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One of my favorite sources for information is the KOA website.  I enjoy reading and sharing things I've learned along the way.  The following article was written by Brent Peterson...  Enjoy! 10 THINGS TO LEAVE BEHIND... There are certain things that absolutely “must” come along on any RV trip. The spouse and kids, ingredients for S’mores, and baby’s kiddie movie du jour (this is, of course, non-negotiable). And that’s just a start, to be sure. However, equal reflection must also be given to what not to bring, namely those items that only contribute by taking up space, adding unnecessary weight,...

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I found this great article and thought I would share it with you.  It's from "Your RV Lifestyle"   Class A Motorhome versus Fifth Wheel Considerations: Class A motorhomes usually offer more convenience and comfort going down the road – large captain’s chairs look out over great views through an expansive front windshield. You have easy access to kitchen, living and bathroom facilities while going down the road or for quick roadside stops. Class A motorhomes usually mean you need to tow a car to do errands and sightsee – so now you have two engines/transmissions to maintain. With a...

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One of the most common questions asked by people looking to full-time RV is “how much does it take?”. The simple answer is “whatever you have” and honestly, that’s quite accurate. There are people who full-time on $1K/mo and those who full-time on $5K/mo and then there are those who work along the way, either volunteering at campgrounds or picking up workamping jobs to close the gap. If you live off your investments you have to be flexible in how you spend your money and the beauty of full-timing is that you can be exactly that.  The key is to manage your variable costs to whatever you...

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I ran across this article and thought it has some great information for you who are considering becoming “Full-timers”.  Keep in mind, these insights are those of the author and certainly don’t apply to everyone.  The author’s name is “Curtis”.  I’m sorry, I couldn’t find his last name in order to award him proper credit for this fine article.  Enjoy ~Bryan My wife and I made the decision to hit the road as full time RVers with little more preparation than a few years worth of subscriptions to Trailer Life magazine. We sold the house, the car, and a lot...

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Snowbird Tips You NEED To Know Are you a snowbird traveling south for the winter? Tips, advice and information for snowbird retirees who plan to travel to warmer destinations during the winter months. For those that do not know what a snowbird is, it is commonly defined as a northerner who moves to a warmer southern state in the winter. This topic is particularly interesting to me.  My partner at Excel, Vaughn Peterson and his wife Duana spent nearly 30 years making the trek from Kansas to South Texas for the winter.  They echoed many of tips you're going to...

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