Take a picture inside a pipe, and other places you can’t see

Have you ever needed to look somewhere that you just couldn’t see? Maybe you dropped something behind the couch, or down a drain? It’s a narrow space and it’s dark. We recently had a problem with the macerator for our sewer hose on our Roadtrek. We called the service department and they asked if we saw any plastic fragments in... Read More

Are you ticked off by ticks?

Ask the RV Vet With Dr. Deanna Tolliver, M.S., DVM  YourRVvet@gmail.co It’s spring! And that means being outside, hiking, picnics, and … TICKS!  It’s a fact: There are more ticks now than there used to be. Why? (1) Their host populations (deer and mice) are rising; (2) warmer temperatures, due to climate change, are increasing tick habitat (Click here for a... Read More

Fulltime RVing: What of your “stuff” do you miss?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris A common “problem” in making the transition to the fulltime RV lifestyle is STUFF – the stuff that you’ve collected over the years and sits in the attic, the basement, the garage. We hear from plenty of those who are in the planning stages of the fulltime life, and typically the question is: How do... Read More

RV Pet Vet: How to avoid hot dogs (and other hot pets)

Ask the RV Vet With Dr. Deanna Tolliver, M.S., DVM  YourRVvet@gmail.com Dear RV Vet—When the weather warms up, we worry about leaving our dog in the RV. We always set the AC to a comfortable temperature, but worry about a power failure or having a problem with the AC unit not working. We’ve seen where some people have temperature monitors... Read More

Prescription refills on the road: The good, the bad and the ugly

By Russ and Tiña De Maris We once 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 the prescription... Read More