Caity Weaver spends the whole of this essay complaining — which makes it highly entertaining. Exposing the miserable reality behind the Instagram photos depicting #vanlife, this is a breath of fresh (van) air.

To suggest that the worst part of vacationing in a van is sleeping in a van is not fair to the other aspects of the endeavor, which are also all the worst part — but it is cramped, slovenly and bad. It is impossible to make a bed while already sprawled atop it. If you are sharing a vehicle that does not have rear doors on both sides, as ours didn’t, the portside sleeper will be effectively trapped on their half of the bed from the moment they enter it, as I was.