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What NOT to do When You Are Camping

There are a lot of ways to ruin a good camping trip. And it's even easier to ruin the great outdoors for others. To ensure a happy, safe and stress free camp trip, here's what NOT to do when you are camping! Never leave food out!  Foxes, birds, rabbits and creepy crawlies would just love to share the delicious food you bring to the campsite. It is best to keep all food in air tight storage

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Jackets for Camping

When out and about in the countryside, going prepared is a must. Quality clothing and accessories can make your camping experience much more pleasant and comfortable and will help you to enjoy yourself even when conditions aren’t looking too good. What to Consider When Buying a Jacket to Use Camping When choosing a jacket, there are a fairly large number of factors to take into consideration-s

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What They Don’t Tell You About Camping

So you're ready for your first camping trip. You've gone through your checklist, and everything is accounted for. You've practiced setting up your tent in the back garden and you've become familiar with using the rest of your camping gear. The cooler is packed with food and drinks, and your first aid kit is stocked. Everything is accounted for, including the kids who are anxiously waiting in the b

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01Nov2012
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How to go Horse Camping – What You Should Know

Going camping is the great American past time. There’s nothing better than escaping the confines of the city and hitting the great outdoors for a little fresh air, space to breathe, and adventure. And, if you’re a horse lover like me, bringing your horse along for some beautiful trail riding can only increase the already abundant joy of camping. First Time Horse Camping: But taking your hors

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02Aug2012
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How to Take Care of Your Tent

Take care of your tent and your tent will take care of you! Your tent is the most important part of your camping kit. It is where you will sleep, socialise, eat, and enjoy that late night tipple inside or outside watching the sunset! Looking After Your Tent: Properly looked after, your tent will last season after season and make your camping trips much more comfortable. You will see, over the ye

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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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24Jun2012
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Top 5 Safety Reminders When Camping with Kids

Remember when you were a kid how everything was so new and exciting and the greatest activity in the world was to go outdoors by yourself and explore? I do. It seemed as if each new flower or bug or tree provoked marvelous thoughts, as if I were the first person ever to lay eyes upon such wondrous things. Mark Twain reminds us that “There comes a time in every rightly constructed boy’s life

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01Jun2012
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Camp at Peru’s Big Red Lake on the Ausangate Circuit

Most travellers heading to Peru will have their heart set on joining a trip to Machu Picchu, but if you're after an adventure a little more off the beaten track, consider joining a tour of the Ausangate Circuit. The Ausangate Circuit Trek There's no better way to get an appreciation of the stunning Andean scenery than by walking through it and, while the Inca Trail is famous for a very good rea

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