THE STATS DON'T LIE: CAMPING IS THE NEW AUSSIE TRAVEL NORM: As Aussies, we love camping. It’s been our favourite holiday go-to for centuries, even more so today than ever before. Now that the fundamentals of travel have changed, perhaps for many years to come, Aussies have turned their sights to their own backyard.
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A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE ON CHOOSING A HIKING BACKPACK: Every successful camping trip starts with the right gear, and packing the right camping gadgets and accessories will help you make your adventures even more enjoyable. While part of the joy of camping is needing very little gear to exist outdoors, it’s also nice to have a comfortable and convenient camping trip more than anything.
15 ULTRALIGHT BACKPACKING TIPS TO SHAVE OFF PACK WEIGHT: Packing light for the trail is a skill that many people have developed with time, experience and lots of back pain. If you love backpacking, but don’t like the way your whole body aches after lugging around a heavy pack on the trail, then you may consider ultralight backpacking. Ultralight backpacking means that your pack should have a base weight (everything in your pack that is not consumable or the clothing and footwear you’re wearing; i.e food, water and fuel) of around 4-5 kilos.
THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO CAMPING COOKWARE: Although roasting marshmallows over a bonfire is one of the ultimate camping experiences, you’re not just relegated to cooking over an open flame and eating smoke-flavored food! Campers or backpackers to the great outdoors often prefer simple, no-fuss meals that can get them through the day. However, there are also those who enjoy cooking up a storm at a campsite. For both sets of people, there will be different types of camping cookware that they can bring along on their trip.
FASTPACKING: A BRAND NEW WAY TO BACKPACK: Compared to its other “family” members, which include trail running, ultralight backpacking and thru-hiking, fastpacking occupies a smaller niche which is rapidly growing. In this article today, we’re going to explore more on fastpacking and how you can get started, as well as provide some tips for those of you who want to try it out.
THE 5 BEST CAMPING SITES IN SOUTH AUSTRLIA: South Australia is a haven for natural outdoor beauty that you can immerse yourself in. The views, the quiet, the sense of being at one with nature; all these elements are offered in abundance at South Australia’s many camping sites. Whether you’re setting up camp in a forest, a rocky mountain or the white sandy beaches, you’ll always find something to do in the beautiful outdoors. Light a campfire, gaze at the starry night sky and let the serenity wash over you as you take in nature. That is the beauty of camping.
THE 5 BEST CAMPING SITES IN QUEENSLAND: If you love the outdoors, what a better way to go on an adventure than packing the car, loading your camping gear and heading off to that special place for a getaway? And what better place to go camping than Queensland? Camping in Queensland is a no-brainer. With an abundance of stunning beaches, red-sand country, national parks and ancient rainforests, QLD is one of the best places where you are spoiled for choice when it comes to camping sites.
A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO ULTRALIGHT BACKPACKING: Most ultralight backpackers have learned through years of trial and error on how to only bring the essentials, and get rid of the non-essential weight on the trail. Today, we’re looking at some of the best ultralight hiking tips to get you on the right track and perfect the art of lightening your load and becoming an expert ultralight backpacker. In fact, all it takes is to have a different mindset, and a little research and planning before you trip, and you’ll be well on your way to ultralight hiking.
THE 6 BEST CAMPING SPOTS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA: Western Australia has some of the most beautiful places to explore if you’re ever planning on going on a camping trip. Seriously, we would recommend you put it into your bucket list immediately if you haven’t already done so. With the natural landscape and wildlife that surrounds Western Australia, the best way to see it all is through camping in the big outdoors.