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Travel Drive for phones and tablets

By Chris Guld, GeeksOnTour.com You probably know about Travel Drives for storing computer data files, photos, videos, music, etc. We call them by various names,...

What can we do about vandalized public property?

Dear RV Shrink: One of the comments someone made under last week's column caught my attention. We have not spent much time in campgrounds during the...

Video: An RV technician’s tool guide for RVers

  Certified RV technician Chris Dougherty shows what he believes are the best tools to carry in an RV to deal with routine maintenance and emergency...

It’s time to clean your fresh water tank

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If your RV has been sitting "in the mothballs" all winter and you're readying it for travel season, don't...

Reminder: Tighten your (hidden) air conditioner bolts

By Russ and Tiña De MarisAs Federal Highway Administration funds get tighter, the condition of America's roads reflects this budgetary bulimia: Potholes and rough...

Coffee, tea, and advertising in Small Town USA

By Chuck Woodbury A guy, a stranger, walks into Kelcy's Cafe in Tehachapi, Calif., and asks, "How would you like 100 free ceramic coffee mugs?" ...

RV websites we like for May 14, 2016

Here are a half dozen websites we believe will be of interest to the readers of RVtravel.com. Be sure to return every week for...

How to care for your RV slideout

By Russ and Tiña De MarisHow do you keep your slideout happy? A little bit of maintenance and forethought will go a long way...

Trailer hitching: Keep your rig where it belongs

By Russ and Tiña De Maris For a "heart sinking into your stomach" experience, there’s nothing like looking in the rearview mirror and finding your...

Duped at the dump station?

Dear R.V. Shrink: We enjoyed your column on investing in gas. We don’t go that far, but we do like the instant gratification of not...

Fifth wheel tire wearing on inside and smoking

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV Technician Dear Chris, I have a question about a tire on a 5th wheel we own. The back left tire wears on...

How to watch YouTube videos using little bandwidth

By Chuck Woodbury, editor, RVtravel.com For many RVers who travel a lot or even full-time, Internet access is hit and miss. For RVers who want to...