Author: Julie Bennett

Thousand Trails Memberships – New vs Resale?

We know a lot about Thousand Trails memberships. As most of you know, we have been members of Thousand Trails (TT) since we hit the road in 2014 with an annual Zone Camping Pass. This worked well for several months until we decided to upgrade to an Elite membership in the fall of September 2014. This is

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How We Chose our Tow Vehicle + Pros and Cons of a MINI Cooper

https://youtu.be/2yaNYL3Epbw Among the most common questions we get are how did we decide on what vehicle to tow behind our motorhome and why we did we choose a MINI? There are many reasons we specifically chose our Mini Cooper S Convertible, and while a MINI is definitely NOT for everyone, it’s a very fun car, and

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Happy Thanksgiving – A Message of THANKS For You!

While we practice gratitude on a daily basis, today we want to let you know just how much we appreciate each and every one of you.  Throughout our journey over the past few years, you have shared your love for us and what we do, followed our journey, supported us during tough times, given us

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A Quick Update: WHERE Have We Been? What’s Coming Up?

https://youtu.be/9bCFSRt2gN8 It’s been a few weeks since our last blog post and video and so we filmed this quick update to fill you in on where we’ve been, what we’ve been up to and what’s coming up next. We shot this video from just over the hill behind our RV campsite in Golden, Colorado, where

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Tips for a Smooth Canadian Border Crossing With Your RV

While we’ve done a Canadian border crossing from the USA several times with our tow vehicle. Crossing at 4 different locations from east to west. We can finally now say we’ve driven our RV internationally, after spending the month of September in BC, Canada! Of course, Canada, like all countries, has specific rules and regulations

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RV Breakdowns: Q&A + 10 Tips for How to Deal with Them

We figured our recent experiences with 3 RV Breakdowns in a Month would attract some interest, but we were blown away by the number of views, comments and questions we got in response to our 2-part series. We felt they deserved a proper response so we filmed an impromptu follow up Q&A, and included 10

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Part 1: 3 RV Breakdowns in a Month

Our RV has been pretty reliable, with relatively few repairs needed during our 3 years of ownership. It’s now 5 years old with 50,000 miles on the clock and we take good care of it with regular maintenance – scheduled and preventative. We’d never had a mechanical failure or ended up stranded on the side

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Review: Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort, NV

We have stayed here a couple times now. On our first visit, we stayed for 5 days in December 2016 then moved the coach to the rear of the resort to store for 10 days while we flew to Hawaii. Most recently we stayed for the month of May 2017 at their monthly rate. It

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