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We’ve spent over five years living on the road full-time. We hope our experience will help educate and inspire you to pursue this incredible way of life.

A-Z Guide to Full-time RV Living: Learn how to camp responsibly

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Welcome to post 12 of 26 in the A-Z guide to full-time RV Living! Wild camping on public lands (also known as boondocking and dispersed camping) means there’s no one coming around to clean up after you when you leave.  Whatever you do while occupying a piece of land, will be an imprint you leave behind.  If you’re not considerate, that imprint could have negative ramifications on the habitat of...

A-Z Guide to Full-time RV Living: Know your Why

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Welcome to post 11 of 26 in the A-Z guide to full-time RV Living. So you have a burning desire to live on the road full-time.  Maybe you’ve even begun making steps towards making it happen.  Your determination is fierce and it’s all you can think about.  Do you know why? I believe this is a vital question to ask yourself before leaving your old life behind and venturing into an entirely new way...

A-Z Guide to Full-time RV Living: Juggling a job with life on the road

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Welcome to post 10 of 26 in the A-Z guide to full-time RV Living! Full-time RV travel isn’t exclusively for the retired or independently wealthy.  Whether it be a traditional job done remotely or an income opportunity you’ve never even heard of, there are a multitude of ways to earn while living a mobile lifestyle.  In this post I’m going to share what that looks like for us...

A-Z Guide to Full-time RV Living: Inspiration

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Welcome to post 9 of 26 in the A-Z guide to full-time RV living! I is for Inspiration Inspiration is a beautiful thing. When we have our sights set on a big goal or dream, inspiration helps keep the fire stoked, because even the most exciting dreams can start to feel like a grind when you get down to the minutiae of bringing them to fruition. Add to that a goal as unconventional as living on the...

A-Z Guide to Full-Time RV Living: Having a home base

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Welcome to post 8 of 26 in the A-Z guide to full-time RV Living! H is for Having a Home Base You may find that living and traveling full-time in an RV is a constant juggling of your desire for adventure and exploration vs. the conflicting desire for stability and community.  In other words, you can’t have roots and wings, so they say.  I’ve wrestled with that thought ever since hearing it many...

A-Z Guide to Full-time RV Living: Great Expectations

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Welcome to post 7 of 26 in the A-Z guide to full-time RV living! G is for Great Expectations Mark & I have always believed that expectations often lead to disappointment. Our human brains have a knack for painting a picture and often times reality doesn’t align with that picture. I feel like this is even more true when living on the road. When you live in a house, go to a job at the...

A-Z Guide to Full-Time RV Living: Finding places to stay

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Welcome to post 6 of 26 in the A-Z guide to living on the road full-time! Living on the road full-time means being constantly on the look-out for places to stay.  If you know what you want and what to look for, the search can be fun.  However, if you’re indecisive by nature, aren’t sure how to find places, or have a tendency to overextend yourself on travel days, finding places to stay could turn...

A-Z Guide to Full-time RV Living: Expenses

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Welcome to post 5 of 26 in the A-Z guide to living on the road full-time! There are many catalysts that may prompt a couple or individual to pursue full-time RV living.  Everything from a desire to explore the country, to the ability to follow the weather and travel with the seasons, to the desire to live with less stuff and less expense.  While we set out on the road for all of those...

A-Z Guide to full-time RV living: Downsizing

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Downsizing from a house to an RV is no easy feat.  And there’s nothing more effective at making you face the reality of what material items in your life are truly important.  This process, for us, proved to be so much different than a traditional move.  Instead of packing our belongings, loading a truck, moving to another location and unpacking, we had to decide what was important enough to...

A-Z Guide to Full-time RV living: Community & Companionship

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Welcome to post 3 of 26 in the A-Z guide to full-time RV living! This post is all about how we maintain relationships with friends and family while living on the road full-time, how we socialize and meet new people, and how we thrive as a couple that is together 24/7 in a 100 square foot living space. Part One:  Community Maintaining Relationships Mark & I were living an independent...

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We’re Mark & Michele, modern-day nomads perfecting the art of slow, full-time travel.  Our tiny home on wheels and slow-paced travel style allows us to minimize our expenses while maximizing our freedom.  May our unconventional way of life inspire you to design a life that you love.

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