LIFE ON THE ROAD
Ahhh, life on the road. It can be so different for everyone. Here, we share some of our experiences to give you a taste of what it can entail – from adjusting to the lifestyle, to making new friends, to preparing a big holiday feast in our RV kitchen, to how we handled a royal RV GPS fail at night in the rain. We give you a taste of our farm stay in California, take you along for the ride on our first boondocking adventure in the desert, and share our costs, including water, and fuel usage. We also share some of our campground stays, and recap on our experiences on the road and what we’ve learned over the years. We share the experiences of others, so you can learn from what works for them as well. There is no one size fits all, when it comes to RVing!
For the most part, our travel days tend to go pretty smoothly, but last Thursday (October 1) was one of those days that ended up being both a comedy of errors and an adventure in itself ! While we managed to keep a good sense of humor with everything turning out OK in the end, it wasn’t without a few close calls,
I (Julie) recently had the honor of being interviewed for a Podcast by Ingrid Lantz of Chockalife – a website about “Living a Life Less Ordinary” – oh yeah, that tagline is right up my alley! As soon as I read the blog intro for Chockalife, I knew Ingrid and I would have a fantastic conversation, and we sure did! As a fellow
OMG! Can you believe it!? We’ve been living on the road full-time for 1 year as of June 19. Yep, we actually celebrated our one-year anniversary as we came full circle back to Colorado over the summer. As per usual, we sat down to record our honest thoughts, feelings, tips and insights – this time
We made the most of Marc’s day off – taking our time end enjoying a leisurely drive back to Colorado from New Mexico. knowing we had a BIG and tough couple of months ahead of us and felt some sightseeing along the way would get our time in Colorado off to a positive start! We
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
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
Now that we’ve completed our first big boondocking trip, let’s look at our usage and overall costs as we finally get the answers to many of the questions we had before we started! Questions like…How many gallons of water did we use? How many days did it last us? How many hours did we put on the
About 11 miles east of Yuma, Arizona lies the tiny border town of Los Algodones, tucked right into the corner of Mexico that borders California and Arizona. Known as the dental capital of the world, Los Algodones has only 6,000 residents yet boasts more than 300 dentists, all offering their services to 3,000+ people a day – mostly Americans and Canadians –
After 8 months on the road staying mostly in campgrounds with full hook-ups (electricity, water and sewer) we decided it was time to mix things up and try a stint of boondocking. Also known as dry camping, free camping or wild camping, boondocking is basically camping without hook-ups. The idea of being able to camp “off-the-grid” (OTG), immerse ourselves fully into
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