Lately, it seems that a lot of RVers are avoiding campgrounds and RV parks to go boondocking miles from civilization. Which leads to us to dive into finding out why has camping off grid become a better choice than parking in campgrounds and RV parks with hookups? What are they running or hiding from? And why are XGens and Millennials those who seek this kind of RVing over the Boomers?
For those who think that the full-time RV lifestyle is a perpetual vacation living in the lap of luxury, let’s just say, that’s a big fat lie! There are challenges you better be ready for. If you don’t believe me, you’ll want to read about the day we almost quit RVing after driving our own highway to hell.
Are you contemplating living the full-time RV lifestyle but don’t know where to start? Or, do you wonder if RV life is for you? This collection of RV lifestyle books written by seasoned RVers who are living their dream on the road in motorhomes or campers will give you the direction and enthusiasm to lead you to living your RV dream.Their inspirational stories highlight their experiences; from RV living with struggles and sacrifices on the road to triumphs of rekindled marriages and friendships.
Having the best camping and RV trip planning resources is the most critical step in plotting your perfect RV vacation destinations and finding campgrounds or RV parks with this easy-to-use informational guide.
Full-time RV living isn’t always about vacations. Sometimes, stationary RV living is out of necessity while others, it may be simply a choice. There’s a whole book of reasons why full-time RVers live long-term in RV parks. Whatever the reason, if you’re contemplating downsizing to an RV or just aren’t ready to hit the road yet, a stationary RV lifestyle may be an option. Here’s why.
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 just the downtrodden, gypsies or vagabonds. It’s also become a way of mixing nomadic life with the minimalist lifestyle. 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.
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 from the truth for many, including us, who choose to live minimally in vans or even downsizing to small RVs and campers while enjoying freedom and travel.
As we completed our 5th year as full-time RVers or as they say in the RV community ‘nomadiversary’, I felt compelled to write about how our lives have changed; individually and as a long-time married couple. Here’s our candid view of full-time RV Life. We go into what we’ve learned as full-time RV travelers. And, we share some tips on how we deal with issues and circumstances that surround our full-time RV lifestyle.
If you’ve ever stepped foot into any RV straight from the factory, you’re sure to notice how bland, boring and brown their interiors are. RV manufacturer prescribed decor, in general, lacks personality, creativity and zest. So, being the creative type, I set myself on a mission to make our new RV look homey and reflect our personalities with customized features. This is how I completed our toy hauler interior makeover.
Before we set out for the open road in 2014, we had come to the hard realization that full-time RV life is vastly different than living in an house. In retrospect, a lot of things are harder but are the rewards worth it? Continue reading “Full-Time RV Life: What to Expect as Full-Time RVers”