10 Different Shower Ideas for Campervan and Van Life

A close up view of an outdoor shower mounted with a suction cup on the side of a camper van

Thinking of living the van life? Whether you choose to do it full-time or temporarily, this nomadic lifestyle is one of the best ways to travel and meet fellow adventurers while embracing simplicity and minimalism. But simplicity doesn’t mean foregoing hygiene. Among the things you need to ponder on before living in a vehicle is … Read more

9 Best Pop-Up Shower Tents For Privacy While Camping

a pop-up shower tent

There’s no doubt that camping is a fun-filled, exciting, and adventurous affair. But it can get a bit mucky and messy, too. Roughing it inevitably exposes you to dirt but it’s not a reason to practice poor hygiene. Fortunately, you can stay clean, fresh, and free from bacteria-caused ailments even during extended camping trips, thanks … Read more

Guide to Using Electric Blankets While Camping

Woman wrapped in an electric blanket

Going camping on those chilly nights is a lot of fun, but it can also be uncomfortable when the temperatures dip too low. Fortunately, a good electric blanket can take the chill away and keep you nice and toasty while you sleep. That being said, learning how to use electric blankets while camping is important … Read more

15 Great Tips for Setting Up a Tent in the Rain

Campers in their rain gear

Few things allow you to connect with nature as deeply as camping. Yet most of us would rather do that when it’s nice and sunny outside, right? Whenever that’s not possible, though, you need to know how to set up a tent in the rain. So in this post, I’ll give you precious tips to … Read more

20 Brilliant Tent Hacks for Camping Like a Pro

Adding tent cover

Ready to embark on your first camping trip? As a self-certified expert camper, I can tell you that a comfortable tent can make or break your camping experience. After all, even the most stunning scenery can’t make up for a sleepless night rolling on soggy ground. But don’t worry, because today I’ll share some incredible … Read more

Are Fleece Blankets Good for Camping?

Rolled up grey fleece blanket

If you’ve been camping for quite some time, you know the importance of a great camping blanket. A high-quality blanket mimics the comfy vibe of home, while also keeping you toasty at night, especially during the chilly months. That being said, there are various types of blankets you can bring for camping. This includes fleece … Read more

6 Great Ways to Keep Your Tent Off the Ground

Tent on a wooden platform, off the ground

I know what you’re thinking: Isn’t being one with nature the point of a camping trip?  But, with all the dirt, pests, and shifting weather conditions headed your way, it’s never too late—or strange—to prepare ahead of time. If anything, just because you’re camping doesn’t mean you have to forego comfort! To get started, here … Read more

Which Is Better: Beach Tent vs. Beach Umbrella

Aerial view of crowded beach

Are you hitting up the beach soon? Are you already stressing over the harmful UV rays and the irritating sand? Maybe also what kind of beach tent or umbrella to bring for proper shade? We get it. The fight over ‘beach tent vs. beach umbrella’ can be frustrating. And since beach time is a kickback-and-relax … Read more

7 Best Camping Kettles for Open Fire

Campfire kettle

The experience of cooking over an open fire is one of the great pleasures of a camping trip. I always look forward to the privilege of the taste, smell, and warmth of campfire cooking. But, boiling water or cooking over an open fire is not as simple as picking up the cheapest kettle you can … Read more