rv YouTuber camera gear

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WHAT TYPE OF CAMERA DO I USE? In my quest to simplify, downsize, and be more efficient, I share how I have moved away from the $3,000 worth of camera hardware to an iPhone-based system. You will see $400 of new gear that replaces the old gear, which is much easier to use.

DIGITAL NOMAD MORNING ROUTINE. NEW rugged wheels & TIRES

After a night of Urban Camping in downtown Lafayette, Indiana, you see my morning readiness routine and digital nomad setup. Plus, my 2019 Winnebago get new wheels and rugged all-terrain tires.

street camping in lafayette, IN

Fatigue requires stopping in Lafayette, Indiana, home of Purdue University. See the best practices of overnight, stealth Urban Camping.

60-day purge rule

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MOVE TO VIDEO TIMEPOINT   

01:40 - Update on tire vibration issue 

03:15 - Boondockers Welcome, is it really free and safe to stay overnight 

06:19 - Bed height of Travato G Murphy bed

08:00 - Driver and sliding door step-in height  

11:17 - Clearance height of Class B RV, Winnebago Travato 

14:00 - 60 Day Purge Rule

Frozen Travato, WHY YOU WINTERIZE

Don’t make my newbie mistake. Properly winterize your RV if it will be unattended for a length of time in below freezing weather. And know how to properly operate the house heating system to avoid a system shut down. Both situations caused my Travato GL's water system to freeze causing a leak from a broken water filter. 

RV FREEDOM is REAL. Happy July 4th

Freedom has real meaning for me now. After 5 months of full-time Vanlife on the road, the work freedom has taken on a whole new meaning.

FULL-TIME VANLIFE rig tour

See best practices of full-time RV & Class B Vanlife living, including storage, resource management, and minimizing stuff!  Learn 5 ways to make the RV lifestyle & Vanlife more happy!

MY GRANDPA was ORIGINAL VANLIFER

Throwing conventional thinking to the wind, in 1969 my Grandpa became an original van dweller in his VW camper van.   Watch as his son and daughter-in-law, my parents, talk about Grandpa living in his VW and making camp coffee.

vanlife enables exploration

Quite a week of Urban Camping in my Travato as we explore St. Augustine, FL

CHANNEL UPDATES. Pets & RVing?

Provide channel updates, and question whether or not RVing with a pet is worth the extra work.

PHASE II: Vanlife, Airbnb, Job Advice

On the day Scott leaves for full-time Vanlife, Kyle joins the Channel conversation to talk about completing Phase 1 as we now move into Phase II of the “Fantasy Plan”.

Travato GRAPHICS UPGRADE

Van graphics upgrade today!

TINTED Travato RV WINDOWS

Dressing up my Travato GL prior to her big week at the 2019 Florida RV SuperShow, I had the cab driver and passenger windows tinted. 

1,000 SUBSCRIBERS! Goals for 2019

Channel crosses over 1,000 YOUTUBE SUBSCRIBERS milestone.  I set 2019 goals for the channel

GIVE THANKS. 5 KEYS to MINIMALISM

We tap the brakes on Vanlife to reflect on what and why we are thankful.   Plus, learn FIVE TOPICS, five lenses if you will, from which I suggest you look through this week of Thanksgiving to list out what you are thankful now and want to be thankful for in the upcoming New Year of 2019.

Travato GL: 6 days, 8 states VANLIFE

6 days of Vanlife across 8 states in my Travato GL taught me a lot about how pack efficiently and how to use electric shore-power vs the Volta lithium system. Watch the tour of the Travato, hear about Vanlife best practices, and see my route across 8 states and 3,000 miles to visit my mom and dad and show them my Travato GL.

first 48 HOURS of VANLIFE

The first 48 hours with my Travato GL included many firsts, including: setting up “house”, stealth street camp, short road trip, stealth camping in a public parking lot, and trying out the Planet Fitness morning shower routine. Watch how I pack the Travato and decided what should go and what should stay. Those 48 hours were a great “test drive” of full-time Vanlife.

6 Month PROGRESS to Vanlife

Every journey begins with the first step. Thought it would be fun to reflect on the progress of this channel, Go Small. Live Large! since its launch in April 2018, see where we are today (mid-September 2018), and take a peek at what is ahead in the next few months. 

MOVING into RV LIFESTYLE

To pursue RV Living and Adventure Travel, the first step was to offload the overhead of our lovely home. In this video we talked about the decision process of what to do with the house.