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

RVers are not hoarders.

By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.com Have you seen the TV program “Hoarders?” It’s about people with a compulsion to hoard just about everything. Nothing gets thrown away. According to the program, three million people in America qualify as “hoarders.” Horders’ homes become so cluttered that the residents can barely move. One episode profiled a Phoenix woman whose condo was so... Read More

RVers happy than others, say anthropologists

People who travel via recreation vehicle claim to feel healthier, both physically and mentally, than they would be if they led more sedentary lives, according to the only known anthropological study of RV owners. Dorothy and David Counts “The RVers we interviewed during our study feel they are healthier than they would be if they didn’t RV. While not overly strenuous,... Read More