Van Life

Staying Warm In Cold Weather After The Sun Goes Down

It’s mid-October in The Homeland. We’re having a stretch where the night time temperatures are below freezing and daytime temps only reach in to the 40's. I look forward to heading south soon but, for now, I need to deal with the frigid temps. I’ve written about this before but I’ve made some changes and… Continue reading Staying Warm In Cold Weather After The Sun Goes Down

Van Life

Why I’m Not Doing The Normal Van Life Thing

A few common questions I’ve been asked this summer are… “Why are you staying at a campground? They’re so expensive!”.“KOA’s are expensive, why not stay at the State Park?“Why aren’t you traveling more? You have a van, you should be going places!” Apparently I’m not doing the normal Van Life thing. Then again, I'm not… Continue reading Why I’m Not Doing The Normal Van Life Thing

Georgia Adventures

An Unexpected Adventure To Jekyll Island, Georgia

I've heard about Jekyll Island from talking with fellow Nomad's, reading their blogs and watching their vlogs. I've always wanted to visit the island and I happened to be less than an hour away. It seemed the perfect time to go see what I could see. So I did! Finding A Campground I couldn’t find… Continue reading An Unexpected Adventure To Jekyll Island, Georgia

Trailer Life Adventures 2021-2022

First Time Camping In The Trailer Without Full Hookups

In July I spent a couple of weekends at the Mississippi Palisades State Park in Savanna, Illinois. The only amenity at my campsite was electricity. This was my first time camping in the trailer without full hookups. I know the in's and out's of not having full hookups when it comes to Van Life because,… Continue reading First Time Camping In The Trailer Without Full Hookups

Trailer Life Adventures 2021-2022 · Van Life

My New Cozy Little Home On Wheels

These past several weeks I’ve been camping where my cell signal was weak and I couldn’t do much online. I use my phone as a hotspot (to get internet to my laptop) and there wasn't enough internet juice to log in to my blog and publish a post. A Lot Has Happened Recently This would… Continue reading My New Cozy Little Home On Wheels

Oregon Adventures

Recapping My Time In Port Orford Oregon

Port Orford Oregon is a small fishing town on the south Oregon coast. This small, historic town is a popular stopping point for traveler’s cruising the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway on highway 101. I typically don’t play favorites but Port Orford is my favorite west coast town. I’ve been in the Port Orford area since… Continue reading Recapping My Time In Port Orford Oregon

Oregon Adventures

Meyers Creek Oregon – Pistol River Scenic Viewpoint

One of my favorite places to park overnight on the Oregon coast is a turnout at Meyers Creek Beach in Gold Beach OR. The turnout, also known as the Pistol River State Scenic Viewpoint, is south of the Gold Beach OR city limits. The gravel parking area is spacious, fairly level and very scenic. A… Continue reading Meyers Creek Oregon – Pistol River Scenic Viewpoint

Oregon Adventures

The Oregon Coast Pacific Ocean Scenic Byway Hwy 101

I’ve been hanging out on the Oregon coast for a couple of weeks now and will probably be here for a while longer. I follow the weather and the coastal temperatures are cooler which makes the west coast is a great place to be over the summer months. Along with the cooler temps, the daytime… Continue reading The Oregon Coast Pacific Ocean Scenic Byway Hwy 101