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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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How Safe Is an RV in a Lightning Storm?

How safe is an RV in a lightning storm? That’s a loaded question and one we’re here to answer. There are many myths about RVs and lightning. What’s important is that we’re all armed and ready to do what’s legitimately called for in a lightning storm when we’re in an RV. Preparedness is everything where …

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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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What’s a Water Bandit? And Is It Really Stealing?

Access to water is among the most significant concerns of everyone everywhere, and this concern is not lost on those of us who travel from place to place. Some of us travel deep into the wilderness and out into the desert, often camping in extremely remote locations. But all of us have in common a …

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Can Electric Vehicles Be Flat Towed With An RV?

You may have seen our recent post on electric vehicle towing capacity in which we discussed whether or not it’s possible to tow your RV with an electric vehicle (EV). Today’s post looks at EVs and RVs from a different perspective: “Can electric vehicles be flat towed?” We’ll begin with a quick primer on flat …

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Bigger Isn’t Always Better – The Benefits of Smaller RVs

Large, luxurious RVs lure us in with their curb appeal, but bigger isn’t always better. We’ll tell you why as we look at the benefits of smaller RVs. Sure, we’ve lived in a 43’ diesel pusher for a couple of decades, but we’ve also traveled overseas in far smaller rigs for extended periods. So, we …

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With Insane Gas Prices, Can RVers Afford To Travel This Season?

It’s no secret that fuel prices are rising, and are projected to rise higher in the coming weeks. As we turn the corner from winter to spring, there’s a question looming over RVers, the RV industry, and related businesses such as campgrounds & RV parks: Will RVers be able to afford to drive their rigs …

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Is the Armadillo Conquistador F Luxury Off-Road RV Available in North America?

What in the “luxury off-road RV” is an Armadillo??? ar·ma·dil·lo noun: armadillo; plural noun: armadillos a nocturnal omnivorous mammal that has large claws for digging and a body covered in bony plates Thanks to the Oxford dictionary for that helpful information. While this new off-road RV does look like it might have large claws for …

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How to Fix a Cracked Windshield With Household Items

We’re no strangers to having to deal with a cracked windshield. Back in 2014, a stone chipped our RV’s windshield, and the chip spread into a crack before we had time to spot it. We had our windshield replaced, and not long thereafter our brand new windshield caught another flying stone from a passing vehicle. …

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Tiny House vs RV – Which One is Better for You?

The popularity of RVs has grown exponentially in recent years. Likewise, tiny houses are gaining more attention and popularity as every year passes. This means that those of us who enjoy or aspire to “tiny living” have options, which is great. In today’s post, we’re taking a look at tiny living, comparing and contrasting the …

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25 Must-Have Items For Your RV Roadside Emergency Kit

Anyone who takes a road trip of any distance or duration should be prepared for potential roadside emergencies. But, RVers who tend to travel roads unknown with some frequency (while carrying heavy loads in their home-on-wheels) need to be well prepared for unexpected events that can occur based on weather, tire blow-outs, and other breakdowns. …

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Can You Camp in Walmart Parking Lots?

In today’s post, we’re revisiting the question, “Can you camp in a Walmart parking lot?”, and we’ll give you a real, honest response to that question (which we continue to hear & read, year after year). Plus, we’ll share some tips for how we can all accept the gracious invitations of parking lot overnighting in …

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Buying A Fixer Upper RV? 15 Things To Look For

Many people with a traveling spirit are looking for RVs these days, and there are many RVs on the market of various sizes, types, and prices. We’ve seen some fabulous renovations of older RVs, which inspired us to write this post about buying a fixer upper RV. So, if you’re in the market for an …

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27 Boondocking Tips To Extend Your Next Trip

It’s no secret that boondocking is our favorite way to camp. There’s nothing like finding a remote spot (or even a not-so-remote spot) that not only offers the best of the natural world as your living room but is also free! But many people find the idea of boondocking intimidating, and we can understand that. …

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11 RV Park Etiquette Rules We Wish Everyone Knew

In today’s post, we’re broaching the subject of RV park etiquette. Why? Because not everyone understands how to maintain good etiquette while staying in an RV park, and with the increasing number of people just getting into RVing, the more RVers who have a clear understanding of the matter, the better the RV park experiences …

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Triple Towing: What Is It & Where Is It Legal?

We’ve discussed towing now and again on this blog, from a few different perspectives. We’ve published a post about towing a car behind an RV, we’ve talked about the best tow bar for flat towing, and we recently addressed methods for trailer sway control in detail. But today we’re looking at triple towing, which is …

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5 Great RV Dog Ramps for Your Best Friends

Many RVers have the pleasure and privilege of taking some very special companions along for the ride when traveling in their RVs. In fact, RVs are a fantastic way for pets to travel with their people. They’ve got their own little domain carried along with them wherever they go. And that’s where the RV dog …

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Best RV Roadside Assistance Plans For Peace of Mind

Whether you live your life on the road and your travel coach is your home, or you’re a weekend warrior using your RV for short trips with the family, a roadside assistance plan is an absolute must, and it’s important to have the best RV roadside assistance plan possible. We’ve never been without one… and …

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Get Festive This Year With RV Christmas Decorations

Whether you live part-time, full-time, or once-in-a-while in your RV, if you’re traveling during the holidays, RV Christmas decorations here and there are a must because filling your rig with the spirit of Christmas is a wonderful way to warm your heart and make your holidays merry and bright. And if you’re an RVer who’s …

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