Are you also the kind of person who is convinced that you can easily do without running water and electricity on holiday - and when you go camping you realize that a little luxury would be nice? Then you are not alone! Because honestly, as we get older, it becomes increasingly difficult for us to give up any comfort. Especially when it comes to coffee in the morning... that's where the fun definitely ends. But why do you have to completely do without everyday things that you value at home on the campsite? There are no laws that dictate how you should spend your vacation in the great outdoors. Apart from the fact that there are now a large number of practical gadgets for on the go that make your (camping) life easier:
Pretty much every paid campsite is equipped with sanitary facilities that allow you to do daily personal hygiene, wash dishes and even fill up with water. So if you don't want to do without hot drinks such as tea on holiday, all you need is a kettle - but it usually doesn't fit in your luggage. What luck that there are now models for on the go that you only have to connect to an external power source and that can be folded up to save space.
Here is the foldable kettle.
Couchsurfing on vacation? That is also no problem! With the inflatable sofa you can create your own outdoor lounge at the campsite. Best of all, you don't need an air pump - instead, you just use the wind to inflate the waterproof case. How this works exactly is explained in this video. Once filled, the sofa lasts up to 24 hours. Thanks to the integrated headrest, you can enjoy the same comfort as at home.
Here is the inflatable sofa.
Did you used to spend the evenings in the tent in the dark? The times when a flashlight was the only source of light are long gone. In the 21st century, LED lamps are very popular - also on the campsite. From a foldable night light that can be charged via USB to practical LED lamps that can be hung up in the tent using snap hooks, there are all kinds of light sources that not only shine with different brightness levels, but are also waterproof.
Here is the LED camping lamp.
Everything you need to cook at the campsite is included in this set: a saucepan, a frying pan, a saucepan lid, two bowls, a wooden spatula, a spoon, a cleaning tool, a carabiner, cutlery (spoon, fork, knife), a plate and a mesh bag. The small pot can also be used as a lid, a pan or a plate - everything can also be stacked so that your camping dishes take up less space.
The set is here.
The interior has an antibacterial coating so that your hygiene items are not exposed to any germs. As well as being waterproof (in case something spills), the bag has many different sized compartments to hold your toothbrush, shampoo and deodorant. Ideal for traveling, the bag can be hung anywhere without taking up space. This is particularly useful in small tents, where every centimeter counts.
Here you get the toiletry bag.
If you didn't take a lot of clothes with you on holiday, you have to wash your things every now and then. However, not every campsite provides its campers with a washroom, so you may have to lend a hand yourself. And this is where the camping washing machine comes into play - it is a kind of laundry bag that you fill with dirty laundry, water and detergent. It is then closed and vented, after which you only have to "rub" the clothes for 30 seconds to three minutes.
Here is the mobile wash bag.
Of course, you don't have to go without your much-loved coffee outdoors - even if you're spending your holiday on a campsite or in a tent. An espresso machine that you can operate manually is ideal here. You simply fill the device with hot water, insert the E.S.E. pod or the adapter for ground coffee, turn the machine upside down and press the plunger. The black gold is already flowing!
Here is the device for on the go.
Even if holidays are meant to switch off and a little break from radio and television would certainly do each of us good, we are often dependent on the internet in our free time for professional or private reasons. However, charging a smartphone on a campsite is quite difficult - for this reason there is a wireless charger for outdoor use: The power bank enables wireless charging, and it can also (in an emergency) be charged using a solar panel.
Here is the power bank.
If the water supplies are running low and there is no germ-free source within reach, you can also drink the water from rivers, streams or lakes - as long as you have a mobile water filter with you, which is integrated in this drinking bag, for example: it takes care of it ensure that you do not ingest any harmful micro-organisms (including bacteria and protozoa). Free from BPA and PVC, the bag (empty) can be folded up to save space.
Here is the drinking bag.
If you're traveling by car and still have room for a bottle cooler, this camping gadget is a must for anyone who prefers cold drinks - even at the campsite. Since cooling options for campers without caravans are usually scarce, the retractable burrow drinks cooler is a real boon: As the name suggests, the device is embedded in the floor to cool up to 15 bottles at the same time. Completely without electricity.
Here is the bottle cooler.
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