Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: August 2014

Joy of RV Upsizing and Downsizing

We arrived around [4:30] PM at a pleasant ocean view campground in Maine. Shortly after we pulled into the assigned site and plugged into shore power, a beautiful new Class…

New Apps that RVers Will Enjoy

Apps. There are so many apps that empower our smartphones and tablets to do new and creative things that it’s almost impossible to keep up with them.  This week, I…

RV Destination: The Fundy Trail

A big draw here on the Roadtreking blog are posts about RV travels -places to visit and things to see.  Since other reporters were already writing super travel articles we…

Stranded in Montana: It’s all good

So, what’s your worse nightmare about an RV trip?  Having a mechanical breakdown in the middle of, say, Montana, at the start of a weekend? Trust me, it’s not so…

Fridges and Freezers, oh my

A few weeks ago we were at Mingus Park on the Oregon Coast. Mingus Park is in a really, really hilly part of the coast; there’s not much of a…

Off The Beaten Path: Meat Cove

“Don’t miss Meat Cove!” It was a beautiful fall day on Prince Edward Island. We were talking to a couple who were full-timers in their Roadtrek. We were headed to…

The Innards of your RV Propane Tank

I know, I know. You have been tossing and turning at night, wondering what’s inside your RV propane tank. Well, I am here to relieve your suffering, because I just…

Live from the FMCA High Desert Reunion

We’ve been in Redmond, OR most of the week attending the Family Motor Coach Association 90th Family Reunion and Motorhome Showcase (a rally). The aerial photo above, taken by the…

Apps for the Open Road

I’m attending the big Family Motorcoach Association Reunion and Rally this week in Redmond, OR and just did a seminar called Apps for the Open Road in which I share…

RV Recipes: Microwave Mug Cakes

(Editor’s Note: Please welcome Nancy Richardson to the Roatreking Reporter lineup. Nancy is a longtime Roadtreker who will file occasional posts for us about a subject very close to an…

Taking in the sights of the Maritimes

(Editor’s Note: With husband, Andrew, and Golden Retriever, Brewster, Roadtrek marketing director Karyn Torcoletti has just completed her very first RV trip. She shares some great photos and what she’s…