Reviews Archive

Berkey Water Filter Review – Get Rid of Harmful Chemicals

If you found this review helpful and decide to purchase the Berkey, please consider ordering through our Berkey affiliate link. There is no additional fee for the buyer and in return we receive a small percentage of the sale. Thanks for your support! We really

Flywheel Hosting Review – Why We Switched from Bluehost to Flywheel

Once you decide to setup a self hosted WordPress site, one of the next items on the to-do list is to find a WordPress hosting service. This post will cover the reasons we switched to Flywheel managed hosting service and what we think after

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

Is Costco Membership Worth It? Ways to Save Money at Costco

“Is Costco membership worth it?” Well, the answer is different depending on who you ask and how they use their membership. Joe and I have been Costco members since 2005 and we have done the calculation. For us, a Costco membership is absolutely worth

RV Window Shades – Custom Sun Shades for Insulation

Insulation for your RV can make a huge difference in terms of comfort. One of the first modifications we tackled were custom RV window shades for the camper van. Pre-made reflective insulation shades are available, but depending on the type of vehicle, the cost can

RV Jack Pads and Leveling Pads – Made from Recycled Rubber Tires

This post was originally published on June 20, 2016. It has been updated to include use of the RV jack pads and leveling pads with a Class B camper van. We were first introduced to Hosspad at the Florida RV SuperShow. The timing was

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,

Newmar Bay Star Review – Gas Motorhome Under 30′

This is a review of the Newmar Bay Star motorhome for full time RVing. We moved into our small Class A gas RV in July 2015. Since then, we have been traveling around the United States towing a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. When possible, we

Roadmaster Spare Tire Carrier Review

Did your motorhome come with a spare tire? Ours didn’t. Before we discovered the Roadmaster spare tire carrier, we discussed getting a roof rack for the Jeep to carry a spare and a few other options. Then we met Don Simpson at the Florida RV

Fan-Tastic Ultra Breeze Vent Cover Review

This is our Fan-Tastic Ultra Breeze vent cover review and we hope that you find it useful in helping you decide whether it’s the right fit for your RVing needs. One consistent element of weather we’ve experienced on the road is rain, and a lot