Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: December 2013

Florida Winter Camping

As a native Floridian, I’m in a good position to jump on targets of opportunity that pop up over the winter here, and I just snagged three nights at one…

And we’re off: Escape from the snow

There was another half inch of snow last night, adding to the considerable accumulation that has piled up outside our Michigan home. We got hit with about six inches last…

Organizing your RV Exterior Storage

Roadtreks are blessed with lots of storage, but unless you keep it organized there will never be enough space.  The older Roadtreks have one or more compartments with a fiberglass…

I Hate Cold Weather

As a fulltimer, I am not in the habit of putting up with bad weather. As I have written before, I usually travel around the continent in a route designed…

A year in my Roadtrek

It’s that time of year when we look back at the year now ending. For me, 2013 ended up being a great year for me after a rocky start. My step-father…

My RV has turned into an igloo

This is only temporary. That’s what I keep telling myself when I look out in in my snowy Michigan driveway and instead of seeing our Roadtrek eTrek out there, we…

My Roadtrek As a Second Car

About a month ago my Subaru met up with a Jeep in a parking lot down by the beach. It was a little too close. Bummer. Now my Subaru is…

voyzee app

Cool app for RVers: Voyzee

Taking “selfies” and sharing photos and videos with our smartphones is worldwide phenomenon these days and there are lots of apps available to help you take them and share them….