Happy New Year,
With the New Year already upon us, and the holiday season in the rearview, the overwhelming buzz of promise pervades the air, whether it's new tech gadgetry, a refined outlook on life, or a change in our approach to health and exercise.
For some, the New Year holds the promise of a total transformation in lifestyle. For others, it simply entails taking trips to spend time with those who matter most. Whatever the new calendar means to you, we hope you'll join us in seeking to get the most out of 2011.
Melissa Williams hiked across California to raise diabetes awareness
Last January, Melissa Williams set out to take a 500-mile walk across California to raise awareness of diabetes. Melissa was spurred on to take action after learning that one in three Americans will have diabetes by 2050. She and her team traveled throughout the state, stopping at middle schools to present her classroom workshops on diabetes to a total of 9,000 students. One year later, we sat down with her to find out how her experience went and if it was successful.
Recipes from around the world
Although camping does limit culinary choices, being on the road does not mean you cannot be adventurous with meals. Here are some ideas for dishes from around the world. Enjoy.
Solar chargers for your high tech gadgets
In the world of high-tech, progress isn't always what you expect, especially when it comes to battery life. Everything from laptops and iPods to GPS navigation systems, and camcorders seem to continually need recharging. So, what's to be done?
Tips from full-time RVers
Going full-time is a great way to see the country and experience the thrill of adventure. Here are some simple ways to know if you're ready and tips on how to be a full-timer.
Getting into shape resolutions
Getting into shape is one of the most popular New Year's resolutions; here are 10 steps for you to actually succeed with your goal.
Every kid dreams of having a playhouse - a place where imagination can run wild, ideas can brew and all those special kid things can be safely stowed away from prying eyes of mom and dad! So instead of leaving your RV vacant and sitting in your driveway, why not turn it into a magical playhouse on wheels? We show you how to create a play space that will give the kids a little room of their own and be the envy of the neighborhood.
Great fishing spots across the Southern US for some winter angling
Few things beat the exhilaration of waking up at the crack of dawn, getting on a boat with your rods and tackle box in hand, and going fishing. Fishing is an awesome way to spend quality time with your family and friends. Don't let the winter cold stop you from casting your lines; just head to the South where it is warmer and relish the sport to your heart's content. Here are five fabulous fishing spots in the South that you should try out.
The BubbleTree tent - Reaching for the stars
What if there were a way to sleep inside a tent and still see the stars clearly? Well, French designer Pierre Stephane Dumas created the BubbleTree tent to provide people with the increasingly rare opportunity of seeing the sun rise and spending a night under the stars.
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