Ever tried a “Navy” shower? Here’s how it’s done

Ever used a gallon of water to shower? Ever thought it was possible? It is! And no, we are not talking about some tiny bathtub in your RV. This technique will help. In our boondocking (dry camping) seminars, we talk about how to conserve fresh-water usage plus decrease the amount of water going into your gray tank. It fills two... Read More

Is having a washer/dryer worth the extra water and weight?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris New RVers contemplating purchasing their first rig often ask how important it is to have a washer/dryer in the rig. Wow, there’s a loaded question if ever there was one. If you opened this one to reader commentary, the answers would likely make your head spin. Consider us agitators, but we tend to buck... Read More

A hose is a hose is a hose. Um, maybe not.

RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury has a tip about a new type of compact hose that at first glance seems like a good thing for RVers. But NO-O-O says Chuck. Maybe not. Isn’t a hose a hose? Why wouldn’t any clean hose do what it was intended for? That’s what Chuck explains in this video.  And while you’re here, remember to... Read More

Travel with an empty fresh water tank? Maybe not a good idea

Do always travel between campgrounds with an empty fresh water tank to cut down on weight and improve fuel mileage? That may not be the best idea. RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury explains why you should always carry at least some water in your RV’s fresh water tank even when you will be fully hooked up at a campground. And don’t... Read More

Helpful “water fitting” accessories for your RV

By Russ and Tiña De Maris  If you’ll be camping in a park with “city water,” that is, water from a faucet, here are some good accessories to keep in your RV storage compartment. These can make your visit easier, even safer, for your rig. Inexpensive, you’ll thank yourself for having them when you need them. Even before you hang... Read More

How to keep your water lines from freezing

By Russ and Tiña De Maris With winter around the corner, it’s smart to be aware of freezing water in your RV water lines. A parked RV is one that’s susceptible to the ravages of Old Man Winter. An area that can hurt you the most: water. RVs are full of water, both in freshwater systems and on the back... Read More