Do I Need a Tarp Under my Tent?

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Why Put a Tarp Under a Tent Camping appeals to many because of its simplicity. You buy a tent, a sleeping bag, maybe a backpack and your good to go. But the more you go camping, the more you start to realize nuances you can implement that greatly improves the comfort of your camping experience. […]

Why Glamping Makes Camping Great Again

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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 […]

Has Zero Breeze Overcome It’s Criticism?

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An Honest Zero Breeze Review in I never expected to find myself looking at the Zero Breeze. Camping is supposed to be a rough experience, one that pits you against nature. I was more than happy to tough it out. But then my young ones decided to join me on a trip, and everything changed. […]

The Best Qube Tents of 2020

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Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on twitter Share on email Table of Contents The Qube Tent Is All The Rage Bringing With It The Creativity In Camping. There’s nothing that brings a family closer together than camping as a group in a tiny tent during an extreme winter blizzard. All jokes aside. Although […]

Best Tents With Screen Porch

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Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on twitter Share on email Table of Contents Buying A Family Tent With A Porch Is The Best Purchase You Can Make This Year You have probably dismissed everyone that has ever claimed to sell to you one of the best tents with a screen porch. You’re not […]

6 Camping Meals in Foil Ideas

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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 […]

The Best Survival Movies (You May Not Know Of)

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The Best Survival Movies On Netflix That I Watched in 2019 My partner and I both have entirely different tastes in movies. She likes the horror genre. And I like comedies. So to try and find a compromise, we discussed various kinds of films and came up with working through the best recent movies about […]

A Guide On Insulating Your Tent During A Cold Blizzard

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How to Insulate a Tent—How insulation Works? Insulation works in two ways. You can either trap heat or cold, depending on the situation. When tent camping, most experts use insulation to stay warm. Most campers also rely solely on the heat their bodies produce to fight the cold. The notion sounds ridiculous, but things start […]

Best Instant Tents for 2020

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Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on twitter Share on email Table of Contents Instant Tents Are Usain Bolt Fast to Construct Nothing is more frustrating than setting up a campsite for your family. I can tell you from experience that you are always watching the clock, waiting for that moment when you can […]

How to Find a Hole in Air Your Mattress

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How to Find a Leak in an Air Mattress For a slightly extra premium, an air mattress is a great addition when camping to improve sleep quality and spinal support.  It will provide more sleeping comfort than your average rollup foam matt. It also offers the convenience of being compressible for easy stowing. But, it […]

How Hot is a Campfire?

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Fires can get surprisingly hot. After accidentally melting a can of baked beans into a shape similar to a dining plate we pondered and explored the question. How hot can your everyday campfire really get?