Leaving home — a checklist for successful domicile abandonment

By Greg Illes Every RVer’s dream is to wander off, leaving home and hearth behind, on a weeks- or months-long meander through far unknown lands. Usually, a lot more attention is paid to RV preparation and where the trip will lead than to how well the old homestead might fare without daily supervision. After years of business and personal travel,... Read More

Getting along — Pointers for a great RV partnership

By Greg Illes It is said that wherever your relationship is going, traveling together in an RV will take it there sooner. Here are some thoughts and pointers for traveling (and living) in close quarters with your loved one. “Right” and “Wrong” — get rid of them Does your brain work like this: “If I think one thing, and somebody... Read More

Make your mornings peaceful with generator work-arounds

By Greg Illes One of our recent campsites had a campground “quiet time” ending at 8:00 a.m. We could hear folks moving about the camp starting at around 5:30 — doors opening and shutting, muffled instructions to teenagers (sometimes not so muffled), engines starting and RVs departing. But the campers were obedient and not one generator was to be heard.... Read More

Secure hiding places in your RV

By Peggi McDonald There are many places to create “out of sight” hiding places in your RV. It’s difficult to steal something quickly when you don’t know where to look. One common “hideout” is small containers buried inside food packages such as coffee, cereal, sugar, rice, etc. Other ideas: • Screw bottle lids to the hidden underside of a cupboard,... Read More