When people discovered the world through postcards

  By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.com Go back 100 years. Just imagine: there were no RVs and only a few primitive cars with few roads to travel. There was no television or movie theaters. Hardly anybody owned a camera, and the handful who did shot in black and white. There was no Travel Channel or fancy travel magazines. So wherever... Read More

Why outside RV kitchens are a stupid idea

By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.com Originally published in March, 2010 The new big thing in RVs is an outdoor kitchen. That’s what the Edmonton Journal reported after visiting an RV show where several were displayed. “Just open a panel and there’s a sink, refrigerator, cooktop or grill, cabinets, and maybe a TV to keep you entertained while you make a... Read More

How fast can you get your RV ‘ready to go?’

By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.com Every few years, it seems, America experiences a catastrophic natural disaster. The “Big Four” over the past couple of decades have been earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and wildfires. RVers are typically the “lucky ones” during these times because their rigs can serve as temporary housing — as long as those RVs are “ready to go.” An... Read More

Avoid this dangerous situation when hooking up to sewer

By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.com Readers Don and Carol Callahan sent me this alarming photo and the message: “Many RV parks have sewer and water connects in dangerous proximity to each other and do not meet any standards of sanitation. It seems that no city, state, or federal health departments regulate this issue.” They didn’t say where they snapped this... Read More

How touching your RV could shock or even kill you

  By Chuck Woodbury, editor, RVtravel.com Please watch the short video below by Mike Sokol. Watching it could save your life one day! You may be familiar with Mike from his series on RV electric safety, The No Shock Zone. I highly recommend you read it, start to finish. Mike has now embarked on a video series of the same... Read More