Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and living tips from the pros, travel advice, a handy website of the day, tips on our favorite RVing-related products and, of course, a good laugh. Thanks for joining us. We appreciate you. Please tell your friends about us.
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Tip of the Day
Make a safe U-turn when the road goes the wrong way
It seems no matter how carefully we plan and navigate, sooner or later we have to reverse a previous decision — and our direction. In many locales, this is not a big deal. Just go around the block or find a big parking lot.
But sometimes those opportunities just don’t exist. A long, lonely country road or some of those winding mountain passes offer miles and miles of unbranched narrow roadway on which it seems impossible to get the rig flipped around. Going forward might be undesirable or impossible, and backing up for miles is hugely obnoxious — and dangerous. Read more.
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Cars of the future as predicted by Disney in 1958
Here’s what cars of the future will look like as envisioned in 1958 by Walt Disney. Jet cars, electro suspension cars and atomic cars will speed across the USA and in underwater tubes beneath the seas to connect continents. And how about highways with radiant heat to melt ice and snow? Watch the video.
Yesterday’s featured article: Bad location for television in RV
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Did you buy a lemon RV? Here’s more about RV lemons and lawyers who will represent you if you need help.
Bring on the flies!
With an Electronic Bug Zapper the insect is doomed
Fly swatting is fun with this! A single swing of this electronic fly swatter with a powerful 2,000-volt grid eliminates flies, mosquitoes and other flying insects. Toss your old fly swatter and take the modern approach! Plug into any USB device to charge this fly swatter quickly and efficiently. Learn more.
Prepare recipes for the road
Favorite recipes look good for the road? Take a photocopy of them, note the ingredients needed. Next trip, pack the ingredients – and the recipes – in your galley items.
Random RV Thought
Camping next to a stream or lake, then catching a few trout, then cooking them up and eating them for dinner is a very pleasing (and tasty) thing.
The easiest RV security system
This 2-pack window and door security alarm provides a simple, cost-effective security solution to protect you against invasions thanks to the 120-decibel alarms, loud enough to make an intruder think twice. The alarm is easy to use, no matter what your technological skills may be. Attach the alarms with double-sided tape, no wires required! Perfect for the RV! Learn more or order.
Website of the day
If it’s a rainy day at the campground, pull up Jigsaw Explorer and solve a puzzle. You can even make a puzzle out of your own photos!
Popular articles you may have missed at RVtravel.com
Handheld sewing machine is a must-have for RVers
This portable sewing machine is perfect for your RV. It fits in your hand for easy operation. Great for silks, denim, wool, leather, and to hem pants, jeans, hanging curtains and crafts, etc. It can repair drapes without taking them down, repair clothing without taking it off, and repair bedding without stripping the bed. It’s so neat you’ll want to buy one.
Lily Dale, a New York town an hour southwest of Buffalo, has a population of 275. Almost all of those residents are psychics or other spiritualists. Want to visit and get your fortune read? Plan a trip!
What’s the term for when you cup your hands together to scoop water? Yup, there’s a word for that. Find out in yesterday’s trivia section.
Leave here with a laugh
A woman was trying to get the last remaining ketchup out of the container. During her struggles the phone rang, so she asked her 4-year-old to answer it. He did and said, “Mom can’t come to the phone. She’s hitting the bottle.” —Thanks to Tom Hart!
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