Europe Summer 2017

We’ve been working on our itinerary for this summer’s RV road trip! We haven’t gotten our return trip from Barcelona to Amsterdam planned yet, but here’s what we have so far! Netherlands Amsterdam – Belgium Brussels – Bruges – France Caen (Normandy) – Bayeux (Mont St. Michel) – Rennes – Nantes – Cognac – Bordeaux…

Product Review – Go Berkey Water Filter

At home, we use a 1.5 gallon Travel Berkey Water Filter. Berkey is superior to many other water filter systems and bottles because it provides an on-the-go microfiltration system that qualifies as purification system — without using harsh chemicals. This means that it filters 99.9% of bacteria and viruses as well as other contaminants like…

Product Review – Stanley 3 quart Vacuum Crock

As we prepare for our June departure for our European RV Odyssey, I have started gathering some tools and supplies to take with me. At home, I love to cook, and on busy days I rely on my Crockpot slow-cooker for home-cooked meals without being tied to the kitchen. While on the road, travel days…

Meet the Georgies

We are in our 30 day countdown for our European Odyssey! We purchased Georgie East through dutchcampervans.com in the Netherlands. By purchasing through them we can get Dutch license plates and pay road taxes only for the months that we are using the RV. At the end of the summer we will store him with the…

A New Odyssey Begins

I’m Melanie, the “Vagabond Queen.” I’ve always thought of myself more as a princess. But, I find, as my brood has grown and my hair has turned silver, that Queen is a more appropriate title. Don’t get me wrong. I’m not into the pampered, plush life. I am determined to indulge my dreams and wanderlust….