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Off the beaten track: Southern Oregon’s South Slough Reserve

August 15, 2014 by Bob Difley · Leave a Comment  

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How I Love Google Maps

August 8, 2014 by Chris Guld · Leave a Comment  

If I could only have one App on my smartphone, it would be Google Maps. How do I use the Google Maps App on my smartphone or tablet? Let me count the ways: I just look at it to see where I am. I get a quick idea of how long it will take to get from point A to point B, whether that is driving across... Read the rest of How I Love Google Maps »

How to Program a Spare Ford Key Fob

August 6, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

Here’s a straightforward “how to” topic that doesn’t need a lot of explanation. When you buy a Ford diesel pickup truck, the odds are pretty good that you’ll get one keyless entry remote. While keyless entry isn’t exactly necessary for survival in the wilderness, it is a nice... Read the rest of How to Program a Spare Ford Key Fob »

OUTSIDE OUR RV AFTER DARK

July 30, 2014 by Barry & Monique Zander · Comments Off  

By Barry Zander, Edited by Monique Zander, the Never-Bored RVers It’s dark, very dark.  We’re in a park with very few lights to distract us from appreciating our nighttime surroundings.  We are cradled in silence.  This is what nature camping is all about. But wait!  As we lay back in our outdoor... Read the rest of OUTSIDE OUR RV AFTER DARK »

“How to Buy an Airstream” eBook ON SALE THIS WEEK!

July 16, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

If you’re interested in buying an Airstream, or even another brand or style of RV, check out the #1 bestselling “How to Buy an Airstream” ebook (http://goo.gl/uV1gtJ) which is ON SALE this week as an Amazon Kindle Countdown deal. The initial sale price is only 99 cents! As the week... Read the rest of “How to Buy an Airstream” eBook ON SALE THIS WEEK! »

There are many other volunteer positions available to RVers in addition to camp hosting.

July 12, 2014 by Bob Difley · Comments Off  

8. VOLUNTEERING There are many other volunteer positions available to RVers in addition to camp hosting How does volunteering fit into the RV Lifestyle? Camp hosting is not the only form of volunteer position open to RVers. Though there are volunteer positions available to students, retirees, and for... Read the rest of There are many other volunteer positions available to RVers in addition to camp hosting. »

Upgrade Your Rig with a TITAN Large Capacity Fuel Tank

July 11, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

We’ve been pulling together a list of tips for RV travelers who might want to go to Alaska. One of the best involves upgrading to a large capacity fuel tank (http://goo.gl/5hbDkV) by Titan. Install one of these bad boys in your truck and you are pretty much guaranteed to save money. You can almost... Read the rest of Upgrade Your Rig with a TITAN Large Capacity Fuel Tank »

Nikon’s Outstanding D7100 DSLR Camera

July 7, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

We all like to take pictures when we travel, and many of us want the quality of a DSLR. Consider the Nikon D7100 (http://goo.gl/mOaGmb). This is Nikon’s “flagship” DX camera (we’ll explain more about what that means in a moment). The D7100 features a solid weather sealed metal construction.... Read the rest of Nikon’s Outstanding D7100 DSLR Camera »

How to avoid wasting energy while RV boondocking

July 4, 2014 by Bob Difley · Comments Off  

By Bob Difley When you take the ultimate step and decide to be a serious boondocker, you make  modifications to the way you camp and add certain features like installing a sustainable energy source like solar panels, a wind generator, or a fusion nuclear generator [have they invented those yet?] to... Read the rest of How to avoid wasting energy while RV boondocking »

VIDEO: Locked Out of Our Own Rig!

June 25, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

Okay, so it finally happened to us. We managed to lock ourselves out of our Airstream. If only we’d had hidden a secret Master Lock Keycase on our RV http://goo.gl/qy8DrU we’d saved ourselves a lot of trouble. “How did this happen,” you ask? (And yes, I can hear you snickering.) It was... Read the rest of VIDEO: Locked Out of Our Own Rig! »

Teaching Technology at the Escapade RV Rally

June 20, 2014 by Chris Guld · Comments Off  

The Escapade is an annual rally for the Escapees RV Club. We’ve been teaching technology topics at RV rallies for 10 years now, but this Escapade had more people who were more interested in the topics of computers, smartphones, maps, pictures, and Blogs than any other we’ve experienced. In... Read the rest of Teaching Technology at the Escapade RV Rally »

Charge Your Electronics with a Solar Recharging Kit

June 17, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

As RV campers, we’re always on the lookout for quality power options. One of the most interesting is solar. The Guide 10 Plus Solar Recharging Kit (http://goo.gl/hfvbXm) is a portable solar power kit that’s especially designed for portable gadgets like phones, iPods, Kindles, tablets, and... Read the rest of Charge Your Electronics with a Solar Recharging Kit »

Getting away from it all: Boondocking tips

June 13, 2014 by Bob Difley · Comments Off  

By Bob Difley Do you always choose a campground because of the availability of hook-ups? If so, you may be missing some of the pleasures of camping and the RV lifestyle experience; enjoyment of nature in the wild, wide open spaces, primitive areas, leaving the crowds behind, quiet, solitude, and no... Read the rest of Getting away from it all: Boondocking tips »

Tilley Hats – Still the Best

June 6, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

What is the best hat for RV camping and outdoor activities? For my money, Tilley hats (http://goo.gl/YVnDOj) are the best. This is another Father’s Day gift that a man will actually use (alas, we can’t guarantee the same for that bottle of Brut by Faberge http://goo.gl/i0lqfD). In our small... Read the rest of Tilley Hats – Still the Best »

Is the end near for free camping and boondocking?

June 5, 2014 by Bob Difley · Comments Off  

I’ve been RVing for over 45 years. My first RV, if you could call it that, was a panel van with a side sliding door. Nothing was built in and a mattress occupied most of the floor of the van. Camping in California state parks back then – none with hookups – cost $6 and you could camp... Read the rest of Is the end near for free camping and boondocking? »

Keep Your RV Plumbing Free of Hair & Debris – for Cheap!

June 5, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

If you want to keep hair and other unwanted substances out of your RV plumbing system, pick up some sink strainers (http://goo.gl/Zkg5Ik). These things are cheap and work a treat. Bright colors help the strainers stand out in the sink. (Click the pic to get your own.) Quite simply, the best way to keep... Read the rest of Keep Your RV Plumbing Free of Hair & Debris – for Cheap! »

A FATHER’S DAY GIFT You’ll Actually Use!

June 4, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

Want the best outdoors shirt for summertime RV camping? The best I have found is the Columbia PFG “Performance Fishing Gear”(http://goo.gl/9htQfc) line of shirts. They are an ideal blend of style and function, and help keep you cool on hot days. I bought one of these shirts (in the Tamiami II style),... Read the rest of A FATHER’S DAY GIFT You’ll Actually Use! »

VIDEO: Boondocking and POWER (Generators, Propane, etc.)

May 19, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

Here’s a new episode of “The Loloho Show,” our ongoing chat series that broadcasts to our YouTube Channel (http://goo.gl/8iyFmH). In this episode, we yap about RV boondocking and power. How do we get power when we are camping in the wild (including the wild Walmart parking lots)? As you’ll... Read the rest of VIDEO: Boondocking and POWER (Generators, Propane, etc.) »

VIDEO: Greasing Your Trailer’s Wheel Bearings

May 14, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

One of the most vital regular trailer maintenance jobs involves wheel bearings. And yes, if you prefer you can buy your own wheel bearing kit (http://goo.gl/F9gGon) and do-it-yourself. If your bearings just need grease instead of replacing, get some Royal Purple bearing grease (http://goo.gl/kbi7sX).... Read the rest of VIDEO: Greasing Your Trailer’s Wheel Bearings »

“Queen of the Campground” T-Shirt

May 13, 2014 by Kristy Michael · Comments Off  

SALE ON: Enter code “LOLOHO15” at checkout to receive 15% OFF ALL ORDERS! All hail the Queen of the campground! One of our new shirts gracing the Loloho RV camping line (http://goo.gl/bu1u5r) is called Queen of the Campground. Ladies, this is a great way to let your place be known, if you know what... Read the rest of “Queen of the Campground” T-Shirt »

Sony RX100: The Best Compact Cameras Ever Made

May 12, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

RV travel and photography go hand in hand. For an outstanding travel camera that’s so small it fits in your pocket, consider the Sony RX100 (http://goo.gl/HkYcXg) series. To add pro video features and wifi to transfer photos, go for the “sequel” RX100 Mark 2 (http://goo.gl/sqJ7qM).... Read the rest of Sony RX100: The Best Compact Cameras Ever Made »

Follow these safe campfire tips for this hot, dry summer

May 11, 2014 by Bob Difley · Comments Off  

By Bob Difley The hot dry days of summer are just around the corner, and if you plan on RVing in one of the areas affected by drought this year, such as California, expect to see campfire restrictions. In most of the National Forests that have been affected, you are required to obtain a fire permit (which... Read the rest of Follow these safe campfire tips for this hot, dry summer »

REVIEW: “Air-Dryr” Fights Mold & Mildew in RVs

May 10, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

We recently picked up our second Air-Dryr device (http://goo.gl/g92Kl3). We use an Air-Dryr to combat moist air and its impact on our RV. An Air-Dryr helps to keep our RV free of mold and mildew. These devices are useful in any humid climate. We use ours inside our Airstream whenever the trailer is placed... Read the rest of REVIEW: “Air-Dryr” Fights Mold & Mildew in RVs »

HEY LADIES: The Perfect Summer Shorts?

May 9, 2014 by Kristy Michael · Comments Off  

Hey ladies, if you’re looking for the perfect pair of shorts to wear on your summer adventures, look no further. These Columbia Women’s Sandy River Cargo Shorts (http://goo.gl/QhYY4d) are the answer to your summer season wardrobe woes! I have two pair and they are exactly what was missing from my... Read the rest of HEY LADIES: The Perfect Summer Shorts? »

BIRDFEEDING: How to Attract Large Birds (Like Redbellied Woodpeckers)

May 8, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

If you want to attract even larger birds to your area, consider using suet cakes (http://goo.gl/jZUuxI) and a suet basket feeder (http://goo.gl/l1ey9u). This is a cheap and effective way to go. Cakes can be purchased in bulk, and the baskets only cost a few dollars. Larger birds like this redbellied... Read the rest of BIRDFEEDING: How to Attract Large Birds (Like Redbellied Woodpeckers) »

Fun T-Shirts for RV Campers — 15% Off All Orders

May 7, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

Just a quick reminder that all orders in the Loloho t-shirt store (http://goo.gl/KNgQnD) receive 15% off this week – just enter coupon code “LOLOHO15” at checkout. The designs in the new Loloho line of shirts celebrate the good ole USA as well as camping. For example there’s the shirt carrying... Read the rest of Fun T-Shirts for RV Campers — 15% Off All Orders »

BIRDWATCHING: How to Attract Woodpeckers

May 6, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

We’ve been discussing birdwatching and the various ways to attract certain birds. One of the best methods of attracting woodpeckers is to use Peanut Suet Nuggets (http://goo.gl/Y8usGZ), which happen to be perfectly sized for use in a Bird Feeder Seed Ball (http://goo.gl/iBGCuH). Peanut Nugget Suet... Read the rest of BIRDWATCHING: How to Attract Woodpeckers »

RV Camping T-Shirts – 15% OFF ALL ORDERS

May 5, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

To celebrate the beginning of camping season, this week Loloho.com is offering 15% OFF ALL ORDERS in the Loloho t-shirt store (http://goo.gl/UlKZnr). To get the deal, simply apply coupon code “LOLOHO15” at checkout. Not all who wander are lost! (Click the pic for more info.) The code will... Read the rest of RV Camping T-Shirts – 15% OFF ALL ORDERS »

BOOK REVIEW: “wild” by Cheryl Strayed

May 4, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

Sometimes you have to get lost before you can get found. That’s exactly what author Cheryl Strayed did when she decided to hike 1100 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, alone, at the tender age of 26. I recently read wild (http://goo.gl/bQWivV), Strayed’s biography in which she shares her experience,... Read the rest of BOOK REVIEW: “wild” by Cheryl Strayed »

FOR THE BIRDS (and Birdwatchers!): Going Green Platform Bird Feeder

May 4, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

Recently we’ve been discussing the great American outdoor activity of bird watching. In addition to a sphere seed bird feeder (http://goo.gl/obiKPO), it makes sense to own a platform feeder like the Going Green Platform Bird Feeder (http://goo.gl/Xa149x) Solid durable construction, and the birds... Read the rest of FOR THE BIRDS (and Birdwatchers!): Going Green Platform Bird Feeder »

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