Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: April 2018

Trail and Hiking apps for the RVer

We’ll all be out there RVing and spending more time soon with Mother Nature – hiking, biking, and running the warmer weather days away. The last thing anyone wants to…

Amidst record Class B sales, a Super B show!

We’re at the huge Super B RV Show being held near Phoenix, AZ this weekend, surrounded by some 130 Class B and small motorhomes. Nothing larger. No towables, popups, fifth…

Whip this up fast in the RV: Chef Salad

This salad can be put together quickly for lunch or dinner for vegans or those on an unrestricted eating program. Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 head of baby romaine lettuce 6…

Video: Back to winter – in April!

We’ve been down south most of the winter, watching springtime come to the Southern States. But we had to head home for a few weeks to to our Michigan home….

Stop those annoying spam calls

Don’t you just hate it when you’re enjoying a getaway in your RV and your phone keeps ringing with calls from spammers? If it seems like we’re getting more and…

Choosing a bike cover

I recently took a photo of my trip across the Chesapeake Bay on the Cape May-Lewis Ferry on our Roadtreking Group on Facebook. The photo as you can see is…

Lemon Tarts

This lemon tart has a wonderful consistency and has a refreshing tangy taste.  You can bake these in advance or prepare them easily on the stovetop after you arrive at…

The Destination IS the journey

When we take off in our RV, taking our time is as important as getting there. That’s why we prefer traveling two lane roads versus the Interstate. That’s also why…

Free up space on your smartphone

More and more, we RVers are relying on ur smartphones for much more than making telephone calls. From photos and videos, to navigation to budgeting spreadsheets, our smartphones have many…

Where I Wander-Among the Whirligigs

I am not good at planning trips. I am not good at looking at a map and saying “this day I am going to be here.”Sometimes I get a little…