Roadtreking

Category Archives: DIY & Gadgets

RV Closet Contents Revealed

RV closets are dimly-lit spaces jam-packed with clothes. And the smaller the RV, the more packed the closet.  The wardrobe closet in our 19.5 foot Roadtrek 190 Popular is 16-inches…

The best three severe weather apps for RVers

It’s always a good idea to keep a handle on current and future weather conditions, especially in the midst of spring’s severe weather season as RVers travel across the country…

Editing those smartphone RV travel videos

From sunsets, to travelogue-style movies, the latest smartphones and tablets allow us to capture more video than ever in our RV adventures. Apps for video editing are getting better and better and with…

Let there Be Light (for Fewer Watts)!

I recently undertook a conversion on our 2008 Roadtrek 190 Popular, swapping out the original fluorescent light bulbs for LED bulbs. Now this might sound simple, as in remove one…

On the Road: Microwave Replacement

Why don’t things quit working before we hit the road? We had just headed out in our winterized Roadtrek for a 10 day trip when we found the microwave oven…

Gadgets: Your RV’s Own Aurora Borealis

Your RV exterior at night can be the Black Hole of Calcutta or Times Square on New Years Eve. There are two reasons to think about night lighting: decorative entertainment…

Meandering off the Interstates

“Not all those who wander are lost,” so wrote J. R. R. Tolkien in The Lord of the Rings. It is so true when it comes to traveling across the continent in…

Updating the Maps in My Clarion GPS

Updating my maps is a project I’ve been meaning to get around to for quite some time, and I finally got irritated with driving past brand new roads that my…

The Maiden Voyage of my New Fishing Kayak

We ended the year 2016 with the first voyage of my brand new Native Slayer 10 fishing kayak. It was a miserable day for Florida, with temps in the 50’s…

Convection Oven Tips

Understanding how your convection oven works will reward you with delicious results that are easy to attain while preparing meals and snacks on the road! The convection oven differs from…