Barry Zander

Barry Zander spent a decade of his life as a newspaper reporter and editor, served as president of an advertising/PR agency, and worked in marketing before retiring in 2006. That was when his wife, Monique, suggested selling their home and buying an RV to travel across North America. After five years full-timing, they bought a cabin in the mountains of Southern California, which would serve as a home base for their continuing travels. You can read about Barry’s adventures in his series of articles here at RV Lifestyle & Repair, "The Never-Bored RVers' Journal.

Carol Jackson

Carol Jackson and her husband Jim are seasoned RV enthusiasts and the owners of RV Inspection Specialists. The couple has spent much of their free time traveling the country in their own recreational vehicles over the years, joined by their beloved dog Kenny, who loves exploring all of the national parks and trails. Carol and Jim’s favorite spot is Cades Cove at the Great Smoky National Park, although they've traveled through most of the lower 48 states during their time as RV owners.
11 Videos

Dustin Schroeder

Dustin Schroeder has been living the full-time RV lifestyle with his wife Nicole and three children for over 2 years. With a background as an entrepreneur and owning several brick and mortar stores in Minnesota for the past 13 years, Dustin now focuses on offering valuable sponsorship opportunities and fostering positive vendor relations within Fulltime Families. During their free time, he and his family love traveling, spending time with loved ones, and sharing stories around the campfire.
5 Videos

George Vondriska

George Vondriska is a professional woodworker who has been teaching woodworking since 1986. He has taught woodworking courses for various organizations, including woodworking shows, woodworking schools, retail stores, the U.S. Peace Corps, the Pentagon, Northwest Airlines, and Andersen Window. George is the main instructor at Vondriska Woodworks woodworking classes. At RV Lifestyle & Repair, he can be found sharing his knowledge of construction and renovation in our Trailer Makeover video series.
59 Videos

Jason & Lisa McEwen

Jason and Lisa McEwen began their RV adventures in 2019 with their kids, Adalyn and Riley, traveling during school breaks and long weekends. They’ve seen and done amazing things across the country, from canoeing Florida’s natural springs and watching wild horses roam the coast of Georgia, to exploring the historic sights of D.C. and hiking to a boulder field in Pennsylvania. Always planning their next trip, the McEwens love sharing their travel tips and tricks to help fellow RVers explore the open road.
3 Classes 60 Videos

Our Lively Tribe

Our Lively Tribe was created by Erin and Travis Meredith after deciding to make a shift in their lives in July 2016. When they noticed that their photography business left them with free weeks between weddings, they decided to flip a trailer and travel the US with their four kids. The couple gave themselves a year to prepare and managed to hit the road in June 2017. Currently living in Southern California, they are renovating their fifth wheel to live in, building a homestead, and traveling during renovations.
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