travel + work + camp

Hi! We're Marie and Josh, two nerds who love being outdoors, exploring new places and enjoying all life has to offer. We sold our house, bought an RV and hit the road full time in 2014. Join us as we traverse the US and chronicle the adventures of working nomadically.

Ardent Camper Kitchen

What’s in Our RV Kitchen Cabinets?

When Josh and I were house shopping in 2011, we started classifying kitchen sizes by how many butts they could fit. A tiny galley kitchen like the one in my apartment? A two-butt kitchen. The house we bought? A five-butt kitchen. Our RV? Decidedly a one-butt kitchen. We have five drawers, four upper cabinets, one lower cabinet, and a faux…

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

Week 2 in Albuquerque: Southwestern Art, Tent Rocks and Vintage Style

Our second week in Albuquerque was just as jam-packed as the first. Enchanted Trails RV Park After a repair of our landing gear was finalized, we moved from High Desert RV Park to Enchanted Trails RV Park across I-40. The reason for our move was twofold. First, although High Desert was accommodating and clean, our site was unlevel. Second, Enchanted…

Marfa Paisano Pass

Miles of Mountains at Marfa

On Valentine’s Day, we packed up our rig in Del Rio after only staying a week and took off for Marfa, Texas. About Marfa Once a dying West Texas town, Marfa was revived in the last few decades as a mecca for minimalist art. Although its population is only around 2,000, there are art galleries aplenty, and lots to see.…