Camping the Big Sur Coast

Camping the Big Sur Coast

Last week I had a friend visit from Vermont. Her major goal was to escape the cold and the snow and visit me. Escaping the weather sounds like many of you that have been posting on the Roadtrek Facebook group lately. The nice thing about knowing Diane for over thirty...
Early Spring on Florida’s NE Coast

Early Spring on Florida’s NE Coast

I have been doing too much driveway camping lately – it's nice to see my family and all, and to take care of doctor's visits, maintenance, and pitching in on home improvement projects with various relatives, but we're not civilized people at heart. We belong out...
Mardi Gras along the Gulf Coast

Mardi Gras along the Gulf Coast

The Gulf Coast is now recovered from the ravages of Katrina and the BP oil spill and is now celebrating Mardi Gras in communities large and small. Here's the video: From Mobile to New Orleans and all in between, the fun starts as early as two weeks before the Fat...
Travels with Tai

Travels with Tai

So far this year, Tai has had his hackles raised by a wolf in northeastern Minnesota, been terrorized by a Chihuahua and yesterday in Alabama, he came snout to snout with a horse. But when we arrived at Pogo's pre Mardi Gras “Smokin' on the Bayou” Roadtrek...
Potholes: Worst year ever

Potholes: Worst year ever

It's not just the snow and ice that have been setting records in northern states and provinces this winter: So have potholes. Before setting off on a long trip south yesterday, I stopped by my local tire shop to check the air in my Roadtrek eTrek's tires. While doing...
My new StowAway cargo carrier for our RV

My new StowAway cargo carrier for our RV

The one frustration we've had with our Type B motorhome is the limited storage space for the extra gear we would like to have with us on extended trips. So, after a lot of looking and the strong recommendations of our pal Campskunk, I purchased the StowAway2 Max Cargo...
The Jennifer Interview

The Jennifer Interview

Our latest interview is with…ta da… my wife Jennifer, as suggested by various readers when I asked for ideas on who they'd next like me to interview. And in this one, Jennifer opens up and tells it like it is when she is asked not what her greatest joys...