Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: May 2017

Take the Yellowstone Pledge

Take the Yellowstone Pledge

Attendance at Yellowstone National Park keeps rising and 2017 is expected to be another record-setting year. That’s pretty impressive considering that in 2015, the park set a record with 4…

Orange Zest cake donuts

My sister is visiting from Bielefeld Germany and was craving a donut that was an old childhood favorite… an orange glazed cake donut.  She stopped into a donut shop and…

Campskunk Goes to Barcelona

We packed up and headed south from Narbonne in southeastern France down the Mediterranean coast, looking for new adventures and wishing to see a bit of Spain. It’s already high…

RV Closet Contents Revealed

RV closets are dimly-lit spaces jam-packed with clothes. And the smaller the RV, the more packed the closet.  The wardrobe closet in our 19.5 foot Roadtrek 190 Popular is 16-inches…

Canada in 2017: Why You Need to Go

Canada in 2017: Why You Need to Go

This year is a big one for Canada as it celebrates its sesquicentennial, and our neighbors to the north have made it particularly attractive for RVers.with free access to Canada’s…

Pistachio dried cranberry biscotti

Biscotti is great for dipping into a hot cup of coffee or a light snack or easy dessert and keeps well in a ziplock bag for at least week or in…

What is a Class C RV?

We’ve been doing a video series about the different classes of small recreational vehicles. Already we’ve covered the Class B RV and the Class B Plus RV. In this report,…

Campskunk Makes It to the Mediterranean

We continued our drive south from the Reims area in Champagne-Ardennes, where we woke up to the same cool, damp weather we had been experiencing in Calais. We were inland…