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Trail and Hitch vs The Slippery Slope

This is a short lesson in hitch safety that we discovered the hard way. After more than 20 months of traveling, we got a serious…

Picking a Tow Vehicle for an Airstream Trailer

One of the biggest decisions I had to make before setting forth was what kind of vehicle to get to tow our trailer with. Trail…

Picking a Hitch for Your Airstream Trailer

One thing I found challenging when going on the road was figuring out what kind of hitch I needed to buy. I had no experience…

Trail and Hitch vs. Cranky Jack

It has been a while since our intrepid crew has faced off against our old adversary, the Atwood 3000 power jack. Our last encounter was…

Buying an Airstream: Getting the best deal

Buying an Airstream can be a big purchase. They are one of the most expensive travel trailers you can buy and they hold their value…

Trail’s Favorites from 2016

Whew! 2016, what a year. As South Korea and Brazil impeached their presidents, America elected a one-percenter with a powerful brand name, and the Philippines…

Airstream & RV Humidity Management

Our 2016 Airstream 30-foot International Serenity comes with a manual entitled, “Recreation Vehicle Owner’s Guide to Moisture Management.”  When an Airstream becomes too damp, it…

Preventing a Wasp Invasion in Your Airstream

Last year, Hitch and I decided to stay in the South King County area to spend Thanksgiving with friends and to see our families for…

Airstream Security and Safety

Of the two of us, Trail is the one with a talent for worrying. She is good at imagining what could go wrong in life…

Your Airstream Toolkit

Airstreams are unique trailers. Their aerodynamic aluminum bodies, large windows, and unusual construction means caring for them requires the right tools. Let's take a look…

State Residency for the Full Time RV Traveler

Living full time on the road can be tricky in the modern world. Most of our institutions are set up for people who live in…

Attack of the RV Swoosh Hooks

Swoosh Curious Prior to taking off and living full time in our Airstream, Trail and I paid little attention to the RVs we saw from time…

Choosing an Airstream Trailer

Perhaps you have considered many brands or perhaps you always had aluminum dreams and it's Airstream or bust for you. However you came to the…

RV Tire Pressure

Whether you have a truck and trailer or a motorhome tire blowouts are one of the most common causes of RV road accidents. Keeping your…

Fighting Trailer Sway

If you have driven a trailer of any size you know first hand what trailer sway is about, if you have not, it is something…

What Type of RV to Buy: Part 3

In What Type of RV to Buy: Part 2 we did some self-reflection on what you needs and desires are. Here we put that into…

What Type of RV to Buy: Part 2

In What Type of RV to Buy: Part 1 of this series we discussed the huge range of RVs currently on the market. Now we…

What Type of RV to Buy: Part 1

When you decide to get an RV for a full-time lifestyle like ours, or just for going on vacation, the options can be overwhelming. Ultimately,…

Trail & Hitch vs The Fading Furnace

We were staying in Williams, Arizona, just 1 hour outside of the Grand Canyon South Rim and this is the moment when our Airstream furnace…

Raiders of the Lost Airstream

You may recall the time we trapped ourselves in the Airstream. Well, we did it again. This time, I sprung the trap and managed to…

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