Far from the chaotic energy of other Australian cities, such as Sydney and Melbourne, Perth hosts a very laid-back vibe. But given its geography, this shouldn’t come as a surprise. Closer to Indonesia than Adelaide and surrounded by world-renowned beaches and postcard-worthy landscapes, Perth is one of the most remote cities in the world.
It’s this unique characteristic that allows it to maintain its sleepy coastal town charm, which attracts travelers who seek the welcome isolation of a relaxed beach town without being completely cut off from modern amenities to be found in the city of Perth.
The city is gradually gaining interest from popular lifestyle and travel magazines, such as Travel+Leisure and Vogue, who include it in their lists of recommendations for best travel destinations. Read more on this article: http://bit.ly/2oLm8hQ
If you’re going camping anytime soon, the first thing you have to do after deciding where to go is to prepare the equipment you’ll need. Regardless if you’re just going to be there overnight or if you’re intending to do a serious trek to someplace higher and more remote, you should know to bring everything you need with you. It’s not like there is going to be a convenience store anywhere nearby to get what you might have forgotten.
The point is that when it comes to outdoor activities like camping, you best make sure you have everything with you because you simply can’t afford to not have a complete set of gear when you walk out the door. Among the foremost items you must bring, for example, is your camping tent.
Folks who don’t usually go camping think that they can just get a generic tent and they’ll be fine. The fact of the matter, however, is that there are different types of tents tailored to the kind of trip you are planning and where you’ll be using it. Read more on this article: http://bit.ly/2poGxxj
Many experts in different fields of research, from environmental psychology to environmental advocacy, all agree that the more time kids spend outdoors, the more beneficial it is for their physical and mental development.
According to a feature article from the American Psychological Association (APA), an increasing amount of evidence supports the claim that kids who spend more time in nature grow up to be more physically and psychologically well-rounded than their peers who spend more time indoors.
They’re found to be more fit, adventurous, creative, curious, and supportive of environmental stewardship. They also exhibit low stress levels and increased levels of concentration.
So, why is it–even with all these comprehensive studies–don’t more parents take their kids camping? Simple. Camping requires effort. And, camping with kids? Even more effort. Read more on this article: http://bit.ly/2oLcQCw