traveling + working + camping

Hi! We're Marie and Josh, two nerds who love being outdoors, exploring new places and enjoying all life has to offer. We bought an RV, sold our house and will be hitting the road full time. Join us as we traverse the US and chronicle the adventures of working nomadically.

Sunset from Pace Bend Park Lake Travis

Pace Bend Park in Texas

I’m excited to be hitting the road soon, but I’m sad to be leaving friends here in Houston. Jessi of Outbound Adventurer and I have been camping and hiking in Texas state parks and other public lands since 2010, and this past weekend was our last chance to explore together in the scenic Texas Hill Country. Pace Bend Park With the Veterans…

Sale Pending House

RV Transition Update

It has been a wild few weeks as we have been getting ready to trade our stationary lives in Houston for a non-stop, full-time-working adventure on the road. Here’s what’s up. We moved We finished getting everything out of our house, which ended up being a huge endeavor — even despite having gotten rid of a lot of stuff through a garage…

Lost Mine Trail, Big Bend National Park

5 Bucket List Hikes

I’m what you’d call a recreational hiker. It’s hard to be anything more when you live in Houston, Texas, which is 50 miles above sea level and an 8 hour drive to the closest mountain. But I have aspirations of hiking more, of living near mountains, of having easy access to those big hunks of rock that are always beckoning…

Front of House

Taking the Plunge: Selling Our House

Oh man. I don’t think our house has ever been this clean. We found all kinds of weird stuff we had been keeping for move after move. In the past, we’d packed and schlepped these things over and over. Now we’re just asking “Why?!” We had shelves upon shelves of books we’d already read and didn’t plan to re-read. We…