What The Heck Do Those Camping Words and Terms Mean?

Camping Words and TermsYou’re reading up on the bits and pieces you might need to have a super adventure in a National Park and then – there’s that word again – you think you get the gist of it but, wait a minute, what exactly is a ‘dilly bushwrap’ anyway?

Don’t worry. I made that one up. There’s no such thing as a ‘dilly bushwrap’, though it has a nice ring to it – perhaps we can come up with something it can be 😉

The point is, sometimes you wish you could just get a quick answer to that question, and I am making something that will help, so do read on…

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What Kind of Camping Places do You Like?

What Kind of Camping PlacesWhen choosing your tent it’s useful to know the kind of surroundings you will be in, and what home comforts will be available so that the tent you buy is the best for the situation. If you want to know what to expect, or what to ask about the place where you’ll be camping, read on.

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What Kind of Camping do You Like?

What Kind of Camping do You Like? It’s amazing how much the kind of camping you like can affect your choice of tent, and identifying what your kind of camping is will help to find the best shelter or tent to fit with your style.

I wonder, what’s the first image that jumps into your head when ‘camping’ is mentioned? Is it sitting around a campfire singing songs, tramping around on the side of a mountain – or do you think of touring for miles in a camper van?

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What to Ask Yourself Before You Buy a Tent

Before Buying a Tent

ask before you buyIf you want to know the main points to look out for before you buy a tent, then you’ll find this article helpful. Here we’ll discuss the size of the tent, the seasons you want to go camping, the style of camping you want to do and how to identify value for money. After reading this article, you should be able to narrow down the type of tent you need and what features are important to you.

This is the first step to help you find the right kind of tent for your purpose and choose the best buy.

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Marmot Limelight 3 Person Tent Review

Marmot Limelight 3 Person Tent bodyYou can get a good night’s rest and store your gear under cover in the Marmot Limelight 3-Person Tent.

On a summer trip to the mountains or spring storm-chase the Limelight has the reliability and comfort to see you through.

But does this hold true when you are three Buddies together? Read on to find out..

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Kelty Trail Ridge 3 Review

Kelty Trail Ridge 3 with flyThe balance between living space and carrying weight can be hard to get right for backpackers and the Kelty Trail Ridge 3 tent could be the solution in this price range.

Other features of this tent may entice you or put you off entirely, so while thinking about your own needs you might find the details gathered in this review helpful.

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Coleman Hooligan 3 Tent Review

Coleman-Hooligan-3-Tent1 Are you looking for a 3 person tent that has somewhere to put your gear? This tough little tent could be the answer, although it has some quirky features you need to look at before deciding to buy.

Opinion is divided on this one and I think you will have to make up your mind by thinking about what is most important to you when you go camping.

Let’s have a good look at the advantages and disadvantages of this tent and see how they affect your decision depending on your style.

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Wenzel Alpine 8.5 X 8-Feet Dome Tent Review

Wenzel Alpine three-person dome tentI was looking for a tent to go camping with my teenage son for long weekends and this one caught my eye. I wanted to know how it would stand up to a lot of moving about as well as the kind of weather it would withstand. There are many different qualities people look for in a tent, so if you are thinking of buying, there is more you should know before making a decision.

We examine each of the important points, look at some minor side issues and see how they measure up in this detailed review.

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Coleman Sundome 3-Person Tent Review

Coleman Sundome 3-Person TentThe easy set-up of this 3 person dome tent makes it a favorite for beginners and seasoned campers alike whether touring with a car or travelling solo. That said, there are some things you should consider so that you can decide whether this is the right tent for you.


When deciding what size tent to get you need to ask yourself ‘How Much Space do You Need?’

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