Find the perfect viewing spot for the Total Solar Eclipse

by Chris Guld, GeeksOnTour.com Those of us who travel by RV have the enviable opportunity to be in the perfect spot for the historic total solar eclipse that crosses the United States on August 21, 2017. But how do you find that perfect spot? With an app on your smartphone of course! App Name: Eclipse2017.org Author: Eclipse 2017 Price: Free... Read More

RV quick tricks: Substitute GPS mounting “hardware”

By Russ and Tiña De Maris My, how the times have changed – stacks of those infernally-hard-to-refold road maps have given way to a simple electronic device. For those who used to think that the patron saint of travelers was Saint Christopher now know it’s “Our Lady of the Dashboard.” But if the old hassle of “refolding that confounded map”... Read More

Find your stuff with TrackR bravo

    By Bob Difley With so much to remember these days, the deluge of information flooding our email inboxes, news updates, and virtual megaphones from all directions, remembering where I put my stuff is becoming harder and more complicated. Luckily a couple of guys (who haven’t even come close yet to experiencing senior moments’ memory lapses) have invented what... Read More

Never get lost with Avenza maps – use even offline

  By Bob Difley Imagine being out in the boonies somewhere, as we RVers tend to do quite often, and you find yourself just a little lost. So you open your smartphone to get directions and — no Internet connection. Also imagine that you had already downloaded the Avenza Systems map for your area through its free app, and voila!... Read More

Furkot: A funny name for a great trip planner

  By Chris Guld  GeeksOnTour.com There is no perfect Trip-Planning system, but that doesn’t stop us from continuing to look for one! Here’s a list of systems we have used: Streets & Trips (we even have a full set of tutorial videos on using this one) RoadTrippers – see article Roadtrippers for Trip Planning RVTripWizard – see article RV Trip... Read More