Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: February 2018

Food & Community On-the-Road

I have been considering the importance of food in life. Why is it that we all want to cook our own mostly healthy meals when traveling in our RV’s? The…

Romance in a Roadtrek

Romance in a Roadtrek…or how to keep it sweet on the road… Hmmmm.   how to write this, how to write this… Well, one definition of romance is “a feeling of…

Way Down Upon the Suwannee River

Our Roadtreking gathering at Florida’s Manatee Springs State Park had us all singing that line from Steven Foster’s 1851 song a lot this past week as we kayaked, canoed, pontooned,…

Chinese Chicken and Rice Instant Pot Meal

These ingredients combine well and make a delicious Instant Pot meal. Remember to use a minimum of 1 1/2 cups of liquid when using an Instant Pot regardless of the…

Dewinterized in the Land of the Snowbirds

Now we’re talking. We’ve been down in Florida for a week now and over the weekend, the temperature hit 83 degrees Fahrenheit. It is definitely time to dewinterize. On Saturday,…

Two easy RV organizational tips

We received a great tip from a reader named Anne who emailed us two tips that help tidy up the interior of an RV. What Anne did was to purchase…

Sprinter Starter Repair

My Roadtrek CS Adventurous is over three years old, and I’m starting to get a few things that let be know it’s not showroom new anymore. A couple of weeks…

Instant Pot Beef Short Ribs and Potatoes

6 quart Instant Pot Serves 3 This is an Instant Pot recipe I came up with this week.  The sauce is delightful and the potatoes are perfect consistency when you…

Advice for RV Husbands

A few videos back, Jennifer delivered some straight talk to RV wives about RV living. Now, it’s my turn. This time, I’m talking to RV husbands. I’m offering my personal…

Microwave Chocolate Cake

I received many great suggestions and requests this week for recipes and cooking method preferences individuals have while traveling in an RV.  This recipe is in response to a request…