Portable alarm can help in scary situation!

By Emily Woodbury STAFF WRITER BASU’s eAlarm  is incredibly handy for a keychain safety device. For RVers, we may find ourselves in situations where dangerous things “could happen.” Maybe we’re walking alone at night in a campground and a stranger follows us, perhaps we’re out on a hike and we encounter a bear, maybe after a long day in a... Read More

“Older woman” considers “fantasy” of solo RVing

  Here’s a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Hi Bob, Following my husband’s unexpected death last year I decided to retire, sell everything, and travel full-time in an RV doing all the things and seeing all the places we planned to do before our plans were cut short. My question is, is it just a foolish fantasy for... Read More

Club provides support for women RVers

  Twenty-five years ago, while traveling across country by RV, Zoe Swanagon and Lovern King rarely saw other women traveling alone with recreational vehicles. They also found that RV parks and camp activities were usually aimed at couples. In 1991, while attending an RV rally in California, they posted a notice for a meeting of independent women RVers. The turnout was... Read More

Airport “insecurity” underscores joy of RVing instead

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you need another reason to enjoy traveling by RV, here’s another real-life adventure that underscores the point. An RVer, who asked to remain unnamed, recently got news that she was a first-time great-grandmother. To see the new “grand,” she’d have to travel from Arizona to Washington state, and the weather seemed to suggest... Read More

If you wear a bra, the Racktrap might be for you

By Bob Difley With a headline like that, how could you not read further? The fact that the frustrations of three marketing women executives, who got tired of lugging huge pocketbooks around, was the impetus for what would become the Racktrap speaks for its value to women who would like to quickly access money, credit cards, license, ATM cards and... Read More