2019 August

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How To: Access the Internet While Camping

Many camping fanatics will throw a fit if they hear that someone wants to access the internet while camping. Their opinion is that when you camp, you're supposed to enjoy the outdoors and forget about technology. Eh... no thanks. I enjoy the outdoors -- a lot. But I enjoy checking my email, telling people what I ate for lunch on Twitter and posting odd pictures on Facebook, too. So, I can

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25Aug2019
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BBQs and Carbon Monoxide – The Invisible Killer

Eating outdoors and having a BBQ whilst on a camping trip, for me at least, is a must! Cooking outdoors seems to capture glorious flavours and aromas that can’t be found in any kitchen and the process of getting one started leaves time to prepare mouth watering recipes and concoctions outside your tent. Mine and the girl's favourites are sausage and burger lollies! Ahha... I hear you asking "wh

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24Aug2019
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Camping Poem: Pitch’ure Perfect

Camping Poem: Pitch'ure Perfect Mallet .. tent pegs .. guy ropes .. check! Kids ask in excitement, ''Are we there yet?'' Cars all packed and ready to go rain or sun? No one knows! We hit the road with smiling faces, itching to explore brand new places! Country lanes lined with trees signs selling strawberries and delicious cream teas. Time to pitch, unpack the car an hours drive, now h

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23Aug2019
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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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How to Make Camping a Spiritual Experience

For some camping is the most stressful activity one could possible conjour up. For others it is a relaxing, soothing and calming experience. If you relate your camping experiences more with the first scenario then you should consider making some changes so you can make camping a more enjoyable experience for yourself and others. Below are some ways on how to make a camping a spiritual experience s

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21Aug2019
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Rural Camping: Easy Ways to be Prepared and Prevent Fires

When it comes to camping or any outdoor adventure, safety is a priority, especially if you’re someone like me who likes camping in rural areas. Rural camping is a get way to get in touch with nature and forget about work and cell phones since they don’t work! Trust me, I’ve tried, and having no internet access or reception forces you to relax, which is why I usually go in the first place. Of

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20Aug2019
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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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