Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: January 2017

Another kind of RV Camping: Luxury RV Resorts

The motorhome lifestyle comes in a lot of different flavors. Most of our experience has been on-the-go, traveling, sightseeing and most often, boondocking or dry camping far off the beaten…

Bolognese Pizza

I made a significant amount of Bolognese sauce for spaghetti the other day so I served and re-served the same sauce for various meals over a few days.  Here is…

RVers health risk: Sitting Disease

If you’re like me and the pounds have been hard to get off lately, maybe you have sitting disease. Yes, there really is such an disease. And it’s reached epidemic…

Surviving the cold – in an igloo

On our 2017 January freezeout, we built igloos. Real igloos like my house in Canada. (Just kidding.) (About the Canada thing.) As none of us were experienced igloo builders, and…

Grilled Steak

This steak is a crowd pleaser and waiting to be grilled when the time is right! Ingredients: 2    1  1/2″ frozen filet mignon or rib eye steak Salt and Pepper…

A Video Recap of our Annual Winter Campout

The weather was unseasonably warm for Michigan’s Upper Peninsula but that didn’t stop more than 50 Roadtrekers from taking dog sled rides, snowshoeing, hiking, socializing and playing outdoors during our…

Staying Warm with Reflectix

There’s a whole bunch of us camping in the cold northwoods in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula this weekend  and though we’re surrounded by massive amounts of  snow, we are  nice and…

RV Recipes: Crab Cakes

This recipe that can be prepared with a hand full of pantry items and some mayonnaise and still make an impressive main dish! Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 12 oz. can of…