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5 Essential #Vanlife Apps To Download Now

The modern road trip is a beautiful intersect of traditional travel and technology. Having grown up in the 90’s, during the transition from analog to digital, I have an appreciation for both. The classic atlas will always be critical, but now there are so many great apps that make this lifestyle easier, it would be…

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How To Drive A Class A RV

As a new RVer, there are so many things to learn about your travel trailer or motorhome.  It can be overwhelming at first.  That’s why Outdoorsy has created a new series entitled “One Big Question,” where we tackle one subject, walking you through what may, at first, seem to be a daunting task. Today’s question…

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Rigs Of The Future

At the end of the day, I’m a sucker for a good home show. The ones that feature extensive remodels, the fix and flips, and whatever that show is where they buy entire islands for personal use. I will find any reason to wear my #DemoDay shirt. Lately, there has been a rash of TV…

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Think You Can’t RV With Kids? Think Again.

During our phone call, Meagan Carr is pacing up and down a driveway on her cousin’s land in rural Texas. The signal is spotty, but if she stands in just the right place, her words come through clearly, revealing her bubbly and candid personality. “Trees and grass,” she says, describing her surroundings. “And the temperature…

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Wild Life: NOLS Instructor Dave Walsh

The National Outdoor Leadership School is home to more than 600 field instructors—a group of well-trained people who are proud to live minimally, work seasonally, and maintain loose ties to “normalcy.” Most NOLS instructors spend long stretches of time living totally off the grid, leading expedition-style trips in the wilderness. Since the North American summer…

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Meet VW Obsessive Jeremy Bodner

Jeremy Bodner’s first vehicle was a 1979 Volkswagen Type 2 Transporter bus, informally known as a VW bus, and even more informally known as a hippy van. He was 16-years-old and had saved his money from doing chores around the house to buy his dream van, which he promptly named Brownie. He and his friends…

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The Redesigned Campervan of 2017

Does the term “van” make you think of a minivan, made famous by soccer moms or extended hippy road trips? If so, you’re in for a surprise. Times are a-changing with campervans. All it takes is one glance at the evolution of the versatile, big-yet-little campervan to the present day to understand that it’s a force to be…

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I Dream in TAB Teardrop Trailers

Sitting on a U-shaped couch in the middle of a little TAB (aka T@B) teardrop trailers, I had the distinct sensation of sitting in a tree fort. Except just a few feet off the ground. With premium finishes. I was exactly where I wanted to be. You see, I dream in TAB teardrop trailers. A man startled…

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