About Hobo

Hobo is an abbreviation for Homeward Bound.

This Earth is our home and I have every intention of delving into it wholeheartedly, from the deepest cave to the tallest waterfall. Only through adventure and exploration can one truly get to know our planet, see its intimate moments, and find what it means to call this place Home.
So...I am forever

Homeward Bound by means of adventure.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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1. Hobo Is An Offensive Term, Why Do You Use It?

As stated above, I use "Hobo" to reference an abbreviation for Homeward Bound 🙂

2. Who Is Hobo Ahle?

My name is Ahlexandria.
I live in my car and wander around 🙂 I'm a wild and free 20-something-year-old that is obsessed with nature and I plan to be a nomad for as long as I possibly can!

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3. WHY Do You Live In A Car?

I live in my car by choice 🙂 This lifestyle has allowed me the freedom to direct my income towards traveling and seeing the world in a fashion I would not have otherwise been able to do. Basically.... it saves me a ton of money since I don't pay rent and I use that to travel.

4. How Long Have You Lived In Your Car?

I moved into my car in January 2014. I took a brief break from the lifestyle May-August of 2015, but then resumed in a different vehicle and have been going strong ever since!

5. How Do You Make Money?

I make money in a variety of ways. Depending on the season or what's going on in my life I will take up a traditional job such as at a restaurant or office, or if I am in need of a job while on the road I will hunt down a seasonal job. I also do freelance work online and have used work exchange programs as a great means to travel.

6. Do You Travel Full-Time?

Sometimes yes, sometimes no. I'll go for months traveling non-stop, but there are times where I will stay in one city as well. Traveling simply depends on the weather, the funds, and what job I've got going on.

Why Read HoboAhle?

This travel blog is all about YOU! Yes... YOU! I throw in a personal story here and there for entertainment purposes, but overall this blog is 100% aimed at helping people find answers to 3 main questions:

  • How to Live in a Car/Van (everything from food, showers, parking, how to survive the heat, what to do when you're bored etc)
  • "I want to go somewhere awesome... WHERE SHOULD I GO?" (I provide maps, addresses, and even links to fun stuff to do that's nearby one another)
  • What should I bring on my trip? (checklists and some basic traveling hacks that are clutch)IMG_8469

 

Want more answers?!

Check out TOP 10 VAN LIFE QUESTIONS !

 

Or see if the answer is in this video!

I tried to answer all of YOUR questions as quickly as possible in this shotgun Q&A video 🙂

 

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