Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: September 2017

Fall Comes to the Dordogne Region of France

I’m more attuned to the changing seasons than most sticks and bricks dwellers because I’m out and about many times a day, and I pick up on changes that slip…

Tomato Basil Pie

This is a tasty rustic recipe to try out for a camping adventure.  It can be made ahead or at the campsite.  Try it for a breakfast, lunch or dinner….

Down the Loire Valley and South to Perigueux

We have been driving west from the French-German border at Strasbourg, staying in municipal aires du camping and enjoying the French countryside. I set the GPS for no toll roads,…

Solo RV Travel

Thinking Solo RV Travel? Do It!

Estimates put the number of solo RVers at between 20 to 30 percent of all the RVers on the road. If you’re on the fence about joining that group of…

Gadgets: One Cool Light!

One of the things we like the most about doing this blog and the podcast is hearing from you and receiving your tips. Sometimes, it’s about how to do things…

Off The Beaten Path: Leg Sundial

Off the Beaten Path: Giant Leg Sundial

We were on our trip with our 20-something niece headed for Madison, WI, and after 325 hard, fast mils we needed a break. “Hey!” I said, “Here’s a 16-foot high…

West Across the Rhine and Into France

After leaving the Hymer museum we drove south to Lake Constance, a glacial lake at the foot of the Swiss Alps. We stayed in a commercial campground there for a…

Tips: Finding Dogsitting Services

One problem those of us who travel with dogs regularly face is what to do with our pets when we have a place to go or an activity to do…

Microwave Egg Casserole

Here’s a great breakfast recipe sure to bring morning smiles from every camper in your RV! Microwave bake     Power: 80%  Time:  11 1/2 min. Ingredients 4 eggs 1…