Author: Julie Bennett

Converting our RV bunkhouse to an office

One of the main reasons we chose our specific coach was so that we could convert the existing bunkhouse (two bunk beds) into a separate, dedicated office for Marc, who continues to work full-time (virtually) at his regular 40 hour a week job during our travels. Marc has always placed a high value on work-life balance, health, wellness and on being a

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A night on the farm with Harvest Hosts

When it comes to unique and memorable stays, we fondly remember our night at Giusti Farm in Robbins, California. If you read last week’s blog post which introduced you to our Thousand Trails campground membership, you’d have learned a bit about how we manage to travel and live so affordably. Another program we recognized the value in joining was

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Time to slow down. We’re tired!

This pretty much sums up how we’re all feeling right now Or, why traveling a Thousand Trails has led us to where we are today! Since leaving Colorado 14 weeks ago, we’ve clocked over 2,600 miles in the coach and driven it more than 100 hours across 7 states. We’ve stayed in 25 different locations. We’ve been out and

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Video: Our first 3 months on the road

It was only a couple of weeks ago that we shared our feelings and experiences since hitting the road – in our blog post “The truth about how we’re adjusting” – in a Q&A format with perspectives from all 3 of us. In this video, we sat down for a bit of face to face time to talk casually

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The simple things that made a perfect day in Long Beach, WA

While some days can be pretty mundane, some can take you completely by surprise and end up being an unexpected trip highlight. What made last Thursday so awesome for us? Upon reflection, we realized it all came down to a series of simple little things that added up to our idea of a perfect afternoon. So while we

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Meet the Holcombes: Synchronicity by the river.

The Holcombe Family, their RV and kayaks. Photo Credit: Peter Holcombe Photography Why was our chance meeting with a full time traveling/working/kayaking family on the American River such a synchronous one? It’s one of the things we love most about our travels – we never quite know what’s going to happen next, what surprises might come our way and who

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The truth about how we are adjusting

[ Gazing over Crater Lake, Oregon Now that we’re 11 weeks in, we’ve had time to reflect on how we’re feeling about our decision, how we’re adapting, our biggest challenges, how it’s affecting our relationship, what we miss, what we love the most and more. As we began writing this, we realized the changes we’ve undergone these past

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12 things we love about Lake Tahoe + a few tips

Having thoroughly enjoyed our two weeks there, it’s easy to see why millions transcend upon beautiful Lake Tahoe every year. With spectacular weather, stunning scenery and loads of recreation activities to choose from, we were never short of things to see and and do during our summer stay. We’ve shared the highlights in this short video where we showcase 14 days of fun

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15 fun facts about Lake Tahoe

We learned a lot about Tahoe during our recent visit. Here, we share some of the fun facts we discovered about the beautiful, famous lake they call “Big Blue”. 15 Fun Facts about Lake Tahoe 1. Lake Tahoe is the second deepest lake in the U.S. with a depth of 1,645 ft (501 m). 2. At its longest and widest, Lake

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First 9 days living on the road: Denver to Lake Tahoe

Road Trip: Westminster, CO to South Lake Tahoe, CA. 3 days 1,098 miles, 18+ driving hours. Leaving behind our home of the past few years, we officially embraced our new life as digital nomads. At the time of writing this, we have officially been living and working from the coach and on the road for eight weeks! We’ve done much driving,

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Take a virtual tour of our home on wheels

We’ve had loads of requests to take a peek inside our motorhome and get a sense of the space we are now living in and working from full-time while we travel. So we put together this interactive, virtual tour so you can take a look around, with a 360 view of the living space and main

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Our RV maiden voyage + 8 lessons learned

Road Trip #1: Delaware, Ohio to Denver, Colorado. 4 days, 5 states, 1,338 miles and 23 driving hours. Our first road trip, to bring our coach back home, was a big one. In terms of miles, time, range of emotions and interesting experiences! Here’s a recap of our ‘maiden voyage’, complete with the lessons we learned along the

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