Tag Archives: full-time rv living

It’s Getting Crowded Out There

Full timing in your camper used to be a lot easier. People who lived in campers were a tiny fringe and the rest of the world paid little attention to them. Today, though, it’s a lot tougher out there. More … Continue reading

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Quitters

Some of these really brought back memories for me. Here are three stories of people who quit their jobs to full time in an RV. There are some interesting parallels between their situations and ours. First, all these people prepared … Continue reading

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The Full Time Crowd Is Changing

The nature of full time RV living is changing. Like any series of changes, some of it is good, some changes are neutral, and some are not an improvement. When my wife and I started in the lifestyle it was … Continue reading

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Runaway

How small is too small? Where is your personal lower limit for features? Those are the questions I asked myself when I ran across Runaway, which advertises the smallest, lightest and cheapest mini-campers on the market. Their most expensive model, … Continue reading

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Why You’ll Probably Downsize Someday

When you’re researching your transition to mobile living, there’s a tendency to lock yourself into a relatively narrow set of options. It happened to my wife and I when we were picking out our first camper. When you’re going from … Continue reading

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We’re Not Homeless!!!

We’re not homeless!!! I remember having that thought distinctly when talking to a clerk at the DMV when we were trying to register our vehicles in Florida. In fairness the clerk was only trying to determine if we needed any … Continue reading

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Five Things Every First Time RVer Wished They’d Known

Everyone makes mistakes. Everyone makes mistakes when planning their transition to the RV lifestyle. There is just too much misinformation out there and, like many things in life, there is more than one right answer. What works for my wife … Continue reading

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Why You Need a Weight Distribution Hitch

I’m going to take a risk here and sound a little formal and stilted with a recommendation. If you pull a travel trailer, you need a weight distribution hitch. Yeah, they’re expensive, sometimes difficult to install, and they’re heavy. And … Continue reading

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Your RV Neighbors Are Getting Younger

Make some room, fellow old people, the kids are coming over. Not your kids and not mine, but a whole generation trying to find relief from sky high rents and insane home prices. And, oh yeah, they also like to … Continue reading

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Six Harsh Realities About RV Living

When we transitioned to RV living back to a house we got a sudden reminder of all the downsides associated with being nailed to the ground. Every lifestyle has good and bad elements. Now that we’re transitioning back to RV … Continue reading

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