Trailer hitching: Keep your rig where it belongs

By Russ and Tiña De Maris For a “heart sinking into your stomach” experience, there’s nothing like looking in the rearview mirror and finding your travel trailer isn’t there. Friends of ours recall one such occasion when theirs “got loose” and rolled off the road and into the brush. Theirs was a “good” experience of a runaway trailer—nobody got hurt... Read More

You don’t have to “be” a newbie RVer to “do” the newbie RVer

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Many new RVers are deathly afraid of doing something dumb, particularly in front of more experienced RVers. The first time backing the trailer into an RV site is perhaps the most terrifying of all experiences for a new RVer. We’re here to tell you that even “seasoned” RVers can do some completely off-the-wall things,... Read More

Boondocking 101: Solar power for your RV

By Russ and Tiña De Maris For those who haven’t experienced boondocking, a question often pops up: “Where do you get the stuff you need to make your trip fun, and not a bunch of misery sitting around a candle every night when the sun goes down?” For the boondocker, electricity has to come from somewhere. For some, a mechanical... Read More