Roadtreking: The RV Lifestyle Blog

Category Archives: People & Places

Do we stay or do we go?

We had plans to RV down to the Emerald Coast of Florida and hang out all month at our condo on Okaloosa Island, using it as a base for RV…

We Get Lost in Santiago de Compostela

This northern coast of Spain has been quite an adventure! We took a couple of days to cross it, and the scenery is amazing – mountains coming down to the…

Down the Loire Valley and South to Perigueux

We have been driving west from the French-German border at Strasbourg, staying in municipal aires du camping and enjoying the French countryside. I set the GPS for no toll roads,…

Solo RV Travel

Thinking Solo RV Travel? Do It!

Estimates put the number of solo RVers at between 20 to 30 percent of all the RVers on the road. If you’re on the fence about joining that group of…

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…

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…

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…

The Biggest RV Travel Weekend Ever!

It was nothing less than stupendous. More RVs traveled the weekend leading up to and including the Aug. 21, 2017 total eclipse of the sun than every before. It drew…

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…