Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: January 2014

Why is Our Camper Van so Comfortable?

We are sitting in a beautiful Florida State Park waiting for the snow and wintry mix to pass through Georgia before we head north. We will winterize tomorrow morning after…

Winter RVing in California

While Mike and Jennifer have been traveling the arctic vortex some of us have been aiming for a different experience of winter. Of course, I live in San Diego county…

New Roadtrek CS stolen from Florida

A brand new Roadtrek CS-Adventurous has been stolen from outside a Hampton Inn in Lakeland, FL, located just off the I-4 highway. The owner just took possession of it and he…

When is it too cold to RV?

I am beginning to have some serious doubts about the wisdom of taking our Roadtrek eTrek to the wilderness of Northern Minnesota next week to report on a dog sled…

Anticipation: A month of travel awaits

Anticipation, they say, is half the fun. I think there’s a point there. Thinking, planning, dreaming and looking forward to the next trip is indeed pretty exciting. And as Jennifer…

Saved by Camping World – Again!

When we first got our “experienced” Roadtrek we had the horrible experience of having our big blue dump hose explosively unravel during our second- ever dumping of tanks. That stranded…

RV Curtain Repair

The temperature outside is in the negative digits as we ready the Roadtrek for a trip south.  All those little things that we have been put ting off since the…