Category: Travel Tales

2018 in Review: Travel Montage of our Full-time RV Life

We hope you had a fantastic Christmas and are enjoying some down time in this last week of the year! Our 2018 Recap Video has just been completed.  It is a Travel Montage that takes you on a chronological journey of the events, people and places that were the highlights of our year. We kick

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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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The Solar Eclipse from the Path of Totality in Madras, Oregon

When we first heard about the Total Solar Eclipse from our RVing friends Mitch and Val of RV Lucky or What, we just knew we had to be there. To be honest, we really didn’t know much about eclipses or what to expect, but Val’s excitement – as an astronomer and science writer – was contagious. It sounded

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Top Tips for RVing at Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

https://youtu.be/XFAwHNfzTss By now, you’ve got the message loud and clear – I need to go to Albuquerque! We truly believe it’s one of the best events that you can experience by RV – and no, we’re not being biased, promise!. So we’ve put together some advice and tips on how to optimize your RV camping experience, know what

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Your Guide to a Great Time at Albuquerque Int’l Balloon Fiesta

When we made plans to attend the 2016 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, we knew we wanted to share the experience with a group of fellow RVing friends. As the largest hot air balloon event in the world and a ‘bucket list’ item for millions of people, we’d heard and read about the Balloon Fiesta for several years and

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18 Months of Full-time RV Living: Video Update

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KuuA_7maG4 Hello from Key West, Florida! No, we aren’t there right now but it might feel like it when you grab a drink and sit down to watch our 18+ month video update. We sat down among waving palm trees, blue ocean and chickens (really) to bring you up to speed on our RV lifestyle, answer some frequently asked questions and

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The Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado

After our one month stay in Santa Fe, NM we left after work on a Thursday night for Alamosa, CO and dry camped in the local Walmart parking lot. Marc had taken the Friday off, so we were able to get an early-ish start exploring the nearby Great Sand Dunes in the morning before heading up to Garden of the Gods in

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9 months on the road + our big news

On March 19, we hit the 9 month milestone of living, working and traveling full-time in our RV! We filmed our latest video update during a hike at beautiful Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico. While the backdrop is stunning, the downside of filming outdoors was having to deal with a few unpredictable elements such as some wind noise in the

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Boondocking Misadventures in Lake Havasu

  Days 8–9: Lake Havasu. On Friday afternoon, we left Quartzsite for the final stretch of our boondocking adventure in Lake Havasu – which we now refer to as Lake Havoc-su, after the challenges and the breakdown we encountered there. No, it wasn’t the best way to end our first boondocking adventure, but we made the

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Meet the famous Naked Bookseller of Quartzsite, AZ

While boondocking in the Arizona desert, I’d heard about the famous “Naked Man’s Bookstore” – possibly Quartzsite’s biggest star attraction. Being a book lover and a curious Aquarian, naturally I went along to check it out and meet the owner Paul Winer, a former professional musician/activist turned second hand bookseller who is most famous these days for…well… being naked! I guess technically

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