To wake up to the mountain view and the sound of the flowing stream. No need to pay for your stay, which helps with your budget traveling style. What else do you need? With the correct equipment for camping in the wild and following a few simple tips, camping in the wild can be very rewarding. Check Worldering Around's top wild camping tips and the list of essential camping and wild camping equipment to have a great first camping experience in the wild! Wild camping in the “billion star hotel” in Svaneti, Georgia Let’s be honest. Wild camping and camping
People have been struggling to make bank for centuries, but with these clever tricks you’ll be able to save some money for those rainy days or that trip you’ve been dying to take to Pari(y)s. Host a ‘bring and braai’ There’s no need to skip out of social gatherings just because you live on a budget. South Africans love their braai’s, so host a bring and braai. Every guest brings their own food and drinks. This way you can party with your friends and still save some money. If you’re not to keen on having a braai, host a potluck party where guests contributes a dish to be shared.
Dreaming of sleeping solo under the stars but not sure if you’re brave enough to wild camp alone? I feel you! Here are my thoughts on gaining the confidence to give wild camping for one a try. HOW TO BE A HAPPY WILD CAMPER So first things first, what is wild camping and why is it so great? The romantic notion of sleeping in the mountains in a lone little canvas tent doesn’t just have to be a fantasy. Wild camping is the fine art of setting up your tent in the back of beyond and waking up a pocket
For most campsites with a reception, it is pretty obvious what the rules of the camp are. However, for bush camping and some of the remote community camps all over Africa, we as campers should agree to a code of conduct. These camps are not always managed properly and if we do not take control of keeping these scenic places in a serene condition, they will deteriorate. Camp in designated areas When you camp you interfere with nature, so try to disturb the environment as little as possible by camping in the designated area only. Never camp near a waterhole.
Do you like the idea of packing all your kit into a rucksack and heading off the beaten track for a few peaceful days? There are a lot of mental and physical benefits to getting away from our busy lives and enjoying the peace and simplicity of sleeping out in the wilds. But while wild camping is seen as wonderfully carefree for those in the know, it can be a little daunting for first-timers. Do you know exactly what to pack and how to travel light? Do you know where you are allowed to wild camp? And have you thought
Knowing how to drive a car will enable you to enjoy one of the most memorable vacation experiences, the road trip. The road trip is a general phrase that describes a long trek made in a vehicle for pleasure. Road trips take a little planning. Here are a few tips that will help make your first road trip a success. 6 Tips to Plan Your First Road Trip Decide on a destination. It is a good idea to choose a destination that is not too far away for your first road trip. A road trip can span only one day. For example,
It’s almost Road Trip time, and you’ve started to think about what exactly you need to pack to keep your show on the road. Whether your doing a cross country road trip and driving Coast to Coast across the USA or road tripping South Africa’s incredible Garden Route, we’ve put together the Ultimate Road Trip Packing List to guide you through the various road trip essentials and travelling tips that will keep the car – and you – running smoothly throughout the trip. LITTLE ROAD TRIP ACCESSORIES THAT CAN MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE Paper maps/Maps.Me App Paper Maps – because there isn’t cell service everywhere. Spare money Because cash is still king
The Right Way One of the big draws of festivals, aside from the music (obviously), is going camping with your nearest and dearest, whether it’s family or a group of friends from school or work. In fact, for many it’s the socializing and camping that is the most fun – chilling out around a campfire, having a few drinks, singing a few songs, etc. If you’re new to the whole festival camping thing, we’ve devised a beginner’s guide full of tips and tricks to help put you on the right path… Festival Camping Equipment Here’s some advice for choosing the
Now that you’ve gone shopping and started packing your bags, here are The Top 25 Tips you need to know about festivals. These are not in any order of importance but they are crucial to being able to escape the outside world for the weekend while still paying enough attention to enjoy yourself and still be comfortable. Before you head out for the weekend 1) Check the weather! Even if the weather app says it won’t rain, it’s lying to you. Just to be safe, pack that poncho and place a bandana in the bottom of your cooler to wrap around your
Everyone loves a good music festival! South Africans are particularly spoiled for choice (your guide to the 10 best festivals in South Africa) but if you’re not prepared, you can end up stranded on a dusty island of hangover with nothing but your stink as company. Here’s how to avoid that. (Also, cross-reference with these 11 tips for surviving a music festival.) THE FUNDAMENTALS So it’s clear you’re going to need to hook yourself up with a tent and sleeping gear. But don’t kid yourself – most festivals are bitterly cold at night and smoulderingly hot during the day. Make sure