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Marine & RVs

5 Affordable Camper Vans That Are Actually Cool

Campers are increasing in popularity by the day, it seems. As COVID continues as an unfortunate fixture in our lives, the need to travel safely and socially distanced continues to be of the utmost importance. The problem is, the coolest campers can cost some pretty serious money. Airstream and Winnebago can easily get well into …

A white 2021 Ford Transit AWD with the Adventure Prep Package drives up a forest hill
Marine & RVs

Do the 2021 Ford Transit’s New Packages Turn It Into a Mini RV?

It’s not just RVs that have exploded in popularity recently. Their smaller counterparts, camper vans, and the associated #vanlife trend have similarly grown within the public consciousness. Enough that a few manufacturers are starting to get in on the trend. RV maker Winnebago, for example, is turning Mercedes Sprinters into camper vans. Volkswagen’s been in …

Thor Motor Coach Siesta Class C motor home rv on display

RV Enthusiasts Are Showing That 65 Is the Speed of Business

The dawn of the global COVID-19 pandemic put a hold on a lot of the business plans. Suddenly, business owners were no longer able to pop-in at client sites and schmooz with their customers, or potential customers. In fact, a lot of the frequent business travelers have had to adjust away from flying as readily …

2019 American Eagle RV from American Coach.

RV Manufacturer, American Coach Celebrates 30 Years With Special Models

If you’ve ever driven by an RV dealer or stopped in at one, then you know that there are all types and sizes of recreational vehicles available. There’s one for every budget, new or used. Undoubtedly, you’ve also probably come across an advertisement or television show that highlights the benefits of luxury RV units. Well, …

a dark red Nissan NV driving off road in the forest with recreational gear loaded up top
Marine & RVs

Don’t Waste Your Money on These Van Life Scams

There are plenty of people out there that consider making a shift toward van life. The blissfully free life of nomadic adventure is alluring. Some may think that they can’t afford to start life on the road. This video, however, shows that if you make some sacrifices and minimize your setup the freedom of the …

A white, double axle, pull behind RV trailer

Rejuvenate Your RV With These Crafty Decorating Ideas

I am a self-proclaimed “Car Nut”. I suffer from OCOB, Obessive Car On Brain Disorder. As such, I often visualize how I am going to modify a vehicle that I own. Sometimes it is a mild customization like wider tires and window tint, while other times the visualization involves lift kits, lowering kits, fancy paint, …

Three USPS trucks are awaiting loading and unloading.

What RV Owners Need To Know About Mail Forwarding

If you decide to become a fulltime or most-time RV traveler, you are going to need a good support system. Personal relationships that will check in on you to make sure you are okay is great, but ensuring the flow of mail to the town you park your RV is critical too! If you are …

Commercial vehicles of the Sprinter type are built at the Mercedes-Benz AG Ludwigsfelde plant
Marine & RVs

The Mercedes Alphavan is King of the Custom Camper Vans

Until recently, camper vans and RVs have often occupied either grandma or weird-cousin Eddie spot in both the motoring and the camping world. They are neither fun enough to drive nor rugged enough for either (pun intended) camp to be fully satisfied. Although the past few years have given rise to various boutique campers and …

Firefighters protect an escaping RV from a wild fire.

These Tips Can Keep Your RV From Burning To the Ground

Being out on the road in an RV can be liberating. Traveling to destinations of scenic beauty or historical significance can be a thrilling part of an adventure. But, just as any trip can be satisfying, it can also be more challenging. One of the ways to avoid some of the pitfalls that an RV can …

A silver Winnebago Revel RV sits atop a hill on at dusk.

Don’t Make These RV Newbie Mistakes

Many people consider making a full-time living, or most-time living, in an RV. In fact, RV related videos on Youtube are plentiful and show people enjoying traveling, nature, and the adventure that comes with the lifestyle. But don’t be fooled. There are both challenges and benefits to RV living. Youtubers don’t always upload the challenges …

A black and white RV sits on a shore line with the awning deployed on a sunny day.

What Is the Difference Between a Campground, RV Campground, and RV Resort?

There comes a time for every RV and outdoor enthusiast when they come to the realization that there is a huge difference between the types of parks. Some of those parks will be more conducive to the RV experience than others. For example, while many people are familiar with what boondocking is, not as many …

A black and white RV sits on a shore line with the awning deployed on a sunny day.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

You Need to Do This Before Storing Your RV

This is the time of year that people start wrapping up their warm-weather vacation plans. That means there are going to be a lot of motorhomes, pop-up campers, fifth-wheels, and travel trailers about to get put into storage for a few months. Regardless of the type of RV people enjoy, taking care of a few …

A motorhome RV camper parked on a road in front of a mountain
Tips, Tricks & Trends

How Can I Rent My RV?

Let’s face it. As much as we enjoy an RV, they are not used all the time. So, the van, travel trailer, fifth-wheel, or motorhome just sits there most of the time, while you and I have to pay for them. So, instead of paying storage fees, or having the RV sit under trees in …

Alex and Loz sharing a moment on the journey.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Would You Live in This Volkswagen Camper Van named Marty?

This is Marty, the Volkswagen T3 Syncro camper van conversion. He is a beautiful retro brown with gorgeous natural browns and beiges throughout. The couple thought out every texture and planned the space perfectly, creating this immaculate van life build that looks like something out of a vintage photoshoot. However, there is more than we …

The yellow 2020 Safe-T-Liner school bus.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

School Bus RV Conversions Are a Thing

The recreational vehicle industry has been the recipient of a lot of business due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. It seems people prefer to get out beyond the confines of their home, but prefer to travel in an RV versus stay in a hotel or mingle with crowds at airports. However, some people prefer to …

Wonder RV
Tips, Tricks & Trends

RV Living Challenges and Benefits

Many people may consider the idea of living in an RV full-time the ultimate lifestyle. There are indeed a lot of benefits to living a somewhat nomadic life in an RV. But, there are also a lot of challenges that some people are not prepared for, especially during pandemic situations. So, what are the RV living challenges and benefits …

The Airstream Basecamp travel trailer is parked by a campfire.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

You Need These Upgrades For Your RV

If you use your RV to any great degree, you will start to notice things that could be better made for comfort, safety, or communication. Some of those things can be easily be updated in your RV eventually. But, there are other things that you will find are more of an immediate need than a …

side view of the wooden doors leading inside the lovely wooden camper conversion of a fiat ducato maxi van
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Most Stunning Camper Van You’ve Ever Seen

Inside this woman’s Fiat Ducato Maxi there is a full-time home. Everything was thought out to the finest detail to fit her personality and her lifestyle. This is without a doubt one of the most stunning camper van conversions we’ve ever seen. It’s not just useful, it’s a pretty camper. Thanks to Jordan Osmond for …

A black and white RV sits on a shore line with the awning deployed on a sunny day.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Fulltime RV Living Is Easier Than You Think

The thought of living in an RV may cause some people a little angst. The more inexperienced a person is, the more angst there may be. It may seem overwhelming to think about finding a good place for the RV to be parked for the night, or what to do when sunlight keeps shining in …

A white RV on a cab-over chassis is parked downtown.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Fans of RV and Outdoor Lifestyle Rejoice at Passage of Bill

RV fans know that the modernization of outdoor recreation-related facilities has been sorely lagging for many years. However, the bipartisan legislation called the Great American Outdoors Act, was overwhelmingly supported and approved on Tuesday, July 22nd. Its goal is to repair ailing infrastructure and protect special natural locations. The passage of the bill has caused …

A black and white RV sits on a shore line with the awning deployed on a sunny day.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Winnebago RV Growth During COVID-19 Lockdown

Motorbiscuit has covered before how the global COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged many people to consider RV, overlanding, and offroading trips and activities to a greater degree. Consequently, many businesses in that market segment have seen sales growth. The popular company, Winnebago is no exception. The RV and boat manufacturer has become strong enough through the …

A white Hyundai Porest traveling on the road.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Hyundai Rolls Out Its First RV, the Porest

Hyundai is branching out. The company, famous for its affordable and economical cars and crossover vehicles, is expanding its reach. In recent years Hyundai launched the Genesis luxury brand. Now, Hyundai is getting into the recreational vehicle segment with the Porest RV.  The RV market is currently on fire The recreational vehicle market has been …

white Ford work van in motion
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Big Used Vans Under $5,000

Vans are a fairly popular segment right now. With many taking to the open road because airlines aren’t what they used to be, a big van for a summer on the road is more appealing than ever. But do you have to spend the big bucks to join the craze? Are there good big used …

The rear of an RV has a porch tent platform.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

This Sport RV Van Has An Expandable Porch

The making of an RV is a complicated thing. Engineers and designers have to maximize the use of every inch of the vehicle. It gets even more complicated when the base for the RV is a smaller passenger van. But, year in and year out, RV manufacturers have found ways to make vanlife more and …

A Ford Transit van that has been converted for van life sits by the beach ready for everyone and the dog
Tips, Tricks & Trends

5 Used Vans Under $20,000 for Vanlife Conversion

The full-size van is a popular platform for conversion into a vanlife ride. There are several of them available. Some have four-wheel drive. They are also roomy. However, when new, they can be pricey, which can be prohibitive to someone considering vanlife as a possibility. So, the used van is an alternative many people move to. Here are five vans that …

Toyota Tacoma at River Road Rally Park
Tips, Tricks & Trends

5 Reasons Overlanding is Popular

Overlanding provides people the opportunity to get outdoors and explore. Unlike the fans of #vanlife, overlanding fans want a rig that can take them anywhere, especially off-road through difficult terrain. Although vans can be converted into overlanding rigs, vans are mostly for travel on pavement. Overlanding’s goal, however, is to reach further outdoors, beyond the …

a white ProMaster driving in the city
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Ram ProMaster Only Has 1 Thing Going for It

It’s a pretty general consensus: the ProMaster cargo van doesn’t have much going for it. If you want something cheap and mildly competitive in its class, the Ram ProMaster cargo van is your dream come true. But if you want a van that handles well enough to actually enjoy driving, you’ll want something else–– like …

A Sync Vans conversion on a Mercedes Sprinter van
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Why Is #Vanlife So Popular?

There has been a growing trend in recent years of people purchasing a vehicle for the purpose of fixing it up for use as temporary or permanent living quarters. In fact, there is even a hashtag, #Vanlife. Twitter and Instagram are full of people living the Vanlife. Why is Vanlife so popular? The Vanlife is not new Between …

2021 Wonder RL RV in white with black accent color
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Ford Transit RV Conversion With Lounge Is a Real Wonder

Sales of recreational vehicles have shot up during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Many people have taken to road tripping, car camping, overlanding, and off-roading as their get-away escapes from the various regional lockdown situations. So, attention to the RV segment is understandable. To try and scratch the itch of getting outdoors, Leisure Travel Vans has …

Royal Stagecoach

Early SUVs Were a Lot More Primitive Than You Think

Sitting around the breakfast table this morning sparked a conversation about the pioneer days. It was a time when people were heading west to discover lands beyond the east coast. But the conversation then turned to the question, how did those pioneers get supplies once their original stash was depleted. That’s when we meandered into the topic …