Mike Wendland

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Serendipity travel with no reservations

We love Serendipity Traveling…with no reservations and no set-in-stone agenda. That’s our preferred RV Lifestyle method of exploring. Come along with us on a beautiful day in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula…

Episode 197: How to Camp for Free

Camping fees are skyrocketing. It’s common to pay $30 a night at state parks, nearly $50 at commercial campgrounds. Even close to $100 a night at some of the resort-style…

Our Glacier gathering starts today

Here’s our LIVE “Ask Us Anything” streaming video from last night at our Roadtreking Glacier National Park Photo Safari gathering. We recorded it from our spot in the Chewing Blackbones…

Episode 196: The 330 Rule for the RV Lifestyle

This episode comes to you from the road as we head west towards Glacier National Park and our annual Roadtreking photo safari there next week. We’re recording this episode from…

Getting ready for a long season of travel

We’re off for a long summer season of travel that will see us and our RV crisscrossing the country. We’ve spent the last couple of weeks getting the RV and…

Off the Beaten Path in Northern Wisconsin

Say “Wisconsin” to almost anyone, and they’re likely to think of cheese.  There is cheese in this story, but you’ll have to wait for it.  This is a trip along…

New RV owner? Come to a Roadtreking Gathering

Heads up for an important announcement about our Roadtreking gatherings – especially for NEW and FIRST TIME OWNERS (within the past two years) of a new or used Hymer or…

8 helpful RV Lifestyle Tips

We get lots of ideas and tips sent in by our audience. Some are too short for a full-length report, but still useful. We’ve saved all the tips you have…

3 Apps to find Cheap Gas

Gas prices are soaring with the summer heat, making drivers even more alert for the lowest possible prices. Fortunately, a number of apps can help drivers hunt down the lowest…

Off the beaten Path: Arthurdale, WV

By Tom and Patti Burkett If you were a West Virginia coal miner, life was especially hard in the early 1930s.  The Great Depression had pulled the bottom out of…

We go to RV Owners School

We were recently invited to come share our RV experiences with a group of Roadtrek and Erwin Hymer of North America van owners in Canada. Our destination was Waterloo, Ontario,…