But life in the city didn't suit her, so Geren put the home up for sale in March 2020, just weeks before the state shut down because of covid. Drone view of ... View Original Article Source … [Read more...] about Old school Airstreams enjoy pandemic-era popularity
Just like we like to learn about your RV, we also like to learn about you. Oftentimes we wonder: What are our readers like? Where are they currently located? What do they do for fun? Are they married? Do they have kids? Grandkids? Well, now’s your chance to answer one of those questions for us! Do you have children? We know you may have step-children, but that’s not what we’re … [Read more...] about Do you have children?
By Rene Agredano, LiveWorkDreamWinter is a challenging time for RVers to be on the road. Even if you don’t experience a snowstorm, sudden freezing temperatures can create one of the most hazardous driving conditions for RVers: black ice. This unsafe road condition can happen during any time of day but is most prevalent when the air temperatures approach freezing. As moisture … [Read more...] about Black ice driving tips for RVers
Why preparing for the worst can shake out your best. After the American Water Works Association made the shift to virtual conferences and events last year, Mike Hiskey, its director of IT, characterized it as a “mind-expanding experience.” “We couldn’t just say, alright, see you all in a couple of years,” he said. “Everybody has been learning and growing and adapting, and it’s … [Read more...] about How Associations Can Thrive in a “Virtual Everything” World
Mark Polk, RV Education 101Driving a compact automobile is different than towing a trailer or driving a motorhome. The more proficient your driving skills and knowledge are, the more your confidence and abilities increase when driving or towing an RV. There are driving techniques used to train professional drivers that cross over nicely in RV driver education. After you learn … [Read more...] about RV Driving Skills: Know your pivot point and tail-swing
Every RVer has a type of road they dread driving down the most. Some of us can’t stand to drive through the city, others can’t stand driving through long stretches of boring, flat road. Others of us don’t mind dirt roads, while others would rather drive out of their way to avoid them. And if you grew up driving in snow or ice, perhaps you don’t dread those roads as much as … [Read more...] about What kind of roads do you dread driving down the most?
By Gail MarshYou’ve probably seen the many different RV packing lists. Maybe you’ve even made your own. “Must Pack” lists are long! My “Must Leave” list is much shorter. In fact, I’ve found only three items that you really should leave at home. Every time. Just three items! How easy is that? Here are my three “Must Leave” items: 1. Contact information I know, I know! Part of … [Read more...] about 3 items you MUST remember to leave at home
It’s been a hard year for church-goers. Not only is it so important for so many people to attend for religious reasons, but for most, church is also a place for community. We feel for those who have been without that community this year. How often do you attend church? We know many church services are virtual right now, so you can answer this question whether you go in-person … [Read more...] about Do you attend church?
By Chuck WoodburyI’ve flown twice in a hot air balloon: the first time in Northern California’s Sierra foothills and the second time in Cappadocia, Turkey. Both were spectacular experiences. The photo below is of two balloons flying over Cappadocia, where a “must” for tourists is to fly in a balloon in the early morning and then shop for a Turkish carpet later. At daybreak, … [Read more...] about Have you ever flown in a hot air balloon?
By Russ and Tiña De MarisA sharp-eyed Mike Gardner, an RVtravel.com reader, sent us this photo he’d taken. If you look closely and count, you’ll find that some enterprising(?) motorhome user had hitched together four trailer hitch extensions, and used them to pull his toad car. Used properly, a trailer hitch extension is a safe problem solver. Used incorrectly, as in this case, … [Read more...] about Improper trailer hitch extension – A disaster in the making