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Category Archives: How Tos

Unplugged: How much power am I using?

Blaaaaaaaaaaah!  We woke up to the shriek of the propane detector at 5 am in a parking lot outside a completely full campground on Natchez Trace.  We had arrived exhausted…

Carrying a kayak on a Roadtrek

I love kayaking. Except for occasional rental places I find in our travels, though,  it’s pretty hard to do while Roadtreking. I’ve been tempted to get an inflatable kayak but,…

RV Traveling with dogs

One of the main reasons people buy RVs is because they like to travel with their dogs. But the fact is, not all places are dog friendly. If you want…

The Economics of Fulltiming

So what does it cost to live on the road? Less than you would think, if you do it right. Let me break down my typical monthly expenses, before and…

How to unclutter your RV

We have discovered the one all important guiding principle that more than anything determines the success or failure of an RV trip: There needs to be a place for everything…

Water Conservation in Your RV

One thing that will detract from your enjoyment of the wilderness is running out of water, especially when the nearest supply is far away. The camping location in the photo…

Boondocking Basics: Solar Panels

In an earlier post, I covered electrical use while unplugged – how your coach batteries store electricity for use while you’re parked and enjoying the scenery in your Roadtrek. There…