Why Glamping Makes Camping Great Again

Thailand glamping retreat in summer

Glamourous Camping Is Now A Mainstream Thing People started using the term Glamping back in 2005. But, the word did not enter into the Oxford English Dictionary until 2016. On a recent trip, a friend and I were introduced to the phrase Glamping. We both agreed upon hearing of the hybrid word for the first […]

6 Camping Meals in Foil Ideas

A group of hungry campers watch as their dinner cooks in foil on campfire

Discovering campfire recipes in foil. When I am out hiking, I hate to carry too much gear. I try to keep things as simple as possible. I don’t want to have to take camping gas and stoves. When I cook, I use a campfire, and experience has shown me that the best way to cook […]

Backpacking With Dogs

Female hiker and husky dog taking a rest on lookout during hike

Backpacking With Dogs There’s nothing more enjoyable than seeing my dog’s reaction when I ask him if he wants to go for a trail day hike. Before I’m even able to utter half of the question, he (Oscar) is halfway out the door. His failed attempt at standing on hind legs, his tail wagging a […]

How To Use Saffron

Three seated framers harvest red Saffron threads amongst a table of purple flowers

How To Use Saffron? Everything You Need To Know About It? So what is it and what do you use saffron for? Saffron has a reputation for being the most expensive spice in the world. It is a small reddish round spice derived from the purple flower of Crocus Sativus. If you have purchased Saffron […]

Pemmican Recipe

Home made pemmican molded into a half circle and a bar shape

The Enduring Pemmican Recipe I’m far from a Gordon Ramsey level of making Michelin level Pemmican bars. But after a few months of making the snack, I feel like I’ve improved at refining and following my recipe. My Pemmican recipes are tasty enough to be eaten on hiking trips. This is without having to drink […]