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My husband and I had a lovely home in a beautifully peaceful, tree-lined neighborhood. All the neighbors knew each other and some were original buyers in this quaint subdivision. Very Norman Rockwell-esque.
Our dream was bigger than that. But why, you ask? What could possibly be bigger than the true American dream of owning a home in a picturesque neighborhood?
We pared down to a manageable selection of clothing and personal items, keeping only the bare minimum and, of course, our cat. Our intention was to take the money from the sale of our home and most of our possessions and buy an American dream of another kind…an RV.
RV stands for Recreational Vehicle. This type of vehicle could be a motor home in the form of a Class A, Class C or Class B, all of which have an engine. RVs also include travel trailers and 5th wheels which have to be towed by or hitched to a another vehicle.
Our dream RV was a Safari Trek Class A motorhome. This RV was unique because it didn’t come with a bedroom per-say. The bed was concealed into the ceiling and brought down for sleeping. By not having a physical bedroom, the length of this motorhome was a more manageable length of 27’. (Lengths vary with the different models).
Sold our home…check. Sold most of our possessions…check. Found our dream RV…check. Now that we’re on the road how do we supplement our income and our savings? This was a huge and frightening question mark for us.
Blogging about life on the road has been and continues to be the answer for us. I enjoy writing and my husband enjoys driving. With this lifestyle, I can write about our travels for magazines and travel companies. I can write anywhere and as long as we have a secure internet connection, publishing is quick and easy. Check out our Services page
According to the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) in 2011, more than 8.9 million households own an RV. Recreation vehicle ownership now spans a median age range of 35 to 75.
With the economy in a constant state of flux, more and more people are trading their home on a foundation for a home on wheels.
Travel to places like this, write about it and earn money while you enjoy the beautiful scenery.
We’re extremely grateful to be on this journey. We hope you’ll follow along with us in our travels.