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.
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.
Medical conditions requiring a CPAP device and other electronic medical equipment shouldn’t preclude you or your family from enjoying the RV lifestyle or camping in the great outdoors. But face it, there are issues RVers and Campers must contend when it comes to medical devices. In general, RVs lack the necessary accommodations and adaptations for CPAP device placement and electrical requirements. So, we’ve put together a great guide to power your CPAP device and other electrical medical equipment.
Some older RVs motorhomes or campers may not be welcome at some RV parks because of the 10 year rule. Your RV may be denied entrance or even a reservation because its’ age. Does your motorhome, older fifth wheel, travel trailer or other RV fit in this criteria?
Van life and the minimalist lifestyle seems to be all the rage these days. Even downsizing from our fifth wheel RV to an even smaller motorhome has us rethinking what’s necessary thus, taking on the van life and minimalistic approach. What we’ve found in the process is we’re actually happier and less-stressed! But, this van life and minimalist attitude requires us to shop differently. So, here’s our collection of van life shopping hacks to get you thinking.
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”
Every RV remodel or renovation project needs to start with a good plan even before picking up a paint brush or hanging art on a wall. But, what if you don’t even know where to start? We’ll help walk you through the interior design planning process of your future RV makeover.
People ask us repeatedly why we gave up everything, our livelihoods, jobs and house with everything in it, to live in an RV full-time. To be quite honest, we sometimes ask ourselves that same question but we always come to the same answer we did back in 2014. Though it was a challenging and downright scary time for us, we’d do it all over again. Here’s why, for the time being, RV living is so much better and easier than in our former sticks and bricks. Let’s see why.
We’ve been asked numerous times to share our story of how our dream began over lunches, dinners, campfires, happy hours and small talk. Though our story resonates with other full-time RVers our age, it still piques interest of those who may think we’re crazy. Though we’ve been doing this for over a year now, we thought a thorough explanation might help some appreciate the process we went through to get to where we are now.