Portable exercise equipment for camping – 7 lightweight ways to stay fit on the road

Portable exercise equipment for camping – 7 lightweight ways to stay fit on the road

Going camping is a form of exercise by itself already – you will move more than in a regular office job. Then there are all the activities that go along with camping – packing, unpacking, trekking, running, swimming, canoeing, paddleboarding or kayaking. But what if you want to stay active on the road, whilst camping…

Should I get a car or a van for car camping? What other campers say…
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Should I get a car or a van for car camping? What other campers say…

You are not the only one if you are not sure whether you should get a van or a standard car for your car camping plans. Many people are weighing their pros and cons as well. This is a typical question that you see asked in various forums:

VW Multivan vs Sharan: Which is better for a car camping conversion?
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VW Multivan vs Sharan: Which is better for a car camping conversion?

This post will help you find out which car is better for camping – a Multivan vs Sharan? We are going to focus on their pros and cons related to camping (i.e. size, storage, convertibility into a bed), hence we’ll pay less attention to engine, speed or driving experience comparisons. Aren’t they a different class…

Pick of the month August: The best DIY microcamper manual ever? Camping box + tent + mozzie nets…
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Pick of the month August: The best DIY microcamper manual ever? Camping box + tent + mozzie nets…

There’s a tasty treat in here for all you DIY enthusiasts out there! I’ve come across the best instruction manual for a DIY camping conversion I’ve seen so far. It’s for Renault Kangoo and Skoda Yeti, but it will only take a few adjustments to fit it into any MPV. If that wasn’t enough, I’ll…

Arpenaz Base M Review (+video) – a good budget car tent for car camping
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Arpenaz Base M Review (+video) – a good budget car tent for car camping

I’ve tested the Arpenaz Base M tent during our 11-day camping trip in Croatia with 2 days of rain and I’m very happy with it. If you consider its price – 95-100 GBP / EUR, compared to other car tents (awnings) starting at 250 and going to several hundred, it’s a very good option if…

VW Caddy camper (California) vs Caddy camping conversion (DIY or boot jump/camping box)
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VW Caddy camper (California) vs Caddy camping conversion (DIY or boot jump/camping box)

Which one is better – the factory-built small camping van VW Caddy Camper or the standard Caddy converted to a camper using a DIY or ready-made camping box (boot jump)? This post will compare three options: buying a VW Caddy and converting it yourself into a camper, or buying a camping box / boot jump…

Car camping & microcamper insurance in the UK – 6 important points to consider

Car camping & microcamper insurance in the UK – 6 important points to consider

Insuring your microcamper can get tricky depending on the type of camping conversion you have opted for and also whether the insurance company you are talking to knows how to handle such cars. This post will give you important points to consider when selecting microcamper insurance and a list of user recommended insurance companies to…

Microcamper pick of the month: Stealth campers – indistinguishable from any other car

Microcamper pick of the month: Stealth campers – indistinguishable from any other car

We’ve focused on stealth camping in the last post and this one is going to complement it with good examples of stealth campers – some surprisingly small yet full of space 🙂 The first one is a tiny Nissan Versa – a stealth camper for the minimalists! The author Joey White (@joeywhitedesigns) made sure this…

Stealth camping in a car – the what, why, safety and what cars are best
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Stealth camping in a car – the what, why, safety and what cars are best

This post is all about stealth camping. Sounds pretty ninja right? We’ll dive into what forms of stealth camping there are, how to be safe and then take a closer look at stealth camping in a car – how it’s best done, which cars are best and what to pack.

Berlingo camper review: Car camping in Citroen Berlingo or Peugeot Partner
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Berlingo camper review: Car camping in Citroen Berlingo or Peugeot Partner

This is the definitive Citroen Berlingo & Peugeot Partner car camping review. Berlingo camper & Peugeot Partner information, dimensions and gallery. Continue reading if you want to know: Berlingo’s / Partner’s size & measurements for car camping Its comfort & driving rating Can you sleep in a Citroen Berlingo / Peugeot Partner? And more importantly –…

Survey results: The top 5 microcamper features – what to look for in your next car

Survey results: The top 5 microcamper features – what to look for in your next car

I’ve surveyed a Facebook group of almost 8000 microcamping owners & enthusiasts – asking them this question: What is the most important thing for you on a micro camper? Here are the results of the 376 responses the survey has received – what do people value in a microcamper conversion candidate the most? How do…

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Well... this is the end! But not to worry, more coming soon ;)