Catching up with solo RVer Jacque Green & dog pal
Earlier this year when Jimmy and I were spending part of our winter on the Gulf Coast of Texas, I met solo RVer Jacque Green from Tulsa, Okla. She was traveling with Johnson, an energetic two-year old Spaniel mix, in her 2013 Coachmen Prism 24G Class C motorhome. At
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RVing with Pets, part 4 -- 'Cats travel, too'
This is the fourth and final posting on 'RVing with Pets.' While dogs are the most common RVing animals, 92 percent according to a recent Recreation Vehicle Industry Association survey, cats travel too. About 14 percent of RVers say they won’t leave home without th
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RVing with Pets, part 3 -- 'Safety' is key, says animal behavior expert Diana L. Guerrero
This is the third of four postings on RVing with Pets. When animal behavior expert Diana L. Guerrero was on her first book tour, her parrot was secure beside her in a belted-down travel cage during the journey. “She would preen from praise as people made a fuss ov
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RVing with Pets, part 2 -- 'Before hitting the road'
This is the second of four postings on RVing with Pets. If you are one of the millions who have a traveling menagerie, here are a few reminders before heading out on your next summer RV trip. Before hitting the road 1. Gather your pet’s medical records. Be sure
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RVing with Pets, part 1 -- Professional photographer Fran Reisner traveled 3 years with Jazzy, Sadie
This is the first of four postings on RVing with Pets. Millions of our furry four-legged friends love life on the open road and “ruffing” it at RV campgrounds. According to recreation vehicle industry numbers, about nine million Americans own an RV. Of those,
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RV spring maintenance, part 4 -- 'Check appliances, safety devices'
This is the final installment of a four-part series on waking up your recreation vehicle after it has been snoozing all winter. Previously RV expert Mark Polk of RV Education 101 reviewed checking the RV batteries, water system, exterior and seams, and the engine and
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RV spring maintenance, part 2 -- 'Sanitize your rig's water system'
After checking your RV's batteries, says Mark Polk of, the next step in moving your RV from hibernation into camping mode is to flush the water system of antifreeze. RV Water System: If your plumbing system was winterized with non-toxic RV antifree
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39+ million travelers on road Memorial Day weekend
More than 39.3 million Americans are expected to travel this Memorial Day weekend, according to the American Automobile Association. Of those traveling 50 miles or more from home during this unofficial start of summer, my wild guess--based on the huge (and growing) p
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The weekly RV Travel newsletter is free for the clicking
Time to pour a cup of coffee, relax a little and read this week’s e-edition of the free RV Travel Newsletter. If you scroll wa-a-a-y down the page you'll spot a link to a RV Short Stop post on the Chantilly Farm family campground and music venue in Blue Ridge Mount
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Listen to Julianne G. Crane's interview on the RV podcast series -- 'Your RV Dream'
Julianne G. Crane, fulltime RVer, blogger and editor of, talks about the many ways to live the RV lifestyle on the podcast series called “Your RV Dream: Discover the Lifestyle, Make Money While You Travel, and Live a Life of Freedom and Adventure”.