Know your knots

Know your knots

Knowing how to tie the perfect knot is an important skill for many outdoor pursuits. Whether you’re a camper, angler, rock climber or sailor, knowing the right knot for the right situation makes things a lot easier, and could even

Glamping with Pets

Glamping with Pets

We all love pets and we all love holidays, but it’s always been hard to find nice places to stay that will also accommodate your furry family member. That is, of course, until Glamping with Pets  rode into town. The

Our Best Family Camping Buys

Our Best Family Camping Buys

With another summer of camping behind us, I thought I’d share our camping best buys. Every year we seem to amass more gear, some of it useful and some of it not so. Here are the things that have made

How to Survive Camping with a Toddler

How to Survive Camping with a Toddler

I have ummed and ahhed about writing this post for so long. Mainly because I don’t really know anything about toddlers. After all, I have only dealt with one on a daily basis; and he just happens to be the

Camping Fire Safety Tips

Camping Fire Safety Tips

Did you know that a fire can destroy a tent in 60 seconds? I don’t know about you, but I find that terrifying. I’ve been lucky enough to never experience a tent fire, but even the thought of it makes

Tent Review: Outwell Montana 6AC

Tent Review: Outwell Montana 6AC

So we finally decided on a tent. I think it’s been the most difficult decision of our lives! We narrowed it down to a Montana 6 from Outwell, but then had to choose between the inflatable or poled version. We

How to keep your phone charged while camping

How to keep your phone charged while camping

The title should actually read “how to keep your phone, and other devices, charged while camping without EHU” but I thought it was long enough as it is! So obviously if you’re camping with electric hook up (EHU) you can

What Type of Camper Are You?

What Type of Camper Are You?

Camping is great for people watching. Over the last few years I’ve noticed several different types of camper, so thought I’d write about some of my favourites. Do you recognise yourself here?! The Instagram Camper I first came into contact

5 Things I Wish I Had Known About Camping….

5 Things I Wish I Had Known About Camping….

I am so excited about getting a new tent this year and heading out for some more adventures; but there have been many, many camping lessons that we have learnt the hard way. Choose the right site We have stayed

My Camping Wishlist

My Camping Wishlist

As the weather has improved lately I’ve been craving some time under canvas. I am desperate to head back out there, however we are in need of a lot of new equipment. Our bargain tent has served us well for