A Glamper’s Dream: The Dream House Bell Tent

The idea of "glamping" is probably not something our ancestors had in mind when they started using bell tents. In fact, the use of canvas...

Otter Wax

Back in the mid-19th Century, sailors discovered that applying wax to their sailcloth would make them go faster. When it rained, they wrapped themselves in...

From Battlefields to Glamping: The History of Canvas Bell Tents

The canvas bell tent glamping trend has taken over campgrounds overnight. But did you know canvas bell tents have been around for ages? From housing military...

10 Best Vintage Style Rucksacks for Your Modern Travels

A rucksack is simply a type of backpack. In German, “rücken” means back and “sack” is the word for bag. But a rucksack is usually...