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DIY Camper Van Build: Converting a Passenger Van into a Basic Camper

When our friend Amir told us we could use his passenger van and convert it into a camper van, I was beyond excited! Having lived out of a professionally converted camper van, I was ready to take on our own DIY camper van build.

Cassette Toilet – What Is it? How Do You Use it? Where Do You Dump It?

What is a cassette toilet? How does a cassette toilet work? How do you dump a cassette toilet? These are some of the questions we get asked all the time about the cassette toilet system that we use for camper van life. We’ve been

Things to Do in Los Angeles – From San Fernando Valley to Beverly Hills and Downtown

Joe and I lived in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles before we hit the road full time. We still come back to spend time with family, catch up with friends and visit some of our favorite places. This is a list

Ram ProMaster Camper Van – Hymer Aktiv Van Tour & Specs

Meet our first camper van, a Hymer Aktiv 2.0 on the Ram ProMaster chassis. This fully built out conversion van was our tiny home on wheels for nearly two years. In this post you’ll find: How we ended up in a Hymer Aktiv Full

Becoming Texans – Choosing a Domicile for Full Time RVing

In all of our research about full time RVing, one recurring topic is choosing a domicile state. While some RVers choose to keep their domicile state, others will pick a new domicile state. We chose Texas as our domicile state and in this post

Maui RV Rental – The Best Way to Explore Maui Hawaii

Aloha! Are you ready to experience a different kind of Maui vacation? With so much to do and see, booking a Maui RV rental is one of the best ways to explore the island. Watch the video below or keep reading to see what

Red Rock Canyon – Camping Near Las Vegas, Nevada

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is a peaceful oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the Las Vegas strip. For anyone looking for nature camping near Las Vegas, Red Rock Canyon Campground is a great option. After countless visits to Sin City,

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

Things to Do in Tucson Arizona – Artisan Bread, Hiking, Museums and More

During our first visit to Tucson, the locals told us “when the hills are pink, it’s time for a drink.” Thanks to the beautiful sunsets in Tucson, the hills are always pink in the evening. Whether you’re looking for a cold beer or hot

Things to Do in New Orleans – Best Happy Hours, Sandwiches, Top Attractions & More

Music and food are two words that immediately come to mind at the mention of New Orleans. The French and Spanish traditions combined with Caribbean influences make the city one of the most unique places to visit in the United States. From the Garden