Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: August 2017

DIY Front Screens for your RV

We love seeing how other RVers customize their RVs and make them uniquely their own. In Montana, we met Marilyn Daniel, who showed us how she made her own screens…

Watermelon Lemonade

With the local heat waves upon us.  Thought of a refreshing beverage. Combine seedless Watermelon with Lemonade… refreshing and super easy! Serves 2 Prep Time: 10 min. Blend time: 3…

Tips: One Cool Dog

Tips: One Cool Dog

If our Norwegian Elkhound dog, Bo, could pass along a tip, this would probably be the one – especially during warmer weather months. It deals with the one thing he…

Following the Rhine Upstream

From Denmark we are slowly working our way south along the western border of Germany, which means that we are following the Rhine valley. We first hit the Rhine near…

The Biggest RV Travel Weekend Ever!

It was nothing less than stupendous. More RVs traveled the weekend leading up to and including the Aug. 21, 2017 total eclipse of the sun than every before. It drew…

Off the Beaten Path Near Acadia National Park

Acadia, in Maine, is one of the top 10 national parks in the U.S., with more than 2.5 million visitors annually. Come summer, it’s wall to wall people from Ellsworth…

Campskunk and Sharon Go North Into Denmark

We finished up our eight day stay in Hamburg on the Elbe and got our 10,000 mile service at the Hamburg Sprinter dealer, which is what we were waiting around…

Eating my way across Europe

Those of you who know me know I’m fairly simple. I live to eat, drink, hike, and travel. So while Campskunk is traveling across Europe in his Roadtrek, I ate…