urban airstream in atlanta

We’re home: quick trip summary

Hello from Virginia! We returned home Friday from our 3-week loop through the Southeast. If you follow Bugsy on Instagram, you already know our general itinerary (updated to add links to recap posts): Asheville (recap here) for 2 nights Memphis...

airstream by french broad river

36 hours in Asheville, NC (visit #2)

We love Asheville! Despite being sick, we still managed to visit a few new breweries (and one old favorite), and of course we ate tacos. The scene around downtown on New Year’s Eve was festive and fun, but instead of reveling we took...

bugsy and her cheeseburger

Happy Bugsy Day!

Two years ago today we brought home from the pound a scrawny, sickly, scared little beastie. Already an adult, she weighed two-thirds of what she does now, her coat was covered with dandruff and scars, and she was terrified of loud noises,...

ford truck pulling airstream

A Year with an Airstream

(Look how shiny it was when we first picked it up! It’s not that shiny today.) One year ago we had just picked up our brand new Airstream from the dealership and spent a couple days at a nearby state...

dog with cowboy hat

Winter trip brainstorming, Part III

We finish our sun-seeking brainstorming exercise here, after discussing Coastal South Carolina and Georgia in Part I, and the beaches of Northern Florida and the Panhandle in Part II. Spoiler alert! Option 3 is the winner! Option 3: Go all the...

dog sleeping on beach

Winter trip brainstorming, part II

We’re brainstorming a winter Airstream trip from VA to somewhere warmer. In Part I, we looked at Coastal SC and GA. Part II is all about Florida beaches. This is Vader, Bugsy’s predecessor. He LOVED the beach, and would chase...

mount rushmore and running shoes

RV gadgets and gizmos we love

Tis the season for buying useless crap for friends and family. If you’re shopping for anyone who enjoys hiking and/or RVing, here are some items we’ve found particularly useful or enjoyable during our travels! Disclaimer: some of these are affiliate...

dog on table rock canaan mountain backcountry

Four days in Canaan Valley, WV

In the early Aughts, J and I (and Bugsy’s two dear departed predecessors) spent a lot of time in the Potomac Highlands of eastern West Virginia, hiking and biking in spectacular spots like Dolly Sods Wilderness, Seneca Rocks, and Spruce Knob – Seneca...