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I miss my darkroom!

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.comWritten in January, 2012The photo is of me in my first motorhome printing black and white photos in my portable darkroom....

A terrific hobby for RVers: photography

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.comLast week I told you about the portable darkroom I once carried with me in my motorhome. What I didn't tell...

“RVing” versus “camping”

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.comMany years ago, I wrote about how the terms RVing and camping differ.RVing, I suggested, is a good term to describe...

Want a good night’s sleep? Then don’t camp here!

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.comYou want a peaceful night's rest? Then don't camp by railroad tracks.If you've been RVing for long, you know that's no...

Do campgrounds cause cancer?

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.comI wrote this in February, 2012Do California campgrounds cause cancer or birth defects? Well, maybe so. No kidding!If you see the...

Add a temporary outside water faucet to your RV

There are times when you might want an outside water faucet to attach a hose to, fill a water bucket, or wash hands. But...

Protect your awning from sudden wind bursts with a tie down

You return from just a brief trip to the store, or a short hike, only to find that the sudden williwaw that blew through...

Easily turn your photos and slides into digital images

By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.comBefore the digital age of photography, we used film. Oh, how things have changed! If you're like me, you have countless...

Easily add support for entering and leaving your RV

Do you or another member of your camping party need a little help or support in climbing the steps into and out of your...

Tools for RVers: Rivet guns

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technicianMany RVs have riveted components including aluminum siding, moldings, hinges, latches, screen doors and more. Rivets are actually pretty easy...

How to care for RV tires in winter

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technicianFolks often ask what they should do to their RV tires for the winter season. Here's a primer.The ultimate? Remove...

Space heater does the job . . . using only 200 watts!

By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.comCan you imagine a space heater that uses a mere 200 watts? It seems like a crazy thought. But the fact...