Down A (Tent) Peg or Two- Camping for Novices

Welcome Back Boo,

It’s a new week and a new you!

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When you are looking for fun activities, but want something that gets you a little bit closer to nature, why don’t you consider going camping? Amazingly, so many people don’t go camping anymore. We need our home comforts, our internet connection, and the ability to tweet and Instagram wherever we go. So, getting away from the constraints of modern life is, most definitely, what the doctor ordered. Whether you are looking for somewhere to go with your family, or you’ve never been camping, so you want to experience it by yourself, how do you get started?

Choose A Site

If you are keen on experiencing nature, but you’ve never ventured further than your back garden, a camping site is the best place to begin. There are a few home comforts, such as showers on campsites, but also, this campsites don’t have to be so far away from real life. So, if you want to put one foot into nature, but still feel part of the real world, this is the best compromise. Depending on where you are in the world, going camping in the wild can be very dangerous, but also illegal. But by picking a campsite, you can find somewhere that’s close to nature, such as many national parks in America, they provide campsites where you can feel safe in the knowledge that you are in capable hands.

Get The Essential Equipment

There are so many different things you need to make sure that your camping experience is a worthwhile one. But many people can go overboard when it comes to picking the “essentials”. Any outdoor camping outlet, such as 4WD Supacentre, provides more than ample amounts of camping gear. From the tent, to the cooking station, it’s best for you to plan a camping expedition, and think about the practicalities. So how can you do this?

Prepare Before You Go

If you’ve never been camping before, pitch a tent in your back garden, and stay there for 24 hours. This gives you a very good idea on what you actually need. If you find yourself having to go back to the kitchen for supplies, you know exactly what you need to take. When it comes to the essentials, water, food, and bedding are priorities. But also consider where your chosen campsite is. If there are many bugs or insects, you should take precautions should you get bitten. This is why a first aid kit is essential.

Welp! Camping is one of those great ways to experience nature. Nowadays, the camping experience is controlled, and is safe. But once you’ve tried it out in your back garden, then adventure to a campsite, and got a proper taste for the proceedings, you can push the boat out further and head out into nature. Maybe you will go on nature walks, and experience these proceedings up close. It’s one of those activities in life that makes you think about the practicalities of human living, but also, how many things we class as comfort, but aren’t that important to us. Go camping, and you will feel the benefits!

Remember to keep on slaying,

See you next time xoxo

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