I Hope We Can See It Before It Is Gone: Bears Ears National Monument

I try to remain politically neutral on the internet, but I can’t stay in Geneva anymore. What happened on December 4th is disgusting. Here’s some history to show you what I mean: 1908: President, War Hero, and Environmentalist Theodore Roosevelt Jr. signed into law the Antiquities Act. This act gave the president of the United … Read more I Hope We Can See It Before It Is Gone: Bears Ears National Monument

Our Bus Has a House Door!

Some of our most dedicated readers might remember that right after we purchased our bus in Fall 2016, we traveled 1500 total miles with Rachael’s family to go skiing at Monarch Mountain, near Salida, CO. The drive was incredibly helpful in figuring out how the bus drove on the interstate (i70 is fun), what kind … Read more Our Bus Has a House Door!

New Vlog Episode is LIVE on YouTube: Random Construction and Pallet Wood Wall

We have a new VLOG episode live on our YouTube channel. In this episode of our Vlog, we tidy up some cabinetry, build the pallet wall behind the dinette area, and Rachael hammers on some curtain grommets. Please follow along on Instagram Please subscribe and comment on YouTube Stay tuned for our next episode, a … Read more New Vlog Episode is LIVE on YouTube: Random Construction and Pallet Wood Wall

The Icefields Parkway: Promenade de Glaciers

Before you read about one of the best and most iconic roads in North America, go read about our journey through Alberta in Bow Valley Parkway and Lake Louise and Banff, AB: Okienomad’s Trip Through Canada’s Oldest National Park. Now onto this road. The Icefields Parkway is a 167 mile road that links Lake Louise … Read more The Icefields Parkway: Promenade de Glaciers

Gear Review: Lowepro DroneGuard CS 400 is the Answer to 3DR Solo’s Problem

One of our newest and most unique pieces of camera kit is our drone. We use a 3DR Solo Quadcopter, filming with a GoPro4 Silver. The drone allows us to get shots like these: The Solo is a very user friendly and easy to operate, however, one of the drawbacks is the case that it … Read more Gear Review: Lowepro DroneGuard CS 400 is the Answer to 3DR Solo’s Problem

Gear Review: Schrade SCHF57 Full Tang Fixed Blade Knife EDC

Whether on the road, in the woods, or around the shop, a good fixed blade work knife is essential. Most fixed blade knives with much quality cost over $100, but I may have found a budget contender for an excellent EDC (Every Day Carry) fixed blade knife that won’t break the bank. The Schrade SCHF57 … Read more Gear Review: Schrade SCHF57 Full Tang Fixed Blade Knife EDC

Bow Valley Parkway and Lake Louise

If you haven’t read the last installment of our blog, you should. See it HERE! After a short, beautiful drive up the Bow Valley Parkway, you should arrive at Johnston Canyon. Johnston Canyon was a favorite stop for both of us. The trail is easy and well-marked and meanders along some truly beautiful cascades. The … Read more Bow Valley Parkway and Lake Louise

New VLOG Episode: Build Updates & Drone Footage

We have a new VLOG episode live giving an update of our progress on the bus conversion. We are roughly 50% done with the bus and it seems like projects keep getting easier and faster as we go. *The GoPro on the drone had an SD card error on the first battery flight, so there … Read more New VLOG Episode: Build Updates & Drone Footage

Banff, AB: Okienomad’s Trip Through Canada’s Oldest National Park

Once we had rested up from our flight and Canadian Thanksgiving in Calgary, we picked up our rental RV, and pointed the RV North and tried to get out of the city as quickly as possible. You can read about our experience with the RV rental in a previous Blog Post. We made a short … Read more Banff, AB: Okienomad’s Trip Through Canada’s Oldest National Park

Gluten Free: 5 Tips for Eating GF on a Road Trip

One of our biggest challenges on road trips is eating healthy and gluten free. Rachael has a gluten intolerance that makes digesting wheat a truly miserable experience for both of us, but mostly her. I can eat Gluten, but my digestion is greatly improved when I kick wheat out of my diet. So how do … Read more Gluten Free: 5 Tips for Eating GF on a Road Trip

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