Tue, 27 October 2015
RT59 Discovering the Fun Stuff the RV Travel Books Don't Know About
We start out with Jennifer's Tip of the Week, telling us about a laser light projector that can "decorate" our RV with thousands of bright lights that look like we've stung lights all over it
We answer reader questions about how to find the right RV, finding reliable reviews of campgrounds and we share a campground conversation with folks at the Kentucky Horse Park who were celebrating Halloween.
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Don talks about how to find festivals, what are his favorites and which ones are must-visits for RVers.
Tue, 20 October 2015
In this episode, we answer listener questions about getting mail while on the road by checking in with DakotaPost, a mail forwarding service that will let you check your mail over the Internet or have it delivered to your present location.
We also talk about why so many full-time RVers are making South Dakota their official state of residency.
We learn that South Dakota Residents enjoy:
• No Personal Property Tax
• No Inheritance Tax
• No Tangible Tax on Investments
• Low Auto Insurance Rates
Jennifer checks in with a tip about an amazing Internet archive that offers free books, movies and images.
Listener Bob Wahlbrink offers tips on how to keep mice out of your RV when it is in storage.
And we get a great off the beaten path report about a brewery tour in North Carolina.
Full notes, links, resources and photos at http://roadtreking.com/58
Tue, 13 October 2015
Our guest for this episode is Mark Polk, one of the nation's top RV experts, who shares with us how to make our RV driving trips safe.
Mark is the publisher of RVEducation101.com and in this wide ranging episode he explains:
- Where most RV dangers come from
- How to turn properly,
- How to guard against sway and the push-effect that comes when you are passed by big trucks.
- The rookie mistakes most new RVers make
But also in this episode, we have Jennifer's Tip of the Week about the best cleaning product she's ever found for the RV.
We have RV News, tech tips and news of a great bucket list destination - a winter campout coming in January in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
Complete show notes are at http://roadtreking.com/57
Tue, 6 October 2015
RT56 The Connected RV and the Future of the Internet
After lots of interesting reader questions, comments, tips and RV news, we do some visioneering to what's just over the horizon in terms on the Internet and RVing.