For the past five years, we have spent time helping others cleanup and rebuild after major disasters such as a tornadoes, ice storms, and major flooding. It has been an experience that we never would have considered had it not been for our ability to be mobile.
Protecting against mosquitoes is not a daunting task. A few simple adjustments to an outdoor adventure can help keep mosquitoes from being true pests. Knowing about the mosquito will help to defend their attack, and help keep the outdoors enjoyable.
Whether your lessons comes through friendships made, tours taken, museums visited or even people helped, education is available to all who are willing to learn and be creative in searching for resources.
Whatever you take with you in that bag may be all you have until the threatening conditions are over. Choose wisely and give it some thought. Your safety in emergency conditions is serious business, and preparation and knowledge can save your life.
This does mean you will need to ditch the “chain restaurant” comfort foods and opt for a restaurant that may feel a little sketchy and order food you many not even know how to pronounce. The outcome, however, will be a recollection that will etch itself in the memory of all who participate.
Living the RV life is an attractive prospect for many retirees. The freedom and flexibility afforded by RV living is second to none. But just because you’re retired, it doesn’t mean you have to stop working.
Although downsizing is necessary when living full time in an RV, there are still many items that are either very useful or quite necessary to have available at all times. Each RVer may have additional favorites and items that he or she considers to be absolutely necessary for their survival on the road. Here are my favorites.
If you ever want to experience America truly at rest, just walk around a campground at night. The sights, sounds and smells provide a glimpse of a lifestyle abandoned long ago by most people. As I walked around the campground, I knew memories were being made and stronger relationships forged.
Water is a strong attraction for campers. Many of us like to hear a bubbling stream or roaring river as we relax or prepare for a good night’s rest in a campground or RV park. But, flash floods caused by rainstorms or upstream problems can turn a relaxing weekend getaway into a nightmare.
“We don’t like the idea of spending a lot of money when we’re sleeping. So rather than pay $40 to $50 for a campground, we look for the least expensive places to stay,” said Magee. “Our members would rather spend their money on food, entertainment, tours and recreation instead of on a campground experience.”
You’ve gone the extra mile and finally managed to gather the whole family together in the RV for a vacation. Spice up the whole experience with fun travel games to create moments worth remembering. Here’s a list of possible games to consider.
For checking emails and casual use of the internet it can be great. At night, however, when everyone is trying to post their day to Facebook and Twitter, or binge watch last season’s AMC breakthrough series, campground Wi-Fi gets bogged down and often comes to a halt altogether.
Luckily, there are options available that simplify RV maintenance and management. With the ever-increasing presence of the Internet and productivity capabilities via cloud technology and WI-Fi, RV maintenance is as easy as streaming music from your smartphone.
If you’ve been bitten by the nostalgia bug, check out these retro RV models. The following list includes cherished favorites and old school designs that will transport you back to the time of bell bottoms and the pet rock. Relive your childhood with these super vintage RV models.