Save this for a variety of easy + creative DIY camping hacks that will make roughing it easier. These DIY projects that bring a little bit of home comfort to the outdoors and back woods. Turn a tent into a boudoir using an air mattress, create plenty of games to keep you occupied in your downtime and keep bugs away with non-toxic homemade mosquito repellent. No matter if you’re a first-time hiker or a veteran backpacker, these tricks are sure to come in handy on your next excursion.
Vieques, Puerto Rico In 2008, Guinness World Records named Puerto Mosquito in Puerto Rico the brightest bioluminescent bay in the world. Despite its intimidating moniker (Mosquito Bay?), the bay is magical; imagine a proposal at night, when you feel like you're surrounded by starlight. It's also precious, with the lights going out this summer for a period of time. Tread carefully and only on weekends.