Living in a van down by the river is a figurative expression meaning being a complete failure at life, a drain on society. However, nothing could be further than the truth for many, including us, who choose to live minimally while enjoying freedom and travel. So, fasten your seatbelts! We’re going to take you on a wild ride showing you how downsizing RVs works for us…and maybe give you that nudge to do it too!
As I post this, we are in the middle of a huge world health crisis; the Coronavirus Pandemic. That reason alone should encourage us all be proactive about our health. But, as full-time RVing travelers, this can present it’s owns set of challenges due to businesses and restaurants closings, and outdoor recreation limitations. Adding to insult, employment numbers plummeting or employees being forced to stay home while work remotely and being cooped up the whole fam dam!
If you’re wanting to take your motorhome, fifth wheel or other camper boondocking or dispersed camping, it’s important to strategically plan everything for your RV boondocking adventure. From gray and black tank management, water conservation to grocery shopping and menu planning, we will show you how we prepare your RV for boondocking. This will take your off-the-grid camping experience to a whole new level.
Refrigerators come in many sizes and styles depending on type of RV. They are powered either by propane or electricity. Regardless if your RV refrigerator is powered by propane or electric, they need to operate at maximum efficiency to keep your food from spoilage. We’ll share some valuable information on how to maximize efficiency of your RV refrigerator and some great maintenance tips.
Weather apps for smartphones and other digital devices are essential trip planning tools for travelers. But with so many different weather apps out there, how will you know which one will be the most beneficial for your individual needs? Continue reading “8 Most Popular Weather Apps for Travelers”
Did you know that half of those living on the road lack emergency supplies in the event of a disaster? Having an RV Emergency Go Bag or bug out bag, is as important as having a water hose in your motorhome or camper. You’ll need it should you need to evacuate due to weather, area gas leak, fire, flooding or other unforeseen emergency event.
Condensation is one of the biggest causes of damage to an RV or camper. But also, it can eventually lead to health issues due to mold and mildew in a confined space. So, we’ve put together a helpful guide on how to keep condensation and humidity out of your RV.
Know before you tow! If you’re towing an RV, boat or cargo trailer, you should know your tow weight before putting it in drive. But, who wants to hit the CAT weigh scales every time you haul? Well, now there’s an electronic device that connects through your smartphone’s Bluetooth that tells you everything about your tow weight? The BetterWeigh™ Mobile Towing Scale sends live weight readouts of the vehicle, trailer, payload, tongue weight, pin weight, weight distribution and trailer brake gain.
As most who travel in RVs, digital devices have become our information hubs. There is a huge plethora of RV trip planning apps and/or websites that are an incredible resource for finding campgrounds, overnight parking, dump stations, dining and fuel. Here’s some of our recommendations for RVers, campers or roadtrippers alike!
You just bought a new camper or new-to-you RV. However, before you turn the key to your motorhome or hitch your camper or fifth wheel, you’ll need a basic RV accessories starter kit. By having the right RV accessories, you’ll not only have less stress but you’ll look like you know what you’re doing.