Author: Jane F

When planning great outdoor activities, camping is on top of anyone’s list. Who doesn’t want to relish the light breeze on their face, the smell of fresh flowers and trees and the soothing sound of rustling leaves and running water? But with the changing of...

Camping is often synonymous with roughing it out. However, most people don’t realise the extent of this until they decide to go camping in the Australian outback. You’ll be miles away from civilisation and camping with little to no amenities as well as under extreme...

Your choice of sleeping bag can determine the outcome of your camping trip. A good night’s sleep gives you more energy for different outdoor activities. On the other hand, if you spent the night tossing and turning, you’ll likely wake up grumpy and tired. If...

Camping can be an expensive hobby. Most campers purchase expensive camping gear because it will last longer. This is true, but costs will quickly add up with this kind of purchase strategy. To be honest, you don’t need to splurge on every camping item. There...

Sure, off-peak season camping makes a lot of sense — your kids are on school holiday, and the weather is ideal for a variety of different activities. There’s something to be said about camping in the off-peak season, though. Conditions are less ideal, but there’s...

Having high-quality camping gear is your primary defence against cold weather when sleeping in the great outdoors. Sometimes, though, that might not be enough to keep you warm. It’s hard to get a good night’s sleep when the temperature keeps on dropping. To avoid shivering...

A hammock is a great addition to your camping gear. Some campers bring along a hammock to create an additional area where they can just chill out and enjoy the views. Others, meanwhile, have chosen to leave their tents behind and sleep in their hammocks....

Who says you need a portable stove to cook a decent camping meal? With a nice campfire, a good grill and some foil, you won’t have to worry about anything else. Sure, you can always make all your meals ahead, but you won’t get the...

Camping for the weekend doesn’t mean personal hygiene has to fall by the wayside. Apart from smelling a little funky, being in nature exposes you to a lot of different elements — some of which come with harmful germs and bacteria. Staying clean is more...

Camping is one of the most popular pastimes in Australia and for good reason. Just in Victoria alone, there are a lot of spectacular camping destinations. You’re sure to find a suitable campsite whether you’re camping on a budget or going for a glamping experience....