During my RV camping years, I have pulled tent trailers, single axle holiday trailers, tandem axle trailers and fifth wheel trailers.  Each one of these units exhibit different handling characteristics.  Choice of tow vehicle determines what wind and a fish tailing experience can do.  This heads a long list of safety concerns. In the early […]

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One summer we were vacationing in California with our car and holiday trailer.  In addition, our two kids were of elementary school age.  We had just finished breakfast on this day.  Locating a gas station, we gassed up the car and were about a half hour drive north from San Francisco.  At this moment, we […]

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At the end of June, we picked up our two kids from school.  Our camper was loaded, so we commenced our round trip vacation driving from Alberta to Halifax, Nova Scotia!  We had no idea that we would encounter an unexpected good Samaritan! The Trip. We broke our trip into 2 hour driving sections with […]

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A few years ago, my good friend, Steve and I met up and went for a drive.  Our trip took us along the Powder-face trail within the Kananaskis forestry region of southwest Alberta.  It was a nice day in September, but it had not rained for a considerable length of time.  The ungraveled road was […]

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When our daughter was 9 years old, our family took an extended driving holiday with our vacation trailer and pickup truck.  That was when we were saved by our daughter’s keen ear!  We traveled from western Alberta to Halifax, Nova Scotia via the Trans Canada Highway.  The round trip was about 10,000 miles counting the various […]

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She wanted to learn how to drive in the worst way, but was just 14 years old.  One day as we were out for a weekend drive at a nearby national park, I decided this is the perfect place for teaching my daughter how to drive.  There is nothing but trees and open prairie, so […]

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I love vacation time and casual weekends with my favorite travel companions.  It was an opportunity for our family of four to spend very good quality time together.  Some of it confined both going and returning by the walls of our vehicle.  The little ones loved to play with their toys, sleep, or focus on […]

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