There are very many ways you can set a up a tarp. In this blog post we're going to demonstrate just three of them - the classic A-frame, the more open version of the A-frame and using your tart as a tent raincover.
I recently hiked to a lovely stretch of isolated beach and made these photos to show you how you can easily use your tarp as a sun shade on the beach. The day I made these images was very windy. It takes a bit of time (10-15 minutes perhaps) to set it up but a large or a small tarp provides excellent protection from the sun in case you need it.
Setting up a tarp using hiking poles can seem a bit complicated in the beginning but it actually quite easy when you get the hang of it. Here are step-by-step instructions with pictures and some videos to help you manage guidelines and stakes.
Here’s three ideas for when you have time for a day-trip near Tokyo. As always the trains are super efficient in getting you where you need to go and back. All these destinations were easy to reach from the Tokyo station.
Tokyo is a huge metropolitan city but it is fairly easy to navigate and the public transport network is one of the best in the world. Here are some tips and advice for travellers to Tokyo.
Tokyo is a huge city and can be a bit overwhelming. Here is a list of cool things to do in Tokyo.
Hiking is generally a safe activity. But there are some risks that you should be aware of to stay safe and comfortable.