CAMPING

One of life's simple pleasures is having a fun time with your kids, and camping is an activity that screams fun. The good thing is, the Outback has a lot of great beaches and bushlands that have great camping sites. When there are kids around, ...

In Pirates of the Caribbean, when Jack Sparrow is stranded on a desert island with one bullet in his pistol and nothing else, he opens his rum stores, determined to drink his anxiety and troubles away. This is certainly one use for alcohol in a...

Myths and falsehoods are damaging wherever they occur but in a survival scenario, the stakes are higher. Survival myths and wives tales that aren't true can kill if they are applied in life or death situations. This is why I have set out to debunk...

Everyone knows the importance of carrying a camping knife when they go camping. But a camp axe is an overlooked piece of kit. In a survival situation having both with you will put you in the best situation and you will find that the two...

It happens to all camping enthusiasts at some point. You are bound to forget one of your most essential pieces of kit. The first time it happened to me, it was my sleeping bag. I spent the whole weekend annoyed, and disgruntled, furious at myself...

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...

STAY ON THE DESIGNATED WALKING TRAILS The reason why wetlands, grasslands, and mountainsides look pristine. It is because they haven’t had an endless parade of walking boots traipsed across them, trampling everything in sight. Leaving no trace extends to the natural ecosystems out on the trails....

Sometimes the weather just doesn’t lend itself to a trip to the mountains or a long weekend hike. When the rain is hammering against your roof, tent, dome, caravan, or RV, it might just be best to curl up in front of a movie. But...

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...

Car camping is one of my favourite ways to camp. You have the freedom to go wherever you want, and you have ready-made accommodation wherever you decide to go. But, I have also been on the receiving end of plenty of bad night’s sleep while...