Common RV Terminolgy and Definitions

For the RV neophyte, some RV terminology may seem like a foreign language! Here is a nice long list of typical RV related terms and their definitions used within the RV community. AC or A/C: AC is the 120 volt alternating current electrical system. (the same as ina house). AC…

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What Are the Emotional Challenges of the Fulltime RV Lifestyle?

Fulltime RVing can involve some unique emotional challenges, especially if you have an extroverted personality, or very close to your family or community. Many of these challenges can be overcome, but if you’re considering the RV lifestyle, you need to know what to expect emotionally. By knowing what to expect,…

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Boondocking Basics

First, let’s define boondocking: RV camping out in the “boonies” (nature) with no designated sites, hookups, or facilities. Newbie RVers can have many fears and questions about boondocking. This isn’t the typical RV park experience! Some common questions and fears are, is it safe? How do you find boondocking spots?…

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Things to Check When Buying a Used RV

The Roof One of the most important checks you can make on an RV is the roof. A leaky RV roof can cause massive damage, often unseen. A leaky roof can cause rot inside the walls, weakening the entire structure, and also cause unseen mold, which can make you sick.…

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3 Easy Steps to Keep Our Free RV Overnights

Back in the good old days RVers, could park just about anywhere, without getting told to leave. Unfortunately, too many RVers have overstayed their welcome, leaving trash, and even dumping their sewer water on the ground. As a result, city ordinances against overnight RV parking are enacted every day, leaving…

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7 Pieces of Advice for Stress Free RV Living

After fulltiming for a while, you will learn a few things. These are a few RV lessons you may want to learn before you hit the road. Take it Leisurely Sometimes you need to be somewhere at a specific time, but generally, your travel should be leisurely. To really enjoy…

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EMP Protection For Your Tow Vehicle and RV

Vehicle Micro-circuitry & Computer Chips Will be a Problem During an EMP First of all, most of the tests performed by the government and by private companies have conclude that most vehicles, pre-1990, will be largely unaffected by the EMP. The engine and mechanical parts of a vehicle will remain…

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Is Your RV Bug Out Worthy?

What is a bug out vehicle (BOV)? What does “bug out” mean? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, bug out is slang for “to depart especially in a hurry.” A bug out vehicle can quickly evacuate you and your family or from a natural or man made disaster, as well as…

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