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Featuring both the newest and best of from Desk to Dirtbag.

Truck Camping 101 - Elevated Sleeping Platform versus the Back Shelf Approach

Truck Camping 101 – Elevated Sleeping Platform versus the Back Shelf Approach

What you need to know when deciding between the two primary approaches to truck camping, either the elevated sleeping platform with gear storage below, or the backshelf approach.

Get Your Very Own Go Outside Shirt

Get Your Very Own Go Outside Shirt

I am super excited to announce the launch of the first official Desk to Dirtbag product, a t-shirt based on the tagline of this website and which continues to inspire and guide my actions: "GO...

Truck Camping - Dual Battery Setup in a Toyota 22RE

Truck Camping – Dual Battery Setup in a Toyota 22RE

One of my most frequently asked questions related to my truck camping setup was always in regards to a dual battery and isolator setup. Up until now, my answer had always been, "I don't know,...

May 2015 Income Report

May 2015 Income Report

In the interests of full transparency, sharing my successes and failures in the pursuit of location independence. The May 2015 income report is live with some interesting insights after two months of neglecting this website completely.

Casino Camping - Free Drinks, Cheap Food, Cheap Entertainment, and Free Money

Casino Camping – Free Drinks, Cheap Food, Cheap Entertainment, and Free Money

Did you know that many casinos across the US offer free camping, free drinks, cheap food and entertainment, and even offer up free money to play? Awesome. Find out more about this under utilized resource for those on the road.

Dreading Going to Work on Monday?

Dreading Going to Work on Monday?

Dreading Going Back to Work on Monday? Are you living for the weekend and holidays? Sunday night you're dreading Monday morning and area already waiting for Friday to role around once again? It doesn't have to be...

Truck Camping Questions - Four Considerations When Buying a New Canopy

Truck Camping Questions – Four Considerations When Buying a New Canopy

Recently, on the Desk to Dirtbag Facebook page, Anna wrote in about how she is going to make the leap to a nomadic lifestyle and wants to do a simple truck camping setup. She asked what...

Introducing The Paradise Pack – Travel, Work, and Live Anywhere In The World

Introducing The Paradise Pack – Travel, Work, and Live Anywhere In The World

Today you can finally grab The Paradise Pack  – a world-class bundle of 21 resources that have been proven to help you travel more, spend less, and earn money from anywhere in the world (even...

The Dirtbag Manifesto - How I Aim to Live My Life

The Dirtbag Manifesto – How I Aim to Live My Life

The Dirtbag Manifesto is licensed under a Creative Commons License. If it resonates with you, feel free to share the work anywhere, please just link back here if you don’t mind (www.desktodirtbag.com/manifesto). This is what I am all...


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