How often does RV hot-skin wiring occur?

  Dear Mike, Regarding the three essential testers (Digital Multi-Meter, Non-Contact Voltage Tester, and Circuit Analyzer) mentioned in the video from Gary Bunzer in the RV Travel newsletter recently (Three electrical testing devices all RV owners should have in their tool kit), do you have statistics (even educated guesses) on how often hot-skin wiring is actually occurring? How about the... Read More

Seven-in-one Instant Pot provides easy meals

  By Bob Difley The best-selling Instant Pot DUO60 (rated 4.7 out of 5 stars on Amazon, with almost 17,000 customer reviews) is a smart electric multi-functional cooker created for fast-paced, health-oriented and green-conscious lifestyles with the objectives of being safe, convenient and dependable. Instant Pot is a kitchen partner that is easy to use and clean and has extensive... Read More

Versatile strainer collapses, folds flat for storage

  By Bob Difley If you are an RVer you likely look for stuff that folds, comes apart, deflates, or collapses to fit into your already constrained storage spaces. New materials and processes are now making more and more utility items into reduced versions for efficient storage. The Collapsible Kitchen Colander by Comfify is the ideal workhorse for cooking and... 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

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

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