank you" Mandy from New York City
"Get Vanabode before Oprah has it on her show and the price goes up!" for real Aprilla in Nevada
"I've been dreaming of quitting my job and traveling for a year or more but I didn't know where to start. Thanks to your list of legitimate "work while traveling" jobs, your advice on debt reduction, and your enthusiasm, I am enjoying my first stint in Glacier National park. It is incredible here and now that I see what I have been missing I can't imagine dying without seeing more" Benjamin from Knoxville
"He shows you 20 different ways to make money while camping anywhere in America. Cool resource"
Sandy from Ohio
"This book takes living off the grid to another level, and it's a lot of fun too!" Arthur from New Mexico
Vanabode traveling is not all outdoor camping in remote rugged places. We spend nearly half our time exploring museums, art galleries, festivals, zoos, botanical gardens, and national monuments. Above shows the incredible architecture of Balboa Park in California.
"This book does not disappoint. The author has thought everything through and obviously he and his wife are living it. There is just no way he could include this much detail if they weren't" anonymous
"I love this book man!" Mark now playing poker in Las Vegas
"Timely, inspiring, and very, very interesting. My wife and I are already putting some of your advice to work" John and Trish in Georgia
"His comments in Vanabode, where he states and proves that being "time" rich is a thousand times more important than being "money" rich, are so true. He has helped me change my entire mindset and see that real life is not made up of what you buy but what you do. I have never been happier. Now I am traveling all over South Dakota and all the way down into Texas. If you are discouraged or depressed try this book before spending thousands on a therapist. You won't be disappointed." Tom Roberts in Charlottesville
When you Vanabode you will see incredible wildlife because you have the TIME to be there which makes for great photos.
"The best little travel book I have ever read" Gertrude Anniston from Brooklyn
"We are already getting rid of our junk and have made immediate plans to camp Northern California. Thanks for the battle plan, without this book we would have never been motivated enough to do anything"
Tonya and Louis in LA
"Your short chapter entitled "We Never Own Anything" was revolutionary for me. It was like someone slapped me in the face, and after I got up off the floor I saw a new, more colorful world open up in front of me, a world with so many more possibilities. Now I am halfway through my first of many 6 month holiday vacations using your book" Marketa in Singapore
"I got 15 years worth of HIS experience for a few dollars. I was able to make a HUGE change in my life for next to nothing. Now that is smart shopping" Abigail Sinclair the "coupon clipper" from Wellington
"I was skeptical at first. I mean can you really travel the US year after year living in exciting new places of your own choosing, pay your way and live comfortably? Well that's exactly what he showed me how to do, and I'm doing it" Stanley Gootney in Atlanta
"This book is worth every penny"Jack Worst, Hamilton Beach
"I love how he gives you the total picture realizing that not everyone wants to hike the Grand Canyon for a year. Instead he shows you how to camp off the grid for a month in a beautiful place of your choosing, then spend a month living it up big city like in Las Vegas and San Francisco. Now that's variety!"
Tammy out of Branson
"This book is a perfect balance as it provides both practical "how to get it done" information alongside dreamy romantic tales of pleasures for the modern man (use this if you want to)"
the Artist in Taos: not THAT artist ha
"Vanabode is for all of us who want to travel more but cannot seem to make it happen" Greg in Viera
"Forget Fodors, Lonely Planet and Frommers. All they do is show you pretty staged pictures of places you don't have the time or money to get to. Buy Vanabode and you'll have both the time and the money to go anywhere you want in the United States for months or years at a time" Lee from Nebraska
Vanaboding allows you the time to see more wildlife. You don't have to be in a hurry all the time so the things you see will be very interesting. We shot this rare wild goat in Glacier with a $150 camera. There are resources in the Vanabode book that point you to places to sell your photography if you decide to make money at it while traveling.
"I've got your book. I've got your plan. This time next year I'll be writing you from Yellowstone"
Sammy in Tucson
"I follow Edward Hasbrouk's work as one of the most celebrated around the world travel writers of our time. He has been in 40+ countries and all 50 states. When Hasbrouk says the United States has a greater geographic diversity than any other country he knows what he's talking about. And now you can see the United States on a super small budget thanks to this new ebook Vanabode. What "The Practical Nomad" is to travel around the world "Vanabode" is to travel in the United States. What a Godsend!"
"Filled with information, this is a serious book, worth studying and putting to use" Anna from the Daily
"It might sound crazy but this author even tells you how to have great sex when you are in the great outdoors. My husband always wants to when we are camping but it ends up being a mess. I gave him the sex chapter from this book and he is so excited, and now . . . so am I" anonymous in Temecula