TENT GUIDE

There’s a lot to look forward to when camping. You have the opportunity to explore nature and take part in different outdoor activities. However, if there’s one thing that most campers dread, it’s sleeping in a tent. Lying down on the cold, hard and wet...

Nothing beats a relaxing day on the beach during summertime. A lot of people look forward to that throughout the year. But before you do go to the beach, you have to make sure to protect yourself and your family from the harsh elements the...

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...

Regular fixtures at festivals and outdoor events across the globe, tipis are becoming a fashionable alternative to traditional marquees. I was recently won round. I went to a wedding with a 8.5m by 5.5m tipi with a band inside. It was a really nice touch and...

[image: OZtrail] Swags, or camping swags, originated in Australia. They were carried by those who travelled from town to town and farm to farm looking for work. They were pretty simple back then, consisting of a canvas bedroll that could be easily transported and put down...

You don’t have to be camping in really humid weather to get stuck in a tent that is all damp from condensation. Even when it is cold and raining, condensation is a real issue for campers. A damp tent is an uncomfortable tent. Here are...

Sleeping pads are the next best thing to an inflatable mattress for camping, especially when you need something extremely portable, for example, when you are hiking. If you’ve made the mistake of sleeping in a sleeping bag on the hard ground, you will completely agree...

For general camping purposes, standard steel or hardened plastic tent pegs will do the job. However, if you are planning on hiking and camping across a variety of terrain, you might want to look at different tent pegs to ensure you can set up your...

[image: OZtrail] If you like sleeping on in your own space even when you are trekking and camping in a group, you are a bit like me. I enjoy the comradery of travelling in a group but I do love having my own space when it...