Want to LIVE IN AN RV? You Might REGRET It

By Less Junk More Journey | June 21, 2020

During our five years of living full-time in an RV, we’ve received tons of questions from people interested in starting a similar journey. In this episode, we walk through five questions we think you’ll probably want to consider before hitting the road if you are looking for an RVing dream and not a nightmare.

WHAT IF ONLY ONE OF US WANTS TO RV?

By Less Junk More Journey | June 14, 2020

For our eighth wedding anniversary, we reflect on our journey to full-time RV life and share some of the reasons people who don’t start off wanting to camp choose to do so.

WHY WE’RE SELLING OUR RV

By Less Junk More Journey | June 7, 2020

Some people approach buying an RV like it’s going to be their forever home. We are not those people. http://patreon.com/lessjunkmorejourney ☝️Join our COMMUNITY & CONNECT with us live!

LESSONS LEARNED BUYING A USED RV FROM A PRIVATE SELLER

By Less Junk More Journey | May 31, 2020

While Marissa gets the truck ready with two fresh tires to tow our new RV back to TN, Nathan takes off to inspect and finalize the purchase. In the process, we are reminded that there are givers and takers in this world; we see them both along this part of our journey.

BUYING OUR NEXT RV // SOMETHING GOES WRONG EVERY TIME

By Less Junk More Journey | May 24, 2020

We embrace change, so while we are stationary at our home base in TN, it’s a good time to switch things up. We set off on a journey to buy our next tiny home on wheels all while maintaining social distancing. Things DO NOT go according to plan.

5 PLACES WE’RE DREAMING of RVing THIS SUMMER

By Less Junk More Journey | May 17, 2020

RVing in 2020 has certainly gotten more complicated. But the travel itch is real, and we sure have it. We are dreaming of scenic drives, invigorating hikes, epic views, and even a few tourist traps.

SELF-ISOLATING in an RV // Are We GOING CRAZY?

By Less Junk More Journey | May 10, 2020

What’s it like staying put with two kids in a tiny house on wheels? How are we dealing with the unknowns and social distancing? What’s a day in the life of a full-time RVing family really like right now? Here’s a peek.

WHAT’S IT LIKE TO TACKLE RV UPGRADES WHILE FULL-TIME RVing?

By Less Junk More Journey | May 3, 2020

Projects in an RV seem to be a constant part of this lifestyle. So while we’re hunkered down at our home base in TN, we tackle a few of our to-dos. A new bed for JJ, a water filter for the fridge, propane for hot showers, and a super special soap top our list.

PARADE OF HOMES // TOURING THE RVs of FULL-TIME FAMILIES

By Less Junk More Journey | April 26, 2020

While at a Fulltime Families rally, we get to see the homes of several RVers & the unique ways they have made them their own. Join us as we tour a toy hauler motorhome, a custom 45′ SpaceCraft fifth wheel, two bunkhouse models of travel trailers, & a super cool & very functional retro camper.

Cookeville, TN Tornado Update // RVing in Severe Weather

By Less Junk More Journey | April 19, 2020

Seeing first-hand the devastation tornadoes brought to our hometown of Cookeville and experiencing recent storms ourselves makes us take a look at how to prepare for inclement weather as full-time RVers.

DO YOU REALLY NEED A HOME BASE TO RV? // OUR HOME BASE TOUR

By Less Junk More Journey | April 12, 2020

We get a lot of questions about having a home base while RVing. In this vlog, we answer your questions (like “how much does it cost?”), show you around our place, and tell you what we’ve done. Plus, we explain why this works for us.

FULL-TIME RV LIFE: WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO

By Less Junk More Journey | April 5, 2020

There are many advantages to living full time in an RV during times of crisis. There can also be a lot of uncertainty. Faced with concerns of a global pandemic, we cut our time in Florida short and high-tail it back to our home base in Tennessee.

KEEPING THE ROMANCE ALIVE WHILE RVing FULL TIME

By Less Junk More Journey | March 22, 2020

We may be together in a small space nearly all day, but that doesn’t mean we don’t need to set aside some time to help our relationship grow. With Marissa’s mom visiting, we take advantage of having family watch over the children while we go on a super special date night.

FINALLY ON THE WATER IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

By Less Junk More Journey | March 15, 2020

When you’re in the Keys, there is one place you really want to be, on the water, and we’ve been trying to get there for two weeks. Finally, the winds settle down enough for us to take a really cool water sports charter to hang out on a sandbar and explore in glass-bottom kayaks.

RVing the FLORIDA KEYS. Why it’s WORTH IT.

By Less Junk More Journey | March 8, 2020

WOW! It’s a long drive to Key West! Campground reservations can be hard to find in the Keys and pretty costly too. So, is it worth the effort and expense to RV in the Florida Keys? We think so. There’s just something about those out-of-the-way places and the turquoise water.

4 STRATEGIES FOR PEAK SEASON RVing IN FLORIDA

By Less Junk More Journey | March 1, 2020

While we are dry camping in the heat and humidity of Everglades National Park, we ask ourselves, “do you need reservations for winter RVing?” and share four primary ways to approach the peak season. We also cool off with a backcountry boat ride before making our way to the Florida Keys.

MIAMI EVERGLADES ADVENTURES // JJ CRAWLS ?

By Less Junk More Journey | February 23, 2020

While our tour of Biscayne National Park with Marissa’s sister doesn’t quite work out, we do get to hang out with tigers, alligators, snakes, and friends at Everglades Outpost. We also finally figure out what motivates JJ to crawl.

Are We HAPPIER? ? FEARS & FAILURES of RVing FULL TIME

By Less Junk More Journey | February 16, 2020

Full-time RVing means we are constantly changing landlords and facing wildly different circumstances. That means things don’t always go the way we plan or expect. In this vlog, we are challenged to consider if the RV journey has made us happier even with some bumps along the way. ❤️ Community ? YouTube Commenting ? Instagram…

RVing IN ORLANDO: FUN or FRANTIC? // STAR WARS GALAXY’S EDGE

By Less Junk More Journey | February 9, 2020

There is so much to do in Orlando, and while it can still get cold, it certainly is warmer than most of the rest of the country. There are social opportunities, abundant campgrounds, and of course Walt Disney World, but is it worth battling the crowds?

CHOOSING THE RIGHT RV // FLORIDA SUPERSHOW RV TOURS

By Less Junk More Journey | February 2, 2020

We’re not currently in the market for a new rig, but we can’t help but look! Come along with us as we tour class A motorhomes, smaller class C motorhomes, fifth wheels, and even a van or two at the RV show.

FIFTH WHEEL CONCERNS AND REGRETS? // WINTER CAMPING IN FL

By Less Junk More Journey | January 26, 2020

We get asked a lot if we regret switching from the Airstream to the fifth wheel. Now that we’re getting settled into this rig, we reflect on assumptions we had and share how it’s working for us. In this vlog, we also see manatees, eat pancakes, and swim in a spring-fed lazy river as we…

5+ TIPS TO MAKE RV TRAVEL DAYS BETTER // RVING TO FLORIDA

By Less Junk More Journey | January 19, 2020

As we work our way south to FL, we share several tips that can help make travel days go more smoothly. Full disclosure: we’re better about doing some of them than others.

DO YOU MISS A HOME WHEN RVING? // DOLLYWOOD DREAMMORE RESORT, TN

By Less Junk More Journey | January 12, 2020

We spend a lot of time traveling to unfamiliar places that are new and exciting for us, so coming back to Tennessee always feels like we are hitting a reset button. We tackle new projects at our home base and take a quick trip east to enjoy Dollywood with friends.

RV HOME BASE UPDATES: INTERNET ON THE ROAD + HOMESCHOOLING

By Less Junk More Journey | January 5, 2020

We push ourselves to get back to our home base in TN after our New England route and tackle some projects right away. Nathan installs a WeBoost to improve our internet access and Marissa and Hensley dig into roadschooling. ? Our Gear: https://lessjunkmorejourney.com/gear MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE ?RV Mobile Internet: https://www.rvmobileinternet.com ? Good & Beautiful:…

RV TRAVEL BRINGS DREAMS TO LIFE // WRAPPING UP NEW ENGLAND

By Less Junk More Journey | December 29, 2019

We check several places off the bucket list including Cape Cod, Plymouth Rock, and Newport’s Cliff Walk. Plus, Hensley surprises us with a question we didn’t expect just yet, and JJ does something he’s never done before.

TIPS FOR RVing BOSTON

By Less Junk More Journey | December 22, 2019

When you’re RVing, you’ve got to think about versatility: from the gear you choose to the routes you take and the things you see. This is especially necessary when visiting larger, more crowded cities. Learn from us as we tackle Boston, MA in this week’s vlog.

YOUR TOP RV LIVING QUESTIONS ANSWERED: COSTS, COMMENTING & MORE

By Less Junk More Journey | December 18, 2019

Can we get a what-what? In this Q&A, we answer some of the most common questions we get on Facebook, Instagram, and the YouTube Community tab.

HOW NOT TO RV SALEM, MA // TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM

By Less Junk More Journey | December 15, 2019

Sometimes our RVing style, winging it without a lot of advanced planning, means missed opportunities. We do make the most of the situation however and explore historic Salem, MA. Back at the rig, Nathan installs our EEZTire TPMS, a necessity in our opinion.

MAKING THE MOST OF THE MAINE COAST + MORE TRUCK PROBLEMS

By Less Junk More Journey | December 8, 2019

As we take in the sights and eat our way around the Portland, ME area, family and friends join us. Sharing these experiences with them is one of our favorite parts of travel. A not-so-favorite part of RV life is costly truck repairs, but that happens too sometimes.

IS GETTING UP FOR SUNRISE WORTH IT? // ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

By Less Junk More Journey | December 1, 2019

We hit Cadillac Mountain for what is sometimes the first glimpse of the sun in the US and Marissa hikes Acadia’s Beehive with Jessie before we make our way to Portland, ME for family, lighthouses, and tons of doughnuts (of course).