Tags : vanlife

RV Podcast: A new kind of Workcamper

This week in Episode 250 of the RV Podcast, you’ll meet our friend Joe Raetano, a computer scientist and a new kind of workcamper, who shares with us how commuting to his high tech North Carolina job in his RV and then staying in it during the week saves him lots of money and yet […]Read More

Are these the world’s most expensive and luxurious campervans?

We're traveling across North America visiting various RV manufacturing facilities to learn what goes into today's RVs. In this video, we visit Advanced RV in Willoughby, Ohio,  which has a worldwide reputation for making high quality, luxury Class B motorhomes that feature customized interiors, innovative designs and state of the art engineering.  Jennifer and I […]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

Two new gadgets for the new RV

As many of you know, we have a new RV, a 2018 Roadtrek CS Adventurous XL. We call it MAJOR for Mike and Jennifer’s Other Residence. And we’ve been spending the last few weeks outfitting and personalizing it, I thought I'd share this video of two electronic gadgets I just installed – a new cell phone […]Read More

Getting ready for 2019

OK. Let's get this out of the way. Yes, I know I'm technically supposed to be off work, taking a year-end break from blogging, podcasting and video production.  But… I need a favor to get us back to work on January 2 with the next episode of the RV Podcast: I need your input. The […]Read More

Our 2018 Roadtreking Year in Review

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]It’s been another great year of traveling in our Roadtrek Class B campervan – over 35,000 miles driven through 22 states and one Canadian province over 247 days. That works out to being on the road almost 68% of the year. We stayed in campgrounds, state and national forests, […]Read More

Getting ready for a long season of travel

We're off for a long summer season of travel that will see us and our RV crisscrossing the country. We've spent the last couple of weeks getting the RV and ourselves ready. That meant tire rotation and rebalancing, an oil change and new fuel filter, topped off fluids, safety checks and routine maintenance for the […]Read More

Meandering through Nebraska

I am moving west. It is a slight push as I need to be in Boise by early next week. Elsie the cat is going to visit friends of ours for two weeks while I venture north on a small ship Alaska Cruise for two weeks. How cool is that? I have been traveling across […]Read More

Stop those annoying spam calls

Don't you just hate it when you're enjoying a getaway in your RV and your phone keeps ringing with calls from spammers? If it seems like we’re getting more and more of those annoying telemarketer calls, consider this: The FTC reported more than 375,000 complaints about such calls a month last year. Fortunately, there Fortunately, […]Read More

Choosing a bike cover

I recently took a photo of my trip across the Chesapeake Bay on the Cape May-Lewis Ferry on our Roadtreking Group on Facebook. The photo as you can see is easily titled “The Big and the Small of It”. That is one big rig next to my small little SS Agile. Several people responded to […]Read More

Episode 167: How to Find the Ultimate Camping Spots in 2018

Before you start making your RV travel plans for the next camping season, you’ll want to listen to this week’s interview about a great resource for finding the perfect spot in public campgrounds. From state parks and out of the way municipal spots to outstanding boondocking campsites in state and national forests or other wilderness […]Read More