2020 August

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Your Guide to Family Caravanning UK

Our tips on the pitfalls (and pratfalls) of taking a family trip in a caravan There’s nothing quite like a family holiday. The tears, the inevitable forgotten essentials, the arguments over who sits where in the car, the damp days spent watching the rain, chips and feeding the seagulls at the beach, hours and hours lost spending boardgames and cardgames which you never before found remotely int

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30Aug2020
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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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Camping at Franz Josef

Are you planning on traveling New Zealand? If so, be sure to make a stop at Franz Josef and trek up a glacier! Even if you're not planning on traveling to New Zealand, climbing the Franz Josef glacier is a reason to go! Camping at Franz Josef Highlights: The Town Franz Joseph is a picturesque little township on the west coast of New Zealand’s south island. Backpackers flock there to experie

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How to Keep your Tent Dry

Does your tent leak? IT SHOULDN'T! I was just reading on some tent manufacturers Facebook pages of customer’s constant complaints about getting water inside their tents. This seems to be a common happening to car campers. Let’s see if we can keep everyone dry. Keeping Your Tent Dry: How a Tent is Made If you have ever sewn, and if you haven’t listen close, you know that you start with a p

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Trail Jogging

You know how it is: when it’s time to work out you get in your car and drive to the gym, or pop in that Biggest Loser DVD that helped you lose all that weight. But what do you do when your friends invite you out for a weekend of camping under the stars? Do you use the old excuse, what’s one day missed at the gym? Do you amp up the camping activities by strapping a fifty pound pack on your back

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27Aug2020
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7 Tips on How to Pack For Young Kids

After having spent years camping with kids, I have learned a few things that I'd like to share with you. I hope that my 7 Tips on How to Pack For Young Kids camping advice and tips will help you when packing and camping with kids. If your camping trip involves young kids, here are some suggestions to make packing for them more efficient. How to Pack For Young Kids When Camping: 1. All Packed and

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How to Make Fried Potatoes with Biscuits and Gravy

Below I will share with you my camping recipe for making a delicious meal: How to make fried potatoes with biscuits and gravy. This is really more suited for R.V. camping, but with a little bit of ingenuity and planning, it can also be put together for tent campers. Camping Recipe: Fried potatoes with Biscuits and Gravy Fried Potatoes: If your cooking at a higher elevation, be sure to allow a l

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Winter Camping: Planning and Precautions

Winter camping can offer campers and hikers a wonderful experience. In a tranquil world of white, far away from the crowds, you can enjoy cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice climbing and much more. Planning a trip in the winter means spending a good deal of time researching areas and conditions to determine where, when, and how the trip will work. It takes proper trip planning, experience, and

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