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Vanabode eBook Review

I just read a unique and very interesting ebook called Vanabode: Happily Camp, Travel, And Live Forever On $20 A Day. Vanabode is a term coined by the author, Jason Odom, which he defines as "to happily abide in a four wheeled box shaped vehicle providing...

A Backcountry Hiking Honeymoon

Is your dream to go backcountry hiking for your honeymoon? Yes? Great! My husband and I went on a week-long backpacking trip out in the backcountry in Yosemite National Park for our honeymoon, and we had a lot of fun!

Camping First Aid Kits

Camping first aid kits should be tailored to your skills, budget, location, length of trip and the people in your group. On every trip, you can and should take a large, well-stocked outdoor first aid kit.

Tent Camping Tips

Less Stress, More Fun: Tent Camping Tips Here are a few tent camping tips to help you enjoy your outdoor experience more. When you say "camping", most people probably think of sleeping in a tent. Sure, you could sleep in a car or go RV boondocking, but tent camping...

Backpacking Basics

I’m excited that you want to learn the backpacking basics! It tells me that you, too, have felt the “call of the wild”, the desire to escape civilization and experience the wilderness up close and personal.

Unique Camping Gifts

Finding unique camping gifts for an outdoor lover can be a bit of a chore. Let’s face it — most camping equipment is functional, practical, and also … just a little boring.

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