Tag Archives: camping

  • UNA Tree Tent from Tentsile

    UNA Tree Tent from Tentsile

    Many is the day when I idly dream about ditching all my worldly possessions and trekking into the woods for a while. I’d probably last less than a weekend, but perhaps with the Una Tree Tent from Tentsile I’d at least be able to get a good night’s rest. Tentsile claims it’s the ideal piece […]

  • Helicopter Glamping: A Hotel Room Inside a Decommissioned Helicopter

    Helicopter Glamping: A Hotel Room Inside a Decommissioned Helicopter

    I’m not really sure where this idea came from, but someone in Scotland had the bright idea to convert a decommissioned Royal Navy ZA127 Sea King helicopter into a one of a kind hotel room at Mains Farm in Stirling, Scotland. It’s called Helicopter Glamping, “glamping” being not a weird Scottish word for a hotel […]

  • Smartdome: Mobile, Modular Domed Living Spaces for Rural Areas

    Smartdome: Mobile, Modular Domed Living Spaces for Rural Areas

    Many city dwellers dream of one day leaving it all behind for the archetypal cabin in the woods (the secluded, peaceful kind, not the secluded, murder-y kind). But maybe it’s time to stop dreaming about a cabin in the woods, and start dreaming about a Smartdome in the woods instead. Smartdome is a new product […]

  • Tentrr: New App Helps Find the Perfect Camping Spot Without the Hassle

    Tentrr: New App Helps Find the Perfect Camping Spot Without the Hassle

    I see no reason to waste anyone’s time here, so I’ll get right to it: There’s a new app called Tentrr, and despite the possible double entendre the word “tent” might conjure within the modern world of smartphone apps, the basic idea behind this particular app can be summed up as “Airbnb for camping.” Tentrr […]

  • Simple Shower: Turn a Bottle of Water Into an Outdoor Shower (Video)

    Simple Shower: Turn a Bottle of Water Into an Outdoor Shower (Video)

    “Turning a water bottle into a shower” may at first conjure images of simply pouring a bottle of water onto your head, but let’s face it: That’s not really a shower. But with Simple Shower, you can enjoy the pleasures of a reasonable shower facsimile while roughing it out in the woods, as long as […]

  • ‘The Vanual': A Website Devoted to the Van Lifestyle

    ‘The Vanual': A Website Devoted to the Van Lifestyle

    Living in a van that may or may not be located down by the river might have a few negative connotations among the general populace, but a select few know that the van life can mean unparalleled freedom. It’s these few that make up the target readership for The Vanual. The Vanual is a website published […]

  • EcoFire: “Powerful Outdoor Cooking and Portable Fireplace”

    EcoFire: “Powerful Outdoor Cooking and Portable Fireplace”

    If you’re looking for a way to cook food outdoors this summer, but aren’t satisfied with the lack of fuel efficiency and environmental friendliness in typical outdoor stoves, there’s a camp stove now raising funds on Kickstarter that may deserve your support. It’s EcoFire, a stove that offers “powerful outdoor cooking” along with a portable […]

  • Timberleaf Trailers: “Quality at Every Turn”

    Timberleaf Trailers: “Quality at Every Turn”

    If you dream of living the nomad life, but don’t want to tie yourself to a traditional camping vehicle, Timberleaf Trailers are a possible alternative thanks to their relatively lightweight construction and efficient use of space. Timberleaf Trailers weigh less than 1,200 pounds, which means you don’t need a huge SUV or truck to take […]

  • Igloo Trailmate Cooler Can Keep More Than 100 Beers Cold for Four Days

    Igloo Trailmate Cooler Can Keep More Than 100 Beers Cold for Four Days

    If you’re looking for a way to keep your beers cold when you’re camping or tailgating or whatever outdoor activity you choose to drink an irresponsible amount of beer while doing, you now have a guaranteed nuclear option for making sure you don’t run out of cold beer. It involves first purchasing over a hundred beers, and […]

  • Rumpl Down Puffy: “The Cadillac of Outdoor Blankets”

    Rumpl Down Puffy: “The Cadillac of Outdoor Blankets”

    Out in the bush, the need for a warm, comfortable, and durable blanket is more pressing than in any other environment. And if you’re looking for the top of the line, the creme-de-la-creme in outdoor blankets, you may want to consider a Rumpl Down Puffy, billed by the people at Rumpl as “the Cadillac of […]