RV editor Chuck Woodbury reporting this week from Iceland
Have you ever thought of RVing through Iceland? For most RVers it doesn't jump to the head of their bucket list.However, RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury is always on the cutting edge of new places to explore in an RV.Woodbury begins a one-week RV trip in Iceland tod
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This week's RVTravel ezine offers more timely information for RVers
Tidbits include: "Car club AAA says 31.5 million Americans will travel over the Labor Day holiday, down 2.4 percent from last year. Most plan to travel 608 miles, less than last year's 635 miles."(Personally, we don't plan to travel over Labor Day weekend. Being sort-of
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Burning motorhome sparks huge blaze near Yosemite National Park in California
A wildfire, started Thursday when a motorhome burned in the Merced River Canyon, was still burning out of control, according to an article Friday in the Fresno Bee.The blaze, dubbed the Motor Fire, was moving rapidly on Friday and has consumed more than 3,600 acres in c
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RVer Jimmy Smith's late summer musings
After taking most of the summer off (the road), caretaking a beautiful piece of country property north of Spokane, extended time RVer Jimmy Smith begins to ponder heading south again before the snow flies--this season pulling a 29.5-foot Citation 5th-wheel trailer. C
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Downsizing for RVing lifestyle = garage sale
After six months as caretakers for a beautiful piece of property north of Spokane, Wash., Jimmy and I will be hitting the road again in a few weeks.  Before the middle of October we plan to head south  in search of a warmer, no-snow winter. Part of simplifying one'
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A look at the 'First Bus' ... nice wheels
In the Aug. 17, 2011, USA Today there is a photo of the "First Bus." I've been curious about this rig since President Obama started his three-day tour of the Midwest.Two of these coaches were purchased from Hemphill Brother Coach Co. of Nashville, for "$2,191,960." Hemp
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Grab a second cup of coffee and read this week's RV Travel newsletter
The weekly on-line RV Travel newsletter features a variety of information for RV users including an intriguing item on "Using the sun to power your RV -- If RVing is your thing, portable RV solar modules are worth taking a look at. With high fuel prices, you need to sav
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'Paper House' fun visit, amazing structure
The Paper House just north of Boston is not your typical summer cottage.Started as a hobby by a mechanical engineer, and thanks to a lot of varnish, this mostly newspaper house has withstood almost 90 New England winters.Ellis Stenman, the slightly eccentric builder, di
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'Take Pride in America' ... 'It's your land, lend a hand'
Being an RV user of our country's public lands, I am proud to say that 'Take Pride in America' is a follower on my RV Wheel Life Twitter account.Take Pride in America, according to its website, is "a nationwide partnership program authorized by Congress to promote the a
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'Extreme Makeover: Trailer Edition' fantastic idea for returning vets
Here is a great project that could easily be replicated in communities across the country for deserving vets returning home from overseas ...Friends of an Idaho National Guardsman are rolling up their sleeves to refurbish a 1960s Shasta travel trailer so that he can go
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