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Off The Beaten Path: Leg Sundial

Off the Beaten Path: Giant Leg Sundial

We were on our trip with our 20-something niece headed for Madison, WI, and after 325 hard, fast mils we needed a break. “Hey!” I said, “Here’s a 16-foot high…

West Across the Rhine and Into France

After leaving the Hymer museum we drove south to Lake Constance, a glacial lake at the foot of the Swiss Alps. We stayed in a commercial campground there for a…

Tips: Finding Dogsitting Services

One problem those of us who travel with dogs regularly face is what to do with our pets when we have a place to go or an activity to do…

Microwave Egg Casserole

Here’s a great breakfast recipe sure to bring morning smiles from every camper in your RV! Microwave bake     Power: 80%  Time:  11 1/2 min. Ingredients 4 eggs 1…

Off the Beaten Path: Junkyard Art in Michigan

A  trip took us to the Porcupine Mountains of Michigan’s upper peninsula. Our way home took us along M-28, on the southern shore of Lake Superior, where we passed a…

Hymer Museum – Part One

I’m overwhelmed with all the beautiful cars and RVs I saw yesterday at the Hymer Museum in Bad Waldsee, Germany, and wanted to show y’all some of the sights I…

Campskunk’s Nuremberg Visit

We said farewell to the Rhine and its castles and headed east from Wiesbaden on E45, the Interstate 40 of Europe. It was full of big trucks with German, Polish…

Tips: Avoid Becoming a Missing Person

Jennifer’s Tips: Avoid Becoming a Missing Person

Our Roadtreking friend Mary Z recently shared a fascinating article from Outdoor magazine that notes 1,600 people go missing from our public lands each year. They’re doing stuff like hiking, jogging, exploring…

Off the Beaten Path: Leominster, Mass.

By Anna Burkett New England towns have plenty of vestigial British references. One of these is the suffix minster, as in Westminster, which designates a town with a monastic center or…

Watermelon Lemonade

With the local heat waves upon us.  Thought of a refreshing beverage. Combine seedless Watermelon with Lemonade… refreshing and super easy! Serves 2 Prep Time: 10 min. Blend time: 3…

Tips: One Cool Dog

Tips: One Cool Dog

If our Norwegian Elkhound dog, Bo, could pass along a tip, this would probably be the one – especially during warmer weather months. It deals with the one thing he…

Following the Rhine Upstream

From Denmark we are slowly working our way south along the western border of Germany, which means that we are following the Rhine valley. We first hit the Rhine near…

Off the Beaten Path Near Acadia National Park

Acadia, in Maine, is one of the top 10 national parks in the U.S., with more than 2.5 million visitors annually. Come summer, it’s wall to wall people from Ellsworth…

Campskunk and Sharon Go North Into Denmark

We finished up our eight day stay in Hamburg on the Elbe and got our 10,000 mile service at the Hamburg Sprinter dealer, which is what we were waiting around…

Eating my way across Europe

Those of you who know me know I’m fairly simple. I live to eat, drink, hike, and travel. So while Campskunk is traveling across Europe in his Roadtrek, I ate…