Modern Australian Magazine

Post-Coronavirus Camping - 5 Tips To Help You Have A Safe And Happy Camping Trip

  • Written by News Co


If you're like us, one of the main things you've taken from the various lockdowns around the world is that the ability to get away and reconvene with nature should never go underappreciated. Camping is one of the simple pleasures of life and it can bring many benefits for both our physical and mental health. But if you're not properly prepared, you can find yourself in a sticky situation. That's why today we wanted to go over some tips to help you have a safe and happy camping trick.


Let There Be Light

If you're into camping and off-roading, you've probably already got a pretty mean truck or 4WD, but do your accessories live up to the beast they're attached to? One of the most vital aspects of your camping setup, from a safety perspective, is the availability of lighting to make sure everyone can get where they need to go without getting hurt. That's why it's important to have the best LED Light Bars hooked up and ready to go. Not only will they make getting to your destination a lot easier, but they'll also help prevent you and your fellow campers from taking a trip of a different kind.


Check Your First Aid Kit

This one may seem pretty obvious, but it's far too easy to forget to replace something that's been used out of your First Aid Kit. When heading back from a trip, you’re often thinking about everything you need to do when you get back to reality. However, replacing the bandage and antiseptic that got used probably isn't at the front of your mind. Because of this, it's always a good idea to check that you have everything you need in your first aid kit before you take off on your next adventure. 


Pump Up Your Spare Tyre

Spares often just hang out on the back of the car, and we don't really even remember they exist until we need them. The problem with this is that, by the time you’re trying to fit one on your car, there’s a high likelihood that it’s flat. Save yourself the drama and check that your spare is fully inflated before taking off for the weekend.


Pack A Feast

A delicious fireside feast can instantly level up your camping experience. Even if you're not interested in the whole "glamping" scene, everyone can appreciate a good feed, and it's one of the most enjoyable ways to finish off the day. Although technically designed for the holiday season, gourmet Christmas hampers can make planning your feast quick and easy. Plus, we are heading into that time of year and we certainly wouldn't blame you if you wanted to spend your time off work relaxing out in the middle of nowhere.


Get The Gang Together 

Camping is always more fun when enjoyed with those we love. As restrictions ease and households are allowed to mingle again, heading off on an adventure can be a great way to catch up with friends you haven't seen in a while. Just make sure you adhere to local guidelines because fines certainly aren't fun.


Camping is a great way to reconnect with our roots, and being out in nature is almost always a positive experience. These tips will help ensure that your trip goes smoothly and that the whole team remains safe and happy. All you have to do now is decide where you're heading. Enjoy!

A vaccine will be a game-changer for international travel. But it's not everything

Adrian Esterman, Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of South Australia

ShutterstockThe United Kingdom yesterday became the first country to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for widespread use. Following a review by the country’s drug regulator, the UK government announced it will begin rolling out the vaccine next week.Other countries are likely to fo...

Researchers, librarians, filmmakers and teachers are eager for the copyright reforms the government has promised

Kylie Pappalardo, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, Queensland University of Technology

Ea Maples/Unsplash, CC BYIn August, the communications minister announced a series of changes to copyright laws to “better support the needs of Australians and public institutions to access material in an increasingly digital environment”. These changes are long overdue. But the year is ...

the singlet — a short history of an Australian icon

Lorinda Cramer, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Australian Catholic University

'Shearing sheep, Barcaldine District', 1948Queensland State Archives, Item ID ITM1154347There’s no denying the popularity of the singlet. The Chesty Bond, Australia’s best known singlet, has notched up more than 350 million sales. At last year’s Deniliquin Ute Muster, more than 3,9...

From 'arse-ropes' to 'flying venom', a history of how we have come to talk about viruses and medicine

Kate Burridge, Professor of Linguistics, Monash University

Wes Mountain/The Conversation, CC BY-NDSymptom, virus, epidemic, quarantine.We’ve become used to these terms in 2020. But the “COVID-19 vocabulary” might have been very different had it not been for a few twists and turns in English history. If history had gone differently, for ins...

China plays reverse 'poke the bear'

Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

In the moment, Scott Morrison’s angry denunciation of the offensive Chinese tweet about alleged Australian war crimes seemed a reasonable response.In retrospect, it was probably ill-judged. This is so even though the response had bipartisan support.The Chinese immediately knew they’d tou...

Should Australians be worried about waiting for a COVID vaccine when the UK has just approved Pfizer's?

Joel Lexchin, Professor Emeritus of Health Policy and Management, York University, Emergency Physician at University Health Network, Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto

ShutterstockThe news that Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine has gained emergency approval in the United Kingdom and may be distributed to selected high-risk groups as early as next week is welcome.Headlines also suggest people in the United States and some other European countries could start being va...

Climate change is resulting in profound, immediate and worsening health impacts, over 120 researchers say

Celia McMichael, Senior Lecturer in Geography, University of Melbourne

ShutterstockClimate change is resulting in profound, immediate and worsening health impacts, and no country is immune, a major new report from more than 120 researchers has declared. This year’s annual report of The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change, released today, presents the la...

Holidays & Travel

Enjoy Visiting Las Vegas With Navigating Safely

Spending a holiday or driving in Las Vegas could be quite fun yet challenging. When you are visiting Las Vegas for the first time and not aware of the routes...

4 Memorable Places to Visit in India

India has the second-highest population on earth, and it's rapidly catching up to China. It's also one of the more exotic locations on earth and has a diverse population and...

Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing Your Tasmanian Vacation Accommodation

If you are planning on spending your next vacation in Tasmania, then you must have heard a lot about Hobart and you have probably done your own research on the...

Best 2020 & 2021 Honeymoon Spots

Woohoo, congratulations, newlyweds! While 2020 might not be the happiest year to get married, especially if you’ve been looking forward to your honeymoon somewhere far away from home, there are...

Top Tips for Contact Lenses Wearers When Traveling

Travelling comes with a lot of unpredictability, and an avenue to escape a normal routine. You may get carried away by multiple events, making it easy to fall regularly forget...

The Ten Essentials for Overlanding

Overlanding can be quite an amazing and thrilling experience – but for it to be successful, you might want to be sure that you bring the right gear with you. No...

Retirement on the Road: Planning a Post-Retirement Australian Road Trip

Retirement is something we can all look forward to. We all work hard, year in and year out. After fifty-odd years of working, you deserve a break!  Different people have different...

Fantastic Fishing Destinations Around Australia

There are numerous things that Australia is famous for, but one of the best is definitely the fishing experience. Here you will find some of the most delicious freshwater fish...

Underwater Paradise: Best Islands for Snorkeling

Are you ready for another unforgettable summer adventure? Because no matter where you are, the waves are waiting, and the sun is making it impossible to stay inside when you...

Fashion & Beauty

A Quick History of Knitwear

Knitwear is undoubtedly a winter staple, in whatever form it may come in – whether it be an old vintage piece from an op shop or a brand new and...

Upgrade your career in beauty therapy with these short beauty courses

There are plenty of things to love about a career in beauty therapy. From the wide scope for creativity and continual development to the fast-paced industry dynamic, a career as...

Tammy Hembrow Launches Mini Saski In Time For Mother's Day

Australian fitness expert and influencer Tammy Hembrow has launched her first children’s clothing range, Saski Mini, and Unisex tracksuits TODAY in time for Mother’s Day this Sunday.   The must-have range is...

Get Through Lockdown with Retail Therapy: Buying Your First Designer Bag Online

Stuck in lockdown? Feeling worried? Maybe some retail therapy will cheer you up. And while going out to shop on the high street is certainly not recommended right now, online...

Beyond Beauty - 5 Ways Cosmetic Procedures Can Improve More Than Just Your Appearance

Whether it’s baggy eyes, severe scarring due to a car accident, a few pimples, or excess skin due to extreme weight loss, we all have hang-ups about our appearance.  But, beauty...

TOP 10 TRENDS OF MEN'S WEDDING SUITS

A wedding is one of the life-changing occasions for a couple and this life-changing occasion has to be special by all means. The importance of a groom is the same...



News Co Media Group

Content & Technology Connecting Global Audiences

More Information - Less Opinion













Popular articles from Modern Australian

Be Smart Before Buying That CarWater Costs in SydneyThe Pros and Cons of Artificial Christmas TreesThe most popular types of rouletteMaintaining your asphalt driveway is made easy with these pointers5 Effective Car Mods for Absolute BeginnersYour New Home Needs A Great GardenHow To Identify Signs Of Stress In Your ChildInstalling Shade Sails On your Garden10 Tips for Clearing a Blocked DrainCarpet Cleaning: Where Is It Headed In The Future?Common Repairs to Shipping ContainersThe lifestyle Choices of the Australian Millennials5 Tips For Creating a Kid-Friendly Backyard