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GPS Navigation In RVs

GPS Navigation In RVs

June 10, 2014 by · 5 Comments 

Is a GPS nav. system a worthwhile option?  To answer this question, I think we need to look at what possible benefits it may provide. First of all, basic point “A” to point “B” geographical guidance.  This is the primary use for most passenger automobiles, but what about the uses in a recreational vehicle application?  Here, […]

The RV Road Trip Planner

The RV Road Trip Planner

May 1, 2014 by · 5 Comments 

An RV road trip isn’t about getting from Point A to Point B. It’s about the people, places, and things you meet and experience along the way. If you are going on a family road trip, planning is essential. With some simple preparation, the road trip can be one you will remember for a long […]

A GPS Solution—Lifestyle Tech Tips

A GPS Solution—Lifestyle Tech Tips

March 15, 2014 by · 2 Comments 

My idea for a less invasive way to attach the suction cup mount of my GPS was similar to Carroll Manning’s of Sonora, California (Quick Tips, July), except I purchased an 85-cent, 3-inch round of clear acrylic from TAP Plastics (www.tapplastics.com). The company sells several sizes for various uses. To attach the acrylic disk, I […]

Top 10 Things Every RVer Should Know about Full-Timing

Top 10 Things Every RVer Should Know about Full-Timing

February 6, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The large and well-equipped recreational vehicles now available to consumers can be quite luxurious. You may have been tempted by the idea of living like a nomad and taking to the road full-time. Traveling in an RV can save you money that would otherwise be spent on mortgages, home repairs, home owner’s association fees, and yard […]

Technology while RVing – iPhone Edition

Technology while RVing – iPhone Edition

November 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Last week, I shared some of the advantages of having an iPad with you while traveling in an RV. This time around I would like to concentrate on the benefits of having an iPhone (or sometimes an iPod) when you are traveling long distances. MUSIC Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which […]

Yes Virginia, There is NO Free Lunch

Yes Virginia, There is NO Free Lunch

June 5, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Electric cars have arrived, and they’ve brought with them a social dilemma. American roads are maintained largely—and quite poorly—through the gas tax, a user fee that owners of electric vehicles (EVs)—with no need to stop at the pump—will avoid. If you don’t buy gas, you don’t have to pay the gas tax, right? That’s a […]