How to plan an RV trip across Canada

 

I always get the urge to go and visit a new place and meet new people from different cultures. If you understand my passion you know how important it is to plan ahead each step and get things ready before embarking on a new destination.

Canada has always seemed like a faraway dream up until now when I’ve finally managed to have a spare time for myself. So I’ve made the necessary arrangements and packed my bags and went to the maple country. My friends and I are crazy about camping holiday so we’ve decided to get the best of Canada from our R

 

 

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If you’ve never been to Canada and you’re an RV camping enthusiasts as well, I’ve got some sharing to do. Travelling cross-country in an RV requires some sort of knowledge of the places you’ll spend the night, camping areas, and sights that are worth checking out. Since the journey can be a tad long, it’s imperative to start planning the journey from an early time and make sure you’ve got all the reservations, travel documents, and activity schedule in order.

Because you intend to visit Canada on wheels, you should check information regarding the driving in this country. If you’re a US citizen or resident, you don’t need a visa but you will need a valid passport. Depending on the country of your origin, you might need a visa or other types of documents to enter this country.

 

As far as the goods you can bring across the Canadian borders, you should limit yourself exclusively to camping gear, clothing, and certain food items that aren’t restricted. Because gas is a tad more expensive in Canada, make sure to check your budget before leaving home.

If you own an RV or you rent one, you need to have valid tags that are a proof of possession. In addition, you should have all the RV documents, including the registration and the insurance, on you. If the car is rented, don’t forget to make a copy of your rental contract or a notarized letter that ensures you have permission to drive the RV across Canada.

Also, your driving license must be valid so double check it at home while you still have time to renew it. Because each province in this country features different laws, sometimes traffic signs are not same and some of them are in French.

Another important aspect that you need to consider is the campgrounds located in Canada. While some parks provide full hookups and showering areas, other don’t. Furthermore, there are private camps that feature swimming pools and playgrounds for the kids if you pay certain fees. Ideally, you should get a map with these sites and check whether they offer the amenities that you’re looking for so that your holiday experience turns into a memorable one.

 

 

How to stay healthy on your RV travel adventures

 

My English is a bit rusty, but I would like to talk to you about an experience I had when I went to visit some of my friends in the United States. They were all set for the road and were about to go camping with their RV. In Europe, motorhomes aren’t particularly popular, but that’s probably because the distances between one city and the next aren’t immense as they are in the States. My buddies were keen to get out and travel, especially as they had bought a new gadget, something that they described as the best RV GPS on the market.

Something I noticed and that my buddies tackled when I went camping with them was staying healthy. It was difficult for them to get good food while traveling for about a month or so. Of course, you always have the option of canned food, but let’s be realistic and admit the fact that one can never know what goes into those cans.

If you are fixated on a particular campground, and it will take you some time to reach it, I recommend stopping on the way to get some fresh fruit and vegetables. Unfortunately, not all people have the money to get an RV fridge. Otherwise, things would be far simpler because you would have a means to store those veggies so that they don’t spoil.

 

I ate a lot of pasta salads while I was traveling with my friends. It was one of our go-to meals. You can add anything you want to the pasta, from bell peppers and tomatoes to spices and anything else. We did have a bit of trouble getting enough protein, though, and that’s why we stopped at a restaurant and enjoyed a nice steak, one day.

Tea is something that we drank every day. Making good coffee while you’re on the road can be quite challenging, and that’s why we mostly drank black and green tea. It goes without saying that the sky’s the limit when it comes to the varieties you can select. Some types are better than others, especially if you have a bit of trouble with regulating your digestion when you are on the road.

I eat yogurt every day at home, but it was impossible for me to do the same while I was in the U.S. On the one hand, I have to be honest and say that I don’t particularly like the yogurt brands that are available in American stores. They seem to be jam-packed with sugar and additives, and I know that even French people like their yogurt sweet once in a while, but we also like it simple. Aside from Greek yogurt, I wasn’t able to find anything remotely healthy.

It is important to keep an open mind whenever you go camping. You need to understand that your resources might be limited for some time. If you ever find yourself in a situation where you have no food left or none that is healthy, I recommend going to a restaurant and eating a salad.

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