Confessions of a newbie full-time RVer

  By Mike ShermanHaving full-timed now for 5 months, we have learned a lot. Here’s an overview of our experience and lessons learned. After 30 years of RVing, we finally reached retirement and jumped at the opportunity to sell our home and belongings and see America full time. We started out with a 12′ trailer many years ago and gradually moved up….or... Read More

Holding tank tips for the stationary RV

By Russ and Tiña De Maris While the term “recreational vehicle” fosters visions of hitting the open road and exploring new sights, new civilizations, we don’t always boldly go where we haven’t gone before. Sometimes we may be “stuck” in the same place for a couple of weeks–even months. Having a “stationary RV” means special care of the black water... Read More

Get your Amazon deliveries on the road

Amazon.com doesn’t miss an opportunity. One of its newest is called Amazon Locker. Basically, the company has added lockers around the USA and even in international locations where you can ship products you’ve ordered. It’s very simple. Place your order as usual, but when picking a “Ship To” location simply search for and then select the nearest Amazon Locker location or... Read More

Good and bad news about prescription refills on the road

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Not long ago, we ran a video tip showing how easy it is to get drug prescription refills while traveling. The upshot of the video was to simply carry your pill bottles with you, and when you get close, take them to a pharmacy wherever you are, and ask the local pharmacist to have... Read More

Video: Working at Amazon during the holidays

By RV Travel Staff Every holiday season, Amazon.com hires thousands of employees at its warehouses to help with the huge increase in its business. In this one hour and twenty minute webinar from Workamper News, you’ll learn everything you need to know about Amazon’s CamperForce program. If it’s right you, it’s a great opportunity to earn enough extra income to help support your... Read More

Do today. Don’t put off until tomorrow. It may not come

By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.com I met a woman the other day, early 70s, who told me that she and her husband had planned to be traveling these days. They worked hard their whole lives, saved money, and dreamed of when they would be free. Then, about the time they were counting down to their freedom, her husband developed a... Read More

Full-timers: You never know where you’ll find them

By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.com People are not always what they appear to be. I’m referring here to full-time RVers. You think people are residents of a particular town and then you start talking to them and you learn they are living and traveling full time in RVs. Several years ago, as I left the library in Brookings, Ore., I... Read More

Don’t you get lonely traveling with an RV?

By Greg Illes RVtravel.com contributing writer One of the most-asked questions from my non-RV friends is, “Isn’t it awful lonely traveling around in a motorhome?” It’s a somewhat ingenuous query that always makes me smile, but I try to answer seriously, in a way that the novice can understand as a takeaway from our conversation. Fact is, my wife and... Read More