There is no better way to immerse yourself in nature than through camping, a relaxing and liberating experience.
That makes for the perfect escape from the pressures of hectic urban life, and, from the dense forests of America’s west coast, to the dramatic mountain landscapes of New Zealand, there are myriad great destinations across the globe to choose from.
Sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and the forested slopes of the Santa Lucia Mountains, California’s Big Sur is one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the world, a paradise for outdoor and adventure enthusiasts, and, with hundreds of campsites to choose from, the perfect place for a camping holiday. Situated in the heart of a redwood forest on the fringes of the 1006-acre Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park - one of the most beautiful parts of the region - Fernwood Campground.
This depends on the location of your chosen destination, but generally the warmer summer months are the best for camping.
Unless your chosen campsite is providing a tent, you will of course need to bring one with you, along with a sleeping bag, portable charger, water bottle, insect repellent, torch/flashlight, rain jacket, camping stove and cookware, sleeping matt or camp bed and hiking footwear.
Some campsites will have that option, but we recommend storing away your electrical goods and taking advantage of mother nature.
In the modern world of light pollution, the celestial bodies above are often fogotten about. Connect with the cosmos, reset your circadian rhythm and gaze in awe into the firmament.
Everyone likes to think they'd survive an apocalypse, but are you willing to put your mental fortitude and foraging skills to the test?
The lifespan for our equine friends is about 25 years, but the oldest horse recorded was 62 years old!