Why products given to Influencers to review aren’t free

There's a lot in the headlines today about Influencers (often Instagram Influencers) will accept free products to review. As an influencer, I want to shed light on why those items influencers get for free, aren't. Here's a typical scenario... A representative from Widget Company emails me with an offer of a free product in exchange … Continue reading Why products given to Influencers to review aren’t free

How to get a van ready for a road trip

Preparing the van camper for a road trip is Priority 1 on our to-do list. We have to make sure that the van is road worthy by checking tires and oil. It also entails double checking solar connections and trying to prevent anything that could go wrong. If you own a vehicle, you'll want to … Continue reading How to get a van ready for a road trip

Me, a service dog and a cross-continent drive to Alaska

Yes, it's happening. My service dog and I are heading to Alaska next month. (July 2019) It's a bodacious pinch-me-I'm-dreaming kind of move. I'm no stranger when it comes to driving to Alaska. This will be my fourth round trip on the Alcan (or Alaska Highway if you prefer). So what's different this time? Always … Continue reading Me, a service dog and a cross-continent drive to Alaska

Harvest Hosts offers overnight camping at unique locations

Can you imagine camping in the shadow of a rocket at a space museum? How about waking up to the sounds of farm life? I can, because Harvest Hosts offers overnight camping at unique locations for fully contained RV or van camper owners. The idea of a Harvest Hosts membership first came up a few … Continue reading Harvest Hosts offers overnight camping at unique locations

Postcards from Pennsylvania

April's postcards are from Pennsylvania! Patreon postcard subscribers should have received them by now. Where will next month's cards come from? They could by from any of the following: Arkansas Oklahoma Texas New Mexico Louisiana Mississippi Alabama Georgia Cards will be mailed by May 15. Sign up today. Become a Patreon subscriber today at http://www.patreon.com/gaylecrabtreeContinue reading Postcards from Pennsylvania

Be Bodacious Magazine coming this month

Great news! Our Be Bodacious Magazine comes out this month. Available twice a year, the magazine will be filled with tips that travelers can use. Whether you are going to a foreign country or staying closer to home, you will find information that will help you travel better. The spring edition of Be Bodacious magazine … Continue reading Be Bodacious Magazine coming this month