Category Archives: Camping

Reasons Why Praying Mantises are AWESOME

Female Banded Flower Mantis or Asian Boxer Mantis, Theopropus elegans, in front of white background.

The praying mantis may appear to be a pious, retiring sort of creature. But looks are certainly deceiving as the mantis is a vicious, capable killer. There are many reasons to love a mantis, and these are just a few of our favorites.

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How to Stop Black Fly Bites from Itching

stop itchy bites

There are a ton of things you can do to alleviate the irritation of black fly bites and get outside for longer during the spring months. Here are a few of my own tried and tested natural cures for black fly bites.

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How To Pack Lightly When Hiking

packing tips

To increase your endurance when you hike, you need to pack lightly. Of course, it is not an easy process to eliminate everything you don’t need and stick to the essentials, but that is why this article will help you.

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How to Light a Fire in the Rain and Snow

bushcraft tips

There’s nothing worse than being wet and cold, and a fire is the perfect cure. The trouble is, if it’s been raining or snowing, all the firewood and kindling will be soaking. Luckily, there are several solutions, kindly provided by Mother Nature, that will help you to light a fire in inclement weather and have you warm and cozy in no time at all.

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