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Carol Ann Quibell is a full-time RVer originally from British Columbia who loves to share her knowledge of the lifestyle with others. She specializes in solving the legal, financial and safety issues associated with spending all year on the road.

Carol Ann Quibell

Carol Ann Quibell is a full-time RVer originally from British Columbia who loves to share her knowledge of the lifestyle with others. She specializes in solving the legal, financial and safety issues associated with spending all year on the road.

Traveler the Dalmatian is standing at the front of a kayak with Rashelle Elburg holding a paddle.
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Paddling Dogs in Kananaskis Country

Christine Newman, owner of Sticky Pets and professional photographer, heads out to Kananaskis, Alberta, every chance she gets with her girlfriend, Rashelle Elburg, and their four dogs.
by Jillian Clark
Jacob Born and his children set out for an RVing adventure of a lifetime (L to R): Bryan, David, Teresa, Jacob, Matt and John.
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Crossing Western Canada at 90 years old—it can be done!

Jacob Born and his five adult children embarked on a trip through his past to relive days gone by

Valerie Bourne
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Meet Valerie Bourne: RVwest’s new sales representative

A Q & A with RVwest’s new sales representative

Pat Deleenheer and Jeff Ashworth love to travel the byways throughout B.C., soaking up the culture and history of its communities
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RVing with purpose

For Pat DeLeenheer and Jeff Ashworth, their home province of B.C. is a favourite place to explore, learn about and enjoy.

Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.
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2,800 nights on the road; 180,000 kilometres driven and the same wife for 50 years

From humble beginnings on a poverty-stricken farm to vice president of a large bank, Earl Andrusiak has seen it all

RVs crossing the border
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A first-timer’s guide to RVing in Mexico

With a bit of preparation in advance, your trip south can be an unforgettable adventure.

RV set up in a park
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Living within the law - legal information for full-time RVers

If you are contemplating becoming a full-time RVer and are faced with the challenge of living within your local laws—don’t give up. It can be done.

A photo of a motorhome parked on a beach in Mexico.
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How much does the RV lifestyle cost?

Before you start out full-timing, you will want to consider the costs: fuel, campgrounds, food, repairs and other travel-related expenses.

A women in rolled-up jeans, herring bone design compression socks and wedge healed shoes.
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Your Socks may save your life!

Compression socks don’t have to be ugly but they can be life-saving

A To Do list in lime green, held up by a red clip.
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Departure checklist for RVers

 If you create a list to follow and then actually follow it, nothing gets forgotten and you won’t drive away leaving a water hose still connected. 

A smiling women pictured in the forground is talking on her cell phone while her husband, who is seen in the backround, is holding a cup of coffee next to their RV.
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Snowbird cellphone tips

What are the best options for RVers who travel in the States and want to stay connected with their family and friends?

A fifth wheel RV set up for full-time RV living.
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Are you ready to retire to an RV?

Many people dream of retiring and travelling fulltime in an RV. Here are some things to consider before setting off.

An RV on fire with a number of firefighters trying to put out the flames.
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One size does not fit all for RV insurance in Canada

Questions about insuring the RV for a lengthy stay in the U.S. 

Picture of RV set-up for full-time living
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Retire to an RV

Make sure you do your research—have a heart-to-heart with your spouse, talk with friends and family—before making the important decision of living the RV life full-time. 

Picture of three firemen putting out RV fire
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One size does not fit all for RV Insurance in Canada

Making sure that your insurance agent knows your exact travel plans can help you avoid unwelcome surprises down the road. 

House covered with snow.
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What’s on the minds of snowbirds

Carol Ann Quibell gets many queries about two topics: American border laws and making a living as a full-timer.