Author: Cat Carroll

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20 Dollar Store Items for Your RV

RVs provide nearly all the comforts of home while you are traveling, and you can generally bring along high-quality, reusable supplies to avoid creating a bunch of trash from single-use items. However, sometimes the convenience of dollar store stuff is unbeatable. I’ll admit, even though my boyfriend and I try […]

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How do you Raise the Roof of a Skoolie?

Raising the roof of a skoolie can take the space from cramped to airy and livable – especially if you are over six feet tall! Most school buses come with a stock height of six feet and it can be a majorly discouraging factor if you or your family members […]

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Do You Need a CDL to Drive a Skoolie? (Bus Conversion FAQs)

There is a lot of confusion surrounding the question of whether you need a CDL (commercial driver’s license) or special driver’s license to drive converted school bus RVs (what we affectionately call skoolies), made even murkier by the fact that the rules surrounding special license requirements vary state to state. […]

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Living in a Short Bus: 5 Full-Timers Tell All

Short bus conversions hit the sweet spot between tiny but agile vans and comfortable but unwieldy full-size buses. Of course, there are pros and cons to each type of vehicle, but in this article, I will share my experience living full-time in a short bus for over two years and […]

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Cheapest Roof Top Tents? (8 Affordable Favorites)

Roof top tents (RTTs) are amazing for camping comfortably even while exploring rugged and remote areas, but they can be very expensive. Fortunately, we’ve rounded up some of the most affordable options available today and talked to some RTT owners about their tents and how to shop for inexpensive choices. […]

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What is the Largest Roof Top Tent?

Roof top tents can be set up in minutes and they allow you to camp anywhere while sleeping comfortably off the ground. However, they can be quite cramped if you are especially tall or if you want to bring the whole family on a camping trip. Fortunately, we’ve done the […]

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How do People Make a Living on the Road?

When my boyfriend and I were first seriously considering making the leap to full-time skoolie travel in 2017, the biggest question mark in our minds involved how to make a living on the road. At the time, I was working at the front desk of a physical therapy office and […]

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TouRig Sprinter Van Conversions (Review and FAQs)

Converted Sprinter vans are often seen as the pinnacle of van life goals, and Colorado-based TouRig creates some of the swankiest professional van conversions available today. In this article, we’ll take a look at what TouRig offers and hear from Kate and Levi, the company’s marketing team as well as […]