Roadtreking

Category Archives: DIY & Gadgets

Unplugged: How much power am I using?

Blaaaaaaaaaaah!  We woke up to the shriek of the propane detector at 5 am in a parking lot outside a completely full campground on Natchez Trace.  We had arrived exhausted…

RV Accessory: Dash Stick Pad

Here’s a cool idea: The Dash Stick Pad. It’s a very cool little pad that affixes itself to your dashboard with no glue, no tape, no residue but can then…

Driving my RV GoPro video

I use a lot of cameras while we travel North America in our Roadtrek RV. One of my favorites is the GoPro Hero, a very tiny high def camera that…

Phoneless in Colorado

Remember that new Samsung Galaxy 4S that I wrote about two weeks ago. Well, that smartphone did a dumb thing: It up and died on me. It won’t charge, won’t…

RVing and my new smartphone

I’ve switched smartphones and it’s all because of RVing. I now use the Samsung Galaxy S 4. I traded my iPhone 5 in at my local Verizon store and now…

Adding Points of Interest to your GPS

RVers love their GPS units. Can you imagine traveling without one? But do you know that many of today’s most popular units can be customized to show the special places you are…