Tag Archives: living in a camper

Going Smaller Gets Easier

A lot of full-timers are going smaller these days, even going so far as to try living in a van. To me that’s a bridge too far but there are some really trick small campers coming out that make full-timing … Continue reading

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Vandwelling vs Small Camper

I ran across a story of a couple who converted an old airport shuttle into their mobile living quarters. An airport shuttle was a good choice because they’re wide and you can stand up in them without hunching over. It’s … Continue reading

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Grown Kids Living With Parents Reaches 75 Year High

The number of grown kids living with their parents is at a 75 year high. Thanks to our dysfunctional housing market young people are moving home and not leaving at rates we haven’t seen since World War II. If it’s … Continue reading

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Bus Renovation Done Right

If you ever thought about doing your own conversion, here’s a story of a Silicon Valley couple who decided to give it go. They converted an old school bus into an RV and did an amazing. Honestly, I got tired … Continue reading

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RV Buyers – You’re Asking The Wrong Questions

If it’s one thing I can’t pass it’s an RV show, I love the smell of formaldehyde! Usually I’m just there to check out the new models, get some pictures and head out. When I’m there I can’t help but … Continue reading

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Are You The Right Type Of Person For RV Living?

People get into RV living for a lot of different reasons. Some people are doing it because it’s all they can afford, some are in it to travel, others are living on the road just because the lifestyle suits them. … Continue reading

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Avoiding The Home Ownership Trap

My House Has Wheels is about RV living but it’s also about housing. That’s because my personal relationship with RV living grew out of an exploration of alternate housing. I wasn’t necessarily searching for information on living in a camper, … Continue reading

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RV Living – Understand Your Minimums

One of the first criticisms I received on My House Has Wheels, the book, was that I didn’t spend enough time on free camping and van camping. There’s a reason for that and the reason is we tried it and … Continue reading

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Five Quirky Things About Full Time RV Living

One thing you’ll discover right away about mobile living is that it’s really different. That may be an obvious statement but just how mobile living is different was not at all intuitive. Overall, I found it a lot more likable … Continue reading

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Van Dwellers – The Ultimate In Small Space Living

Another aspect of RV living that I don’t spend a lot of time on but a lot of people have questions about is living in a van as opposed to an RV. I need to clarify terms here because Class … Continue reading

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