Camping

Camping: What is Camping? Types of Camping? About Sleeping Bags…These camping questions will be answered here. Plus we’ve added an entertaining bonus, camping jokes and camping poems!

Camping is a form of outdoor recreation. It has been a favorite activity for many outdoor enthusiasts and families since the 1950’s. Camping is something that any person or group of people can easily take part in. Going camping is an outdoor activity one can do anywhere and on any budget. Unlike most recreational activities and holidays camping is one that does not have to cost a lot of money and can end up being the most inspirational and enjoyable experience. Camping is all about getting back to the basics, getting out amoungst nature and appreciating all the outdoors have to offer.
If you have never experienced camping I strongly recommend you get out there and give it a try! I can gaurentee you will learn or take away something positive from your camping experience!

23Apr2019
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Camping Tent Features

Here are some basic camping tent features (with descriptions) to look out for when finding a good camping tent. (more…)

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22Apr2019
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How to Choose a Camping Tent

No tent is built alike. At least, it certainly seems that way. There are countless types of tents to choose from, each with its own unique features and functions. Choosing the right tent for your camp trip can become overwhelming, even for an experienced camper. Every camper has different needs, so having set requirements in mind when making your tent purchase will ensure that you buy the best one. Ho

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21Apr2019
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Guide to RVing: Camping After Retirement

When we retired on Canada’s west coast and we were looking at inexpensive vacation ideas, my son mentioned tent trailers. My initial reaction was…. “I’m not going under canvas again at my age!” This all changed when I finally stuck my head inside a new tent trailer unit. You could almost live full-time in one nowadays. You have a furnace, fridge, stove; running water, electricity and curtains fo

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19Feb2014
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Competition Time! Write an Article to Win a Book!

Hello fellow campers! We are presenting an opportunity to all our UK readers to receive one of our "CampTrip Pocket Guide to Camping" paperbacks RRP £11.99. These books are an excellent item to have in your camping arsenal. They are great for both kids and adults as a camping guide. This promotion is available to all UK residents only. Write to Win a CampTrip Book How Does it Work? Well, si

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13Jan2014
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Camp Glam

Girls (and boys!) we all know how important it is to look your best, so here is a guide on how to keep up appearances on your camp trip and make the most of the facilities available whether you’re wild camping or on a campsite. Hair Wild camping:  In hot weather our hair can become a nightmare to manage at the best of times: Dry shampoo will save you from greasy hair when there are no showers available.

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Triple ‘C’ It’s a Camping Life for Me!

Camping should always be a fun and enjoyable experience and if this isn't case, then something has clearly gone wrong somewhere. Now I think that it is fair to say that not everyone warms to the idea of nature in all it's glorious dirt and meyhem, but it really is possible to put all that aside and take a hold of the bigger picture. From past experiences, I have come up with three phrases which I call the

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22Nov2013
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Snow Way!

Winter can sometimes be a bit depressing, what with all the cold dark days and pouring rain...(especially if you live in the UK!)  I thought everyone could do with some cheering up! So with the freezing temperatures on the way and snowflakes on my mind, I have put together some interesting facts about snow, ice and all things chilly!... Snuggle up, enjoy and keep warm guys! Most snowflakes are six-s

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The History of Camping

How it all Began Camping has been around almost as long as man. Tents have been used as shelter by native americans, armies on the move and for many other things. But it is only since late Victorian times that camping has been thought of as recreation. Thomas Hiram Holding was a British traveling tailor and often considered the founder and father of modern camping. His passion for camping deve

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