Which bird is sitting in front of your tent?

Which bird is sitting in front of your tent?

on 21 Jun 2018

Joyce Broekhuis

You can hear birds in your back garden, outside in the park but probably best of all around your camping pitch. And you ask yourself, what could be better than to hear the cheerful tweeting of birds as you step out of your tent in the morning? But can you tell a starling from a blackbird? And how do you make sure that the feathered friend does not fly away if you get too close? A bird’s eye refresher course. Become a bird-spotter in 6 steps 1....

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5 great apps for outdoor adventures

5 great apps for outdoor adventures

on 16 Jun 2018

Joyce Broekhuis

You might have spotted a survey on Facebook last week: do you use your smartphone when you head into the great outdoors? And it turns out – more than 80% of you do! You can use these five apps to make your outdoor adventures even more fun! 1. Geocaching: time for a treasure hunt! All over the world, there are small, hidden treasure chests to find. Following directions in the app, GPS coordinates, and wearing a good pair of walking shoes,...

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The 5 best barefoot paths in the Netherlands

The 5 best barefoot paths in the Netherlands

on 13 Jun 2018

Jeroen Timmermans

Perhaps you’ve heard of them? Or even did it already? Walking barefoot through the countryside. And not on the beach, but in more interesting places, like a meadow, a mud pool or a forest. It’s possible in many parts of the Netherlands. These barefoot paths are clean and safe, perfect for exploring the world barefoot. And there are plenty of paths you can discover that have a nice, small-scale campsite nearby. A fun and healthy day...

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Camping and bird spotting: 4 hotspots in Europe

Camping and bird spotting: 4 hotspots in Europe

on 7 Jun 2018

Joyce Broekhuis

Don’t forget to pack your binoculars and your camera: we’re going bird spotting! There’s a huge range of different birds in Europe. And when better to enjoy spotting them than when you’re on holiday? Below we list four top destinations where you can discover interesting birds and stay at great campsites. 1. Vogeleiland (Bird Island) It sounds like something out of a fairytale, but we can assure you that it’s a real...

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Get the caravan out of storage

Get the caravan out of storage

on 11 Apr 2018

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Has your caravan or motorhome spent the winter months in storage? Then the time has come to get it back out. It is spring, after all, and we can be sure that sunshine is just around the corner. But how can you get your caravan in tip-top shape before the year’s first camping trip? We have some tips for you. Spring cleaning When your caravan first emerges from hibernation, it’s a good idea to check what kind of condition it’s...

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8 European hotspots for 2018

8 European hotspots for 2018

on 9 Feb 2018

Bram Kuhnen

You’ve seen the Eiffel Tower, you know the Ramblas like the back of your hand and you’ve seen every inch of the Colosseum. What you want for 2018 is the wow-factor from new destinations and undiscovered locations. Let us inspire you with eight European locations that might not yet have made it to your list. 1. Leeuwarden Capital of Culture (the Netherlands) This year’s European Capital of Culture is not to be missed. In and around Leeuwarden,...

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