It's a topic that's often debated but still prompts awkward interactions between hosts and guests - hookup compensation. Starting today, we're formalizing the way hosts request compensation for hookups provided to guests.
Category archives: Boondocking
Camping without hookups, sometimes called "dry camping" or "freedom camping"
One of the great things about traveling by RV is the ability to mix business with pleasure in a way that fits your lifestyle. An RV can make the perfect office for working during a road trip. It also provides a great platform to make money, which will allow you to travel more and live a more fulfilling lifestyle.
Occasionally we receive interesting photos or stories from our hosts and guests. Recently Sunny27 reached out to us with a photo from her visit with a host in France. We were so intrigued about her travels as she used four hosts during her adventure. We decided to ask her more questions about her experience with our European hosts.
We consider ourselves lucky to have the option to travel at any time of year. It’s September now and we’re currently traveling in Newfoundland and plan to be here until mid-October. We chose this time of year so we could finish our tour of the province at a time when we could catch the Celtic Colors Festival as we pass through Cape Breton Island before returning home to Ontario.
“Thoughts of a good meal can brighten your day” -Richard Rybka, RV Epicurean
Are you a planner? Or do you prefer to blow with the wind? There are pros and cons to each travel style and, as we learned this week, things can go wrong, no matter which you choose.
“Fixin’” is a real word here in the South! It’s a word that conveys intentionality and serious purpose with a commitment to follow through. Don’t confuse it with “fixins”, which means the dozens of side dishes you plan on serving with Thanksgiving dinner.
The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico is probably one of the most popular festival destinations for RVers every year. If you’ve not been to it, I’m sure it’s on your bucket list. If not, it should be! It also provides the perfect excuse to spend a few extra weeks exploring New Mexico. They call it the land of enchantment for a reason. New Mexico is possibly the most colorful and interesting state in the union.
If you have an active guest membership and have logged in recently you’ll know that we added a few items to the rules of etiquette for guests and that you’ll be required to agree to them before you can continue.
Grand Canyon National Park is 100 years old this year! With all the added publicity, it may be even more difficult than usual to land a campsite in the park or a permit to hike and camp in the canyon. Straight from the pages of my Frugal Shunpiker’s Guide for RV Boondocking in Arizona, here are some tips that are sure to help.