How to take panorama photos with your smartphone

  by Chris Guld, GeeksOnTour.com Trinidad de Cuba, Photo by Jim Guld with a Nexus 6 Android phone. Lake Santa Fe, Florida: Photo by Chris Guld with an iPhone 7+ When you travel, you get so many opportunities for beautiful photos and, if you have a smartphone, you have one of the best cameras ever made. Taking panoramas, like the... Read More

Mix it up with Cuisinart’s Smart Stick Hand Blender

  By Bob Difley This Cuisinart Smart Stick Hand Blender is designed to handle a variety of basic tasks, such as blending, mixing, chopping, grinding, whipping, and pureeing to give you time for more creative culinary undertakings. The 2-speed control – plus chopper/grinder and chef’s whisk attachments – let this hand blender perform the tasks of 3 food prep appliances.... Read More

RVtravel.com readers grab $63,000 of gaffer tape

  From editor Chuck Woodbury: We issued this news release to the media.   EDMONDS, Wash., Feb. 23, 2017 — Readers of RVtravel.com got a treat this month, a free roll of gaffer tape courtesy of Gaffer Power and the popular RV travel website. The USA-made product is widely used in television and video production, but is gaining popularity among... Read More

Thor recalls motorhomes: windshield wipers may fail

  Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling 1,824 model year 2014-2015 Tuscany, Tuscany XTE and Palazzo motorhomes. The windshield wiper systems on these vehicles may have been improperly installed or secured, causing the wipers to fail during operation. Indications of a failure, the company noted in its Safety Recall Report, would be “the windshield wipers would start to slow down,... Read More

Newbie tips: Can you drive a Class A RV?

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris Many folks, on “thinking” about getting their first Class A motorhome, are a bit intimidated. After all, they’re so BIG! However do you pilot that big thing down the road? How could you ever get comfortable maneuvering so much mass? Here’s some advice from those who’ve made the big leap and now are... Read More

RV covers — Are they a good thing?

By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a question he received from several readers  while he was serving as RVtravel.com’s technical editor. To cover or not to cover? That is the question. I’m often asked if it’s a good idea to cover an RV during the winter. There are a number of commercially available RV... Read More

The readers write: From poop to gas, some folks came unstuck

  Edited by Russ and Tiña De Maris Gaffer tape gaff? When a gaffer tape manufacturer’s offer to give every reader a roll of its product on request didn’t work right the first week, some of our readers came unstuck. As was noted, some disappointed folks said they were through with us. We’re adhering to your comments – even if... Read More