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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 camping adventure 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 […]Read More

RV Podcast 224: America’s National Parks During the Government Shutdown

Most of our National Parks remain open… but the partial governmental shutdown is causing some major problems across the country. In this episode of the podcast, we’ll update you on the latest. Plus, we talk about the controversial practice of wolf hunting near Yellowstone National Park. And, as always, we have  your questions, comments and tips. […]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

Jennifer’s Tips: Keep Your Dog From Running out of your RV

According to survey on our Facebook Group, almost 70 percent of all RVers travel with pets, most often a dog. But one concern many of us have is how to keep our pets secure while traveling, or from bolting outside when we open the RV door. Lisa Gruner, of Huntsville, Alabama, shared a tip with me […]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

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