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Seaside holidays

WHAT makes the perfect seaside resort?
Is it the sand blown into your eyes, the sunburn on your back or that dodgy tub of winkles which had you on the toilet all night? 464 more words

Summer time... and the living is easy

With the amazing weather we are having in Ireland right now, wouldn’t this beautiful tent be just perfect for lazing in on a warm, sunny day!  30 more words


Set up your tent

At some beaches you can’t leave your tent or anything set up overnight or it will be thrown away. What this means is that in the morning, it is a scene out of the old West in which everyone starts out early to claim their spot, before the beach chair boy gets started. 125 more words


Product Review: Marmot EOS 1P

Hello readers!

No, I’m not home yet, but I have thirty minutes before I have to check out of my current hostel in Bath, and I wanted to use the time to create the first of what I hope will be a series of product reviews for equipment I used on my trip.  1,093 more words

Shelter from the storm - wilderness castles

Wilderness shelters – a primer, with recommendations for solo, x2 and group trips.

Carrying a house on your back involves compromise. While temporary wilderness structures are more spacious, more weather-resistant, and lighter than ever, ‘best’ is only ever going to be in the eye of the beholder.



  • The early bird gets the best campsite. Arrive as early as possible, walk or drive around to check out all the options, find your perfect campsite (the one with the least compromises) and get things set up.
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Journal Entry: November 11, 2006 (continued)

(In 2006-2007, I embarked upon a journey to the other side of the earth, New Zealand and the Kingdom of Tonga.  I am reliving that journey in my early twenties through correspondences with friends and family as well as personal journal entries.) 634 more words