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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…

Pokemon Go on the Road

Pokemon Go is sweeping the nation, perhaps the world and Trail and I are among the very many playing this game. If you are curious…

Hitch Interviewed

A fine gent by the name of Heath Padgett asked me to do an interview for his podcast: The RV Entrepreneur. He normally interviews folks…

Going full time: Talking to Friends and Family

Relationships are essential to life, especially to living a good life. What happens to relationships when you become a full-time traveler is something we all…

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…

Blogging Thoughts

I'm fairly proud of our blogging efforts to date and we've learned a few things along the way. I thought it was time to reflect…

Writing for a Living (sort of)

Many of my life's passions are those that don't make the most lucrative or reliable careers. I love playing games, acting, writing, and arguing. While…

Save money on RV parks: Escapees RV Club

There are quite a few RV discount clubs you can join. As full-timers, we've found them a good way to save money. Our experience with…

Save money on RV Parks: Good Sam Club

There are quite a few RV discount clubs you can join. As full-timers, we find that nearly any club we join is going to save us…

Save money on RV parks: Passport America

There are quite a few RV discount clubs you can join. As full-timers, we find that nearly any club we join is going to save us…

RV Relationships: Experience and Advice

Living full time in an RV can certainly have an impact on the relationships of those living in the RV. In our case, it is…

RV Electricity Basics

For a person who's livelihood was rooted in computers, I knew very little about electricity. Early in our RV adventure, we did some mooch-docking with friends,…

6 Underrated National Parks to Visit

I watch as the line of cars extends nearly a mile beyond the park boundary and onto the highway itself. Traffic cones beam day-glow orange…

Thoughts on Conservation and Exploitation

When visiting national parks I can't help but think about the general topic of conservation, the nature of life, and humanity. Exploitation of nature is…

RV Life and Personal Health

Living full time in an RV and traveling the country seeing the great outdoors has taught me just a bit more about my own state…

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…

Tea With Your Travel Sir?

Yes, please! One cream and two sugars if you will. Ahhhh, that's delicious! My love affair with tea goes back to my childhood though I can't point to…

8 Reasons to Go Full Time RV

Deciding to live full time on the road is a big, life-changing decision. To help you decide to go for it, here are some of the…

Kekovar’s Six Month Check In

Oh dear, this is scary. Hitch says I need to make a blog post or we won't be able to afford any more salmon treats.…

Kia’s Six Month Check In

Hello. I've not written on the blog before. My name is Kia, or more properly High Honeybear Princess Kia Thisledew the Silky-Soft. I am a…

Trail’s Six Month Check In

Has it been six months already? It feels so long ago since we've already seen so much and done so many things. I do remember…

Hitch’s Six Month Check In

Trail had the notion that as we have just passed 6 months as full timers we should each create a post about how things were going…

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…

Travel Blogging Basics

When we decided to set out on our adventure one of our first thoughts was, "let's do a travel blog and make some money!" This…

Local News, Politics, and Travel Choices

One of the things I find interesting to do while traveling is to watch the local newscasts in the places we stay. Typically, I don't care…

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,…

Why Buy an Airstream?

If you are shopping for a trailer or RV there are lots of options out there. Trail and I decided early one that we would…

Things I learned Selling Our House

To head out on our grand adventure we had to sell our house. When I bought it in 2003 it was the first I owned and I…

Dealing With Adversity: Hitch Style

I think everyone faces life's challenges in different ways. I didn't truly understand this until I was married and was able to intimately observe someone…

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…

Arizona Elections: A Traveler’s Discovery

As we have been traveling around we happened to be in both Arizona and Nevada while they were holding their presidential primaries. I'm something of…

Becoming a “Truck Person”

Setting out on this adventure I was curious to discover what personal changes I would undergo. Typically while we often hope for one change or…

Death and Taxes (Hold the Death)

I've done my own taxes since I was first on my own, I think at the age of 19. In the early day's I was…

Wisdom and Travel

I see wisdom as an understanding of what it means to be a human being. Wisdom helps us navigate our lives, both giving us the…

We Locked Ourselves in Our Airstream

Every RV has its own "special qualities" that you get to know better and better as you travel with it. Everyone can imagine that an…

Traveling the US, Politics, and Safety

2016 / 2017 has been an interesting year for politics in the US. Trail and I tend to run in liberal circles. We come from…

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort: New Braunfels, Texas

Our stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort was short and mostly pleasant if a bit pricey. We did have some excitement on our last…

Making a list and checking it twice

I am a forgetful person. I seem to have a hard time holding many thoughts in my head at once and thus many just slips…

The Top 10 Challenges of Going Full Time

Everyone's experience will be a little different but this list represents 10 of the most common challenges a full-time RVer will face as they try…

5 Romantic Stories Of Real Life Adventure

Romance and Adventure two wonderful life experiences made all the more exciting when paired together. Trail challenged me to come up with a Trail and Hitch…

Perfect Moments

Driving back from visiting the Salton Sea today I was struck by a singular wave of emotion. I'm not sure exactly what triggered it. The weather…

2017: Is the year of…

So, instead of new years resolutions, I do themes for the year. Picking a theme helps me reflect on where I want to go in…

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…

5 Things I Don’t Love About my Airstream

Don't get me wrong, I love my trailer which is my home and castle. The list of things I love about my Airstream is a…

Hitch’s Favorites from 2016

2016 has been a bummer year for many we know, but for us, it was an amazing span of time. We spent an entire calendar…

Traveling on your Stomach

One think I share with a great many people is my love for food. It's simply one of life's great pleasures and my passion for…

Shipping & Mail

For the Holidays, I got a Amazon few gift cards. I will admit that I was an avid Amazon shopper for the past 7 years.…