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We are Texans who became full-time RVers in 2019. We had the opportunity of working at our third seasonal workamping job when the unexpected happened – the world shut down in 2020. This unexpected turn of events forced us to become temporary locals in the beautiful Big Bend region of Texas. Despite the challenges, we have learned valuable lessons along the way and want to share our experiences with RVing, seasonal work, traveling, and embracing a minimalist lifestyle.



hotels & airlines


The Sugar Beet Harvest

When we arrived in Minnesota for the 2019 Sugar Beet Harvest we were so excited to be starting this new adventure, and couldn’t wait to experience it. We read, watched and learned all about this seasonal job before we even got the chance to apply. So it's pretty...

Work & Travel

Workamping and seasonal work are forms of temporary employment that provide individuals with the opportunity to live and work at different locations throughout the year. The duration of each job can vary from three months to six months or even year-round.

fly for free

Flying for free by earning flyer miles is a popular way to enjoy air travel without incurring any cost. By accumulating miles through various airline loyalty programs, individuals can redeem their miles for free flights, upgrades, and other perks. This method allows frequent flyers to save on travel expenses and make the most of their travel experience.

passive income

Passive income can be achieved by building an e-commerce business, which provides a steady stream of revenue without requiring constant effort. Additionally, owning and operating a campground can be a lucrative source of passive income, as campers pay to stay and enjoy the facilities. 

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