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Toy Hauler Motorhome: A Great Way to Bring It All With You!

We’ve posted here before about towable toy haulers (5th wheels & travel trailers). And we know that motorhome owners can tow large trailers to bring along toys like ATVs, motorcycles, golf carts, etc. But can a motorhome BE a toy hauler without towing the toys separately on a trailer? As it turns out, a toy …

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3 Things to Know About Owning an RV: BEFORE You Buy!

Traveling in an RV is fantastic. Obviously, we think so or we wouldn’t have continued doing it for two decades! But, RV ownership isn’t all glamour and fun. There are some stressors involved. So, in the interest of full disclosure, today’s post takes a serious look at a few important things to know about owning …

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The Toterhome RV: What Is It & Is It For You?

We’ve discussed the various types of motorhomes on this blog before. We’ve posted about Class A, B, and C motorhomes and about big rigs like our 43-foot diesel pusher. We’ve written lots of posts about motorhomes. But we’ve never written a post about a Toterhome. Until today! These things are COOL, so let’s take a …

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The Winnebago Ekko Pop-Top – Is It Right for Your Family?

Back in late 2020, Winnebago introduced a new motorhome that was about the size of a camper van but had the space and features of a larger rig. The RV, called the Ekko, was an instant success. About a year later, the Winnebago Ekko Pop-Top was revealed. With the current soaring interest in smaller RVs, …

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Check Out This Two Story RV! A Sunroom? An Elevator? Whaaaat?

That’s right – a two-story RV with a sunroom and an elevator. It’s real, it’s expensive, but it’s worth seeing because it’s pretty cool. Overseas RV manufacturers are jumping in with all sorts of cool new innovations. So, today we’re taking a look at the SAIC Maxus Life Home V90 Villa Edition! Is This Two …

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Is the Oka Miniature Cruise Cozy the Smallest Camper Van on Earth?

With gas prices affecting RVers’ travel plans, everyone’s thinking about the benefits of smaller RVs. We here in North America tend to think of a small rig as a Class B or even a Class B Plus RV. But, friends we’ve gotta tell you – a Class B RV is nowhere near the smallest camper …

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The 2022 Ford Transit Electric – Will It Make a Good Camper Van?

Using a cargo van as the platform to build out a camper van is super popular these days, and we can understand why! Commercial vans make great bones for little RVs and can be customized to include pretty much anything a traveler/camper wants to accommodate. With the introduction of the 2022 Ford Transit electric van …

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9 Signs A Diesel Pusher Motorhome Is Right For You

You may be generally familiar with a Class A RV. But a diesel pusher motorhome, despite being classified as a Class A RV, is somewhat of a different beast compared to a gas Class A. So, what exactly is a diesel pusher motorhome, and what are the advantages and disadvantages associated with it? Stay tuned, because …

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Do Gas Powered Motorhomes Lack Power?

We’ve lived, worked, and traveled in a diesel pusher that we’ve driven all over the United States, Canada, and even into Mexico for nearly two decades. But we’ve driven a gas-powered motorhome now and again as well, so we’ve got some experience to put behind any comparisons we make relative to the pros and cons …

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The Benefits of an RV Inspection Before Buying

When shopping for an RV, there are many things to look for regarding liveability and driveability. First, of course, you’ll want a floor plan that suits your needs, and you’ll want to be sure you’re comfortable driving and parking the rig. But one of the most important aspects of RV shopping is an RV inspection. …

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5 Awesomely Small Class A Motorhomes

We’ve traveled, lived, and worked in a Class A motorhome for nearly two decades now. Our first rig was a 2002 39’ Fleetwood Bounder Diesel (model 39Z if you’re really curious), and our current home is a 2005 43’ Newmar Mountain Aire. We never considered small motorhomes because we knew that we wouldn’t just be …

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Benefits of a Diesel Class A Motorhome

Diesel or gasoline? It’s one of the oldest debates in the recreational vehicle industry. Which is better, and why? Today, we’re taking a deeper look at the benefits of diesel class A motorhomes – what makes them stand out, their fundamental differences, and more. What Is a Diesel Class A Motorhome? As the name implies, …

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How Big Is a Class A Motorhome? Everything You Need to Know About Class A RVs

If you’re buying your first RV, you may have sizable questions: How big is a Class A Motorhome? How tall is a Class A motorhome? How much does one weigh? The answers to these questions can have a big impact on how, or if, you’ll be able to store your RV and where you’ll be …

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Bürstner Class B+ Motorhome Tour ???? — Our New Zealand Wilderness RV Rental

On our trip to New Zealand, we spent 5 weeks in a Class B+ motorhome rental from Wilderness Motorhomes. The model we had is the Alpine 4, which was the Wilderness name for what’s really a Lyseo TD Harmony Line 728G built by the respected German RV manufacturer Bürstner. Watch the video above to see our …

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Italian RV/Motorhome Tour – Part 2: Interior

In Part 1 of our Italian/European RV Tour, Peter took you around the outside. Now it’s my turn to take you through the inside of our Italian home-away-from-home. In the intro, I mention that we’re going to show you what we liked and didn’t like about this RV, but to be honest, we mostly loved …

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Italian/European Motorhome / RV Tour – Part 1: Exterior

RVing in other countries provides many of the same benefits we enjoy in the US & Canada, allowing us to comfortably explore remote areas that might otherwise be less accessible. An additional bonus is getting to see what RVs in other parts of the world are like – a perfect bonus for geeks like us! …

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2019 New Aire Follow-Up: Interview with Newmar VP of Sales, John Sammut

If you saw our previous video about the Newmar New Aire, you know how much we like it. Today we’re on board a brand new 2019 model at Newmar headquarters in Nappanee, Indiana. We’re joined by Vice-President of Sales, John Sammut for a discussion about what’s been updated for the model’s second year in production. …

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Newmar New Aire – First Impression: Space & Quality

We love our RV, but we’ve talked about downsizing for years. So we were excited to see the Newmar New Aire, which promises to provide the quality of a larger rig in a more compact size. When asked what the “right size” RV is, our standard answer is “Buy the smallest RV you think you …

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Tiffin Motorhome Factory Tour — Red Bay, AL

We take you on a video tour of the Tiffin Motorhome Factory in Red Bay, Alabama. 2013 marks Tiffin’s 40th year, so what a great time to visit. We’ve taken an awful lot of factory tours at various RV manufacturers: Monaco, Entegra, Winnebago, Newmar (of course… twice!), Travel Supreme, Rexhall, Country Coach and even high-end …

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