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RV park owners say: ‘Wal-Mart campers are cheapskates’

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.com Originally published in July, 2011  My original essay back in 2011 sparked more than 100 comments from readers. The idea was this: Why...

Campground doesn’t furnish toilet paper: ‘The rest of the story. . .”

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.com Originally published in July, 2011 I received a message last week from a woman named Louise Schlosser who was horrified that a...

A visit to my father’s WWII airbase in England

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.com Originally published in August, 2011 I am on vacation in England. I was traveling the A11 highway this week north from Cambridge...

RVing Iceland: Gorgeous country, friendly people

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.com Originally published in September, 2011 In his 1864 novel Journey to the Center of the Earth, Jules Verne's characters descend from...

Incurable wanderlust. That’s me. You, too?

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.com Originally published in September, 2011 I don't want to be home. I want to be traveling again, preferably on the road with...

RVs parked too close together: Carbon monoxide fumes kill five

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.com Originally published in October, 2011 It's so sad what happened two weeks ago: five people died in a rented RV at a...

I accept the rain

  By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.com Originally published in October, 2011 It's raining. That's what happens this time of year in the Northwest. We had a short summer, but...

Meeting ‘Sully,’ my father’s B-24 navigator

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.com Originally published in October, 2011 A month ago, I whined here about how I was so hopelessly afflicted with wanderlust, and how...

Why my junk drawer is a good thing

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.com Originally published in Oct., 2011 Today's survey question is about whether you have a junk drawer in your RV. I have one....

Why I became a writer and how things have changed

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.com I decided to earn my living as a writer only a few hours after my first day in my college newspaper...

Rocky, the weird cat I was forced to adopt

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.com I once traveled with a cat. His name was Rocky. Rocky was forced upon me in a campground in Grand Junction, Colorado...

Needless deaths on the RV highway

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.com This was originally published in January, 2012 There was a terrible traffic accident last week. A rented motorhome with 13 people on...