Going camping is fun. You leave the creature comforts of your home and hit the outdoors and are exposed to the elements. That isn’t as luxurious as being in a five-star hotel or even constructing a modular building, but it’s not meant to be. You can be sleeping amongst coyotes, snakes and raccoons while it being windy and cold.
Such being the case you need a tent that is going to shelter and protect you. The key to building a good tent begins with the location. You want to pick out a location that will allow a tent. Often people do this without thinking and go through the process of building their tent. When they are finished they start to realize that maybe they didn’t select the best place to do so. Continue reading →
One of the best things about camping is that it’s simple yet unpredictable. While you don’t usually have too much to worry about — no bills, no unexpected work — you still have to brave the elements. No camping tool is more adept or equipped to help you through any task than the classic knife.
Even though the knife has been demonized over the years, it’s actually a very functional tool that comes in handy while camping. Whether you’re whittling, opening supplies, cutting wood or cooking, the knife is an indispensible piece of camping gear.
If you’re interested in picking up a good knife for your next camping trip, here are some things to keep in mind.
Decide what you need the knife for.
Determining what type of knife fits you best for camping depends on what you’re going to use it for. If you’re the type of person who enjoys bushcraft or heading off the trails on an adventure, you should go for something more equipped to handle a wide range of tasks. Continue reading →
Clare Valley was established in the 1840s by Jesuit priests who were fleeing from religious persecution. They planted the first vines in this heritage town, which now produces the world’s best Riesling. Clare Valley is the perfect picture postcard – plenty of galleries, boutiques, walking trails, more than 40 boutique wineries and scenic roads framed by farms and vines.
Experience The Richness Of Clare Valley
Clare Valley is rich in heritage and history. Internationally acclaimed wines are produced here, along with amazing cheese and other fresh produce. Wet season or dry, the scenery is stunning. It’s a fabulous place to stretch your legs in the great outdoors, and take side trips to several nearby places. Adelaide is two hours away, and from here you can get to the Eyre Peninsula and the South Australian outback. Continue reading →
Camping outdoors is a great way to enjoy nature and bond with family and friends. However, handling safety should be a primary concern. Anxiety brought about by the disregard of safety concerns can ruin an otherwise great time outdoors. Observing camping safety is an essential aspect of the activity. It is important that campers are aware of safety tips to avoid undue stress and keep you and your co campers safe as you enjoy your camping outdoors.
There is no other way to deal with unsafe situations in camping than to prepare. Planning to address certain situations that may happen is your best bet against disaster. It is best to make a research about the camp grounds and know about how conducive it is for camping. Make sure that there are no disease outbreaks in the immediate area of the camp site. Check the weather bulletin to ensure that you will not be soaking wet because it is raining due to a storm when you get to the area. Preparation eliminates the surprise that may ruin your camping activity. Continue reading →
Camping with the family is one of the best experience you can ever have. It’s just the family and the wilderness, so everyone gets a chance to finally spend some quality time together. Once the kids start taking their dinner into the living room to watch cartoons you realize that doesn’t happen very often these days. Hopefully by the time you get home from camping everyone will be in a great mood and you can celebrate another family vacation without trying to kill each other
That’s only if nothing goes wrong. Just because camping can be so much fun doesn’t mean everything will run smoothly if you don’t prepare yourself properly. When you are out in the wild you need to have everything under control and one way of doing that is by bringing the right equipment. If you’re not very experienced when it comes to camping you could possibly forget to take some stuff that could be useful. We don’t want that to happen, so let’s go over a few essentials you must pack.
If you’re giggling after reading this blog title… minds out of the gutter! These are a few ideas to entertain you when out camping in the great outdoors!
Safety message out of the way first – if you are camping check if there are any restrictions on the use of campfires and be sensible and follow the best practices for open fires.
With that out of the way all that’s left to say is that there is nothing more enjoyable than sitting around a roaring campfire with friends, warming yourself from the cold night air and watching and listening to the logs spark and catch fire. Hot drinks and luxurious treats are the name of the game when it comes to a campfire – toast some marshmallows and pour yourself a cup of hot chocolate. Continue reading →
When you have children of various ages going along on a vacation, it takes some planning and effort to keep everyone happy. Smaller kids have completely different needs and interests than the teenagers. Attempt to provide fun for everyone to get the most out of your vacation.
Before even deciding on a location, parents are already considering how to keep each family member happy while away. Regardless of the number of members in a family or their ages, it is possible to plan out different attractions and activities for everyone. While everyone is going to have their turn, it is important to talk to the kids and let them know that this vacation depends on give and take. Continue reading →
Sleeping in a tent. Noisy neighbours. No toilet paper in the bathroom. No television, wireless internet or bath: camping is not very appealing to many people. Not to mention the walk of shame: strolling towards the loo with a toilet role in hand. It’s a public humiliation to many people. But are there also positive points about camping? Let’s explore this a little further.
It’s quite nice to just drive away from everyday life in your caravan. Owning a caravan offers the opportunity for flexible holidays, as with many camp sites there is no need to make a reservation beforehand. When you drive away from home the direction you take is completely up to you and there is no need to make a reservation, as you’ll be able to find yourself a spot easily. Camping is cheap in comparison with staying in a hotel because camp sites only require a modest site fee. Continue reading →
Camping has increased in popularity with many people struggling to afford the luxury of an all singing, all dancing holiday abroad; many are going for the budget option and truly getting down and dirty with nature.
There are so many benefits to choosing this holidaying option, least of all the freedom to literally travel wherever you please! However, as with any holiday that involves pitching a tent in a field and sleeping on the ground, you need to ensure you have the right equipment on hand, but there are a few items that will make this experience all the more pleasurable.
So, if you’re a lady who enjoys little luxuries in life, continue reading because you too can enjoy the camping lifestyle…… Continue reading →
Heading out on a camping trip can be a great way to get away from technology and into nature, at least for a day or two. It can be pretty miserable, though, if you don’t have the right gear with you. Here are some tips on picking out the perfect items to bring with you on your next camping trip.
Sleeping bag: Insulation is key when it comes to your sleeping bag. If you’re facing freezing temperatures, you’ll do best with a mummy-style bag that helps lock in your warmth. Down sleeping bags often provide the best protection against wind and cold, so you stay comfortable and get the rest you need. Pay attention to the temperature rating and choose the best bag for you depending on the type of weather you expect on your camping trips. Continue reading →