Year: <span>2014</span>

Quick Guide: Help! I’m Surrounded by Gross Stuff!

RVers encounter some pretty nasty stuff. Dumping those grey and black tanks. Campground and rest area bathrooms. Dirty firepits. Road grime on doors and latches. Some yucky stuff can live in those places. Bacteria. Viruses. Spores. Germs. Microorganisms. They have all sure been in the news lately. And while not all of them can make […]Read More

Laura’s 8 Reasons to RV Rally

Recently, after my 2 week, unplanned, solo trip to the Black Hills, I tried something new. I attended my first Roadtrek International rally.  It was a smallish (under 50 people), Region 7 rally held in Hutchinson, KS which is not far from my home in Kansas City.  I thought I would zip over, since I […]Read More

008 Roadtreking Podcast: How to be a Happy Workamper

Here it is, Episode 008 of the Podcast. We cover a lot of ground this week, including a couple of reports from Kitchener, ON Canada, and the headquarters of Roadtrek Motorhomes, But along with reader feedback, a review of a great tech gizmo for RVers, some Q&A about batteries and our bucket list destination of […]Read More

Roadtrek adds new Class B RV model on the ProMaster Chassis

At the Roadtrek Motorhome factory in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada the other day, I was able to get some details and video of a brand new model that will be built on the ProMaster chassis used around the world as a rugged and reliable cargo van. This new ProMaster RV model will most definitely not look […]Read More

10 Uber Cool Products for the RV

It’s cold here in Kansas City. So I’m inside the house, decluttering drawers and closets, working on overdue projects, catching up on TV shows and surfing the web. Recently, I came across a great site called Dornob and do they have some neat-o designs!!!!  Some of these are probably useful for the trendy RVer, and […]Read More

Sneak Peak at Our Next RV

Jennifer and I are super geeked. We will soon have a brand new Roadtrek. This decision has been a long time in the making. But our love for off-the-grid boondocking and the new innovations in Roadtrek technology – plus an unbeatable deal from American RV in Grand Rapids, MI – led me to the Roadtrek […]Read More

My RV – A Mobile Art Studio

I am a watercolor artist, who has not picked up a paint brush for two and a half years. I stopped painting around the time that my husband, Jim, was diagnosed with cancer. The grieving process is interesting and unique to each person traveling through this path. I can't tell you how many times I have […]Read More

007 Roadtreking – 5 Cheap RV DIY Ideas

Half the fun of RVing is personalizing our homes-on-wheels, making them uniquely our own through special mods and customizations. And the best thing about doing-it-ourselves is that it is relatively inexpensive, downright cheap in fact. Ah, but knowing what to do and how to do it – that is often another matter, Amongst a lot […]Read More

8 More Easy Tips for the RV Lifestyle

Practical ideas to make your travel lifestyle more comfortable don't require a lot of money. Many of these ideas are borrowed from others, some are a result of several of our own (sometimes expensive) false starts, and a few of the cheapest turned out to be unbelievably useful. We readily discard ideas that just don't […]Read More

Study: RVing Cuts Vacation Costs by Up to 62 Percent

I knew RVing made a lot of sense for us as we travel about North America. It gives us freedom, mobility and we get to bring most of the comforts of home. But now I have another big reason for this traveling lifestyle. RV vacations save money. A lot of money. For the most recent […]Read More

006 RV Podcast: The Migration of the Snowbirds

It's underway – the annual migration of the Snowbirds , with an estimated 2-5 million RVers  heading to the South and Southwest. That's the featured topic in Episode 006 of Roadtreking the RV Podcast. Snowbirds typically spend three to five months in the warm climates. It's a dream lots of us have. We cover lots […]Read More

Travels with the eTrek: A Photo Montage

Like a lot of RVers, I've been reviewing memories and photographs over the past couple of years. That's what we do during the down time: Go back and look at our photos and thus get excited by the places we'll be going once the weather arms up. If you're like me, I bet you have […]Read More

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