Why an RV tops a hotel

Part two in our 2016 RV adventure series This is our first experience driving a large RV, and while I often wondered about the advantages of traveling like this, we are now quickly getting some real life examples.  For us, a pair of senior travelers, the idea of RV travel has proven its worth multiple times already.  Being able to change plans and travel as the mood hits us has been extremely liberating. This is part two of our series on traveling in large RV’s. If you missed article one, you might want to go back there to learn more about this unit that we are driving from Planet RV in Broward County, Florida.) Class C RV’s can be very...

7 Reasons to rent an...

There are lots of reasons to rent an RV for vacation, but here are seven that come to mind this month.  As temperatures begin to drop, it’s the perfect time to get outside and enjoy yourself before winter settles in. A full-sized RV let’s you wander to your heart’s content....

2016 RV Adventure – part 1

You can take it with you…if you’re driving an RV. That’s been one of my favorite assumptions, and we are off on a 10-day RV adventure to see how it works in reality. Thanks to the good folks at Planet RV in Broward County, Florida, we’ve been able to schedule back-to-back RV rentals, and we’ll be trying out both Class C and Class A motorhomes over the next 10 days.   What’s it like to drive something that big? Is a big RV hard to drive? Don’t you have to learn all sorts of mechanical stuff when you’re setting up camp?  How do you keep in touch if you don’t have Internet or cable TV?  Can you really be comfortable without your...

Two interesting read...

Most of the books reviewed on this site have been for photography or tech manuals, and if you’re looking for something to stimulate your brain, those probably aren’t what you’re looking for.  I do have two interesting titles that I recently previewed and both are thought provoking.  There’s...

DKnight Big Magicbox...

I’ve been using the DKnight Big Magicbox for the past three weeks now and have to say I’m impressed. Easy to grip, stays in place on any horizontal surface and easy to stow in my backpack, this is making the rounds with me now. It pairs quickly with either my laptop or cellphone and has...

Xara Designer Pro 36...

If you are responsible for creating graphical content for work, church, school, club or an organization, chances are you never have enough time to complete your projects. With that in mind, having a tool that speeds you to successful completion of your design is what you’ve probably been...

Ten top tips for tel...

  Traveling to Rio or anywhere else internationally?  Here are ten tips to make sure your phone is a blessing and not a curse while you travel…shared from the folks at AT&T, makers of my favorite device, the ZTE Mobley. While traveling: Disable email auto-check o   Switch your...

Switchmate – a...

If you’ve ever been frustrated by a technology upgrade that didn’t work, Switchmate should be your next project. Whether you want to upgrade your RV, your dorm room, your office or your home; if your lights are controlled by a typical light switch, Switchmate is the 2 minute upgrade you’ve...

Breakthrough discove...

If you are one of our typical readers, I can probably guess a few things about you. You own a closet full of performance wear, you love to get out and exercise, and with this summer being the hottest in recent times, your closet is probably starting to stink. Fortunately, we discovered WIN...

Is the Bushman Hamme...

If you want durable and you want comfortable, consider shirts like the Bushman Hammer Shirt. Rugged durability blends wonderfully with the soft hand of the fabric, making this a terrific shirt for outdoor activities or just lounging around on the deck. Bushman has been around since 1997,...

Enclave Audio Cineho...

Enclave Audio Cinehome HD When the box arrived with the new Enclave Audio Cinehome HD  5.1 Wire-free HD Audio home theater speaker system, I was surprised at the size and weight.  Most 5.1 systems I’ve check out recently were small and sounded just as small. Not the Enclave Audio system. The...

Two Wheel Gear ̵...

Warm weather just beckons us to grab our bike and ride to work; but what to take?  Hmmm.  A back pack would solve the equation, but on a warm day, who wants to wear a backpack as you ride? How about if we could attach it to our bike rack? How about if we had a Two Wheel Gear – Pannier...