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Protect Your Valuable Electronics with an RV Surge Protector

October 22, 2014 by Loloho.com · Leave a Comment  

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to our E-mail Digest or RSS Feed. We will then send you the stories that are posted each day in an e-mail digest. We use a service called Feedburner for delivery of these emails. You will receive an e-mail from Feedburner after you subscribe and you must... Read the rest of Protect Your Valuable Electronics with an RV Surge Protector »

The Best General Purpose Outdoor GLOVES

October 21, 2014 by Loloho.com · Leave a Comment  

My favorite pair of outdoor gloves are Head Digital Sport Running Gloves (http://goo.gl/IJfJy2). Don’t be fooled by the “running” moniker. These are excellent everyday gloves that are useful around an RV campsite, or any other place where you might be using your hands. (Except the shower... Read the rest of The Best General Purpose Outdoor GLOVES »

Forget Ebola; This is Much More Frightening

October 20, 2014 by Loloho.com · Leave a Comment  

It’s one of the most terrifying situations an RV traveler can experience. It’s also among the most deadly. And it’s something that happens to almost everyone, sooner or later. That’s why we carry this $7 purchase (http://goo.gl/ssLBho). You know you will need it someday; the only... Read the rest of Forget Ebola; This is Much More Frightening »

TODAY ONLY: Merrell’s Best Shoes 40% Off!

October 17, 2014 by Loloho.com · Leave a Comment  

TODAY, OCTOBER 17, ONLY: Merrell Jungle Moc shoes are 40% Off as a DEAL OF THE DAY (http://goo.gl/9Zn2xZ). If you want a pair of the best camping shoes (heck, arguably the best shoes, period) this is an excellent opportunity to get a deal. Jungle Mocs are incredibly popular and thus rarely go on such... Read the rest of TODAY ONLY: Merrell’s Best Shoes 40% Off! »

VIDEO: How to Back Up a Travel Trailer

October 16, 2014 by Loloho.com · Leave a Comment  

A few years ago we posted a video on our YouTube Channel revealing our “secret sauce” for backing up a travel trailer. (Click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel so you’ll never miss an update.) Quite simply, there’s a simple technique that makes things go MUCH easier. Once we mastered... Read the rest of VIDEO: How to Back Up a Travel Trailer »

ON TO THE LA FAIRPLEX — RECALLING THE PAST

October 8, 2014 by Barry & Monique Zander · Comments Off  

By Barry Zander, Edited by Monique Zander, the Never-Bored RVers It’s wonderful being retired!  BUT it’s too early in life to stop being productive.  That’s my excuse for not publishing more often on RV.net.  I’ve gotten myself too involved in our newly adopted community in the mountains and... Read the rest of ON TO THE LA FAIRPLEX — RECALLING THE PAST »

RECIPE: Caper Mayo Salmon Burgers with Sesame Sautéed Green Beans

October 3, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

Smart Weigh Pro Pocket Food Scale (http://goo.gl/sqGDMp) by Kristy Michael “Honey, what’s for dinner?” How often are you asked that question? Heck, how often do you ask yourself that question?! If you’re like me, it’s a daily challenge to find something out of the ordinary... Read the rest of RECIPE: Caper Mayo Salmon Burgers with Sesame Sautéed Green Beans »

SUNDAY ONLY: Energizer 7-LED Headlamp “Lightning Deal”

September 27, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

On Sunday September 28, there’s a special “Lightning Deal” sale on the the Energizer 7-LED headlamp (http://goo.gl/KTrAFI). This is a premium headlamp that includes four light modes plus a strobe feature, a pivoting water-resistant head, and an improved, wider comfort strap. Here's... Read the rest of SUNDAY ONLY: Energizer 7-LED Headlamp “Lightning Deal” »

“TOP 5″ RV Applications for the SECRET SPRAY that’s Taken the Automotive World by Storm

September 25, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

Every once in a while, we come across a product that’s so unusual, so ingenious, so… weird? … that we MUST get some for ourselves, even though we aren’t sure exactly HOW we’re going to use it. That was the case with this irresistible stuff (http://goo.gl/iqftDt), that for the... Read the rest of “TOP 5″ RV Applications for the SECRET SPRAY that’s Taken the Automotive World by Storm »

Everyone should take an RV trip at least once in their lifetime

September 23, 2014 by Bob Difley · Comments Off  

Long ago, back when I had a real job, I had a favorite saying when interacting with potential customers. At some point in the beginning of our conversation, I would say, “Everyone should take an RV trip at least once in their lifetime.” You might expect a statement like that coming from the... Read the rest of Everyone should take an RV trip at least once in their lifetime »

REVIEW: “The Ultimate Portable Task Light”

September 22, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

Packed with quality components, the Trie TL3100 (http://goo.gl/653MYV) portable task light has several thoughtful design features that set it apart from its competition. The Trie company recently sent us a TL3100 for review; here’s what we discovered. Is this "the ultimate portable task light?"... Read the rest of REVIEW: “The Ultimate Portable Task Light” »

Add these side trips to your snowbird migration – Part 2

September 20, 2014 by Bob Difley · Comments Off  

In last week’s post (Part I) I suggested that instead of making a near non-stop head long rush to your winter home in the Southwestern Desert, you instead take some time to visit some short side trips along the way. This week I follow with the next highlight following Wupatki pueblo that I wrote... Read the rest of Add these side trips to your snowbird migration – Part 2 »

FOR MEN ONLY

September 18, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

Ladies, we kindly request that you refrain from reading this article. DEAL: Heavyweight Classic Messenger Bag (http://goo.gl/Rcl7EU) Men, we’ve written about the this dilemma before. You know the problem. We’re carrying more stuff than ever. Back in the day, a guy could get through the day... Read the rest of FOR MEN ONLY »

DEAL: French Press Coffee Maker 56% Off!

September 15, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

One of the best methods of making coffee while RV camping is the French press. Here’s a great deal on the #1 bestselling SterlingPro French Press (http://goo.gl/s1cQE3). It’s marked down more than half price, and includes two stainless steel screens (valued at $25) as a FREE bonus! If you’ve... Read the rest of DEAL: French Press Coffee Maker 56% Off! »

Add these side trips to your snowbird migration – Part 1

September 13, 2014 by Bob Difley · Comments Off  

Snowbirds descending from the Pacific Northwest, the plains states, or the mid-west into southern Arizona for the winter have several routes to choose from, though most often they take the most direct. Typically, my father, the archetypal planner, plotted out the exact mileage and average driving time... Read the rest of Add these side trips to your snowbird migration – Part 1 »

“Drone Crashes in Yellowstone National Park!”

September 10, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

Like many photographers, in recent years we’ve acquired a drone for aerial shots. Our drone of choice is the popular DJI Phantom series (http://goo.gl/uklwdh), but there are many such products on the market. What is a drone? Simply stated, it’s a remotely controlled flying device, usually... Read the rest of “Drone Crashes in Yellowstone National Park!” »

REVIEW: Nikon MONARCH = Great Binoculars

September 9, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

A few years ago, we decided to upgrade our binoculars from a set of K-Mart Special el cheapos to something better. After a lot of research, we ended up choosing Nikon MONARCH (http://goo.gl/kw7UOr) binoculars. We opted for the 8×42 magnification, but the binoculars are also available in 10×42... Read the rest of REVIEW: Nikon MONARCH = Great Binoculars »

RVers and bears: Tips on staying safe – for both RVers and bears

September 6, 2014 by Bob Difley · Comments Off  

“When you are naked, it’s amazing how little courage you have,” writes Tom Stienstra in the San Francisco Chronicle relating to his recent camping trip into the mountains of California. Remembering in the middle of the night that he had left his on-the-road dinner leftovers on the passenger... Read the rest of RVers and bears: Tips on staying safe – for both RVers and bears »

Monitor Animals (AND PEOPLE!) with Stealthy Scouting Cameras

September 4, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

One of the most interesting camera purchases we’ve made in recent years is our stealth camera. (http://goo.gl/ZcifuD) These cameras are commonly known as hunting cameras, game cameras, trail cameras, and scouting cameras. They are invaluable for taking pictures and video of animals (and sometimes... Read the rest of Monitor Animals (AND PEOPLE!) with Stealthy Scouting Cameras »

“What Kind of Gun to Shoot Bears?”

September 3, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

From time to time we receive questions about bears and camping. Often these questions mention firearms. For example, “What kind of gun should I carry into national parks to shoot and kill attacking bears?” For most people, we recommend carrying bear spray (http://goo.gl/Cm07tW) instead of guns to... Read the rest of “What Kind of Gun to Shoot Bears?” »

If HR5204 passes the House our public lands may no longer be free

September 1, 2014 by Bob Difley · Comments Off  

For those of you who define your RV Lifestyle by the great hiking, fishing, and camping to be found in our national forests and on land managed by the BLM, HR 5204 poses a financial threat and possibly even greater controls over what we can do with our RVs when we go seeking the beauty and solitude of... Read the rest of If HR5204 passes the House our public lands may no longer be free »

VIDEO: RV Camping … IN EUROPE !

August 27, 2014 by Loloho.com · Comments Off  

We recently returned from an extended European and North African walkabout. For this trip, we left the Airstream and most of our worldly possessions at home. We brought only a couple of backpacks as our principal luggage. I also brought a day pack that contained extra camera gear. (It’s the camera... Read the rest of VIDEO: RV Camping … IN EUROPE ! »

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

August 15, 2014 by Bob Difley · Comments Off  

Though the sea is enjoyable and invigorating any time of year, fall is a great time to RV along the rocky Pacific coastline. The lure is a direct result of the transition that follows Labor Day, the official end of summer. Traffic no longer impacts Route 1, kids are all back in their schools and humming... Read the rest of Off the beaten track: Southern Oregon’s South Slough Reserve »

How I Love Google Maps

August 8, 2014 by Chris Guld · Comments Off  

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 »

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