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A Life Well Lived

The rules we grew up with about how the world works are rapidly changing. It's now possible to travel full-time before retirement. Work can be more fulfilling than just paying the bills. And "success" is being defined less by how big a person's bank account is, and more by how satisfied they are with their life.

Too many people settle for just surviving, but you're not one of them. It's time to define for yourself what success looks like. It's time to dust off those long set-aside dreams, and truly live.

Latest Posts

Far From Home

February 20, 2019 | 6

This blog post chronicles my trip to Costa Rica ,where I’m volunteering for 12 weeks at Wild Sun Rescue Center on the Nicoya Peninsula. Feb 9, Saturday I’m awake before my alarm, which is a shame. I’m pretty much guaranteed…

Costa Rica Trip Planning

February 5, 2019 | 33

So, four days until I fly out to Costa Rica. In this post I’ll be talking about what I’ve been doing to prepare. None of this should be taken as expert advice because the facts are, this is my first…

Teardrop Trailer Bed Solutions

January 22, 2019 | 20

Continuing with the tiny trailer living series, today we’re going to talk about beds! (Non-teardrop people, you can scroll down to the bottom for a little update on what I’ve been up to the past week.) In a standard RV,…

Big Travel Plan Announcement!

January 5, 2019 | 30

So far, this winter’s travels haven’t strayed much from my normal southwest routine. After leaving Snyder Hill BLM area near Tucson, AZ, I moseyed down to Darby Wells Road near Ajo, AZ to get my fill of big cacti. After…

Focusing on the Journey

December 20, 2018 | 25

Today, I’d like to tell you all a little story. In this story, a wannabe full-timer learns of an RV that sounds right for them. They think, ‘this is it, this could be The One’. They get excited at the…

The Annual Southern Migration

December 2, 2018 | 16

After a nice stay with friends and fellow Xscapers Kate and Roger on their property near Mesa Verde National Park, including a nice weekend up in Fruita, CO to try my hand at mountain biking again, the cold weather pushing…

"Not all those who wander are lost."

— J. R. R. Tolkien

The Guides

Solo Full-time RVing On A Budget

A condensed guide designed to get you on the road as a full-time RVer sooner rather than later. With it comes ten pages of worksheets to make the process less overwhelming. This is the resource I wish I would have had back when my story was beginning.

The Little Guide To Dreaming Big

A practical book that walks you through the six major steps needed to turn your dreams into a reality, and provides solutions to eight common obstacles that people face along the way. Applies to a wide variety of dreams, but perfect for the big, scary ones.