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Is it Bad to Store a Boat or RV on the Driveway? Will it Annoy Neighbors? Should I Care?

I used to assume that if I were to own the property I live on, I can park my boat or RV wherever and whenever I want on my lot. However, I recently learned that isn’t always true. I didn’t realize that I had to involve neighbors in my business as much as I do, …

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14 Types of Vacation Homes and Ownership Options

We had been looking for a vacation home for a few years.  We’ve looked at and even made offers on several types of vacation homes.  Initially, we sought out lakefront properties.  Then we looked into a ski resort property at Whistler.  When the smoke cleared, we ended up with a boat access waterfront cabin on …

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14 Towns Similar to Niagara on the Lake

Home to the Shaw Festival and founded in the early 1780s, Niagara-on-the-Lake (also known as NOTL) is a pretty little 19th-century town in Ontario, Canada. The old-timey tourists’ destination is situated on the shores of Lake Ontario and right next to Niagara Falls. The small town has a projected population of 20 000 (in 2011, …

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Airbnb vs VRBO for Travelers – Which One is Better?

I’ve booked several vacations on both Airbnb and VRBO. Which one is better? While both platforms are very similar for travelers there are some nuanced differences.  This Airbnb vs. VRBO comparison goes through many features of both. Related: Tiny House vs. RV | Trip Adviser Alternatives | Airbnb Alternatives | How to Rent Your Home …

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7 of the Best Travel Trailers and Campers with Bunk Beds

Choosing the right travel trailer can be tricky. You want to enjoy all the modern conveniences while you travel the country, but you will want to have everyone spread out and have a place to sleep at night. Purchasing a travel trailer with bunk beds is the perfect way to expand your available sleeping space …

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Tiny House vs. RV – Which One is Right for You?

Whew, how do you choose between a tiny house or a recreational vehicle? I’ve seen all the tiny house shows and I’ve popped into plenty of RV’s in my days as a Girl Scout troop leader. It basically comes down to what do you want to be in while you are enjoying the fresh air of the open road. …

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25 Best Places to Buy a House Outside the US: The Latest Hotspots

Podcast Version Buying a home has been the bedrock of the “American Dream”. For a majority of Millennials, that dream never existed or quickly transformed into a nightmare after the financial meltdown of 2008. But given how much rents have spiraled out of control, 36% of Americans have been actively looking to buy a home, …

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My 12 Favorite TripAdvisor Alternatives for Travel & Restaurant Reviews

I love researching travel, especially hotels. I’m particular about the hotels I stay at. Most people don’t really care, but I do. I figure it’s expensive no matter where you stay, so I might as well get exactly what I want. I’ve spent some serious time on TripAdvisor. Overall, I think it’s an awesome site …

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