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01May2014
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Top Tips for Family Tents

Your family tent will be your house and home for the duration of your camping trip. The tent you choose will probably be the most important piece of gear you buy. A good tent, taken care of properly, will last a lifetime and will let you sleep soundly at night without needing to worry about rain, wind, bugs or other creatures of the night. Select the best tent you can afford, set it up properly,

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In The Rain

I am not a camping person. That is not surprising seeing that I am much closer now to senility than I am to adolescence. The trouble is, I never was a camping person. That however, did not deter me from joining a group of 'friends' who were attending a Fleadh Cheoil in Gorey, Co. Wexford at a time when I had as much money as sense -which was none of either! We arrived in the town on a wet, clam

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Have a Blast on a Euro Road Trip and Save Money

In my humble opinion, a campervan is the only way to travel. There’s nothing like heading out on the open road and not being tied to one place, with all the promise and possibility of an adventure that you’ll never forget. But what do I love most about this type of holiday? It can be really cheap if you know how to organise it. Below I will share my advice on how to have a blast on a Euro road

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29Jan2012
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Living the Camping Dream

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.  - Lao-tzu Some might say we’re a little bit crazy, but that’s okay. We love our life of living full time in our RV - living the camping dream! It’s a dream come true, a never-ending story of our continuous journey of freedom. Some will say there is no way on earth they could give up their house and all the stuff it holds, and tha

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Do it Yourself – Glamping

Oxford Dictionary defines glamping as: Pronunciation: /ˈglampɪŋ/ noun [mass noun] British informal A form of camping involving accommodation and facilities more luxurious than those associated with traditional camping: glamping is likely to satisfy any city slicker seeking a little refuge in nature—without foregoing any of life’s luxuries Glamping - How to Do it Yourself Glamping, or

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Camping Equipment: Should you Skimp or Splurge?

Before camping there is always one question that comes to mind: should I skimp or splurge? If you go on the cheap you will end up saving money but will you lose your sanity while camping? If you splurge or pay for quality camping equipment you will leave with less cash in your pocket but you may have invested in gear that will preform as promised and be worth every penny you've spent. So what will

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Camping Essentials: Should You Skimp or Splurge?

Planning to enjoy the best Mother Nature has to offer by going on a camping trip? Debating on whether or not you should skimp or splurge on your camping essentials? Here are tips on how you can pick the right equipment for the right price. Should You Skimp or Splurge? Everyone needs a break every once in a while. Particularly for those who live and work in the busy city, a vacation to a relaxing

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How to Use a Wire Coat Hanger While Camping

An indispensable item for any camper the wire coat hanger has a multitude of uses. Here I will share with you  a few ways how to use a wire coat hanger while camping. Uses for a Wire Coat Hanger While Camping: Hang it from a traditional tent ridge pole and put your night things on it to air them out; plus, there's more room in the tent and items are easier to find. Use a branch or even a c

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