A Tale of Two Deserts – Part Two – Desert Hot Springs


About a week into our month of boondocking in the Arizona desert, I am quite certain that both of us at one time or another proclaimed “We are never paying to stay in an RV park ever again!” The freedom to spread out and live completely self contained and yet “off leash” was thrilling, ultra affordable, liberating and just plain fun. Continue reading

A Tale of Two Deserts – Part One – Boondocking in Kofa

By far the most common question that we get as full-time RVer’s is “What is your favorite place that you have been?”. I know from other full timers that we are not the only ones that get this question and not the only ones that struggle with it. Our answer is usually something like “It is not one place or type of camping that we like the most but the variety of places that we get to live and diversity of experience that we like the most”. Although that does exactly explain how we feel that answer usually seems to leave people a little disappointed. In this blog we will attempt to use “A Tale of Two Deserts” to better illustrate where we are coming from with this answer. Continue reading

Cooking and Eating Off the Grid

Having recently completed our Solar RV upgrade, we have just started spending considerable amounts of time unhooked or boondocking completely off grid. We can stock at least enough food and water to last about 7-10 days before we have to dump tanks, re-fill water and re-stock the fridge.

After having spent the better part of the last two years primarily in parks with at least partial hookups like electric and/or water, we had grown pretty accustomed to cooking and eating full, made-from-scratch (or mostly from scratch) meals right from the trailer. We are primarily plant based, whole food eaters that occasionally indulge in fish, seafood, eggs, dairy and potato chips. Meat however, has happily been off of our menu for a number of years and we don’t miss it a bit. Continue reading

Happy New Year! – From Live, Breathe, Move

We spent the final two weeks of the year camping in Arizona in our newly solar powered home on wheels after having crisscrossed the country twice in a little over two years of mostly full time traveling. From Colorado to Florida to California to Maine and back again with a few stops inbetween it has been quite a journey. We spent some time this week reflecting on this strange and at times challenging lifestyle, what we have given up to maintain it, as well as what all it gives us back in return. Continue reading

We Got Solar!

We finally got around to completing the Solar portion of our RV power upgrade and it actually works! I have placed a dedicated page to cover this modification here.

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Nomadic Rest Stop in the Texas Panhandle

FB_IMG_1447200261253This is the time of year that those of us who live the nomadic life begin to scurry around to prepare for winter.   As the weather in the southeast began to deteriorate into a wet, chilly fall we found ourselves hightailing it westward. Continue reading

Camping in North Carolina – Asheville, Powhatan Lake

Although as I write, we again find ourselves immersed in a 72+ hour tropical depression, it is hard to complain considering our surroundings for the week.

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Back to the Beach – Jersey Shore, Delaware Seashore and Kiptopeke

We are going to let you in on a little travel secret today here at Livebreathemove.com. The absolute best time to go to the beach on the Atlantic is in the weeks immediately following Labor Day weekend. The weather is still good, the water is warm and the hoards of people and kids are back to wherever it is all these hoards of people go after Labor Day. Even rules such as whether or not dogs are allowed on the beach often change in our favor right about this time.

After New York, we had to decide if we wanted to take the inland route south and visit Baltimore and Washington DC or if we wanted to hug the coast and bum around the beach for a few weeks. Since we spent a months worth of eating out money in a weekend in New York and because we have both already visited Baltimore and DC, we decided to check out some beaches that were new to us. We stared in Tom’s River, Near the famous Jersey Shore. The warm water small crowds and big surf were a fun challenge for swimming.

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Liberty Harbor RV Park Jersey City and New York City

Although we had read plenty of good reviews to go along with the typical negative, we were still hesitant about visiting New York City via RV. Well we did decide to check in to the electric/water parking lot of a park known as the Liberty Harbor RV Park in Jersey City.

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Living and Working as New Englanders – Sort of

After Maine, Robin had a couple of weeks of work in the Boston area so we set up first at the Minute Man campground outside of Boston in Littleton. This was an above average campground that we primarily experienced from our office windows. The wooded campground provided good shade from some hot days and overall we enjoyed our week and the park.

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