Camping is all about simple pleasures
Staying in a tent is not really comparable to a luxurious five-star hotel. Many camping fans would suggest that this is not a bad thing. A camping trip is clearly a completely different type of experience and one that can be considerably better.
You may not have hotel staff at your beck and call. You may not be able to get the experience of a fine dining restaurant, but most people who enjoy camping vacations are looking for something completely different. They are looking for an enjoyable vacation that focuses much more on getting back to basics.
Such experiences tend to focus more on being one with nature. They allow us to enjoy simpler pleasures, like spending time with our family and loved ones. Often, by their very nature, they will be more focused on a few practicalities.
What could be better than building a fire to pass the time and as a base for cooking a meal? As such, camping trips allow us to feel a greater sense of fulfillment. They allow us to undertake and participate in new adventures.
Most obviously, they can be seen as a starting point for more active activities. It is no coincidence that many camping enthusiasts also enjoy activities such as hiking, rock climbing, and biking. A love of the outdoors seems to be central to many people’s enjoyment.
What if you haven’t been camping before? The idea of the experience may well appeal to you, but you may be worried that you don’t know how to start preparing. You will certainly want to buy some basic equipment and some accessories. However, it is entirely possible to survive without spending a huge amount of money.
That’s part of the whole spirit that surrounds camping holidays. They offer a pleasant, basic, simple and economical vacation experience.