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Mike is a veteran journalist who, with his wife, Jennifer, travels North America in a small motorhome, blogging about the people, places, joys and adventure of RV life on the road. He enjoys camping (obviously), hiking, biking, fitness, photography, kayaking, video editing, and all things dealing with technology and the outdoors. See and subscribe to his RV Lifestyle Channel on YouTube, where he has hundreds of RV and travel related videos. His PC MIke TV reports, on personal technology are distributed weekly to all 215 NBC-TV stations.

7 Biggest Lakes in the U.S.

As Michiganders, we hold a special place in our hearts for the lakes of the U.S. and Canada.  Of course, we’re especially partial to the Great Lakes, but there are many, many others. When it comes to sheer size of the bodies of water, the team at Travel Trivia recently broke down a list of […]Read More

Frank Conversations about RV Frustrations

It’s time for some straight talk: The RV Lifestyle is not as idyllic as you may dream it is. At times it can be quite frustrating. We surveyed our RV Podcast Community and in this episode, we’re going to tell you what bugs RVers the most and what can be done about it! Plus, we’ll […]Read More

Why every RVer needs a Bucket List

This week on the RV Podcast we meet a couple who tell us why every RVer should have a bucket list and how to make it come true. Ari and Jessi Adler, collectively known as the Trekers.org, tell us how, even with 9 to 5 jobs, they are making their amazingly ambitious bucket list come […]Read More

A Labor of Love: DIY Campervans

This week, we tour two DIY campervans, built by two couples as a labor of love. We met them and toured their vans at our recent winter campout at Tahquamenon Falls in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. One is on the Ford Transit chassis, the other on the Sprinter 3500 chassis. The guy referenced in the video […]Read More

Winter Camping Fun in the Upper Peninsula

Our annual winter campout at Tahquamenon Falls State Park in Michigan's Upper Peninsula drew its best crowd yet, some 60 RVers from as far away as Florida. We had folks in fifth wheels, Roadtreks, Pleasure-Ways, Advanced RVs, home made converted vans and two tents equipped with wood burning stoves. We cross country skied, snow shoed, […]Read More

RV Podcast Ep 225: DIY your own campervan RV

Have you looked at RV prices lately? They are through the roof. Expect to pay well over $100,000 to buy a new Class B campervan. Even $150K is not that unusual and some of the super high-end ones are closer to $200,000. Those high prices are one reason why lots of RVers are making their […]Read More

Winter camping at its best!

My how our winter weather camping adventures have grown! Six years ago, Jennifer and I were the only ones who spent a weekend camping in the snow up at Tahquamenon Falls State Park in Michigans Upper Peninsula. The next year, we put out the word that we were going back and several people joined us. […]Read More

RV Podcast Episode 223: The 2019 RV Lifestyle Bucket List

It’s a New Year filled with opportunities and adventures just waiting around the next bend in the road. This week, we hear from RVers all across North America about their Bucket List Trips planned for 2019. Show Notes for Episode #223 Jan 2, 2019 of Roadtreking – The RV Podcast: WHAT MIKE AND JENNIFER ARE […]Read More

Winter Campout Dates – Jan 11 -13, 2019

Looking for adventure? Then come join us for our annual Winter Campout at Tahquamenon Falls in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, January 11-13, 2019. Jennifer and I have been doing this now every year since 2013. Once we started inviting people to join us up there that weekend, more and more folks from all across North American […]Read More

As Us Anything – Winter RVing Tips, RV Q&A and more

There's no doubt winter is here even though the calendar says fall has a few more weeks. As we did last night's Ask Us Anything live broadcast on the RV Lifestyle Channel, the season's first major snow storm was dumping anywhere from 3 to 12 inches of snow across much of the nation's midsection. Naturally, […]Read More

RV Podcast 216: Our Absolute Top RV buying Tip

Thinking about buying at RV? Hold up. Don’t do it until you follow our advice. What advice is that? Simple: Try before you buy. Unless you are an experienced RVer and know – from experience – just what you want, RV newbies should try out an RV for a couple of days to make sure […]Read More

RV Quick Tip: A Single K-Cup French Press

I love coffee at camp. Love to start my day with a couple of cups and watch the world wake up. Love to end it with a cup around the campfire. Over the years, we’ve tried three different coffee makers. Because of the constant jarring and bumps in RV travel, they all eventually broke. Plus, […]Read More

Snowbound in the Upper Peninsula in our Roadtrek

Right now, we're waiting for the roads to be cleared of snow. Until the plows come through, they'd be pretty rough driving. The nearest town is 15 miles away, though there's a sort of general store and gas station a mile or two down the road I could get to on snowshoes. But we don't […]Read More