Making Your Camping Trip A Vacation Rather Than Work

When planning a camping trip, there are some things that you can pack or do before you leave for your trip that will help you to spend your vacation relaxing and having fun rather than cleaning your site, making trips to the local store to buy accessories or having to deal with something that your […]

Night Vision Devices — The Ultimate in BackCountry Toys

Many nights in the backcountry are far from dark.  A bright moon and a sky full of stars can throw off enough light to allow for reading a book, but add cloud cover, mountains or trees and it gets dark awfully fast.   When you need to see in the dark, you have two choices – […]

Eat and drink in Rome

Attention: the most fancy places are usually tourist traps. We suggest  to get lost in the narrow streets away form the big crowded ones. You should not pay more then 2 euros for a delicious crusty walking pizza. If saving is your travelling philosophy, you can also drink your water from the public fountains that […]

4 Season Tents For Gentle Summer Camping

There is no need to get 4 season tents for gentle summer camping. Even if there is a heavy downpour, the use of sleeping pads combined with adequate planning should keep everything fairly dry. The important thing is to not camp at the bottom of a hill, to make sure the rain fly is secure, […]