Recreational Vehicles – History

Recreational Vehicles, RVs for short, go back over 100 years ago and have come a long way since the first ones were being built in 1910.  Charles Kellogg built his own model in 1914 and made it out of a single redwood tree.  It then won the name “The Travel Log,” and was Kellog’s way of traveling around the country telling people about the beautiful redwood trees of California.

Before the RV came along people had to camp in private rail cars that were pulled alongside train routes.  People didn’t want to be limited to the rail system, so the RV allowed them to go where they wanted, whenever they wanted!  A few of the Early RVs had a bathroom on board, while others didn’t, and the nearest tree or bush was used as a bathroom.  All of the RVs had a place to eat and sleep, and was a nice way to vacation and still have the comforts of home.

Pierce-Arrow was one of the many companies that were producing motorized RVs in 1910.  Some of the companies had to be started in the backyards or in the garages of people who had a dream to get others mobilized.  During WWII several manufacturers built travel trailers to house and transport troops and defense workers.  Then after the war, RVs were a recreational activity for growing, prosperous post-war families.

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Is RVing Becoming Increasingly Popular?

Well, it certainly looks like the popularity Of RVing is on the increase, not just here in the United States, but also in Canada!  This has been reported in an article written in the March 2010 RV News section of the Camping World Newsletter.  Whether working and using the RV for a weekend getaway or traveling to a National Park for a two-week vacation, the RV makes the perfect way to go.

Self-contained these vehicles afford the RVer with the ability to save money usually spent on hotel rooms and restaurants.  These Recreational Vehicles also allow the traveler to enjoy the ability of pulling off at roadside rest stops along the interstates and take a nap, fix and eat a meal, or to catch up on the news or favorite sports game by turning on their built-in satellite TV dish.
Americans love to travel, and with the price of first-class airline tickets, being sky high not to mention, the inconvenience with all the hassle of air travel (i.e.: long ticket counter lines, long lines to be processed through security screening process, having to arrive at least a couple of hours early before boarding time, traveling with persons who may be sick, etc.).
With a motorhome, you just get it packed and serviced prior to your planned departure date at your leisure.  Get a good night sleep the night before you leave and then start out on your time schedule and not someone else’s schedule.
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How Not To Empty Your Wallet During A Cruise Trip

Cruise trips may be among the choices by people who want to spend their holidays or free time. One of the famous cruise lines in the United States is Bay State Cruise Company of Boston, Massachusetts. Although some of the cruise trips will accommodate you with complete facilities or entertainments, the fare may leave your wallet or bank accounts crying. Especially the cruise passengers who are on a tight budget. Extra services or accommodations are optional. If you want your bank survives during a cruise trip, avoid these things below.

INTERNET

Online packages are always available for the passengers, but it is not that cheap, even with a discounted package. Your best bet is to unplug. If you really need the internet connection, bring your laptop or device ashore and look for a cafe or bar with free WiFi connection sign on the window. You can get a WiFI password at the price of coffee or beer or at most places even free today.
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The Best National Parks If You’re Camping

Family vacationing may be your favorite event that has to be held at least once annually. But you did not want to spend too much money during your family vacation. Camping may be your best friend for your savings, as well as, your family. Although not every family member will enjoy the camping, the main goal is still the same, a peaceful retreat in a scenic natural setting. Sure, outdoor camping is not the only preference available in these national parks, but let’s take a closer look at some of the best national park for camping.

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK


Located in the state of Maine, Arcadia National Park, a haven for outdoor lovers, has a mountain descend into the sea along its wind-swept jagged coastline. Climbing, hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, kayaking are the most favorited activities among a lot of activities here. The most important camping grounds are Blackwoods and Seawall Campgrounds. The Atlantic ocean is within a 10-minute walk from the camping grounds.
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Places to Visit: New York

Musicians have written songs about it, directors have filmed movies about it. It’s no doubt that New York is one of the most must-see places in the world. The greatness of this city might overwhelm you, so stock up on a little know-how and get to know the places to visit in New York.

The State of New York

If suspension bridges have always caught your imagination, then you are sure to fall in love with the Brooklyn Bridge of New York. Out of the several leading areas to see in New York, the shopaholic in you will enjoy the best shopping areas in all of the of state. A good New York concierge can get you almost anything immediately, except maybe an audience with the Pope.
There are plenty of trains traveling to this city and hence it is known as the suburbs of New York. Additionally, cheap flights to New York come in great numbers. In the big apple, you will find great restaurants and bars, the hottest nightclubs, as well as, celebrity spots and famous New York landmarks.
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Enjoy Dublin’s Nightlife

If you are thinking about a girlfriends getaway – party style – then read as Jim Dean gives us the scoop on Nightlife in Dublin.  There are plenty of fun activities and places to enjoy during your stay in Ireland.  

Samuel Beckett Bridge, Dublin, Ireland.


Dublin has one of the best nightlife scenes in all of Europe, perhaps because of its youthful student population and the constant influx of adventurous travelers. This city is quickly becoming one of the best weekend destinations in Europe, and there is always a new and exciting nightclub to check out in Dublin.
The pub is an important center of Irish culture, as it is the meeting place for the community to talk, catch up on gossip, eat, drink, and generally have a great time. There are many friendly and comfortable local pubs where you can enjoy a relaxed pint in an unpretentious atmosphere with perhaps some live music. Later in the night, there are also glitzy nightclubs where you can dance the night away.
Live Music
Many bars and pubs throughout Dublin will feature live music so that you can rock out to some great tunes while you are enjoying your pint of Guinness. Whelan’s is a popular music venue, as well as The Village, and both have regular gigs on most nights of the week. If you head down before 10 pm, the cover charge is usually free.
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Discover New Zealand

Waitomo Caves

People who really love to go to new places just to get an adventure are really suitable for this place. People can enjoy the view that they can find inside the cave. They can also enjoy the track that leads to the Waitomo Caves. These days, there are a lot of companies that build facilities that can be used by the tourist who visits Waitomo Caves.

Usually, there are two kinds of facilities that can be visited by the tourist. One is for those who really want to enjoy the view of Waitomo Caves, and one is for those who want to really have an adventure in Waitomo Caves. Usually, most people will choose the first one since they don’t need a lot of effort to visit Waitomo Caves. But there are also people who choose the second one since they want to have a little adventure on their trip to Waitomo Caves.
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Blogging, Traveling and Working Update

I have been busy recently and didn’t have much time for traveling or blogging. I’m a full-time student who supports herself working a part-time job. My recent gig is writing tests. Writing these practice tests for students is relatively easy but answering questions people post as feedback is hard work, I recently asked to remove comments on the tests because people are asking totally simple questions.

I like this gig a lot, but it takes so much time to answer the question when you think your job is all done. So I’m thinking about earning money with a blog. Will it work? Let’s start from the beginning.

But you might ask: why I should choose to blog? Is Blogging a good start to an online career? Well, if it doesn’t work, I can always get back to my old profession, I do have my GED diploma, after all, I worked hard for 7 months studying online and attending classes (I don’t recommend classes), just choose a good online practice such as Best GED classes.

What does Blogging mean? Most of the people would say that is you have a website, you write whatever you want (legally, please), usually about your daily personal stuff and then publish them on the website. Now the website is called your blog, and you are blogging and called a blogger. Some kinds of online diaries? Well, that’s true and also a reason why they usually don’t make money with their blogs. (I used to see blogs that way too!)

So if you combine blog, travel and make money, you will have: you have a blog, you write what you like and useful to people, then you publish them. That is making money by blogging. (We can talk a lot about this topic)

Let’s see some pros and cons:

Advantages:

1.Freely express your ideas: what can be better than talking about things you like and earn money from that.

2.Get more friends: absolutely. If people don’t like you and your blog…. Ok, you still have your family and friends to read your posts.

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One Week in Tuscany, How to Get the Most Out of It

Tuscany, a place to relax and unwind. Join me as I share how to get the most out of your stay in Italy. This destination is a frequented topic in our Travel News section. Stay connected with me and give me some comments below. Enjoy!

There is a region in central Italy that attracts millions of visitors from all over the world each year. Its luxuriant hills covered with olive groves and vineyards, thick oak woods and combed by the hard work of farmers can be seen on pictures, paintings, and wine bottle labels worldwide.
I am talking about Tuscany, of course, where you will also find plenty of culture, relaxation, joy of life and great food. Florence alone attracts a great many of all those that set foot in Tuscany each year. The cradle of Renaissance, as the city is often called, is a must-see during your tour of the region…or is it?
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The Best Of Bali’s Food And Drink

While on your Bali Holiday trip, make sure to indulge in some delicious food and drink merrily.  Enjoy this great article.

Bali is a great place to go for pretty much any type of traveler, with various activities to make anyone happy. But among the things that are great about Bali is the wide variety of food and drinks available. Simply gastronomical!
Traditional Bali Cuisine- Some Must-Tries
When I was in Bali, obviously I made it a point to try the foods that are native to Bali and that the locals enjoy on a daily basis. One of these wonderful foods is Bebek Bututu. This dish is a specialty dish where a duck is baked in banana leaves with many different kinds of herbs and spices to form a dish that is just excitement on the tongue. It was really delicious and I thoroughly enjoyed this particular dish.
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