Matt Diley

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The Ultimate Arizona & Utah Road Trip Guide: 15 Days Of Scenic Byways, Canyons, Hiking And Exploring

Arizona and Utah are amongst my favourite places on Earth. The stunning natural beauty speaks for itself. Jaw-dropping canyons, snaking rivers, rusty …

Hiking

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

How to plan the perfect trip to Sequoia National Park

<b>(CNN) —</b> Quick -- what's the largest living thing in the world? And, no, we're not counting organisms like that 2-mile-wide fungus colony in eastern Oregon .<p>The honor goes to the giant sequoia -- the "god of the woods" to conservationist John Muir -- and the best place to see it is in Sequoia …

National Parks

A Guide to Exploring Utah’s Incredible Slot Canyons

There is something magical and sobering about exploring slot canyons in Southern Utah.<p>Hiking, swimming and sometimes squeezing through high sandstone …

Hiking

How to Find Free Camping in the US

There’s lots of ways to camp—from reserving a highly coveted campsites in national parks to camping on private lands. If you’re willing to forego …

RVs

Apache Trail: Scenic Drive

Driving the Apache Trail<p>A drive on the Apache Trail is one of the most scenic drives near the Phoenix area. This well-traveled road affords visitors …

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest person on the planet (as of this writing).<p>So, how has he done it? Actually, it's not so much about <i>what he has done</i> as it is <i>what he hasn't done</i>. …

Self-improvement

FJ to Full-Size: Making the Switch – Expedition Portal

Fold-away bed enlarges this well-crafted van conversion (Video)

Van conversions are intriguing studies in small-space design. But even with the most careful of configurations, one often finds that the bed is the …

How to create frozen ice effects in Photoshop

Christmas may have come and gone, but winter is only just setting in. And with Winter comes the frosty photos and similarly chilled subjects. In this …

Tutorials

darktable Brings Its Free, Open Source Lightroom Alternative to Windows

If you’re looking for a cheaper alternative to Lightroom for managing and processing your raw photos, there’s some good news: the free and open …

The Archaeologist’s Backpack: Building the Ultimate 4×4 Office

Unexpected snow flurries chill our fingers as we excavate through abrasive granitic soils. Our rental SUV is loaded beyond the GVWR and can’t access …

Best RV Deep Cycle Battery Review

Top 6 Best RV Deep Cycle Battery Review<p>You can only get the most out of an RV if you have a nice set of batteries to power the vehicle facilities. …

How to Photograph Stars in the Night Sky

Love shooting long exposures of the night time sky but struggle with the exposure and other settings? This simple tutorial by Mango Street might just …

Landscape Photography

9 Gifts For RVers That Take Up Little Or No Space

For those whose loved ones need a more minimalist, clutter-free holiday (full-time RVers or not), finding thoughtful gifts that require minimal space …

Walking Tours

This 32-Inch Philips Display with 99% Adobe RGB and HDR is Only $500

Philips has announced a new 32-inch professional monitor with HDR and 99% Adobe RGB coverage: the Philips Brilliance QHD LCD P-line 328P6AUBREB. The …

Computer Hardware

Rubber In a Can For Truck Campers

Share Email Comments<p>Truck Camper Magazine coats the underbody of a used camper with Alvin Rubber In A Can looking to create a flexible waterproof …

Have Recreational Vehicles Killed the American Dream?

In her new book, journalist Jessica Bruder argues that, in post-2008 America, the nostalgic vision of RVs and other "wheel estate" is …

6 totally underrated state parks you need to visit in Colorado

COLORADO STATE PARKS are some of a treasure-filled state’s hidden treasures. Here are a few popular State Parks you won’t want to miss — and out of …

BLM Land in Northern Arizona for Long-Term Camping

Although the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) oversees two Long Term Visitor Areas (LTVA) for camping up to three months in southern Arizona, long-term camping in northern Arizona is defined as staying in one spot for 14 days. After that, campers must relocate at least 50 miles away.<p>On the Colorado …

RVs

How To Edit like Sean Archer

People are crazy about Irene Rudnyk´s last video tutorial about how to shoot like one of the most famous photographers in 500px , Sean Archer. Now, …

Boondocking Locations 2017

Towing our home around the country has given us the opportunity to see more places than we would have ever dreamed of before. The best part we get to …

RVs

Super Survival Kit: 18 Essential Items for Backcountry Hunters

Go off the grid, and things can get ugly pronto. You need a kit that’s easy to carry and packed with everything you need to weather a three-day blow …

A lesson about (and deep inside) Bears Ears National Monument

Recently, as a part of my job at the Telluride Mountain School, I led 14 seventh- and eighth-graders on a week-long backpacking trip down into Dark …

Hiking

Fujifilm X100F – Is it as good as it looks?

The Fujifilm X100 series has been around since 2012. The original Finepix (good lord I’m glad they stopped calling it that) X100 was revolutionary in …

FUJIFILM

Creating pet portraits on black (featuring Loki)

One of the things I love about photography apart from creating images is the ability to share what I do in the hope to inspire others, with that in …

Creative Cloud: Is It Time to Ditch Adobe?

Adobe just killed one of its last major one-time fee softwares, Lightroom, in favor of the subscription model introduced in 2013. While the most …

At Puye Cliffs, N.M., travelers are in the grasp of a fascinating Native American history

We silenced our phones as we stood among remnants of an ancient Native American village, trying to imagine the daily activity 1,000 years ago on this remote mesa.<p>As gusts of wind whistled, we closed our eyes andpicturedmen hunting with bows and arrows, women shaping clay pottery and children racing …

The Desert Towns Every American Should Visit at Least Once

The American desert is awfully welcoming for such a damn haunted place. Where foreboding mountains ring vast open spaces of cactus-studded …

Walnut Canyon National Monument Moderate

<i>Home to an extensive and well-preserved series of cliff dwellings, Walnut Canyon National Monument is an accessible and fascinating stop for</i> …