Salty beaches, sand between our toes, shopping, savory seafood and evening grogs were just what the ship’s doctor ordered. The sea, once more, called our names. So, we hooked up our RV fifth wheel to our truck and headed to Galveston Island to explore and enjoy this beautiful coastal Texas Gulf Coast Island and city. But, you don’t need an RV to enjoy island life, you can go in whatever you drive, fly or sail in on. Continue reading “Galveston Island, Texas – Trip Planning Guide”
Van life has become quite popular in the past few years. No longer is the stigma of ‘living in a van down by the river’ for the downtrodden, gypsies or vagabonds. It’s actually become an incredible way of nomadic life and minimalism. So, if you’re thinking of trying the van life yourself, you’ll want to read how to prepare and downsize for van life or tiny living.
As winter approaches, many RV snowbirds from the northern United States and Canada put their motorhomes and campers in drive to head south just like birds. Florida and Texas being two of the favorite RV destinations for snowbirds, has the warm sunshine and beautiful ocean and gulf shores. They proudly call it Salt Life. However, salt air and sun will do more than chap your lips if you don’t take take preventative measures to protect your RV.
When buying motorhome, you may be faced with the decision on what kind of RV onboard generator will you want; diesel or propane. After seven years on the road in three different RVs, we now feel comfortable discussing the differences between the two in motorhomes. As well, we’ll share the pros and cons between diesel versus propane generators.
Gettysburg is, undoubtedly, one of the most beautiful east coast destinations to visit anytime of the year. In fact, it’s precisely why this iconic Pennsylvania town has become the a favorite getaway for families, couples and solos alike. You and your family can explore, learn, shop, dine, relax and enjoy the grandeur of the countryside all in one place! And when it’s time to leave, you will have a much deeper appreciation for how our Country has changed for the better.
When we first started full-time RVing, our biggest concern was how to find RV parks and campgrounds that would accommodate our RV fifth wheel toy hauler. However, now, we have a different concern. Trying to find places to park our RV due to the pandemic. But, it’s easy if you know what resources are out there and know where to look.
Living in an RV has it’s challenges such as where to store everything from food to your cooking tools. Having prepared many meals in a small RV kitchen for several years now, we’ve finally mastered the art of small kitchen organization and storage. We admit, it can be a bit of a challenge trying to utilize every inch of kitchen storage space without having to sacrifice having easy access to our food, condiments, kitchen tools and supplies.
Located along the shores of one the world’s best-protected harbors, Erie, Pennsylvania, takes claim in pivotal maritime history of the Great Lakes. Erie is the city of all transportation; planes, trains and automobiles, boats and even RVs! Since we have this allure to all things maritime, we decided to tour the city of Erie’s waterfront.
For those who are wanting to RV full-time, one of the looming questions is “how will we do our laundry?” In other words, should you buy an RV washer and dryer or opt for the laundromat or campground laundry instead? For us, the answer wasn’t that simple.
Just because we live in a small RV with a tiny kitchen doesn’t mean putting out delicious gourmet meals isn’t just a pipe dream. Since downsizing to our tiny Class C motorhome, I’ve formulated a whole new way of meal planning and some RV cooking tips. From storing provisions and ingredients to my much-needed kitchen gadgets, we simply don’t have the storage we were accustomed to before which affected the way I cooked. But now that I have that all down. While we are enjoying our even more nomadic RV lifestyle, I can still chef it up in the kitchen! Just on a much smaller scale.