Essential Canoeing Tips for Beginners

Of all the fun activities you can pursue on a camping trip, canoeing is perhaps the most challenging, but is also exhilarating! Don’t make the mistake of assuming you already know how to paddle a canoe if you’ve never actually attempted it before. If you try to canoe without bothering to learn the basics, you’re placing yourself in significant and unnecessary danger. Fortunately, it doesn’t take long to master the essentials and you can take to the rapids safe in the knowledge that you probably won’t fall into the water within 13 seconds!
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What Are The Best Camping Foods?

When it comes to planning a camping trip, it’s surprisingly easy to leave one of the most important aspects to the last minute. If you’re going to spend a few days away from home comforts, the last thing you want is to be stuck eating cold beans! Without typical modern conveniences, choosing the right food for your camping trip can actually be quite difficult. Fortunately, we are here to help and offer a few simple yet delicious treats you can enjoy while communing with nature.
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A Beginners Guide to Camping in the Rain

The success of your camping trip hinges primarily on choosing the right site and ideally enjoying perfect weather. However, you don’t necessarily have to pack up and go home if you experience torrential rain, as there may be a way to enjoy your trip in the wet. In certain situations it may not be possible to end the holiday early, so keep reading to find out how to cope with heavy rain when trying to experience the Great Outdoors.
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Security Tips For Women Camping Alone

For many people, the thought of a woman going on a camping trip all by herself will seem borderline crazy. Yet you would be surprised at just how many women love nothing more than getting away from it all (and everyone) to spend some quality time alone with nature. Usually, it takes good levels of common sense, equally good instincts and a good amount of adaptability to be able to go camping alone as a woman. Although there are obvious risks involved, there are plenty of things a woman can do to ensure that it is much safer when camping alone.
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Tips To Enjoy Camping For The First Time

Whenever we pick up a new activity, we will always have to start as beginners and learn as we go through experience. We have to struggle through the first few times we do them before we can finally label ourselves as competent and camping is certainly no different. The whole process of camping is a learning process like anything else. We learn when we do things right and we also learn when we do things wrong. To give you a little bit of a head start however, we have put together five tips that can help when you go camping.
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Camping Trips For Couples

Camping is always ramped up to be a type of holiday best enjoyed by the family. Campsites are generally set up with families in mind, offering lots in the way of general amenities to keep the kids happy and occupied at the same time. I’m here to tell you that the perfect couple’s getaway can be had under canvas. Let’s set the scene: the open fire, the wood crackling and smouldering, the smell of the wood smoke. You’ve selected a nice quiet spot and have everything you need, now it’s time to settle into a night where you only have eyes for each other.
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Four Super-Cool Campfire Snacks To Impress Your Fellow Campers

Camp fire cooking instantly conjures up images of charred sausages served with a side of beans, but we’re here to tell you that camp meals don’t have to be boring! You don’t need special equipment or fancy ingredients to cook up some knock-out dishes. Follow our super-cool menu below, and you’ll soon be fooling your fellow campers into thinking you’re a gourmet, camp fire cooking legend. All you need are the basic ingredients, a skillet and a pair of tongs.
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How To Make The Most Of Your Sunshine Coast Camping Trip

For some, the idea of venturing outside the comfort and convenience of one’s home to spend a few nights roughing it in the wilderness is an exciting prospect and a welcome challenge. On the other hand, of course, many people are uncomfortable with the idea of relinquishing all modern conveniences and putting themselves at the mercy of nature. Camping always requires some degree of adaptation to the requirements of outdoor life, and is not necessarily the ideal holiday choice for everyone – however, with a sensible approach and a decent amount of research, it should be possible to find a camping holiday for anyone, with any level of outdoor expertise.
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Make Family Memories And Take Your Kids Camping

If there are any family experiences better than a camping trip, we’ve yet to discover them. Of course there are benefits to spending your well earned break in a hotel with clean towels, pre-arranged activities for the kids and your meals cooked to order, but as lovers of the Great Outdoors, we’re always keen to show our guests how a camping trip with your family not only saves you money, but can bring you all closer together. Inevitably you’ll have to give up a few of your creature comforts, but the payoff is much more rewarding in so many ways. Here are some of our favourite reasons why every family should take their kids camping.
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