The Complete Idiot s Guide to RVing 3e

Author: April Maher
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101589113
Release Date: 2012-06-05
Genre: Travel

An updated and revised guide for the more than 30 million Americans who are living the RV lifestyle and the millions of others who have considered it but have not yet taken the plunge, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to RVing, Second Edition, includes the following: Basic facts about the different types of RVs-camper, van, motor home, bus, or tow rig-and the advantages of each; Advice on buying your RV, from dealer negotiations to acquiring the proper insurance; Driving tips for piloting your RV; Information on how to choose a campground with an eye for water, electricity, propane, wastewater dump, hookups, phone, cable, and campground rules.

Idiot s Guides RV Vacations

Author: Jeremy Puglisi
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781465455093
Release Date: 2016-05-10
Genre: Travel

Millions of people travel the countryside in RVs, and that shows no signs of slowing down. RVing leaves a smaller carbon footprint than traditional fly/hotel/drive vacations; plus, it's a lot more comfortable and convenient. Prospective RV buyers agree that RVing allows for more family togetherness, a less-expensive vacation, and a great way to avoid the illnesses travelers pick up in hotels and on cruise ships. If you've already got your RV, or if you'll be renting a rig for the trip, this book will show you how to choose the perfect trip for you or your family, and how to get there smoothly and easily. Idiot's Guides: RV Vacations covers: - Basic tips for getting up to speed in a rented RV. - Practical information for safety and convenience on the road, plus how-to information on booking space at campgrounds and getting hooked up once there. - Info for getting started with boondocking, or non-campground camping. - Choosing your destination and planning the perfect trip. - Itineraries for regional driving trips, plus lists of the top campgrounds in various regions. - Forty of the best RV vacations to the most popular attractions in the U.S., including national and state parks, beach destinations, Orlando, Branson, and other sites of wide interest for families and couples. Each trip will include a map; adaptable 1-, 2-, and 3-week itineraries; rest and food stops; campground information; and a guide to the top things to do once you're there.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Managing Your Money

Author: Robert Heady
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1592572987
Release Date: 2004-12-06
Genre: Business & Economics

Offers advice on creating a long-term financial plan, shopping for insurance and mortgages, managing credit card debt, and establishing a good credit rating.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Backpacking and Hiking

Author: Jason Stevenson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101222973
Release Date: 2010-04-06
Genre: Sports & Recreation

A guide so thorough it will send you packing... Backpacking remains one of the most popular, and inexpensive, outdoor activities in America. The Complete Idiot's Guide (r) to Backpacking and Hiking helps anyone prepare and plan for a rewarding adventure. Covers planning, training, shopping and packing for the trip. -How to live on the trail -First aid and other safety tips -Practical time- and money-saving hints -What gear is necessary and what isn't -Special considerations when travelling with groups or pets

The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Mediterranean Diet

Author: Chef Stephanie Green, R.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101445846
Release Date: 2010-12-07
Genre: Health & Fitness

Healthy food = healthy lifestyle. Based on a nutritional principle time-tested for success for literally thousands of years, the Mediterranean Diet consists of a balance of all food groups with an emphasis on foods with high Omega-3 fat content such as fish, beans, and olive oil. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to the Mediterranean Diet introduces the healthy cuisine enjoyed in countries such as Spain, Southern France, Italy, Greece, Turkey, and much of the Middle East. ?Features more than 75 delicious, easy to prepare recipes-each with a complete nutritional breakdown of fats and calories-and daily meal plans ?Easy step-by-step shopping and preparation tips and instructions ?Detailed chapters about food groups and nutrition

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Getting Published

Author: Sheree Bykofsky
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1592575188
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Provides tips for fiction and non-fiction authors on what to write and why, how to research the market, what to expect if you sign with an agent, and how to choose, submit, and work with a publisher.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to American Literature

Author: Laurie E. Rozakis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0028633784
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Literary Criticism

Looks at American authors from Washington Irving to John Updike and provides brief biographical sketches, excerpts and summaries of major works, and explanations of major literary movements

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Chess 3rd Edition

Author: Patrick Wolff
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781465462848
Release Date: 2005-05-03
Genre: Games & Activities

Written by a U.S. Chess Champion, International Chess Grandmaster, and longtime instructor, this book includes information for both novice and expert, including over 400 illustrated chessboards and photos; over 20 pages of detailed answer key notes; a completely new chapter on new evidence about chess and its impact on brain power; a guide to the art of chess collectibles; and more. - Foreword by Larry Evans, former International Grandmaster and author of 20 highly acclaimed chess books and a popular monthly advice column in Chess Life - For the beginner or the champ, and for young and old

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Fatherhood

Author: Kevin Osborn
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101198773
Release Date: 1999-10-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

You're no idiot, of course. You know that life isn't like an old sitcom, when TV dad's like Mike Brady or Ward Cleaver always had just the right answer for Greg, Marcia, or the Beaver. But when it comes to earning the title 'World's Greatest Dad', you feel like you're always going to be more like the father from 'Married With Children' than the one from 'Father Knows Best'. Don't retire your cardigan just yet! 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fatherhood' answers all the questions any expecting new, or veteran father could have on topics ranging from communication and ground rules to privileges and punishment. In this 'Complete Idiot's Guide', you get: -Commonsense advice from a veteran dad on how to strike a loving but firm balance. -Practical tips on helping your spouse during pregnancy. -Useful instruction on care and handling of a newborn and a toddler. -Smart strategies for keeping your kids safe (and yourself sane) in the turbulent adolsescent years.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Chess Openings

Author: William Aramil
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1592577768
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Games

The way players begin a game of chess often dictates the outcome, which explains why hundreds of websites, computer programs, and even a five-volume book collection called The Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings are all devoted to categorizing the thousands of possible moves with which a chess game can be opened. But sorting through all that information is daunting, not to mention time-consuming, especially when literally thousands of opening move options are available. With all that information, how does the chess novice figure out the best openings and the most strategic way to execute them, both offensively and defensively? Right here! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Chess Openingsprovides all readers need to know to solidify their opening game and get on the road to victory. This book provides a step-by-step walk-through of 100 of the most effective opening moves. Each opening strategy is clearly and succinctly explained, with numerous illustrations that bolster the reader's understanding. Perfectly suited to the chess player who wants to take his or her game to the next level, this book is the next step on the road to becoming a grand master.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Plant Based Nutrition

Author: Julieanna Hever, M.S; R.D; C.P.T.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101543361
Release Date: 2011-08-02
Genre: Health & Fitness

The healthy vegan diet-made easy. Vegans face their own special challenges when it comes to nutrition and this book provides answers. There are about one million vegans in the U.S. and about 50,000 new ones every year. A growing number of physicians advocate a completely plant-based diet for many of their patients who suffer from diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. In The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Plant-Based Nutrition, readers will find: ? Where to get nutrients that others get from meat and dairy. ? How to avoid the vegan pitfall of overfed but undernourished. ? How to spot hidden animal ingredients in packaged foods. ? Tips for eating at restaurants. ? Special considerations for children and seniors.

The RVer s Bible Revised and Updated

Author: Kim Baker
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416552928
Release Date: 2009-11-24
Genre: Transportation

The Rver's Bible is the ultimate guide to living and traveling in a recreational vehicle. From purchasing, maintaining, and driving the rig to navigating the emotional pitfalls of life on the road, this handbook covers all the bases. Now revised and updated, the RVer's Bible keeps you up-to-date with all the new technologies and systems of the 21st century RV.

Complete Guide to Full Time Rving

Author: Bill Moeller
Publisher: Trailer Life Enterprises
ISBN: 0934798532
Release Date: 1998-09-01
Genre: Reference

Chapters on choosing the right RV, estimating the costs of full-timing, making your RV more livable for full-time use and more.

How to Select Inspect and Buy an Rv

Author: J. D. Gallant
Publisher:
ISBN: 1890049107
Release Date: 2000-04-01
Genre: Recreational vehicle industry

A complete & comprehensive RV buying guide designed in three easy-to-read sections. Section 1 includes a step-by-step process for determining the type of recreational vehicle required to satisfy the buyer's needs. It expands on how to choose a recreational vehicle for weekending, vacationing, snowbirding, or fulltiming--whether it's a motor home, travel trailer, camper, or tent trailer. It details types of tow vehicles & matching criteria: weight consideration; how to compare brands & more. Section 2 will take the buyer through an inspection process to determine positive & negative features of the RV's design, workmanship & structural integrity. This section includes illustrations & photos in a special "Walk-Around" chapter to show the buyer the specific steps for a good evaluation. Section 3 will take the buyer through the buying process, which includes negotiating techniques to assist in avoiding pitfalls normally associated with financing & extended warranties. JD Gallant is a nationally-known consumer advocate, president of RV Consumer Group & author of many consumer titles. Prepaid orders 40% discount plus $6 s/h. Order through publisher: RV Consumer Group, PO Box 520, Quilcene, WA 98376. 1-800-405-3325, or e-mail: [email protected]

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Thyroid Disease

Author: Dr. Alan Christianson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101478639
Release Date: 2011-02-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Controlling health when metabolism is out-of-control. The thyroid is the body's energy center, working to set the metabolism. It can be underactive or work too fast. It is susceptible to cancer and other health issues, more often in women than men. And its symptoms are varying and hard to identify. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Thyroid Disease sifts through the vast amount of conflicting advice to help readers learn how to seek appropriate treatment for their individual situation. ? Covers Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism, as well as Goiter, Graves' Disease, Hashimoto's Disease, Thyroid Cancer, and adrenal gland diseases ? Thyroid's role in PMS, infertility, and postpartum depression