Tentsile Journal

5 Small Towns with Big Outdoor Adventures

5 Small Towns with Big Outdoor Adventures

December 28, 2017 3 min read

Enjoy a big breakfast in town, then venture out for skiing, climbing, or hiking in any of these small towns with surprisingly big outdoor scenes.
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Lessons From A Small Business With Big Plans: Tentsile 2017

Lessons From A Small Business With Big Plans: Tentsile 2017

December 19, 2017 3 min read 5 Comments

Tentsile would like to thank each and every one of you for supporting our business and helping us achieve such great things in 2017.

It hasn’t all gone according to plan though, and I know how much you guys like to hear about the reality of running a small business. Let me give you a rundown of the things that also went wrong – so you can get some perspective!

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#EchoChamberDisruption: Driving Across Africa - Incredible Lessons From The End Of The Road

#EchoChamberDisruption: Driving Across Africa - Incredible Lessons From The End Of The Road

December 18, 2017 3 min read

What lessons does driving across Africa teach you? Humility; check. Patience; check. But most importantly; that pre-conceptions are almost always wrong…

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How You Can Help Wildfire Victims This Holiday Season

How You Can Help Wildfire Victims This Holiday Season

December 17, 2017 2 min read

Instead of buying gifts, consider donating your time or money to the communities affected by wildfires this holiday season.
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Tentsile Christmas Gift Guide

Tentsile Christmas Gift Guide

November 28, 2017 2 min read 2 Comments

This Christmas, we’ve got you covered. From the Family Camper to the Solo Explorer there’s a Tentsile Tree Tent or Hammock for everyone!

Read our Gift Guide on how to choose the perfect present...

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5 Ways to Stay Warm in Your Tree Tent This Winter

5 Ways to Stay Warm in Your Tree Tent This Winter

November 19, 2017 2 min read

You don't have to pack up your tree tent just because the temperatures are dropping. Get outside and stay warm with these reliable cold-weather tips.
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#Echo Chamber Disruption: Tentsile explorer in Tanzania

#EchoChamberDisruption: Paying the Price for Conservation in Tanzania

November 10, 2017 4 min read

Tentsile's conservation explorer, James Borrell, continues his travels across Africa. In this instalment of #EchoChamberDisruption, James tackles conservation in Tanzania and how eco tourism has potential to improve environments...

"So when it comes to paying for conservation, what is the ideal compromise? Sustainable tourism can be costly, but it achieves so much more than just charity. Charge more and limit your visitors to the wealthy, or try and attract larger numbers of visitors? Is Tanzania the conservation role model for the region?..."

 

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#ChallengeTony: 3 Essential Steps To Start A Tentsile Experience Camp

#ChallengeTony: 3 Essential Steps To Start A Tentsile Experience Camp

November 03, 2017 3 min read

Now one year on - and 5 Tentsile Experience Camps up - Tony reflects on the lessons learned and what’s next in store for the future of camping!

"We’ve learnt you can't start a Tentsile Experience Camp without these 3 elements, so here’s the behind-the-scenes knowledge and what makes these camps exciting for all of you to visit… "

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5 Awesome Careers for People Who Love Trees

5 Awesome Careers for People Who Love Trees

October 19, 2017 2 min read 2 Comments

Here at Tentsile, we're passionate about protecting and celebrating trees. That's why we love to sleep in them! If you share our passion, you might want to consider one of these tree-related jobs...
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Connect 2 person Tentsile tree tent camping over a waterfall and river

How To Clean Your Tentsile

October 02, 2017 3 min read 2 Comments

After a season of adventures into the great outdoors, it’s not always fun to think about cleaning your gear. We’ve put together this simple guide to help keep your Tentsile fresh and clean, ready for many years’ outings...

Plus, if you've got any tips and tricks of your own, let us know in the comments section below!

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#EchoChamberDisruption: Conservation And The Aftermath Of Conflict In Mozambique

#EchoChamberDisruption: Conservation And The Aftermath Of Conflict In Mozambique

September 29, 2017 3 min read

We nearly skipped Mozambique altogether. If driving a Landcruiser across Africa wasn’t scary enough, the spectre of sporadic violence and unrest lingering on after two decades of civil war was enough to make us just a little nervous. I’m so glad we didn’t, and here’s why...
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The Best is Yet to Come: 5 Reasons to Look Forward to Fall Camping

The Best is Yet to Come: 5 Reasons to Look Forward to Fall Camping

September 28, 2017 2 min read

Contrary to popular belief, the best camping can often be found after summer is over; when the leaves start changing colours and the crowds thin out. With fall right around the corner, here are five reasons why the next few months are the best time to rally some friends, load up the car, and discover new places to camp.
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