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RV Quick Tip: Bring your garden with you

We start a new series today that will appear every Tuesday called RV Quick Tips. These will be very sort, practical little tips we pick up as we travel, perhaps…

Is a Cassette Toilet Right for Your RV?

Cassette toilets are very popular in Europe and they are showing up more and more in RVs made in North America. But are they right for you and your RV…

Apps to monitor emergency radio bands

If you’ve ever been on the road and watched a bunch of emergency vehicles go speeding by and wondered where they’re headed, it might be easier to find out than…

The secret for getting your mail on the road

Do you worry about important mail piling up at the post office or your sticks and bricks home? Until recently – like many RVers – when we were away from…

How to camp in the cold and snow

We love to camp in our RV in all seasons and in all parts of North America. Winter camping, in fact, is one of our favorite RV activities. But there’s…

What you need in your RV Kitchen

No matter what size RV you have, storage room is always at a premium. And food preparation products and storage is one area every RVer needs to maximize for efficiency….

Is your RV Ready for winter?

With winter and cold weather now a reality for many who live in northern states and Canada, its time to make sure your RV is ready for winter. There are…

Replacing the Headbanger Light

Eight years ago we began changing out the old light bulbs in our Roadtrek for LED bulbs.  In an older RV with a single battery, the change to LEDs is…

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…

Campskunk Plugs In – In Europe!

OK, OK, I weakened. I’ve been going along fine for months without shore power, but Sharon was intent on sitting in one particular riverfront spot for days – under a…