What is a Tent Footprint?
Camping

What is a Tent Footprint?

Tent footprints are an often forgotten part of a tent, but their role is pivotal when it comes to waterproofing and protecting the tent. Some tents can now be purchased with tent footprints included, but others need to be bought separately. How do Tent Footprints Work? A tent footprint is an additional piece of material…

How to Blackout a Tent
Camping

How to Blackout a Tent

When camping, it’s often hard to find comfort whilst doing simple things that would normally be quite comfortable in your own home. Sleeping, of course, is one of those things. Some people need complete darkness to fall asleep, or enjoy staying in bed until later in the morning or early afternoon. When camping, blacking a…

Best Blackout Tents
Camping

Best Blackout Tents

Trying to get a good night’s rest when camping is important when it comes to enjoying the experience. A full night’s sleep can leave you feeling refreshed, ready for adventure and can keep your sleeping schedule in check for when you return from your trip. However, everyone who has camped without a blackout tent before…

What is a Pup Tent?
Camping

What is a Pup Tent?

Pup tents, also known sometimes as shelter-halves, are a traditional tent used throughout history. Their look is iconic, and the history behind them is interesting too.  Why is it Called a Pup Tent? Pup tents were named as such due to the role they played in the American Civil War. At the time, accessories and…

Best Tents For Hot Weather
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Best Tents For Hot Weather

Camping in the summer is the most ideal time of year to camp, as there’s less risk of torrential rain or other unpredictable weather occurring to ruin your experience. However, whilst camping in the summer can have its fair share of benefits, it also comes accompanied by its own collection of problems, which range from…

Best Camping Tent Locks
Camping

Best Camping Tent Locks

When camping, you can’t be expected to carry all of your belongings with you at all times. As a result, a lot of items are left inside the tent for convenience’s sake. Regardless of whether or not these possessions are particularly valuable, the thought of someone encroaching on your campsite and stealing them is a…

What Is An Instant Tent?
Camping

What Is An Instant Tent?

Instant tents are growing in popularity for their quick setup times and sometimes roomy interiors. But what qualifies as an instant tent? Instant tents are tents that have minimal setup time, with some taking less than a minute to be fully erected.  Instant tents have a variety of applications and advantages as opposed to more…