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Bryce Canyon National Park
National Parks

National Park Week 2019

Saturday 13th April, 2019

Are you ready to celebrate National Park Week 2019, starting next Saturday, April 20th? [...]

Exploring the Great Outdoors
Gear Reviews

Essential Off-Road Gear

Tuesday 9th April, 2019

Before you hit the trails for some off-road fun this summer, make sure you have the right gear. [...]

POWOW - Produce on Wheels With-Out Waste
Life

POWWOW: Produce On Wheels With-Out Waste

Sunday 7th April, 2019

While hiking in Saguaro National Park, we got chatting to a lady who told us about a scheme they have in Tucson. Each Saturday, you go along and pay $12 for a huge box of produce. Too good to be true? Only one way to find out! [...]

Montzeuma Canyon
National Parks

Coronado National Memorial

Saturday 6th April, 2019

Coronado National Memorial commemorates the expedition of Francisco Vázquez de Coronado in 1540, as he sought to find the mystical Seven Cities of Gold. [...]

F-150 looking beautiful in the desert at sunset
Life

Why we love our Ford F-150

Thursday 28th March, 2019

It's hard to find a vehicle that's a comfortable daily driver, performs well off-road and is able to safely (and legally) tow our trailer. Our Ford F-150 manages it all and we love it! [...]

National Park Service
National Parks

National Parks Update - March 2019

Monday 25th March, 2019

A recent House bill has increased the number of National Park Units from 418 to 419 as well as updated several other units too. [...]

Planet Fitness
Life

Planet Fitness: The Perfect RVers Gym?

Friday 15th February, 2019

There are certain things you look for when you're choosing a gym to join. How far is it from your home? Does it have good equipment? How expensive is it? But for us as full-time RVers, we ask: what are the showers like? [...]

LevelMatePRO
Gear Reviews

LevelMatePRO

Monday 11th February, 2019

Sometimes you come across a gadget that looks like a gimmick, but you decide to give it a go anyway. That's how I felt about the LevelMatePRO - but boy was I wrong! This simple item has revolutionized the way we park our RV. [...]

Unsafe Zamp Rooftop Solar Combiner Box
Mods

Unsafe Zamp Solar Combiner Box

Monday 4th February, 2019

Many RVs nowadays are coming with rooftop solar pre-installed, or at least pre-wired for you to add solar panels later. If you have solar on your roof or are considering installing solar, you should DEFINITELY read this... [...]

Chiricahua National Monument
National Parks

Chiricahua National Monument - A Hidden Gem?

Sunday 3rd February, 2019

Named after the band of Native American Indians, Chiricahua National Monument in southeastern Arizona may not have made your shortlist of must-visit National Park Units. But after spending several days exploring it in December, let me tell you why we think this is a hidden gem of the National Park System. [...]

Fort Bowie National Historic Site
National Parks

Fascinating History at Fort Bowie National Historic Site

Monday 28th January, 2019

In July 1862, Brigadier General James Henry Carleton was leading his regiment from California to New Mexico. As they passed through the Apache Pass in Arizona, they were ambushed by a band of Apaches in what became known as the Battle of Apache Pass. With tensions already high after the Apache raid on the ranch of John Ward the year before, the 5th California Infantry were ordered to build a fort which they named after their colonel, George Washington Bowie. This was the first of two forts that were built at Fort Bowie. [...]