Vintage travel trailer art
Vintage Travel Trailer Art features print reproductions of numerous old towable RVs.The artist, Paige Bridges of Northeast Texas, has been an RVer (along with her husband) for about ten years. They are the proud owners of a 1959 FAN Coach Co. (project) travel trailer.
No Comments
Outside investment in RV industry
If you are interested at all in RV industry news, Sherman Goldenberg writes an interesting article on RV on "Outside investment in RV industry has varied past."The article tracks how "companies outside of the RV industry have bought operations with the inte
No Comments
Track-side seats for RVers at Edmonton (Alberta) Indy
Updated 2012: "Unfortunately after a series of poor attendance and a lack of support from the city and airport officials, the last race was run in 2012." According to a July 2009 article by Sarah McLellan in the Edmonton (Alberta) Journal, motorhome owners have t
No Comments
Truck campers provide cozy traveling space
Recently a friend purchased a truck and camper with plans of heading to the southwest for the winter. It reminded me of an article I wrote on Vi and George Chambers of Spokane, Wash.They love to follow the 'Blue Line Highways' of America -- those two-lane scenic, windi
No Comments
Following 'Recession Road Trip'
The Atlantic correspondent Christina Davidson continues to write fascinating stories in her on-going series, "Recession Road Trip."A recent one, "When Losing a Home Means Finding Happiness" features Michael Babins who "went from living in a 4900-square-foot house to li
No Comments
'Return-trip' checklist from Trailer Life Directory
Trailer Life Directory online contains lots of free resources including useful checklists including the "Return-trip" list in The RV Handbook:... Prior to departure, it’s best to follow a checklist, at least initially, to make sure you haven’t forgotten something t
No Comments
UK reporter has challenging RV weekend
London (UK) Telegraph reporter Judy Woods relives a, not so stellar, weekend trip to a White House Beach Caravan Club Site in Kessingland, Suffolk."Our gleaming Bessacarr E495 was a mighty behemoth but surprisingly easy - and enjoyable - to drive. It was sleek, stylish
No Comments
DIY 'Baby Boomer Teardrop'
Flip Putthoff reports in the Northwest Arkansas Morning News about Myles and Deborah McDaniel of Rogers, Arkansas, who are 'Travelin' Light' in their home-built 'compact camper' that is "bigger than a bread box, but smaller than a pop-up camper."Myles ordered plans fr
No Comments
Artist Andrea Zittel creates 'living units'
In addition to writing about the RV Lifestyle, I've been an arts writer since 2000. One artist I was fortunate enough to interview a couple years back was Andrea Zittel who combined both my interests in visual arts and RVs.Zittel is internationally known for designing a
No Comments
'Bark 'n' Ride' motorhomes in UK
Bob Rae writes in The (South Yorkshire, UK) Star about how Voyager Motorhome Hire in the UK is going about the dog-owner trade with Bark 'n' Ride."With 23 per cent of British households owning a dog, a motorhome specifically designed for their comfort and safety, combin
1 Comment