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Jun 18, 2017

Snow and Bear Spray advisory

... Not exactly what we expected. http://blog.frugal-rv-travel.com/yellowstone-then-and-now/

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Jun 16, 2017

It's our 20th anniversary as a couple!

We're retracing part of our first trip as RVers. Starting at Grand Tetons National Park.

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Jun 15, 2017

Left the Sierras behind and a shift in plans

Our trip has changed direction.

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Jun 07, 2017

Just an idea...campfires and peace pipes.

May be worth a try. Do you think?

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May 25, 2017

Hanging around Mammoth Lakes

It's been a fun week...

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May 10, 2017

Lone Pine, California. One of "Those" Towns

How often do you find a town on your travels that you can say that about? For us, Lone Pine is definitely one of them

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May 02, 2017

Wow look at these colors!

We had it all wrong before. This is one of the best hikes ever!

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Apr 25, 2017

Chairs

I keep noticing your black chairs, Camping World ? easy to stow away back in their bags ?

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Apr 25, 2017

Refreshed, Renewed, and Inspired

Covering old and new territory, and now refreshed and renewed, we're ready for more.

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Apr 19, 2017

Help for Staying Connected on the Road

We were given this new We-Boost cellular booster, made specifically for RVers to review.

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Apr 15, 2017

California Desert

We kept running into the same visitor consistently at every place we boondocked this week. Ah yes! We finally figured out why. Sometimes, on the road, we forget what's the date and what weekend it is!

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Apr 11, 2017

Lake Mead Boondocking and America's Newest National Monument

There's much more to the Las Vegas area than casinos....

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Apr 01, 2017

Not exactly a lottery but...I made it this far...

It's like I won Cash-for-life.

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Mar 25, 2017

Combining Work and Play

Combining work and play. Is this what workamping is like?

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Mar 19, 2017

We've Escaped to Arizona!

We are on the road again, folks. And our first week held a few surprises. Some good, some not so much.

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Jan 07, 2017

Shopping for a New RV? Beware!

My New Year's resolution. I vow to do whatever I can to support Chuck Woodbury's fight for quality standards from RV manufacturers! Will you join us? Read and subscribe to RVTravel newsletter (free). Learn why this is SO important.

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Jan 04, 2017

Big South Fork Nat Rec Area - Free Camping Night

I've heard of free entry days but this TN park is including free camping on Martin Luther King Day. Hopefully, they fill up, it's a success, and other parks follow suit.

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Dec 08, 2016

Something I Won't be Sharing Online

I am writing something I won’t be sharing with you online or anywhere else – my life story! So why tell you about it at all?

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Dec 07, 2016

Price of Senior Interagency Pass will increase drastically!

Urgent: Cost of Senior (Golden Age) National Parks Passes about to go up drastically. If you're a USA Citizen over 62, get yours now! Thank you Guy Gipson of Day's End Directory for the warning. Please pass it on.

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Dec 03, 2016

Our Winter RVing Plan Extends into Summer

Many Snowbirds have already headed south. We're still here in the wintery north but we do have a 6-month trip planned.

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Nov 30, 2016

Ch-ch-ch-changes...Time to face the strange

I've set the wheels in motion for changes in my life. This first one is simple enough but stay tuned. There's more to come...

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Oct 04, 2016

Find Boondocking in British Columbia

The RVTravel.com newsletter is such a great resource for boondockers. Here's another great article and link. Subscribe to the free newsletter for many more.

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Sep 25, 2016

Overnight RV Parking

17 tips to help you find free overnight RV parking anywhere

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Sep 16, 2016

New Brunswick

New Brunswick does not deserve the nick name,

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Sep 13, 2016

Cape Breton

Driving the famous Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island. Does it matter if you drive it clockwise or not?

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Sep 09, 2016

Nova Scotia Lobster

Serendipity: An unexpected Nova Scotia lobster experience and a down east kitchen party in the same week.

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Sep 08, 2016

Nova Scotia

We knew where to find the best of Nova Scotia - and find it, we did!

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Sep 02, 2016

Prince Edward Island

Who doesn't love the beach? Prince Edward Island is a beach lover's dream.

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Aug 28, 2016

East Coast Rock Hopping

Rock-hopping along the east coast shore from Percé Rock, QC to Hopewell Rocks, NB

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Aug 22, 2016

Forillon National Park

Forillon National Park lives up to the expectations. An amazing Lands-End experience.

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Aug 17, 2016

Gaspe Peninsula

Do not pass up a chance to visit Quebec's Gaspe Peninsula; the coastline rivals that of California.

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Aug 14, 2016

Have a great trip!

Having lived in the Maritimes over the past 6 years, I can tell you that you will love this trip. Coastal New Brunswick on the Bay of Fundy is by far the

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Aug 10, 2016

RVing to the Maritime Provinces

Canada's Maritime Provinces by RV. We're finally on the summer trip we've promised ourselves for the past 4 years.

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Jun 03, 2016

Appreciation

QMarianne and Randy we enjoyed reading your travels to Costa Rica. I have always wanted to go there. However, we wondered how come your medical insurance

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May 17, 2016

4 Reasons to Consider Renting Your RV Out

If you're looking for ways to pay off your RV purchase, you might consider renting it out occasionally. Mark Jenny makes a compelling argument for it in this article.

RVshare.com can help you find the perfect renter. Listings are free.

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May 12, 2016

How much does it cost to RV fulltime?

I was asked that question recently (even though we're not full time RVers ourselves). There's no one-size-fits-all answer but the opinion of these 19 RV experts may help you figure out if you're financially ready.

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Apr 23, 2016

Another Great Video by The RV Geeks

When the RV Geeks, who are currently in Australia, decided to video their stop at one of our Boondockers Welcome hosts, they had no idea of just how welcoming hosts in Oz might be. I think they were wowed! The video says it all.

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Apr 16, 2016

Costa Rica by RV

It may be possible to travel around Costa Rica by RV but is it practical?

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Apr 16, 2016

An Opportunity for Campgrounds - Give RVers What they Want and Need

This brilliant editorial by Chuck Woodbury was first published 4 years ago but we're still waiting for campground owners to be enterprising enough to fill this obvious void in the market.

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Mar 30, 2016

Goodbye Costa Rica

Goodbye Costa Rica. Leaving is difficult and expensive!.

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Mar 18, 2016

Costa Rica Fun

The budget aside, we've crammed a lot of fun into the last two weeks in Costa Rica.

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Mar 12, 2016

Costa Rica Buses

Riding Costa Rica buses - with a little extra patience, life without a car is very possible here.

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Feb 27, 2016

Costa Rica Wildlife

Although nature and wildlife surrounds our Costa Rica home, we splurge on a guided river rafting trip - our first real tourist-oriented excursion of the trip.

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Feb 19, 2016

Lake Arenal

Search for images of Lake Arenal and you'll almost certainly find clouds or rainbows.

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Feb 12, 2016

Local Market

How are the potato's that you buy at the local market?

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Feb 10, 2016

Pura Vida

Pura vida or la vida loca? There is a difference.

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Feb 04, 2016

location

While Costa Rica's beaches are beautiful, they're not ideal for a long-term stay. This location is perfect for us!

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Feb 03, 2016

Great Snap Shot!

Love your snap shot into this wonderful rental - and your view! Hope you and Randy enjoy your stay. Have a blessed day filled with unlimited possibilities!

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Jan 31, 2016

casita

Our Costa Rican casita: what can you expect in a vacation rental for just $600/month?

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