Cozy Winter Nights Start with Coffee Cocktails

Most outdoor lovers love to start the day with coffee. While these concoctions might be a bit potent to sip while enjoying the sunrise, come those evening hours of staring into the crackling campfire, these hot coffee cocktails are just right! Go ahead. Mix up a couple of mugs for you and that special someone. Then enjoy the campfire even on the coldest nights of the winter. Double Bump Coffee Two shots of two kinds of spirits accelerate this coffee drink to where few have tread before. That’s a good…

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Top 10 Camping Etiquette Tips

Whether you are an experienced camper or planning your first camping trip, be sure to mind your manners at the campground. The following are a few suggestions from fellow outdoor enthusiasts on important camping etiquette. 1. Leave No Trace With so many folks enjoying the outdoors, it’s very important that each of us do our part to ensure we leave nothing behind that detracts from the experience of those who follow. To that end, I practice the “Leave No Trace” credo. After I have packed my camp and before I…

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5 Awesome Fall Camping Recipes

Fall symbolizes the turning of leaves, a chill in the air, and need for hearty comfort food. Camping in the fall is my absolute favorite. There is just something about waking up to the cool morning air, sitting around a campfire to keep warm and hiking through forests of autumn colored leaves. Along with all of the cliches of Fall, people tend to crave hearty, warm meals to take the edge off the brisk air. These harvest fall camping recipes will keep your campsite festive and your stomachs full! There…

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Handy Caravan Hire Checklist for Your Next Camping Holiday

Caravan holidays are exciting, relaxing and fun experiences, but to get the most out of them you have to do some preparation and planning. Our checklist below will ensure you have as few hiccups along the way as possible, so that you can have an enjoyable experience. Find the printable pdf version at the bottom of the this article. What You’ll Need To Bring   Gas– make sure the gas tanks are full and refill if necessary Gas Cooker– so you can cook up breakfast, lunch and dinners Folding camp…

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15 Camping Skewer Recipes to Make Over Your Campfire

Whether you call them kebabs, kabobs, or just plain skewers, these grillable meals-on-a-stick are perfect for camp cooking. Just get the campfire going, prepare your skewers, and then toss them on the fire. Minimal prep work, no dishes to clean up and loads fire-roasted of flavor!   Below we’ve compiled a list of amazing kebabs recipes for you to try out the next time you go camping or what to fire up the backyard grill. But first, a few reasons why kebabs are the best and some gear to get…

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38 Vegan Camping Food Ideas for Plant-Based Adventurers

Put the soydog down! With this list of delicious vegan camping meals, you’ll be able to whip up tasty, plant-based meals that you and your camp-mates will love. Camping is about being one with nature. So what better place to embrace a plant-based diet, right? While being out in the wild should be a perfect fit for vegans, unfortunately, traditional camping meals tend to rely heavily on animal products. But, it doesn’t need to be that way! There are a lot of delicious vegan meals you can try on your next…

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10 Reasons Why You Should Go Camping in Winter

Winter may not seem like the time to be camping but here in Australia where the temperatures do not reach unbarable lows (like Canada is -30 degrees celcius), in most places you can enjoy camping during the cooler months. There’s many advantages to camping in winter, escape the crowds and receive off-peak rates therefore saving you money and sanity! Our top 10 reasons to go camping in winter: 1. Starry, Starry Nights Look up at the winter sky on a clear night. The brilliance of the stars is breathtaking. There…

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Camping by the Numbers: How Much Does it Cost to Camp?

The best part about camping is going back to the basics and spending time outside with friends and family. But for beginners, the cost of collecting essential camping gear can be daunting, especially because there are so many options these days. We ran the numbers on three different camping scenarios to help new campers get a sense of what it really costs to camp in 2018. Keep in mind, though, pricing further varies by the campground region you select, the time of year you travel and the number of people you bring along.…

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Top 10 Tips for Campfire Safety

Enjoying the pop and hiss of a glowing campfire—not to mention the light and warmth that the fire provides—is one of the most enjoyable parts of camping. But building campfires comes with responsibility. A campfire that is not properly built, maintained and extinguished can quickly become a hazard to the people, animals and land around it. In the United States, people start nearly nine out of 10 wildfires. It’s important to understand how to safely and responsibly enjoy your campfire. These are the top 10 must-know tips for campfire safety. 1. Know…

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4 Tips For Staying Dry While Camping – Yes, It Will Rain

When you think of camping, beautiful weather and an escape from reality come to mind. The true reality of camping is that if you do it enough you will get rained on. Instead of having a miserable experience you can be prepared, and camping in the rain can be very enjoyable! Just last weekend I experienced one of the more dramatic rain camping experiences I have ever had. As we pulled into our campsite the skies looked gray. We decided to get the tent up before the rain started. As we quickly…

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