Our Gear – After almost 5 years of traveling full-time, we have compiled a listing of RV travel essentials that we have on hand and use all the time, along with our review of the product. Links to online retailers are included.
Business is Business – Let’s get down-and-dirty with ideas, suggestions, tips, and procedures to keep our black water tank at a high level of Liquidity and on the happy side of our Balance Sheet
Playing with Dolphins – Have you considered upgrading to e-bikes? We finally took the plunge and joined the e-bike revolution. We get out more now – go farther – see places we’ve been missing. Here is a review of our Qualisports Dolphin e-Bikes.
Peace of Mind – Peace of Mind is real currency while towing a five-ton rig on a strange highway through unfamiliar territory. Suggestions for safe travel.
Beast of Burden – Occasionally, we’ve been asked to explain how we store our gear, if we have anything in storage, and how do we fit so much in the truck.
We’re Floored – What a difference an organic cork floor made in our Airstream!
Hot Stuff – A close look at our solar electrical system.
Prickly Pair – Interpersonal coping strategies while traveling in a small space.
Water, Water … – RV water conservation techniques, tips and suggestions.
A Walk In The Pork – Cooking in a small kitchen. Here is our pork carnitas recipe.
Brewing in Beauty: Crafting Beer On The Road – Brewing craft beer while traveling down the road.
Home, Home On The Range Hood – How replacing a noisy stove top fan with a quiet fan changed everything!
Groovin’ to the 4-3-2 – Jim’s 4-3-2 Rule for traveling and enjoying the journey.
Over the Rainbeaubeaux – A 2-minute mini-documentary about traveling full-time. If your friends and family do not understand what you are doing, show them this video.
Roadside Debacle Busters – Are you prepared for a roadside emergency? Don’t be scared, be prepared! Here’s what we’ve learned.
Locked Out – Locked out of our trailer! What a messy business. Here’s how to get back inside.
Harvest Hosts – An Elegant Alternative – Harvest Hosts – a membership model that joins old-world hospitality to grass-roots commerce resulting in complimentary camping.
Travel Map and Facts – An animated map of our travels and average monthly costs and statistics you might find helpful.
Café Beaubeaux – How to make the perfect cup of coffee on the road.
Data Bing-Data Boom! – Data connectivity on the road and Verizon goes Unlimited …. well, kinda.
It’s Just Stuff – Carmen’s dad’s 3,500 square foot home burns down and we discover deeper lessons about “hanging on.”
Smokin’ Sheep Head! – This is how we smoke enough fish for a week on our small Weber grill
The Clearing – How we got rid of all our possessions and prepared for full-time Airstreaming.
Our Kayaks – We love our kayaks! A quick look at our top-notch, lightweight inflatables.
We Met the Enema and It Is Us – Blocked black water tank! You can’t suck it out, you can’t blow it out, you can’t beat it out. You just gotta give it what it needs and let it flow.
The Blowout of Destiny – Trailer tire blowout in the Mojave Desert in 100 degrees!
Square Peg/Round Hole – Repurposing into our Airstream those items we did not sell, donate or throw away.
Trapped!!!! – Ever get trapped inside your Airstream? No? Well …
The Elephant In The Trailer – When is the best time to start traveling full-time?
Let There Be LEDs – How to replace old fluorescents bulbs with LED lights.