Our Life

Our Life

We love family time, and though sometimes that means we have more mess than we'd like, we want to share our journey with you. Follow along as we share our favorite experiments and experiences as we try to make every moment count.

Though the days are long, the years are short.

2 Year reflection video

By Joseph Hinson

We made this video at the two-year mark, but never published it for some reason. Without waiting any longer, here it is: Some Highlights from 2 Years of Full-Time Travel It's now been since we left our home behind in favor of the nomadic existence. We've had an incredible journey and it's not over yet.

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How To RV

By Joseph Hinson

A not-so-definitive guide to RVing (for beginners) Tools You’ll need The following tools will be key to success in RVing, don't leave home without them. Lug Wrench Jack or Trailer-Aid Robertson driver Level 15ft Sewer Hose 30amp to 50amp Adapter Travel tips Plan your gas station stops. Loves, TA Travel Plaza, Pilot are ideal. If […]

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

By Joseph Hinson

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

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

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

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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Our route, 15 Months In

Giving Thanks

By Joseph

This is what 15 months of RVing Full-Time looks like. This is 15+ months, 21k miles of travel with our trailer, and 50k miles of exploring with our truck(s). We've stayed in over 100 different campgrounds and stayed overnight in 35 states. We're on track to finish all 48 by next summer. We've broken down […]

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5 Truths About Full-Time RV Living

By Joseph

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

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

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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