Budget Report: One Year On The Road


All the receipts have been counted. The final numbers are in. I won't leave you in suspense. How much does it cost to RV around North America for one year? $72,417.89 The first and biggest thing that stands out to me about this number is this: I TOTALLY ROCK!! I mean really, $1,100 under budget??? How good am I at budgeting? Woop woop!! For a bit of background you might … [Read more...]

9 Months of Nomadic Life & the Meaning of Time


As a society we attempt to regulate our lives by imposing the notion of time. We have a general idea how long we will live if we're lucky. We chop our time up into years, months , weeks, days, hours and minutes. We get 15 minutes for coffee, an hour for lunch, we work 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, 2 days off, we get 2 weeks for holidays, every 3 months is a new season, every … [Read more...]

The Cost of Our New Lives 6 Months In

Green Cove Waves

I know everyone is interested in how much this grand adventure costs. I’m not shy, I’ll tell you exactly how much it costs and hope that it helps others who might be planning a similar trip. Here is a quick summary of what we are doing in case you haven’t been following along from the beginning. My husband -- yes I call him that, it’s just easier that saying fiance (such a … [Read more...]

How much does all this cost anyway?


It’s been 3 months today since we left Vancouver Island for the adventure of a lifetime - and we’re still heading east! Looking back, we have absolutely no regrets and are even more convinced that our decision was right for us. In fact, we’re now trying to figure out ways of making money on the road so we can officially become snowbirds after this year. We want to spent our … [Read more...]