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Top 10 Apps for RVing – Apps That Make Full Time Travel Less Expensive and More Enjoyable

Full time travel in the digital age means we have an array of mobile apps at our disposal. In the first year, we found ourselves using these 10 apps for RVing on a regular basis. Some mobile apps have helped us save money, prepare

Boondocking at Cracker Barrel – Free Overnight RV Parking

Since we started traveling full time in an RV, we have relied on the friendliness of businesses like Cracker Barrel to reduce our RVing costs. Full and partial hookups are a luxury and we try boondock where ever we go. One of the best overnight RV parking options

Small Travel Trailers Under 3,500 lbs – From Teardrop Campers to Fiberglass Trailers

In our journey to downsize, we looked at quite a few small travel trailers. The number one requirement was the camper had to be lightweight. Specifically, we were looking for travels trailers under 3,500 pounds. Between all the research, visiting dealers and attending RV shows, we

Meet Our New Camper Van! Hymer Aktiv 2.0 Class B RV

Say hello to our new home on wheels! Our first camper van, the Hymer Aktiv on the Ram ProMaster chassis. Once we’ve had a chance to break it in, we’ll share a full write up. Stay tuned! In the meantime, here’s a recap of our

RV Life or Boat Life? Would We Consider Full Time Travel in a Boat?

We have been traveling full time since 2015 and wouldn’t trade that in for anything right now. Our first form of travel was in a 29 foot gas motorhome towing a Jeep Wrangler. Now we are in the process of downsizing to a Class

Travel Channel’s Big Time RV Season 4 “Europe or Bust”

Nearly one year ago, we received an email in our inbox with the subject line “Travel Channel Casting”. We were on the edge of our seats reading through the email. As you can imagine, we were curious, surprised, excited, nervous all at the same

Sport Berkey Water Bottle Review – Portable Water Purifier

We have been using the Sport Berkey water bottle since 2014 and take it everywhere we go. This portable water purifier uses the filtration benefits of the larger Berkey water purification systems except it’s in a bottle. As much as we love our Travel Berkey,

New vs Used RV – Pros, Cons & Why We Bought a New RV

“Never buy a new RV!” “Don’t you wish you had bought used?” “I bet you learned your lesson, didn’t you?” Those are some of the things we hear when we tell people we bought a new RV. Buying a new vs used RV has

Shopping For and Buying an RV – Q&A About Our Experience

The most popular messages we receive are questions about shopping for and buying an RV. The questions range from brand comparisons to getting a loan and the final inspection. We hosted a live stream to answer these questions. Viewers tuned in from all over the United

EAA AirVenture – Largest Air Show in the World

Every year, aviation enthusiasts gather in Oshkosh, Wisconsin for the largest air show in the world. We attended EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 and it was incredible. Our weekly wristband allowed us to come and go everyday of the air show. If you attend, we’d