How a standard size residential refrigerator fairs in an RV traveling through mountain passes.
U. S. Farm Stay Association (aka Farm Stay U.S.) founder Scottie Jones and her husband Greg raise grass-fed lamb at Leaping Lamb Farm in the green hills of Oregon's Coast Range. Since 2006 they have also operated a thriving farm stay, where they've hosted guests from near and far.
So, how does one get the best of all worlds; camping without the hassle, without the white knuckle experience, easy to drive, good gas mileage, inexpensive, and overall one of the best and most memorable of all vacations in the history of family vacations?
A new 'Shared Economy' is evolving and it may very well hold the answer to how we all truly regain our financial freedom.
The 'Peer to Peer' marketing concept encourages customers to market to each other. Instead of the norm, or established 'top down corporate approach' of company selling to consumer, peer to peer sidesteps production, advertising, and distribution and gets straight to the point. I have an RV, you want to camp, let's do a deal.
The biggest difference between renting an RV from a private party, and renting from one of the big 3 RV rental companies (besides price) has to be the amenities that come with the RV. You know, those little things like salt and pepper, a trash can, a decent knife that will actually cut through a tomato!
So, my wife and I decided to share our stuff. More precisely, our camping stuff and our RV. We rented it to a stranger who is now a friend. It was a strange road we traveled to this point where we began sharing our stuff, but as I look back on the journey I'm really glad …