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Mosquitoes — deal with them (even if you can’t beat them)

By Greg Illes The first thing you'll always hear about mosquitoes is DEET, the active ingredient in the most-effective (to date) repellent. "Get some DEET...

Hygienic care of your RV sewer attachments

By George Bliss Hygiene: "Conditions or practices conducive to maintaining health and preventing disease, especially through cleanliness." RVers have to travel long distances and often are...

Is your RV fresh water safe?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Many of us laughed ourselves silly at the old TV show detective, Monk. The poor guy couldn't touch door...

How long will canned food last in your RV?

By Bob Difley How long can you safely keep canned food in your rig? Most food authorities say canned food will last for two years or...

Beware of dangers lurking in re-frozen food

By Bob Difley To be sure your refrigerator's freezer is working properly, put an ice cube in a small cup in the freezer and look...

Keep the Listeria bug out of your RV

By Russ and Tiña De Maris   Few things will ruin an RV trip faster than a case of food poisoning. Grandma's dire warnings about keeping...

Can your “other half” handle the rig?

By Bob Difley   Though becoming more balanced among couples, more men still drive their RVs than women. If you are the female half of a...

Getting along — Pointers for a great RV partnership

By Greg Illes It is said that wherever your relationship is going, traveling together in an RV will take it there sooner. Here are some...

Keep safe while RVing: Unfounded mosquito rumors repelled

by Russ and Tina DeMaris When this post was originally written, West Nile virus was the bugaboo of the day. Later on, it was Zika....

Be kind to your back with a lumbar support camp chair

By Greg Illes For anyone not familiar with the term, "lumbar" refers to that portion of your back just above your waist. The spinal vertebra...

Leave the bugs for the birds

by Greg Illes Let’s face it — the lovely forests and streams that we all enjoy when we are out-and-about are fantastic havens for all...

Ten tips for proper hydration

We need water. But many of us do not drink enough of it, which is bad for our health. Here are some tips about...