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Why I'm Giving Up My Job To Travel The World In An RV

YourTango | Posted 09.15.2015 | Travel

I've had a great job for over six years. Good salary, excellent health insurance, paid vacations and sick days. I like the people I work with. I've had the opportunity to have a voice in the shaping of my community and the future of my hometown. And then ... I just quit.

Is It an RV? Is It a Treehouse? Either Way, We Want One

Roadtrippers | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel

Do you have some crappy, old RV laying in the back yard? Do you also have access to a scissor-lift? Well, friend, it's your lucky day because you too ...

This 90-Year-Old Vet Is Running Across The Country In Honor Of The 'Ship That Won' WWII

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact

Forrest Gump's got nothing on Ernie Andrus. The 90-year-old WWII veteran is the oldest person in the U.S. to run across America, according to CBS N...

Why Do Helicopter Parents Loosen Up at Campgrounds?

Lenore Skenazy | Posted 07.27.2014 | Parents
Lenore Skenazy

Most of us remember playing outside till the streetlights came on, but our kids can't because of any of the following fears: crime, creeps, traffic, tennis lessons, homework... or all of the above. Except at RV campgrounds.

Have You Made Your Arrangements II?

Francis Levy | Posted 11.25.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

The mourning process is constantly changing. Just as attitudes towards sex have evolved over the years, so too has mourning. Once an activity associa...

'RHONJ' Reunion Part 3 Recap: Everyone Finally Snaps

Sydney Levin | Posted 10.15.2012 | TV
Sydney Levin

Hello, and welcome back to "Demonic Possession Is a Real Thing" Part 3. The palpable hatred in No. 1 led to the blood bath in No. 2, so at this point, we're basically kicking an extremely dead (but still sparkly) horse.

'RHONJ Reunion Part 2': Sex, Lies & Dead Dads

Sydney Levin | Posted 10.08.2012 | TV
Sydney Levin

Andy cuts right to the chase and asks Joe who he was really talking to in the vineyard. "Uh, Albie. A friend of mine, I was taking care of things back home," Joe says succinctly.

'RHONJ' Season Finale Recap: Stripping Rumor Tears Family Apart

Sydney Levin | Posted 09.24.2012 | TV
Sydney Levin

We're transported back in time to the Season 3 reunion, and as you'll recall Jacqueline wasn't there. Caroline explained that the "incident last night" kept her from attending, and now, a year later, we finally know what that was.

'RHONJ' Season Finale Recap: Someone Was A Stripper ...

Sydney Levin | Posted 11.12.2012 | TV
Sydney Levin

Hello, season finale part one! You fall on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish "Day of Judgment" -- so tonight, I feel God has actually granted me permission to tear some shiksa housewives a new one.

'RHONJ' Recap: Look Who's Back!

Sydney Levin | Posted 09.10.2012 | TV
Sydney Levin

I used to love Caroline for attempting to rise above all the drama, but now she's digging around in its sandbox. Don't agree? Let's have a rousing but cordial discussion in the comments, shall we?

'RHONJ' Recap: A 'Housewife' Finally Cracks

Sydney Levin | Posted 08.27.2012 | TV
Sydney Levin

Next thing we know, a strangled sob bursts from Caroline's dark room. She used to be a delightfully spontaneous mix of emotion, sarcasm and warmth. Now, she is capable of turning it on and off like a faucet

'RHONJ' Recap: The Phone Call Heard 'Round the World

Sydney Levin | Posted 08.20.2012 | TV
Sydney Levin

It's the horrific moment when Teresa's husband Joe is outed as a juicy cheater/verbally abusive husband. Get your popcorn and medicinal cocktail, folks ... your significant other is about to look a whole lot better.

'RHONJ' Recap: Before The Fall (And The Call)

Sydney Levin | Posted 08.13.2012 | TV
Sydney Levin

"There's nothing but trees and grass and us," Caroline deadpans. "Kill me now." In this desolate area, the only thing they can do is talk amongst themselves ... and with this group, that's not a very titillating activity.

'RHONJ' Recap: Hell On Wheels

Sydney Levin | Posted 07.29.2012 | TV
Sydney Levin

They hit up Camping World, and it's like "letting wild animals go free," Jacqueline explains. The cash register kaching-kachings upwards of $4,000. "I think maybe we overbought," Jacqueline observes as she watches overflowing carts go by.

'Barter Kings': How To Go From Grass Seed To An RV

Posted 09.11.2012 | TV

Using the power of good trading, Antonio and Steve were able to give their friend -- and fellow trading enthusiast Jerry -- a gift to remember. Certai...

Forget Empty Nesters; Meet the Gypsy Nesters

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.11.2012 | Fifty

They are the anti-empty nesters. When David and Veronica James' last child left for college, they metaphorically stripped down to their underwear and ...

Wandering The Country In An RV, Desperately Looking For Work

Michael Thornton | Posted 11.04.2011 | Impact
Michael Thornton

Originally posted at AlterNet Where are the jobs? That question is on the minds of millions of Americans who have lost jobs during the Great Recessio...

Find Your Inner Silliness...

Leon Logothetis | Posted 10.09.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

"If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older."  ~Tom Stoppard> I have had enough. I have had enough of people telling me I shou...

Mongol Rally, Day 8: The End of the Road, Our Car and Nearly Me

Leon Logothetis | Posted 10.09.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

The driver was speeding down a one-way street the wrong way. Our little Nissan Micra didn't stand a chance.

Mongol Rally, Day 7: Illness Be Damned, We're Off to the Ukraine

Leon Logothetis | Posted 10.01.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

We had to be in Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, in less than three days. That was about 1,400 miles from my sick bed in Croatia.

Mongol Rally, Day 5: Three Countries Per Day, Too Many Miles Per Hour

Leon Logothetis | Posted 09.28.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

My country count is at nine, not too shabby only five days into the rally.

Mongol Rally, Day 6: Burger Debacle Stops Me Cold

Leon Logothetis | Posted 09.28.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

I'm nauseated, depressed and upset with life. The culprit: a Slovakian streetside hamburger

Mongol Rally, Day 4: Will Visa Woes Mean the End of the Road?

Leon Logothetis | Posted 09.26.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

I'm having a bout of anxiety, and here's why: The Uzbek Embassy was late in processing the visa of my trusted friend and cameraman, Steven Priovolos, so he was forced to travel across Europe on his Greek travel documents because his passport is at the Uzbek Embassy.

Mongol Rally, Day 3: Getting to the Czech Point

Leon Logothetis | Posted 09.26.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

The costumes.  The madness.  The drinking.  It's all happening down there. People enjoying a moment of glory.

Mongol Rally: Hitting The Road, Eyes Toward Ulan Bator

Leon Logothetis | Posted 09.26.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

There were banged up old ambulances, three-wheeled cars, motorbikes and anything else you can think of, all eager to do battle with the elements and the Turkmenistan border police.