Music Festivals

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Festival Camping

The festival season is now upon us and with my first ever festival experience fast approaching, I thought I would do some research as to what my friend Lisa and I should expect... The biggest and best festivals always involve camping; so far so good! But be aware, as I have learned, festival camping bears no resemblance to my much loved ordinary leisure camping and if like myself, this is your

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How to: Stay Beautiful in the Great Outdoors

Whether you are hiking in the mountains, attending a music festival or spending a week in a field, camping is an inexpensive and enjoyable way to bond with your friends and family. However, when you can’t shower for three days and your skin is covered with a thin film of dirt, feeling gorgeous and looking hot takes a little creativity. You don’t have to sacrifice looking good for time

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Camping Supplies for Music Festivals

I don't think of myself as a real camper as I only camp at Glastonbury, UK and other music festivals; but, eleven festivals later (including two with a toddler), I have worked out some things that might be useful to you on your own camping trip. Camping Supplies for Music Festivals: Pillow Firstly, pack a pillow - put it in a bin liner (garbage bag) and tie it with string to your backpack.  It

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Finding Your Tent in the Dark at Music Festivals

Music festivals usually last for two or three days; the campsites are characterized by fields covered in tents. So how do you find your tent after dark? Here are my tips for finding your tent in the dark at music festivals. Tips For Finding Your Tent: Flashlight or Torches- Take a torch (flashlight) or head torch with you when you go to the music arena so that you have a way to see after dark

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Camping in Oliver BC: Know Before You Go!

When we were both about 21, my girlfriend, Liz, and I hopped into my car and drove from Burnaby to the Okanagan to go camping in Oliver BC, Canada for the weekend. Being young and naive and unaware that there was a HUGE music festival slated for that very same weekend, we zoomed off! Camping in Oliver British Columbia, Canada Upon our arrival, we found every hotel and motel booked. Our only opti

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