Your pooch travels in comfort with Doggy Backseat Platform

  By Bob Difley I don’t travel with nor currently possess a pet (dog, cat, or bird) but I have had all of them at one time in my life and realize their importance to many RVers as companions on their road-wandering travels. But I also know that your canine friends would rather be outside running than cooped up in... Read More

Full-time RVing: Shop, but make sure the galley will “work”

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Not everyone already has an RV when they begin their “full-time career.” Well, I guess we did — it was a large truck camper, but it didn’t take long to figure out that full-timing in a slide-in camper just wasn’t going to cut it. So we started shopping for a “new” home. Maybe you’re... Read More

RV Short Stop: Bicycle in a tree and UFO

  Beautiful Vashon Island is 12 minutes by ferry from Seattle, Washington. It seems a hundred miles away. There’s one small settlement and isolated homes scattered around the peaceful countryside. And there’s “the bicycle.” Ask at the Country Store how to find it (it’s hidden from view across the street).  The story goes that the bicycle was chained to a tree decades... Read More

When, how and why to use a dehumidifier

  Here’s a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Dear Bob, (Edited for brevity.) I am a fairly new RVer (and) have been reading up on dehumidifiers. Is it recommended to have one? How often do you use it? Should I keep one on while it is parked in the driveway? And when do I use it when traveling?... Read More

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

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