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About the RV Life and Travel Website and Ezine Editor

My husband (Bob) and I have over a decade of full-time RVing experience. For nearly 14 years, our home – our only home – was a recreational vehicle. Our primary RV is a travel trailer, however, we have also lived in a motorhome and a park model RV.

With our RV home, we have traveled from coast to coast, and from Mexico to Alaska. Sometimes, moving every few days. Sometimes, staying in one place for months at a time.

During the extended times in one place, we usually end up having a second RV. This allows us to take RV travel vacations away from our RV home. It also gives us experience with different types, sizes, and brands of recreational vehicles. We’ve never lived in a pickup camper or an Airstream trailer, but we’ve camped in both.

We also do some traveling without an RV. This gives us something to compare RVing to.

We started fulltime RVing before we retired. We worked and supported ourselves while RVing. We worked as flea market vendors and property caretakers, we worked temp and seasonal jobs, we worked at historical and tourist attractions. We also built an RV-based home business, Workers On Wheels.

We now have a home-base cabin in Alaska, so we are no longer full-time RVers in the strictest definition. Some would still call us fulltimers. Some would say we are now extended time RVers. Some wonder why we aren’t snowbirds – why we don’t go south instead of wintering in Alaska – and my guess is that one of these coming years you will again find us wintering in the sunny south. Whatever our titles, we continue as RVers, enjoying both our travel trailer and motorhome.

Bob and I know how to be frugal RVers and how to travel on a budget. We boondock extensively. We often stay at free campsites. We’ve parked over night in rest areas and parking lots. However, we have never camped in a store parking lot and we believe it is wrong for RVers to set up camp at Wal-Mart or similar stores. We use our RV’s self-containment, including a full solar photovoltaic system. We can be very conservative with our resources.

We also enjoy luxury RV resort accommodations. We’ve stayed in five star parks. Parks with pools, fishing piers, recreation halls, and activity programs. Resorts with exclusive club houses, restaurants, and other high class amenities.

Much of what I write is based on our experience. Some of it comes from corresponding with thousands of campers and RVers. I also share what I glean from RV park and campground owners, from recreational vehicle dealers, and others in the RV industry. Additionally, as a travel writer and publisher, I receive much RV and camping publicity and insider information.

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The RV Life And Travel website, blog, and ezine are part of our AK Secondhand and Service business.

You may want to visit our other websites.

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Workers On Wheels AK Secondhand
Coleen Sykora
35555 Spur Hwy #281
Soldotna, AK 99669

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Joy and prosperity,
Coleen Sykora, editor

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