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What is Niksen and how best to Niksen in Nature

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What is Niksen and how best to Niksen in Nature

Niksen is the new Hygge, the modern traveller’s lagom. Niksen is 2022’s holiday brilliance. It is quite simply, a Dutch concept, and a belief in doing nothing. That’s what we said, nothing, nada, rien. Why, you ask? Well think about it, how much of your day do you spend doing nothing. Even on holidays, we…  Read more

Connect with nature

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Connect with nature

Breath it in: how to connect with nature and recharge on a camping trip Humans have always known that being outdoors in nature is good for our bodies and minds, but the evolution of our societies has been towards more and more urban living. For centuries, rising with the sun and retiring as the moon…  Read more

Can you camp anywhere?

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Can you camp anywhere?

Can you camp anywhere? Here’s why you shouldn’t. There is nothing better than a camping trip to reconnect with nature and get in touch with your wild side. It offers the perfect opportunity to disconnect from the chaos of modern life and be at one with the elements. Of course, while fully-equipped campsites and “glamping”…  Read more

The man standing with a camping backpack on a rock with a picturesque sunset

The only camping checklist you’ll ever need

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The only camping checklist you’ll ever need

A camping trip in France is probably one of the most fulfilling adventures a family can take. It’s chock full of excitement, new experiences and opportunities to learn and grow that will stay with you forever. But, as every good Cub Scout knows, to make a camping trip succeed you’ve got to be prepared –…  Read more

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How to Make a Campfire and Leave No Trace

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How to Make a Campfire and Leave No Trace

The Art of Building the Perfect Campfire For millennia, campfires have been used as a source of warmth, protection and for cooking food. A quintessential part of any camping trip, the ritual of building a fire brings people together, whether you’re gathering wood, roasting sausages or marshmallows, or simply enjoying the warmth and glow. Building…  Read more

Halloween camping

What could be spookier than a family Halloween camping trip?

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What could be spookier than a family Halloween camping trip?

The USA put Halloween on the map all over the world through movies and TV shows, but the origins of this pagan festival are in pre-Christian Ireland…. It was then known as Samhain, a period that marked the end of summer harvest and the start of a new year. Indeed, Halloween might not ever have…  Read more

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Unique and Unusual Camping Experiences

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Unique and Unusual Camping Experiences

Never before has there been so many amazing ways to camp in France – from high-end double beds in luxury tents or cottages, to sleeping under the stars, or in huts in an adventure park. You can let your imagination run wild. Gone are the days of a canvas tent being your only choice. Now,…  Read more

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Covid-19 regulations and guidance for camping holidays in France

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Covid-19 regulations and guidance for camping holidays in France

Updated 26.10.2021 Are you looking forward to a camping holiday in France in 2022?  After a difficult few years, due to Covid 19, there is hope for a positive 2022. If you’re planning a camping holiday in France, it’s important to keep up-to-date with the most recent Covid travel guidance for your country. Additionally, for…  Read more

Go Green: Eco camping and how to camp sustainably

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Go Green: Eco camping and how to camp sustainably

Camping is a fantastic way to get close to nature and it’s even more enjoyable when you do it in an eco-friendly way. This means creating as little waste as possible on our holidays and not harming the environment while we’re enjoying it. Lots of campsites now offer eco-friendliness as an attractive reason to visit…  Read more

Beautiful family camping in forest, eating together.

The Essential Camping Food Checklist

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The Essential Camping Food Checklist

Basic factors and pointers to consider for your camping holiday One of the most important factors to consider when planning a memorable camping holiday is food. What’s considered ideal camping food will vary from person to person, but it’s a good idea to stick to simple meals that are easy to prepare on the road,…  Read more

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