This week in the RV Travel newsletter
Today's delivery of RV Travel.com newsletter is once again chockfull of interesting tidbits about the RVing lifestyle.One item talks about the habits and behaviors of RVers. For example: "Did you know that 25 percent of RVers have ordered a pizza delivered to their camp
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Habitat for Humanity's RV Care-A-Vanners December '08 update
If you are like many other generous RVers, you want to make a difference in this life. One organization using RV volunteers is Habitat for Humanity International, a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. HFHI seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessne
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Cool 'Green Campers' to dream about
The Daily Green Web site has a post from Chris at Squob who reports on his "Top 5 Coolest New Green Campers" Chris writes: "Squob has put together some greener options for recreational vehicle fans who value style as well as utility. This selection has a decidedly Eur
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Bill Moeller on 'Motorhoming 'Round-the-Clock'
Bill Moeller writes a comprehensive article on full-timing in MotorHome magazine's November 2008's Web Exclusive "Motorhoming ‘Round-the-Clock: Full-timing is the ultimate adventure for the RV enthusiast. "Moeller touches on: The economics of full-timing, towing a din
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'Project SALUTE' mobile law office still rolling
Rick Vasquez wrote in Stars and Stripes about the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law's on-going national Mobile Law Office tour that provides low-income veterans with free assistance.After more than 18-months on the road, 'Project SALUTE' (Students and Lawyers (a
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More RV manufacturers opting out
RV Travel Newsletter reports that the "Financially troubled Coachmen Industries, Inc., has sold its RV assets to Forest River Inc., which will acquire its brands, product lines, central manufacturing operations in Middlebury, Ind., and its dealership in Elkhart, Ind. Re
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RVer in 'Nowhere' Mexico
I've been following fulltimer Jim Jaillet's adventures off and on for several years ... ever since I came across his book, "Panama or Bust."(For a February 2007 article I wrote on him click on: "Central America venture leaves memories aplenty", in The Spokesman-Review.
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Folks still living in tents, FEMA trailers months after Hurricane Ike
In an AP wire story a couple of days ago, Juan A. Lozano reports that hundreds of southeast Texas residents are living in tents and FEMA trailers months after Hurricane Ike--upwards of 5,000 trailers are needed.Lozano writes that "last week, FEMA Administrator David Pa
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Foretravel expands into custom living quarter horse trailers
According to Keith Lansdale in The (Nacogodoches, Tex.) Daily Sentinel, Foretravel Motorcoach is expanding into the custom, living quarter horse trailer market.Landsdale writes that the "desire for a new product comes from sales on motorhomes slowing in the last few ye
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'Homeless' living in RVs test communities
In this week's RV Travel newsletter, Jaimie Hall Bruzenak (RVLifestyleExperts.com) reports on the increasing challenge of homeless people living in motorhomes; and how all "RVers could be caught in the backlash" of government ordinances to stop overnight parking on c
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