Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: January 2018

Episode 175: Straight Talk for RV Wives

Among a host of topics, today’s episode features a “For Women Only” advice section from Jennifer for RV wives. Now I think husbands will also benefit to this but what…

Video and Photo Apps for RVers with Smartphones

If there’s one thing pretty much all RVers have these days regardless of the type of vehicle they travel in, it’s a smartphone. Besides being an RV travel reporter, I…

Jennifer’s Tip: A Bright Idea

Whether wanting to conserve battery life or read when our partner is ready for sleep, we don’t always want all the lights in our RVs on. That’s why I thought…

Jambalaya

This recipe was made in the 6 quart Instant Pot. Reduced all the ingredients by half when making this in a 3 quart Instant Pot. Serves: 6 – 8 Package…

Tips: Avoid the Laundromat

Jennifer’s Tips: Avoid the Laundromat

Though convenient, hitting a laundromat isn’t always everyone’s favorite necessary chore when RVing. Our friend Tom, of Ottawa, offers a tip that might come in handy – at least for…

Off the Beaten Path: Oak Ridge TN

Patti and Tom Burkett Recently we saw a copy of a letter posted on the wall of a museum.  It was dated November third.  The letter said. “The federal government…

White Bean Tuscan Kale Soup

A cup of soup is a welcome light lunch or dinner when the weather is cold. This instant pot soup comes together quick and easy in a 6 quart Instant…

RV Sidetrip: Noah’s Ark in Williamstown, KY

The first thing you notice about the attraction known as the Ark Encounter is that it is huge – a full-size Noah’s Ark, built according to the dimensions given in…

Solved: The Great RV LED Brightness Dilemma

It’s been an recurring discussion on our RV Podcast for the past several months about how to dim or block out all that bright LED light from the electronics and…

How to camp in the cold and snow

We love to camp in our RV in all seasons and in all parts of North America. Winter camping, in fact, is one of our favorite RV activities. But there’s…

Starting the New Year on the Road

It’s a new year, with new places, adventures, friends and memories to be made. On this first day of 2018, we find ourselves on the road again, traveling this day…