RV-Insight - All about RV Living and the Lifestyle


RV-Insight is about  RV Living, the fulltime lifestyle and camping in an RV - We'll cover all aspects of RV'ing.

RV-Insight is for new Rv'ers, old timers and those that want to learn about it. We want you to understand everything about RV Life and living in an RV. That includes RV Boondocking and Fulltiming as a frugal living lifestyle.

"What's our Favorite RV Living experience?" That's a question that always gets asked when we travel. We started living the Recreational Vehicle Lifestyle in late 2009! We were your typical American couple - had a house, car, pets, etc. The daily grind was getting worse and worse!

After serious soul searching, we researched RV living and traveling fulltime in an RV. Could we enjoying living in an RV - with its smaller space (and still be friends!)? Could we afford it? Where would we travel? Camping in an RV? Could we find jobs as we traveled? Where do you park it? What about all our friends and relatives? Would we miss the stick and brick house? What do we keep/store/giveaway?

Best comment of all from friends and relatives - "You're Going To Do What ?!?"

You get the idea!

Could we really enjoy the RV Lifestyle?

After almost a year of seeking answers - from a mini motorhome to a 5th wheel - we took the plunge!

We purchased an incredible used 2000 Monaco Windsor Motorhome. It's a 38' Diesel Pusher from a wonderful gentleman in Alabama and "hit the road"!

Monaco Windsor RV

Current

Mercedes Dream Heavy Duty RV

Lottery Dream RV? Tour the WORLD!!

As we drove away from our stick and brick, we couldn't even walk down the aisle, it was so cluttered! We had decided to sell everything or give away most of our "things" - and our journey of RV Living began!

That first go around we kept too many items! We've whittled it down to only real necessities and are actually much happier!

We have since traveled in our home on wheels from the Northeast, to the Southeast and enjoyed boondocking all across the Southwest. Then up to Utah (worked there) and all the way up through Canada into Alaska and back into the Northwest.

We've seen some incredible sights along the way and learned so much more. RV-Insight is helping us share this experience with you!

We don't know all the answers, but we have experienced so much since we left. All our researching has paid off - we love it!!

To achieve the right decision for you, you need to get your mindset around what RV Living is like. Boondocking, Fulltiming, etc. is it really for YOU and your Partner?

After all, you both will be living it!

Just like choosing a house and its best location; different, but very similar points, must be researched first to be truly happy in your RV Living Lifestyle!

Some questions to ask yourself FIRST are:

* Where will you Park
* New vs. Used
* Legal Issues
* Rent One First
* Towable Vehicles
* Maintenance
* Live in Small Space

* Types of Vehicles
* Is Boondocking for You?
* Clubs/Websites/Associations
* Diesel vs. Gas
* Essential Accessories
* Fulltime vs Partime
* Work while Traveling


Articles about RVing


20 People Share Their Stories of Why They Decided to Live in an RV. By The Wandering RV

There are two kinds of people in this world… Those that think living in an RV is insane, and those that think RV living is totally magnificent. I’m not sure which group you fall in, but we reached out to 20 full-time RVers to find out why the RV lifestyle is so attractive.

The responses we got are... Read More...


34 RV Must Haves That We Cannot Live Without. By Jill Greising-Murschel

There are RV must haves that you need to be able to travel safely and comfortably in an RV. Camping, RV travel, cooking, and internet connections are just a few of the things we touch on while going through a list of 34 RV must haves.  As a family that hit the road to travel as a full-time RV living family, we also include a few ideas that will help digital nomads who want to....Read more....


10 Ugly Truths About Full Time RV Living. By Alyssa

As most of you know, our lives (author's) took a turn for the smaller a year and a half ago. We left our apartments, drove halfway across the country and moved into our new home: an RV. From that point on, we’ve been full time RV living, and nineteen feet of less-than luxurious living space has been... Read more....


We're semi-retired and living in an RV. It's not as ghastly as it may sound. By Candice Reed

In 2017 my husband, Ralph, and I moved 23 times. It wasn’t difficult because our house has wheels. Two years ago, we decided to buy a 28-foot motor home and hit the road full-time, but our lifestyle change really began in 2009, when we realized that we couldn’t.... Read more....


Please enjoy our website - RV-Insight - as we try to give you the best RV-Insight possible.

Karen & Bernie

"We travel not to escape life but for life not to escape us" - Anonymous 


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