Cruising the high seas or open highways could start costing taxpayers a bit more.  If a provision in the House-passed tax bill makes it into the final legislation, owners of boats and recreational vehicles who write off the interest on their loans would lose that deduction.

There are two types of insulation which are commonly used in motorhomes.

Opatów, Poland

This week this newsletter is coming to you from Opatów, a town of some 8,000 people in south - central Poland. Tourist attractions include the 13th

In an effort to encourage visitors and more business in an Australian town, motorhomes will be allowed to stay overnight in a McLaren Vale shopping

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Kesselberg

Whilst travelling east through the region of the Harz mountains on the German A38 autobahn, I stop at Kesselberg.  I talk about my unusual reason for wanting to stop here as well as give some ideas on what can be seen in the area!

Opatów, Poland

This week this newsletter is coming to you from Opatów, a town of some 8,000 people in south - central Poland. Tourist attractions include the 13th-century Collegiate Church of St.

Here we can see an overnight stop at Eichsfeld on a relatively new motorway which was built in the years after German unification.   Here I highlight the problems faced by long distance lorry drivers in finding somewhere to sleep - it is really is much easier for us motorhomers!

Rollingsergraben is a rest stop on the German A44 autobahn in the Ruhr area. The famous dambusters raid took place only around 10km or so from this point. I stopped here on my way from Dusseldorf on my way to Łódź

This is the last day at Caravan Salon which is the largest motorhome trade fair in the world.  Leaving my van in the early morning, I have a look around the campsite and take a look at other peoples' vehicles.

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It's not quite as luxurious as glamping, but taking a trip to the wilderness in a motorhome does offer a certain level of comfort you can't always find with usual camping.

Equipment

EPS v XPS waterproofing

19 November 2017
There are two types of insulation which are commonly used in motorhomes. In older models one can still find EPS (expanded polystyrene) altho
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Thule bike rack

17 November 2017
Former world champion snowboarder Aline Bock is into mountain biking in a big way.  But when one has a bike rack on the back of a
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Hob and sink for small campers

16 November 2017
Those building a van where there is a shortage of space could use a device like this which doubles as a burner and a sink.  Saves a lot
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Dimmable skylights for RVs

16 November 2017
Like many of you, I really appreciate an enormous skylight - it turns a camper into a cabriolet if electronic.  But it could also be di
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Mobile internet offered to US campers

15 November 2017
Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA), an international organization for families who own motorhomes, has unveiled a new wireless internet p
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Sat navs causing chaos in Cornwall

13 November 2017
We have all had problems with sat navs sending us the wrong way, however one village in Cornwall, UK, seems to have more problems than most.
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