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All about traveling North American and living the RV Lifestyle

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RV Podcast 179: What solo women RVers need to know about the RV Lifestyle

2/13/2018
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RV Podcast 179: What solo women RVers need to know about the RV Lifestyle Are women more adventurous than men when it comes to the RV lifestyle? Some estimates put the number of female RVers traveling alone as much as 30 percent. That may be a bit high, but not by much, because it’s been our experience that solo women travelers do indeed make up a huge segment of the RVing community. In this episode of the podcast, Jennifer will introduce you to three such solo travelers who will share...

Duration:01:10:04

Episode 178: The Unwritten Rules of the RV Lifestyle

2/6/2018
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Episode 178: The Unwritten Rules of the RV Lifestyle There is a certain etiquette and behavior standard that RV owners are expected to adhere to. The problem is, many of the key tenants of that etiquette are learned through experience. Many are unwritten and usually learned through trial and error. We're going to help you avoid the errors by sharing 10 of those unwritten rules of the road and how to camp. EDIT Plus we have lots of listener questions, some great tips, a traveling tech...

Duration:01:08:07

Episode 177: How to find the best off-the-beaten path places

1/30/2018
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Episode 177: How to find the best off-the-beaten path places There’s a great saying about the RV Lifestyle: The journey IS the destination. What it means is that the things we discover AS we travel are just as much a part of the adventure as the place we’re heading. In other, words, off the beaten path discoveries. In this episode, you’ll meet a couple who have perfected the adventure of uncovering the fascinating things you can encounter on the way to somewhere else. Stay tuned as our...

Duration:01:03:06

Episode 176: How Workamping can help pay for your RV Lifestyle

1/22/2018
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There are lots of workkamping jobs waiting for you! We'll learn how to find the best ones! Episode 176: How Workamping can help pay for your RV Lifestyle Would you like to do more RV traveling this year but can’t afford it? Then consider workamping, or working for relatively short periods of time in exchange for a place to park your RV and often even for pay. We’ll talk about that I this episode and get great advice from an experienced workamping couple. We’ll also have lots of...

Duration:00:51:50

Episode 175: Straight Talk for RV Wives Only

1/16/2018
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Among a host of topics, today’s episode features a “For Women Only” advice section for RV wives. Now I think husbands will also benefit to this but what she’s done is address a bunch of concerns that RV women have raised with her as she has met them in our travels across North America. She alleviates most of these concerns with some very practical advice. That’s coming up in our interview of the week time. But also this week. Your RV questions and comments, RV tips, a great off the...

Duration:00:59:36

Episode174: Do You Need a Tire Pressure Monitoring System for your RV?

1/9/2018
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This is a jam packed episode where we talk about: TPMS –How to Shop an RV Show –Great Donut Trail of Butler County, OH. All that, plus your RV questions, RV News, Traveling Tech Tips and much more. WHAT MIKE AND JENNIFER ARE UP TO THIS WEEK We’re back home from Rochester, MN and a visit to the Mayo Clinic for an annual physical. We share our very positive experience with the place voted the Best Hospital in America. The bitter cold has finally broken but for more than 10 days,...

Duration:01:08:51

Episode 173: What happens if you get sick?

1/2/2018
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Episode 173: What happens if you get sick? What happens if you get sick while out on the road? What happens if you need a doctor and you are far from home in another state? In this episode, we will tell you about a terrific plan that I think every RVer should consider. An organization that provides on-call doctors for RVers in every state, doctors who can talk to you on the phone or via video, prescribe most drugs you’ll need for any sudden illness, even help you find a local...

Duration:00:58:31

Episode 172: RV Bucket List Travel Plans for 2018

12/26/2017
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In the last RV Podcast episode of the year, we hear from RVers across North America as they share their RV bucket list trade plans for 2018

Duration:00:42:39

Episode 171: Clearing up some lingering questions

12/19/2017
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Episode 171: Clearing up some lingering questions It’s the week before Christmas, a time when most RVers are staying put, hunkered down to be with family and friends for the holiday. We thought this would be the perfect week to settle some nagging RV questions that have been surfacing all year around. Chief among them has to do with biodiesel fuel, and in particular, the Sprinter RV. What happens when an RVer is in a state that only sells high percentage bio diesel fuel, like B20 or...

Duration:01:08:18

Episode 170: Are Walmart Parking Lots Safe for RVers?

12/12/2017
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In this episode, we talk about Walmart parking lots, one of the favorite overnight camping spots used by RVers when they need a quick place to spend the night. Over the past couple of years, Walmart parking lots have been linked to story after story about high crime rates. Many RVers, in fact, now stay away from them. Is the anxiety justified? We’ll answer a call from a worried listener and do our best to clarify the concerns and let you know our thoughts abut this. Plus more of your...

Duration:01:08:10

EPISODE 169: How to Quit Your Job and Live on the Open Road

12/5/2017
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This week, we meet the Russos, Joe and Kait, a California couple oin heir early thirties who quit their corporate jobs for a life of fulltime travel in an RV. We’ll hear their story, how it applies to you and the pros and cons of living in a van. Plus, lots of questions this week. Tech tips and a must-visit National Park that needs to be on your bucket list. Show Notes for Episode #169 Dec. 6, 2017 of Roadtreking - The RV Podcast: WHAT MIKE AND JENNIFER ARE UP TO THIS WEEK We’re...

Duration:01:03:57

RT168 The Big Issues Facing the RV Industry for 2018

11/28/2017
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RT168 The Big Issues Facing the RV Industry for 2018 This episode of the podcast is coming to you direct from the 2017 RV Industry Trade Show in Louisville, KY. Taking questions and comments received over the past week from our Roadtreking.com blog readers, out Roadtreking Facebook Group and Page and our RV lifestyle Channel on YouTube, we’ve interviewed top leaders in the RV industry and identified the three biggest issues this booming industry needs to address as 2018 approaches....

Duration:01:11:40

Episode 167: How to Find the Ultimate Camping Site in 2018

11/21/2017
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Episode 167: How to Find the Ultimate Camping Site in 2018 Before you start making your RV travel plans for the next camping season, you’ll want to listen to this week’s interview about a great resource for finding the perfect spot in public campgrounds. From state and out of the way municipal spots to outstanding boondocking campsites in state and national forests or other wilderness areas, our guest Ted Houghton has a resource that will truly help you find the ultimate camping spot in...

Duration:01:03:10

Episode 166: Camping’s Dirty Little Secret

11/14/2017
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Episode 166: Camping’s Dirty Little Secret We have a jam-packed show for you this week. First off, we’ll tackle the dirty little secret of the RV industry. Yes, they are indeed selling lots and lots of new RVs. Setting sales records seemingly every month. But what they don’t tell you is that you’re going to have a very difficult time finding a place to camp in that RV because we’re not building campgrounds fast enough to keep up with all those new RVers. We’ll tackle this issue in our...

Duration:01:05:42

Episode #165: The Girl Camping Movement

11/7/2017
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Episode #165: The Girl Camping Movement No, I’m not being politically incorrect. There really is a Girl Camping Movement and it is one of the fastest growing segments of the recreational vehicle movement. Women old and young are following their dreams, buying an RV and traveling the highways and byways of North America. In this week’s episode, we talk to the leading ambassador foe the Girl Camping Movement, who has a lot to teach us all about the joys of traveling with an RV. Plus, we...

Duration:00:54:40

Episode 164: The Fake Service Dog Scandal

10/31/2017
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Episode 164: The Fake Service Dog Scandal We have lots to talk about this week. We’re going to start off with a discussion about a very controversial topic: The proliferation of what is being called fake service dogs. It’s becoming a national scandal and I’m sorry to say, a lot of RVers are involved, registering their dogs as service animals when, in fact, they have had no real service dog training and the registration is just a sham so they can take their pets with them wherever they...

Duration:01:10:21

Episode 163: How a high tech RV is helping restore communications to Puerto Rico

10/24/2017
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Episode 163: How a high tech RV is helping restore communications to Puerto Rico We’ve all heard of the horrible devastation still affecting Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Nearly a month after the storm, water and electricity are in scarce supply. Cellphone service ranges from spotty to nonexistent, landline telephones are out, banks and many businesses are shuttered, cars are damaged and roads blocked. For many, work and school still have not resumed and there’s been no...

Duration:01:00:53

Episode162: How to fulltime RV on your Social Security

10/17/2017
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Episode162: How to fulltime RV on your Social Security In this episode of the RV Podcast we’ll talk to an expert on how to fulltime RV on $1,500 a month, even less if you follow some of the tips you’ll hear on our interview of the week segment…coming up. Also in this episode, lots of practical, how-to RV tips and advice, your questions and our answers, RV news of the week and an off the beaten path report for your RV travels. Click the player below to Listen Now or scroll down through...

Duration:01:06:21

Episode 161: An RV Club for Today’s RVers

10/10/2017
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Episode 161: An RV Club for Today’s RVers There are RV Clubs and then there are the Escapees. Ever heard of them before? If you’re an active RVer, if you dream of working from the road, or retiring to an RVing life of adventure, or packing the most fun you can into your weekend camping tips, you need to know about the Escapees. This week, in our interview segment, you’ll meet the young couple who are leading the Escapees community and discover just why this club may be the perfect fit...

Duration:01:11:14

Episode 160: How to save on fuel costs and get better mileage with your RV

10/3/2017
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Episode 160: How to save on fuel costs and get better mileage with your RV Probably the top question motorhome owners are asked is “what do you get for mileage?” Although gas prices are dropping again, the big spike they had after the hurricanes this summer reminds all of us that one of the biggest expenses our RV lifestyle has to deal with is fuel prices. So, how can we lower those costs and get the best mileage possible? To help us with that our interview of the week features our friend...

Duration:01:08:48

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