Downsizing RVs: From Big Fifth Wheel to Small Class C Motorhome

We thought things couldn’t get any better than living full-time in our beautiful Heartland Landmark fifth wheel. However, our decision of downsizing RVs allows us more nomadic adventures! And, our much smaller RV gives us access to places we could have never fit with our fifth wheel. While yes, we do miss the comforts of our former fifth wheel, downsizing RVs gives us many more opportunities to explore and visit off-the-beaten-path places in our tiny Winnebago View Class C motorhome.

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Our RV Christmas at Joshua Tree National Park

Always On Liberty - Joshua Tree National Park Entrance Sign

Christmas 2017, we celebrated a little differently than most families. We spent some quiet time at Joshua Tree National Park to take in the beauty of this National Park’s thousands of Joshua Trees, Cholla gardens, Desert Lavenders and Ocotillos. But we had a couple setbacks and surprises during our journey. Continue reading “Our RV Christmas at Joshua Tree National Park”

How to Make the BEST French Press Coffee

French Press Coffee - Boondocking Coffee

Face it, we all have a love-hate relationship with our French Press coffee makers. I love the robust body and flavor of my favorite coffees but UGH! But I absolutely hate cleaning the used coffee grounds out of my French Press. And as a full-time RVer who boondocks with very limited water, this has become a huge issue! So, I set myself on a mission to find a way to make French Press coffee without having to worry about cleaning out the used coffee grounds.

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Ultimate Campfire Cooking Gear and Grilling Tools

Cooking Grill

There’s nothing more euphoric than the smell of bacon and eggs frying in a cast iron pan over a campfire on a cool, crisp Autumn morning. Watching pancakes being poured onto the griddle completes the perfect Norman Rockwell camping scene. But you’re going to need some campfire cooking gear and outdoor grilling tools.

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3 Ways to Make Coffee in an RV or Camper

Making coffee sounds simple, right? You turn on your Keurig, put the little pod or K-Cup into the holder, push down the mechanism, put your cup under and push the button. VOILA! Hot cup of coffee right at your fingertips!

But no…that’s not how we do it. Well, that’s not how we do it ‘now’. Four years after starting our RV adventures, we’ve been through a slew of different methods of making our daily coffee rations.

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10 Boondocking Etiquette Tips for Off Grid RV Camping

Winnebago View Boondocking

Boondocking etiquette is similar to camping etiquette. The only difference is boondocking generally is a term that applies to RVs and campers. As we’ve experienced through the years, there is a huge disconnect between how RVers should act . And, the things you should never do when camping off grid or in dispersed camping areas to protect the environment, wildlife and other campers. Continue reading “10 Boondocking Etiquette Tips for Off Grid RV Camping”

AquaTank Water Bladder for RV Boondocking & Camping

AquaTank Water Bladder for RV Boondocking, Camping and Emergencies - Always On Liberty

After years of boondocking off grid in our RV, we’ve found that the AquaTank water bladder is the best way to fetch water without moving our camper! It allows us to extend our time out in the backcountry without packing everything up to head to the water fill station. It’s also a great water storage option while camping or even at home! Continue reading “AquaTank Water Bladder for RV Boondocking & Camping”

HighTec Solar Panels – Product Review

The whole point of RV boondocking is to camp in quiet, remote places whether it’s on BLM land, on the beach, on a farm or in someone’s driveway. However, that comes with a price. Six months into our newfound boondocking enjoyment, we decided to upgrade our fifth wheel with solar panels and an efficient energy management system.

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