At the Australia National Maritime Museum, Sydney, Australia.
Where are Kevin and Ruth right now? Sydney, Australia.

Where are they going next? Honolulu, Hawaii on August 19th.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Guide to Car Camping

Do you love to go outdoors and experience nature? Do you want to light up campfires whenever you can? Well, the adventure spirit in you should be complimented by something else - the right gear!
Camping is one of the few ways that you can escape from the activities of your everyday life. If you are not a regular camper, then you should begin your camping experience by car camping. If you are new to the whole idea of car camping down here is a guide that will help you with your next camping trip.

What is car camping?

From a critical point of view, camping might sound like camping but sleeping in your car. However, car camping is regular kind of company whereby you set up a tent or a camper with your vehicle nearby. The whole aim of the car is to carry all the gear that you will need while you are out camping. Therefore you do not have to take long hikes or limit yourself to the things that you will need when you are camping. It is also known as base camping.

Where can you do car camping?

There are various camping sites where you can venture into your car camping, such as local, private, and public parks.  You can also come to RV sites that are already equipped with electricity and water. Finding a camping site is easy because it all depends on what you are looking for and how roughed up you want your experience to be.

What gear do you need when you are car camping?

Before you embark on your car camping trip, there are a few essentials that you need to pack. You will need supplies that will last you your entire camping trip. Here is a look at some of the gear that you need.

#1. Tent

Choose a tent that will give you enough room to shelter your belongings. Moreover, the canopy should be comfortable enough for you such that it can sustain you even during heavy downpours. If you are planning to do car camping with your family, then how about you choose a tent cabin that is spacious for all of you.

#2. Sleeping bags

Pack inflatable sleeping bags that can sustain you even during chilly weather. Also, ensure that you have extra blankets and a pillow.

#3. Camp kitchen

If you want to save up some money, pack a few utensils from your home kitchen.  You can carry cooking pots, skillets, cutlery, plates, and other necessary items that you will require.

#4. First Aid Kit

Choose a  First Aid kit that will cater to all the people who are taking part in the car camping trip. However, if you are a solo camper, then you can buy a lightweight pouch.

#5. Toolbox

Ensure that you have a toolbox around with all the necessities that you will need.

#6. Invest in a headlamp or lantern.

#7. Don't forget to carry toiletries.