Tiny RV from Japan
This small-sized RV from Japan "should be easy on gas," according to an item posted on this week's RV Travel newsletter. "We don't know much about this tiny campervan from Japan," writes publisher Chuck Woodbury, "only that with a tiny engine it probably won't climb hil
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Hog Island Country Store in Michigan's UP inviting RV Short Stop, tasty pasties
One of the great little places to stop in Michigan's Upper Peninsula--for a quick traditional Cornish pasty or an interesting conversation with the owners--is the Hog Island Country Store and Cottages about 30 minutes west of the Mackinac Bridge on U.S. 2. Inside this s
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Double check your campfires ...
In this week's edition of RV Travel newsletter, boondocking expert Bob Difley cautions about improperly extinguished campfires."With the dry seasons approaching, and with the image of the horrendous wildfires raging through Texas, it is imperative that all boondockers t
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Crossing trails with Malia Lane in Austin before she hit the road again
While snowbirding on the Coastal Bend of Texas a couple of months ago, I made several trips to Austin in order to visit my sister, Josam Grandin Bullock, and touch bases with longtime gal pal Malia Lane. Malia was preparing to get back on the road after being sidetra
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Reminder: RVTravel Seminars on 4/23/11
Join RVtravel.com and RVbookstore.com on Saturday, April 23, 2011, for a full-day of RV fun and learning.The RVbookstore.com warehouse will host a free open house for visitors from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. PT.For the small fee of $15, RVTravel.com will be presenting works
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In unsettled times, RVer Jimmy Smith continues exploring 'What constitutes home'
We've been "off the road" for about a month ... arriving back in Eastern Washington the last week in March.Since then, Jimmy and I seem to have slipped into a new phase of our RV lifestyle--that of house-pet sitters/property caretakers--while still pondering the possibi
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'Life on the Road' RV workshop in Spokane on 5/14/11
RVWheelLife.com publisher  Julianne G. Crane and writer Jimmy Smith are presenting a "Life on the Road" workshop at the "Celebrate Life Expo" (11:30 am-1 pm) on Saturday, May 14, 2011, at the Spokane County Fair & Expo Center (404 N. Havana St., Spokane). Jimmy
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Join RV Travel editor Chuck Woodbury live every Saturdaty at 9 a.m. PT (noon ET)
Join RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury at 9 a.m. Pacific Time (that's noon in the East) every Saturday. Click here to watch live or in the archives. "If you are not yet registered with ustream.tv, do so (it's free and takes only a couple of minutes). Then we will
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Lucy the Elephant, fun RV Short Stop
I've posted an item on RV Short Stops about Lucy the Margate Elephant, a fun roadside attraction on the Southern Jersey seahore.The last time I visited Lucy, I was with a couple of other 'mature' friends and we had a fantastic time exploring Lucy's insides. It was a del
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Escapees RVers are pet lovers, WiFi users
Today, in an e-mail to its membership, Escapees RV Club executive director Angie Carr reports the results of a recent membership demographic survey."While results are still being analyzed, a brief snapshot tells us some very important things about the most important RV
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