TIPS & CHECKLISTS

On the RVing journey, we’re all constantly learning and finding ways to improve our experience and make life easier. Here, we round up some of the tips and checklists you can easily refer to and use on your journey. We also have a handy resources page, and our online gear store. And of course, if you’re serious about learning more about buying an RV to hit the road, the very best places to start your education are with our online courses and our book which all come with even more resources. 

Running from a Hurricane, Driving Fail & GPS Fail

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,

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FAQ: Pros and Cons of a Tow Dolly vs 4 Down

We’ve received SO many questions about our reasons for using a tow dolly, the advantages and disadvantages. It was high time we wrote a blog post about it instead of replying to individual emails each time! We’ve compiled the 21 most common questions we get about towing with a dolly versus 4 down and shared

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1 Year Full-Time On the Road: Our Video Update

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

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Tips for driving & staying in Chicago with an RV

As you might imagine, navigating a big city with an RV + tow vehicle is not for the faint of heart! With heavy traffic, impatient and aggressive drivers, numerous low bridges and tunnels, grid-locked lanes snaking the freeway (a misnomer as they’re anything but free) and the lack of campgrounds, it’s not exactly an enticing destination for RVers…

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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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29 Tips for Successful Boondocking

We learned a lot during our first boondocking experience in Arizona which took us to Yuma, Quartzsite and Lake Havasu City over 9 days. So we pulled together 29 tips and tricks that helped us, working with what we had. That means… no solar, no composting toilet, no fancy stuff. We just made the most of our RV “as is” from the manufacturer. Of course, we know

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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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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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Finding the ideal TOAD

While you may not find it in the dictionary, in the RV world, the word TOAD is slang for “towed vehicle” – typically a car, SUV or off road vehicle that you tow behind your motorhome, to make it easier (and less expensive) to get around and about, explore, shop and run errands in the areas you visit

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