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How We Stay (Mostly) Sane Living in a Small Space

We currently split our time between living in our Winnebago Travato 59K camper van, a 1,000 square foot studio-style loft, and hotel rooms, especially while traveling internationally. One of the most common questions we’re asked is “Sooo…how is it, living in such a small space?”, which may just be a polite way of asking “Don’t you want to […]

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Honey, I Shrunk Our RV: We Travel in a Van Now!

What on earth would possess us to try to fit two adults, three dogs, and all our earthly possessions into a camper van while traveling? I think we’ve officially lost our minds – Jason Maybe we have lost our minds. But we’ve been doing this for a few weeks now, and loving it so far! […]

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Why Travel?

“Being wealthy is having the freedom to maximize one’s life experiences.” – Mark Manson I’m currently writing this blog from a bedroom in Barcelona, Spain – we’re on a business trip for Jason’s employer, Automattic, and I’m here too on a “working vacation” of sorts, thanks to their generous policy to let me stay in […]

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These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things – Tech Toys Edition

Yeah, yeah we know: we’re publishing this list of our favorite technology toys and gadgets in December. What a coincidence, right? Well, it’s partially because the idea came to us while reading holiday gift guides, but it’s really meant to be an all-year-round kind of list to help others discover some geeky/cool lifestyle products we love, ranging from […]

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There’s No Place Like Everywhere: Why We’re Living in an RV Instead of a House (Again!)

We’ve been off the road for a bit – almost exactly two months, to be precise – while we’ve switched from our former home in an Airstream trailer to a new motorized RV, and it still feels so weird to be in one place for so long. We should feel right at home being back in the […]

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The 10 Weirdest Things About Full-Time RV Life

With some time under our belts now living on the road, we felt it was time to compile a list of some of the biggest adjustments we’ve made and the things about living on the road that continue to be weird to us: 1.) Waking up each day and needing a moment (or several!) to […]

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First Impressions of Nomadic Life

Just under two weeks ago, we packed almost everything we owned into a pickup truck and 26’ Airstream travel trailer, handed our house keys over to our great new renters, and took off on the adventure of a lifetime. I thought it might be fun to do a blog every so often that reflects back […]

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What it Feels Like to Sell All Your Stuff

This past weekend we sold most of our stuff at a yard sale, then donated the leftovers to charity. Yes, pretty close to everything: like 80% of what we owned! I’m now sitting on our single remaining couch (to be given to my brother in the next couple weeks) watching TV on our computer because […]

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How We Decided to Sell Everything and Move into an RV Full-Time

At some point around the middle of last year, it occurred to us that the need to pay for our house and all the stuff in it was the only thing keeping us from doing what we truly loved – being together as much as we’d like, living a simpler life in touch with nature, […]

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