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What We're Up To

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Over Bridges & Mountains: Venturing to Vancouver

May 15, 2017 by Marie filed under Journey

I took a sans-RV, sans-Josh trip to Vancouver, British Columbia, where I skipped rocks from a beach, stumbled across a filming location from a great show, and walked along the side of a cliff. Read More →

Year Two Retrospective: Where We've Been

November 25, 2016 by Marie filed under Journey

It's amazing how much ground you can cover in two years, and how many memories you can make. We look back on our time on the road (so far) and celebrate the highlights. Read More →

A Change of Pace

October 31, 2016 by Josh & Marie filed under Journey

The winds of change are blowing for Ardent Camper. See what's in our future, and why we've made this decision. Read More →

Eating Our Hearts Out Along Oregon's Coast

October 14, 2016 by Marie filed under Journey

Fishing, flying kites, and feasting on food (OMG, so much food) -- that's the name of the game in the tiny town of Garibaldi, Oregon, our new favorite place on Planet Earth. Read More →

Beaches & Redwoods on Northern California's Coast

August 8, 2016 by Marie filed under Journey

We've now driven our Jeep through the trunk of a living redwood tree. That makes us real Americans, right? We TOTALLY loved exploring Northern California's beaches and forests... but we'd find a new place to stay next time. Read More →

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On the Practical Side

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We're Selling Our RV

August 1, 2018 by Josh & Marie filed under Informational

We've made the bittersweet decision to sell the RV. Here's what we looked for in a rig when we were making our second RV purchase. Great considerations for anyone considering full-timing. Learn More →

weBoost Is Our Mobile Internet Lifesaver! Review: weBoost Drive 4G-X Booster & Antennas

April 26, 2017 by Marie filed under Informational

If you're a full-time RVer who needs consistent, strong cell signal and Internet for work (and fun!), Wilson Electronics has your back with the excellent weBoost Drive 4G-X Signal Booster and antennas. Learn More →

Ardent Camper Interviewed on The RV Entrepreneur Podcast

March 7, 2017 by Marie filed under Informational

Marie was interviewed on The RV Entrepreneur podcast about building a business that allows her to work remotely and travel the world -- and about her best RV experiences so far. Learn More →

Want Solar on the Trail? Product Review: Sunjack - SunJack 14W+8000mAh Battery

July 25, 2016 by Marie filed under Informational

If you're ready for energy independence, even when you're off the grid, this durable solar kit will keep your phone or tablet charged up, day or night. Learn More →

Five Things to Know Before Making a Death Valley Day Trip

June 15, 2016 by Marie filed under Informational

Even if you're a national park veteran, Death Valley's a doozy. Learn from what we didn't know before you set out on a day trip, and you'll have a great visit! Learn More →

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