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Our RV Cellular Setup – How We Stay Connected on the Road

By Joseph Hinson / September 28, 2020

Cell Data Overview: The mobile internet resource center is a great place to start for understanding how all of this stuff works, but here’s a quick rundown: Cell service varies depending on location, and population.  If you’re in a small place, with a lot of people…the cell service will be too bogged down to be…

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Southeast Travel Episode 1: Charleston, South Carolina

By Joseph Hinson / August 22, 2020

In the spring of 2019, we decided to explore the south east of the united states. Honestly the southeast wasn’t highest on our list because it’s pretty close to home for us, so it always felt accessible. That said, taking this trip opened our eyes to a lot of territory we had never explored. This…

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Introducing: Travel Diaries

By Joseph Hinson / August 17, 2020

It’s been a long time since we’ve posted travel videos — and we’ve missed it. We still have all that video and are now going back to sift through it and choose what video makes the cut. Meagan and I decided to catch you up to what’s been going on in our lives using what we’re calling “Travel Diaries”. The travel diaries are a way for us to tell what we did, and show some video of those experiences without making a full blown “destination video”. Click through to watch and read.

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Go Big (or Go Home)

By Joseph / January 20, 2020

We bought a new rig. Or at least we ordered one. We went to the Tampa RV Super Show and after walking through every fifth wheel that had a mid bunk and rear living situation, we settled on a Heritage Glen 369BL. It’s a 43ft fifth wheel. We’re going from a travel trailer we specifically…

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5 Truths About Full-Time RV Living

By Joseph / August 11, 2019

1. Connectivity is variable, you need your own data infrastructure. You can NEVER depend on RV Park WIFI. It’s occasionally good, mostly terrible, sometimes serviceable, but never consistent. You need to have your own data infrastructure. I have an infrastructure consisting of 2 wifi hotspots (one on AT&T and one on Verizon), 1 mobile hotspot,…

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How not to smell like diesel every time you fuel up.

By Joseph Hinson / July 5, 2019

View this post on Instagram Quick tip for #deisel drivers out there. You know how nasty deisel is, if you don’t want to smell like it after fueling, use this tip. A post shared by Joseph Hinson (@joseph_hinson.co) on Jul 5, 2019 at 10:40am PDT

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We’re still here.

By Joseph / June 20, 2019

In this newsletter, I we talk about how great it was that we could pick back up with friends, how we’re feeling about 10 months of RV Travel, and as an experiment, have provided the audio of the entire newsletter. So let me know if that works for you guys — it’s sort of the audiobook version for all you audible learners like me.

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The Hoover Dam Really Surprised Us

By Joseph / June 18, 2019

We were going from Hurricane, Utah to Lake Havasu, Arizona — so naturally, I located the half-way point and searched for RV Parks nearby. Turns out — that’s also where the Hoover Dam is. This unexpected trip turned out to be one of our favorite experiences. I would call it a MUST.

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How to deal with RV parks being booked on holidays

By Joseph / May 15, 2019

When you RV full-time, weekends are sometimes a problem. It’s easy to find availability Sunday through Thursday, but Friday and Saturday are difficult. What’s worse though? Holidays. Memorial Day weekend, for example, was booked solid, no matter where we called. Here are a few strategies for dealing with holidays when you don’t have reservations. Get…

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Hannah got video of this black snake eating a lizard!

By Meagan / February 18, 2019

So this was really cool…but also…really creepy. So glad, and surprised that she caught it on camera.

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