Stories

These articles cover a range of topics in the RV world. Read about vintage campers, RV-related contests, culinary recipes, important news and tips and tricks to make your camping experience even better.

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Food On Fire

Braising is a culinary metamorphosis perfect for camping

World-renowned writer and chef Michael Ruhlman shares his braising secrets with us.
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Vintage RV

Inspired by a classic 1960 KenCraft

Jodi Slotar decided to embrace nostalgia during the pandemic, starting with her first vintage RV restoration project

The author is shovelling black compost from his bins into a wheelbarrow.
Garden Geek

Composting 101: How to turn kitchen scraps into healthy compost for your garden (Part 2)

The best thing you can do for your garden is add compost. Here’s a comprehensive guide on what compost is and how you can make your own in four easy steps.
by Kerry Shellborn, aka the Garden Geek
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RV News

Up for an adventure? The Golden Skybridge experience is now open

Entertainment company Pursuit has launched an exhilarating new attraction in Golden, B.C.

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Garden Geek

Composting 101: How to turn kitchen scraps into healthy compost for your garden (Part 1)

A step-by-step guide showing how to make dark rich healthy compost—a.k.a. black gold—for your garden.
by Kerry Shellborn, aka the Garden Geek
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RV Cuisine

B.C. writers produce a new cookbook based on the 100 mile diet concept

Newly released recipe collection celebrates living in a lush valley rich in fresh produce.

by Brummet Media
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Vintage RV

Reflecting on our favourite vintage RV articles

We’ve seen some incredible vintage units and restorations over the years - here are some of the most impressive finds.

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Garden Geek

Gardening 101: How to choose the best seeds for your garden

Everything you need to know to select the best seeds for your vegetable garden this year.

by Kerry Shellborn, aka the Garden Geek
Garden Geek

10 tips for new gardeners

Are you ready to start a garden in 2021? Here are 10 tips that I wish I knew before I started my first garden

by Kerry Shelborn
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RV News

Top 5 RVwest articles of 2020

What a year it's been! We took a moment to reflect on some of our most popular articles published in 2020.

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Vintage RV

Top sources for vintage RV parts and supplies

Finding replacement parts for vintage RVs can be a challenge, but these companies can help you restore your classic unit.

Stephanie Loya waves while entering her blue and white 1953 28-foot Platt Trail-a-Home travel trailer.
Vintage RV

This 1953 28-foot Platt Trail-a-Home travel trailer is a blast from the past

Stephanie Loya, new owner of a 1953 28-foot Platt Trail-a-Home travel trailer, is looking for information about her new (old) RV

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Vintage RV

5 Tips for vintage RV restoration: Breathing new life into old campers

A few useful tips for restoring classic RV units to their former glory.

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RV News

Top 5 ways to save money while you’re on the road

Budget-friendly tips to make your next RV holiday more affordable.

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RV News

Campsites are re-opening across Western Canada

We have good news if you hoped to go camping this season: Some Canadian parks and campgrounds are re-opening 

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RV News

Earth Day, April 22, is at home this year so here are some suggestions

This year on Earth Day, April 22, we’re all staying home for our health, our communities, our country and our planet.
 
by Virginia Rasch