Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: December 2017

Is this something I can fix?

I have been back in a sticks and bricks rental for a month. I am in San Diego getting all the “stuff” done that I need to get done. I…

Chocolate Ganache with Orange Peel

Here is a New Years Eve dessert that will bring lots of smiles and it’s easy! Ingredients 8 oz.  chocolate cut in 1″ pieces 1 1/4 cups heavy cream Orange…

Tips: Control Shedding

Tips: Control Shedding

We love Bo, our Norwegian Elkhound dog, but there is definitely one thing we don’t love: His fur. In other words, he sheds. A lot. He is a big dog…

The critical shortage of RV service technicians

The boom in RV sales has created a major demand for RV service techs. The RV industry just can’t get enough of them. So it’s rolling out intense recruitment and…

Wild Rice and Mango Salad

This dish is delicious and can be served cold as a salad or warm as a main entrée or as a side dish.  I made up the recipe using ingredients…

Swim Noodles at Camp

Why You Should Take Swim Noodles to Camp

Ever run into your awning support pole? Hurts, doesn’t it? We’ve all done that. So don’t think you’re the only one. Well here’s a tip to help you avoid that…….

The RVers Complete Guide to Dog Parks

We love to travel in our RV with Bo. He is such a part of our van life on the road that it’s hard to imagine the RV lifestyle without…

Roadtrek Sprinter Electric Step Repair

  One annoying thing that happened while I was in Europe was that my electric step quit working. A quick peek underneath revealed that the actuator, the shock absorber shaped…

Citrus Peel Olive Oil Cake

This cake is light and refreshing… Enjoy! Preheat oven 350 degrees Bake time: 40 – 43 minutes Convection 50 – 55 minutes Traditional Oven INGREDIENTS 3        …

The PERFECT Snow Brush for Tall RV’s

Let it snow. Let it snow. Let it snow. Right. The problem with that is you have to clean it off. If you use your RV all year round like…

Plan Ahead, Avoid Getting Stranded

Tips: Plan Ahead, Avoid Getting Stranded

While we love tips from Roadtreking readers and listeners the most, sometimes we offer you information based on our own experiences. That includes one of the times we had to…

What you need in your RV Kitchen

No matter what size RV you have, storage room is always at a premium. And food preparation products and storage is one area every RVer needs to maximize for efficiency….

Is Boondocking right for you?

It was the quiet that we most noticed. There were no traffic sounds. No TV sets from nearby campsites. No laughter, no murmuring voices of anyone else. Just us. And…