Planning and Preparing

Camping Planning and Preparing: If you’re looking to have a fun and overall successful camping trip I strongly advise you do all that you can to plan and prepare for your trip before going. If you do not do the necessary planning and preparing before your camping trip, you are more likely to run into issues or potential disasters. Take the time to plan and prepare your camping trip, it will end up saving you time in the end. Here are some useful camping tips to help you plan and prepare for your camping trip.

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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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Camping in Kaghan, Pakistan: Camping Tips

Though I am not much of a camper, I have learned some tips from the few trips I have been on. To explain these, I would like to recount my experiences in the “wild” with you. It had been a long year studying and we all needed a bit of a break from our studies, and what better place to do this than going to the northern regions of Pakistan. Furthermore, we decided to go on our first-ever campi

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Camping in Romania: Don’t Forget the Camping Essentials

I live in Romania, to be more specific Transylvania. It's a beautiful location full of mountains, plains and hills. I don't want to bore you with details about the beautiful green grass in the summer or the pure white snow in the winter. It's a great place, and I live right in the middle of it. A few days ago I and some friends decided to pick up our bikes and go camping in a forest nearby. I took

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21 Uses for a Pashmina Scarf While Camping

Four years after spending £3 on a humble pashmina scarf from a street seller in my local town, I have come to realise that they were 3 of the most sensible pounds I have ever spent. In those years I have found the pashmina to be the most invaluable camping multi-tool; and I have learnt to never, ever consider throwing it away, even when it's cold, wet and smelly. Allow me to expand my argument

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Organized Camping: Take the Bugs out

Camping is a wonderful and inexpensive way to take your family on vacation. Often, however, families who are camping with kids for the first time find camping hectic, frustrating and not much fun. Some of these families decide that camping is just not for them and never try it again. This is sad, because camping, with a little planning, can be an enjoyable experience even for first-time campers. S

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21 Useful Camping Supplies You Don’t Want to Forget

How many times have you gone camping and set up camp only to realize you had forgotten something small, but significant? No more!  Here's a list of camping supplies to remember, that are commonly forgotten. What I like to do is have a large plastic Tupper-ware box where I store all these camping supplies. It keeps everything together and ready for the next camping trip. If I use up a particula

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3 Camping Supplies to Never go Without

So, you’re all packed and ready to go. Nice, new and shiny camping equipment, prim and proper backpacks and a fresh, crisp map waiting to be unfolded and explored. What could be missing? With all the right camping equipment you’ll manage fine, but you might want to note a little advice from someone who was brought up on camping. I have traipsed around Europe, America, the Far East and Au

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Camping Doesn’t Have to Include an Uncomfortable Sleep

Have you ever heard the saying "you can't have your cake and eat it too"?  Well, I like to think that I can.  Most people accept the fact that camping lacks a lot of the luxuries that we are used to at home. After all, that very fact is what makes camping so special. However, I have figured out a way to balance both, at least in regards to sleeping. Camping doesn't have to include an uncomfortab

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