Pop-Culture Road-Trip Playlist Vol. 1


Long ago Katy and I discovered that listening to audio books, interviews and other “speaking” broadcasts were better than music playlists in keeping us awake while traveling long distances.  This playlist is composed of 5 pop-culture features from NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross. Jay Z Interview on Fresh Air…

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Why Many RV Parks Prohibit and Dislike Skoolies

No Skoolies allowed

We never thought this would be an issue for us when we began traveling in our converted school bus.  We figured that a motorhome would be considered a motorhome no matter what, but we were wrong. To our surprise, and the surprise of many with whom we have shared this…

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Hurricane Harvey and the RV Fulltimers on the Gulf Coast

Hurricane Harvey makes landfall near Rockport, TX.

  I do not know how many people live full-time in RV parks across the Texas Gulf Coast.  I’m not sure if anyone has even tried to take a proper census of this population and it may be impossible to find out.  But there are thousands of people living along…

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Cooking on the Bus and our Kitchen Update

Katy responds to a “tagged” request about how we go about doing our cooking. And we show off the fruits of our labor with our remodeled kitchen in the schoolie.

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Finn Gallery – The Skoolie Dog Likes His Close-ups

This gallery contains 11 photos.

This dog!!! Finn can drive us crazy. Between barking at every golf cart and motorcycle, to demanding that someone play with him, this dog is lucky to be so cute.

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Reality Check – Why You Should Not Get a Skoolie

Bus conversions are great but they are not easy. This is a reality check for anyone thinking about embarking on a bus conversion project. We love our skoolie conversion, but heed our warnings, before you are lured into a project you wish you had never started.

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How to Shop at a Salvage Yard

How to shop at a salvage yard.

Shopping at a salvage yard can be an intimidating process for the first timer.  Understandably, the whole concept of rummaging through the discarded hulks of vehicles that once where but are no more is an unnatural activity for most of us, but do it once and you will quickly learn…

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How to Find a Good Salvage Yard or Junkyard

Finding a good salvage yard can be hard, so here’s a series of tips to help you on your salvaging journey. Salvage yards go by many names – make sure you use them all to search your local area. Here are some common names for auto salvage yards: junkyard, scrapyard,…

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Gear & Tech | The WiFiRanger RV / Digital Nomad Solution to Mobile Internet

WifiRanger's Sky2 Pack

We have said it before and we will continue saying it: “There is no good mobile internet solution for full-timers living on the road.”  Whether you are a weekend rv’er or a nomadic digital warrior, the ability to simply watch Netflix, upload a YouTube video or listen to your Pandora…

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