I get it. We go camping with kids to get them outside and catch a break from everyday routines. A step back from technology is a good thing especially considering how much it's a part of our daily lives. So should kids be allowed to use their electronic devices when camping? For us, mostly the … Continue reading Camping with kids: Allowing tablets, video games, and phones at the campsite?
After buying our new-to-us Livin' Lite Quicksilver pop up camper one of the first things I wanted to do was secure our little camper in the driveway. With that being done, next up was to find a cover to protect it. Residing in the southwest part of the United States we mainly wanted to protect … Continue reading Protect your pop up camper trailer with an affordable cover/tarp when storing outside
There are many ways to secure your pop up trailer or travel trailer at your campsite or driveway but none of them are surefire. The goal should be to make it as difficult as possible to steal, and just like home security, this is done with multiple layers of annoyance and deterrence for the thieves … Continue reading How to secure your camper trailer from theft in your driveway and campsite
Someone recently asked me what preparation and recovery gear is essential if you're going offroad or overlanding. One of the first things that always comes to mind is the Viair 88P portable air compressor. Airing down your tires when going offroad is important and you'll need a quick way to air them back up when … Continue reading Viair 88P Air Compressor Review – critical gear for offroad & overland road trips
After spending about 3-4 months searching for a pop up camper we finally found what we were looking for and it checked all the boxes! We bought a Livin Lite Quicksilver 10.0 with offroad package, LP propane furnace/stove, and rear cargo platform. It even has surge breaks and came with the awning brand new! I … Continue reading We are Livin’ Lite Quicksilver owners! We picked up a pop up tent camper
In this article we review the Gazelle T4 Hub Tent. This tent is easy to set up and durable, making it a solid option for camping and overlanding. Priced under $300 you can hit the ground running and get out to your favorite campground or remote piece of solitude without dreading poles and loops. Looking … Continue reading Gazelle T4 Hub Tent Review — one of the easiest tents I’ve ever setup
Want to take your baby camping? We started taking our little ones around 7 months to a local spot for the weekend just to get us out of the house and enjoy the outdoors. It's not the easiest trip but with a few essential (and easy to forget) items you can make it work. Here … Continue reading Camping with a baby: Top 5 items to bring on your trip
After doing a bit a research I decided to give the Softopper brand camper shell a try because of the versatility. Another great alternative is the Bestop SuperTop truck topper which goes for around the same price. Below is a list of my Pros & Cons followed by more detail about this soft-sided truck shell. … Continue reading Why I love my Softopper — a 3 year review