Category: camping

Easy camp cooking

I’ve always said “if you can cook it at home you can cook it camping”. That’s true, but the question is “would you?” Camping is supposed to fun and relaxing, so you don’t want to spend all your time slaving over a hot fire. If it needs three different saucepans and an hour of preparation …

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What to pack when camping

A question I often get asked – perhaps most often – is what do I pack for camping and travelling. Well, that depends on where I’m going and for how long, but the short answer is as little as possible. In essence – pack light, and layer. My last trip was for 8 weeks, and …

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Real camping tips for easy, fun camping

I’ve been looking at some camping websites and have been reading some of their tips for camping essentials. WTF are these people on????

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Product review – what worked and what didn’t

Now that the trip is over, and the cleaning up is done, it’s time to review what worked and what didn’t, and what I learned this time.

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Tips for camp ground and caravan park operators

I’ve written a couple of articles providing tips for people who want to go camping, but there’s also the other side to consider. How do the camping areas/caravan parks themselves stack up? Caravan parks now have considerable competition from free camping areas, and more and more people are prepared to “go bush”, and set up …

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We’re off to the rodeo, I think

The first thing I noticed about a country rodeo was that everybody tucks their shirts into their jeans, and wears belts. Even teenage boys have their jeans up on their hips rather than around their knees. You can’t see anybody’s underpants. And everybody does wear jeans, with proper shirts, belts and boots. I looked decidedly …

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