Do today. Don’t put off until tomorrow. It may not come

By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.com I met a woman the other day, early 70s, who told me that she and her husband had planned to be traveling these days. They worked hard their whole lives, saved money, and dreamed of when they would be free. Then, about the time they were counting down to their freedom, her husband developed a... Read More

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

Highway Hostesses: Cleaning America’s gas station restrooms

By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.com Before we traveled with our RVs, most of us traveled in cars. If you are older than 60, you likely recall long road trips with overnight stays in motels that were actually called motels — not hotels or motor inns or other fancy names. And what you also remember are those times as you rolled... 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

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