Been There Done That

Places we’ve been & stories we’ve written.

Over the past 3 years, our family has toured the United States both inside and out of our RV. Along the way we’ve had the opportunity to do some pretty amazing things and have been featured or written for the following publications:

Workamper News Escapees Let’s RV Camping Today Winnebago Life

Families on the Road RV Life

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

  • Plan, Budget & Drive Off: A Guide to Fulltime Travel – Workamper News Magazine, Jan/Feb, 2016. I’ve compiled a list of task and decisions that most people will want to consider and prepare prior to embarking on their journey.
  • FamKamping: Jellystone Parks Camp Resorts Workamper News Magazine, March/April, 2016. Today, we’ll give a little more detail on the experiences we’ve had with Workamping at Jellystone Parks.
  • 4 Financial Keys to Living the RV Lifestyle – Workamper News Magazine, May/June, 2016. We’re talking about establishing your purchasing power, earning an income on the road, creating a working budget and last but definitely not least, decreasing your expenses.
  • Classic Make a New Home- Winnebago GoLife Blog, June 2016 After searching for the perfect RV to start our journey, we found Willie, a 1973 Classic Winnebago Brave.
  • Amazon Camperforce: Expectations, Planning & Preparations – Workamper News Magazine, July/August, 2016. If I knew what to expect, I could have prepared. And if I prepared, I would’ve had a really great time, just like the other Workampers.
  • Prevent Burnout: Find Your Travel Style Escapees Magazine, July/August Instead of racing to the imaginary finish, take a moment to find your travel style and to avoid the hardship of travel burnout, causing you to pull off the road prematurely.
  • Land your Dream Job with a Great First Impression- Workamper News Magazine, Sept/Oct 2016. Treat Workamping as you would any other job, be prepared and put your best foot forward.
  • RV Trip Planning- Escapees Magazine, Sept/Oct 2016. Grab two pieces of paper, a U.S. atlas and your favorite pen. Gather everyone involved and get ready to plan.
  • 8 Benefits of Extended Family Travel with KidsLets RV, Sept. 2016. Although kids may change the way you travel, having a family shouldn’t postpone or keep you from traveling. In fact, traveling with kids of all ages, is one of the most enjoyable ways to see the beautiful countries our world has to offer.
  • Prepare an Emergency Road KitLets RV, Sept. 2016. Being prepared with even half of the above items, may help your family in a time of need, when time is ticking and eyes are watching.
  • Yogi in the SmokiesLets RV, Sept. 2016. It was our family’s first time camping in the mountains and this taste mountain life, left us with an insatiable appetite for scenic views and wooded backdrops.
  • 4 Days to Help Plan Your Family’s TravelsLets RV, Sept. 2016. Whether your new travel life will include diaper changing and nap times, depending on the age of your children, it will more than likely include more planning and prep to make the kids are both enjoying themselves and comfortable along the way.
  • Hillsborough River State Park, Thonotosassa, FloridaLets RV, Sept. 2016. Our stay was filled with family fun, and even though the rentals, like canoes, golf carts, and bike rental were a little too high priced for our travel budget, they were a nice addition to the traditional state park amenities.
  • 7 Steps to Plan your Family’s Road TripLets RV, Sept. 2016. Teetering between absolutely amazing and horribly awful, your family’s nomadic life could be a smooth paved drive or a rocky dirt road from a 1980’s horror film. The difference between the two can be as simple as a little forethought and planning to make sure all your bases are covered.
  • Sewer Tank Panic: Lessons Learned the Hard WayLets RV, Oct. 2016. You guessed it folks — he left the tanks open! Not just the grey tank, like I told him everyone else does, but both of them. And now the black tank was full — while it was open!
  • Finding Your Perfect Job – Workamper News Magazine, Nov/Dec, 2016. With positions, compensation, and employers just as flexible as your travels, finding a job that suits all your needs shouldn’t be hard at all. In fact, it’s more likely you’ll have a harder time choosing which to accept and which to postpone until the next year.

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