Author: Jen

Shedding modern luxuries and getting back to nature is my favourite part of camping. But when it comes to sleeping, I sometimes wish I had a little more luxury to help me drift off. I have never been good at sleeping in a tent. I...

I am not proud to say that I often find myself on the sofa in the middle of the day, flicking across television stations, hungry to find something that sparks my interest. I keep coming back to these obscure channels with shows about slightly obese...

Did you know Pumpkins were first grown in Mexico, Or how you used to be looked down upon if you ate them as they were only for the poor or for your last resort, Luckily that is no longer the case, and now pumpkins are...

I love the dirtbag, nomad lifestyle. I took my first solo trip around New Zealand when I first turned 18, sleeping in a car all summer and living like a pauper. I used to imagine that when I got older I would replace the tents...

Camping in the outback means preparing for extremes. But if you can handle the extreme heat in the day and the extreme cold at night, you will gain a unique view of one of the last bastions of unspoilt beauty left on our planet. I...

For some unlucky kids (myself included) our birthdays fall in the holiday season and everyone is travelling. This can mean that there is no party, or if there is it is not one with as much decoration, food or effort put in as the other...

I always get looks of surprise and wonder when I pull out my hammock from my backpack. Even seasoned campers seem to be awe-struck. Hammocks aren't associated with camping here. Moreover, hammocks aren't really associated with good rest in general. One of the reasons is that...

You don’t have to choose between spraying chemicals all over yourself and your garden, and being bitten from head to toe by mosquitos and other pesky insects. There are plenty of eco-friendly options to ensure you are protected without harming yourself or the environment with...

I recently made the decision to adopt another dog. I have had my older dog for more than 8 years now and I brought younger rescue dog into the house to join it. The two are gradually assimilating to one another, but when it comes...

Equipping your dog with its own wardrobe isn’t just something for celebrities who treat their dog like a fashion accessory. Of course, there are endless dog clothing products produced purely for fashion purposes, but there are also plenty of functional clothing options which serve a...