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John Holod and Jodie Ginter, Tucson, Ariz. Print E-mail

FMCA membership number: F215342John Holod and Jodie Ginter

Our Current motorhome: A 2008 Born Free 26-foot Rear Side Bed

Other motorhomes we have owned:
A 1995 Safari Trek and a 1997 Safari Trek
A 1998 Fleetwood Discovery and a 2000 Fleetwood Discovery
A 2001 Monaco

Three words that best describe our current motorhome:
Safety, drivability, quality

The best thing about our motorhome:
It’s easy to drive.

We decided to buy a motorhome because:
We love to travel and shoot and edit video from the comfort of our own home.

Occupation:
John: filmmaker, cinematographer and RV travel video producer for John Holod Productions & RV Adventure Videos. Jodie is co-producer. We produce RV Adventure Videos to help RVers save time and money on their next RV trip. We spend most of the year on the road producing travelogues and presenting them to audiences around the country.

The best thing about motorhoming:
The people we meet on the road. Everywhere we go, we meet great people.

Our favorite motorhoming destinations:
Alaska, Key West, Maine

Our all-time favorite motorhome trip:
Ferry trip with RV up Alaska’s Inside Passage

Our “dream” motorhome trip:
South Africa

Our perfect day of motorhome travel:
Drive five miles, and then rest by the campfire.

Our worst motorhoming experience:
Sliding backward on ice into a ditch in Pennsylvania in February 2007.

The best addition we’ve made to our motorhome:
Our mobile editing studio so we can edit our videos on the road.

If we could change one thing about our motorhome:
To spend more time with friends on the road!

Something about motorhoming that we know now but did not know when we started:
Almost everyone we meet on the road is a great person.

When driving the motorhome the most important thing to remember is:
Don’t drive too many miles in one day: Drive less, see more.

We joined FMCA because:
The fellowship it offers to RVers

Our advice for other motorhomers:
Be considerate of friends and neighbors. Stop to smell the roses and don't drive too many miles a day.

Our hobbies/interests:
Fishing, snorkeling, great beaches, great food

Favorite saying?
Life is short, so have fun!

Favorite holiday:
Fourth of July, because of the fireworks

Athlete or celebrity we admire most:
No athlete or celebrity. We admire the real working people of our country who go to work every day and make a difference.

Favorite restaurant: Ruth's Chris Steak House

If we were given a free shopping spree at any store:
We’d go to Brookstone for massage chairs.

Favorite campgrounds:
The Voyager in Tucson, Ariz.
Bear Paw RV Park in Valdez, Alaska

When motorhomers visit our state or hometown, they should be sure to see:
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

An item that is always in our motorhome refrigerator:
Salmon!

Our advice to new motorhomers:
Enjoy the journey as well as the destination.

When you’re online, we’re checking out:
www.RVIA.com

Something others would be surprised to know about us:
After traveling 600,000 miles in the past 10 years in our motorhome, when we go on vacation we leave our RV at home.

Other FMCA members may contact us:
By visiting our Web site, www.rvadventurevideos.com

Other comments:
Our company, RV Adventure Videos, has produced films of Alaska, Baja, the Gulf Coast, and two East Coast videos — north and south. We recently won the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s 2007 Distinguished Achievement in RV Journalism Award. It’s presented annually to journalists for exemplary coverage of the RV industry.

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