Blog Posts - Camping

Down on the Bayou

I hadn’t camped for a couple of weeks — a combination of visits with friends and bad weather — so I looked forward to my first foray back to tent living. The campground was full or rather, almost full. I lucked out and got the last...
by Bertram's Blog on Mar 23, 2016

Return to Geyikbayiri. Turkey in Flames

Well, it’s been nearly four years, but we’re back. Yes, time does fly fast, still the moment we landed it seemed as if it was only yesterday that we left. Did anything change? Of course. Looking deep within ourselves, we find we all have.
by BarePockets on Mar 21, 2016

Step Up or Sit Down

The title of this article is an attempt to be cute - not so sure it works... Anyway. I have been asked at times by readers and I have also seen in some RV forums about what to do to get down low on the ground when for whatever reason you just can't b...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Mar 16, 2016

Exceptional Travelling Tips for Wild Camping

For adventure lovers, nothing can be more fun than wild camping. The feeling of wilderness, the temptation to pitch up anywhere under the stars can be far too great. There are a lot of risks ... The post Exceptional Travelling Tips for Wild Camping...

5 Products We’ll Be Taking Camping This Month

    With little over two weeks until we hit the road our thoughts are turning to packing up. This time, not only will our minibus be packed full of our usual travel luggage but we’ll also be squeezing in a few extra items to see us th...
by Larger Family Life on Mar 8, 2016

2016 Annual Camping And Fishing Giveaway

Welcome to the 2016 Annual Camping and Fishing Giveaway! Are you planning for a camping and fishing trip? If so, you may be in time for to win some free products for your trip. Enter to win $442 worth of prizes below. Hosted By: Holiday Contest and S...
by Work Money Fun on Mar 7, 2016

Ready to Move on Down the Road

After four days of hiking on the hard sandy beaches of the Padre Islands, listening to the waves come crashing in, watching long streams of brown pelicans fly maneuvers over the gulf, feeling the weather change from misty and windy to clear, sunny, a...
by Bertram's Blog on Mar 5, 2016

My Sunday Photo – star gazing

Last weekend we went to the Caravanning and camping show, and were blown away by some of the tents. This bubble one caught my eye.  It’s used for star gazing and I have to say that while I’m not sure about sitting in a bubble tent and be...
by Bubbablue and Me on Mar 5, 2016

Red Centre Trip Planning

We’ve held our first planning meeting and the route has been set. Stops have been planned and the map has been drawn up. 5552km of driving in 15 days with our main stops being Uluru, Kings Canyon and Alice Springs. We’ve also started putt...
by BokandRoo Beer blog on Mar 2, 2016

Red Centre Trip Planning

We’ve held our first planning meeting and the route has been set. Stops have been planned and the map has been drawn up. 6051km of [...]...
by BokandRoo Beer blog on Mar 2, 2016


When my wife and I retire in a few years, we plan on doing some traveling. My wife has this idea that if we buy a $40,000 camper and pull it with a $60,000 truck that gets three gallons to … Continue reading →...
by The Writing Deputy on Mar 1, 2016

Good Blogs to Read: The Travel Tester Favourites February 2016

Read The Travel Tester’s handpicked good blogs to read in this month’s overview of articles written by our favourite travel bloggers from all around the world. Tune in every last day of the Month so you don’t miss the best travel...
by The Travel Tester on Mar 1, 2016

Still Trying to Learn

After spending two freezing nights in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, I decided to spend a night in a motel. Although I didn’t sleep any better inside than outside, I feel rested and replete. A movie last evening amused me, though why I enjo...
by Bertram's Blog on Feb 28, 2016

The Joy of Camping

    When was the last time you woke up to clean fresh air, surrounded by trees and lived off the grid for a change? A night under the clear skies faintly lit by stars, endless conversations over a crackling fire, silence of the night, wakin...
by thevagabondwayfarer on Feb 26, 2016

Quickest Ways Turning Your Room Into Guest Room With Powered Air Mattresses

Powered air mattresses are great addition to any family. Families that have overnight guests can use powered air mattresses to make an instant guest bedroom for expected and unexpected overnight visitors. Rather than spending an hour trying to blow u...
by Home Design Ideas on Feb 25, 2016

Tips for booking a campsite that’s perfect for you

After last year’s successful camping trip with mum friends from school and our farming group, we were all champing at the bit to book another trip this year.  For most of us it was a first time camping with the children, and even though the 1...
by Bubbablue and Me on Feb 24, 2016

Yorktown Battlefield National Park, Yorktown, Virginia 2015

On our trip this past August to the Historic Triangle - Williamsburg/Jamestown/Yorktown - we also revisited Yorktown Battlefield National Park - in Yorktown, Virginia. Yorktown is the site of the last major battle of the American Revolution. It was O...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Feb 17, 2016

A Foot in the Foothills

I’m staying with a friend at the foot of the Catalina Mountains. The past couple of days, I’ve been driving to work with her and walking back, which is a treat since I only have to walk one way and I can swing along without worrying about...
by Bertram's Blog on Feb 16, 2016

Magic in the Sonora Desert

I signed up for a hike here in Organ Pipe Cactus National Park. Or rather I should say I signed up for a shuttle ride to the trail head. As I was walking toward the meeting place with a backpack full of emergency supples and a gallon of water (at tha...
by Bertram's Blog on Feb 14, 2016

4 Golden Rules for First Time Campers

  There are just six weeks left before we pack up and head off on our travels once again. We will be camping our way through Europe, stopping in Germany, Italy, Croatia, Montenegro and Albania before settling in a villa in Greece for five weeks.
by Larger Family Life on Feb 10, 2016

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