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How to Quickly and Safely Collect Rainwater for Use in Survival

Collecting water for survival is a vital skill and here we talk you through how to collect rainwater for use in a survival situation.

What does LifeStraw NOT filter?

As I've been researching all my water options for a potential survival situation, an appealing addition to my Bug Out Bag is a LifeStraw. There are many questions that spring to mind when considering this purchase as it's an entirely new concept to the prepper newbie...

How to locate what you need using a Compass

Not sure how to use a compass? This article will talk you through all you need to know.

How to make your own toothpaste | Simple effective homemade toothpaste recipe

Homemade toothpaste – how to make your own toothpaste, simple, effective homemade toothpaste recipe.

How to Control your Blood Sugar Level in Stressful Situations

Learn some great tips on how to control your blood sugar levels in stressful situations.

9 vegetables you’ll need to grow when the SHTF

How to Grow Vegetables The world has seen some bad times recently right? If you tried to buy any gardening tools or plants during the first phase of lockdown in 2020, there was a huge shortage of stock as everyone rushed to learn how to grow their own veg. The...

Wild mushrooms guide | Which ones to eat and which to avoid

Mushrooms galore! We go through the basics with our wild mushroom guide.

4 Easy Meals and Recipes for when the SHTF or in Tough Conditions

4 easy recipes for healthy, tasty food you can rely on when SHTF.

How to Set up a Transpiration Bag to Collect Water?

What is arguably the most important survival skill? How to find water. We all know how important water is to our health and well being and if stuck in a situation where it threatens your survival it’s important to know some cool ways to find it. This article will look...

How to increase your mental toughness through a shtf situation

Mental toughness and why it’s super important to consider this aspect of your SHTF preparation.

Surviving a Hurricane – 25 Facts you Should Know

We’ll take you through the stages of proper hurricane preparation, detailed info about what to do during and then dealing with the aftermath.

Prepping on a budget | How to start prepping with limited funds

Prepping on a budget | How to start prepping with limited funds The Corona Virus Disease of 2019, also called Covid-19, has brought the world literally to its knees.  Not to be be over dramatic but nothing as disruptive as this has happened to the world since the...

7 Reasons why pepper spray is must have SHTF item

Pepper spray is a valid option for you to consider when prepping and in this article (written by our guest writer Amplus) they outline some great points.

What is Prepper’s Lifestyle? What does a Day in the Life Look Like?

What does a day in the life of a prepper look like post lockdown? Is a prepper’s lifestyle something you’d like to try?

Best Advice for New Preppers

The ZOMBIES ARE COMING!!!! The best advice for new preppers is definitely not 'YOU HAVE TO PREPARE FOR THE END OF THE WORLD!!! What are the chances of the end of the world happening? Not too likely fortunately though if you get carried away reading the some of the...

How to make a natural refrigerator | Keep food cold in a crisis

How to Make a Natural Refrigerator It is no secret that up to 1.3 Billion people are living without electricity as we speak. This means that something as necessary as a refrigerator is but a dream to that population. Does this mean that they are completely incapable...

Upgrade your vehicle with the best emergency-SHTF lighting

Check out our best suggestions for upgrading your emergency vehicle lighting.

What are the advantages of ham radio during a disaster?

The grim reality of not being able to use cellphones and/or the internet during an emergency lead me to investigate forms of radio communication. One that featured readily on prepper blogs and forums is ham (or amateur) radio. Being new to prepping ham radio is...

Learn survival techniques from Homeless people! How do they survive?

Come learn some of the great many lessons that survivalists can learn from homeless people and how they manage to survive living rough from day to day.

How to Sterilize Water When a Disaster Happens

Learn how to sterilize water when a disaster happens. We look at the best solutions for both bugging in and out scenarios.

How much does it cost to be completely prepped and ready?

What is the cost of prepping? We go that one step further and give you some ACTUAL figures to help fully understand the cost of prepping.


How to Survive Post Election Riots Fingers crossed, regardless of who prevails, people will keep their cool. However, 2020 being what it is, today we have our doubts about how the people will react. If you live in an area that has experienced civil unrest in the past,...

Prepper Glossary

Glossary of terms As I venture into the world of prepping as a complete beginner I very quickly found that I was slightly overwhelmed by the terms and acronyms used by preppers and survivalists. So first step was to put them down in a prepper glossary so I can refer...

12 Ways to beat a Future Pandemic | Start prepping today

Start prepping today - Beat a Future Pandemic Preppers around the globe were right. Here are their tips and tricks on how to beat a pandemic like Covid-19.  January was a beautiful month, and the beginning of my journey through Europe. When coronavirus landed in...

Is Food Stockpiling Illegal In the United States?

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused many to worry about their food supplies. Lockdowns and limitations around the United States and elsewhere have forced people to stay in their homes, or at least be stuck longer than usual. These limitations have made people...

How to Make A Fish Trap Out of Chicken Wire  

Fishing in a river is fun, easy, and in most cases highly fruitful because of the many edible fish species that live and spawn in rivers and streams. That's why we've put together this terrific guide on how to make a fish trap out of chicken wire. In the United...

How to Start Prepping

Learn how to start prepping – the ultimate guide

What is a solar reflector oven? Why do you need one!

What are solar reflector ovens? Why do I need one! Don't you hate it when you get a power outage? A cable comes down, or a transformer blows and there you are unable to cook a hot meal. It happened to me the other day and I was not amused. It took 30 hours to restore...

Why you need a compass when the SHTF

Why you need a compass when the SHTF Picture for a moment, that you are on a trip to rural Alaska, and while out snowboarding with your friends you lose track of each other, during a blizzard. As you try to figure out your exact location, you realize that it looks the...

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Hello, preppers, survival enthusiasts, friends and family!

If you are a beginner prepper who is getting quite excited about learning more about survivalism and emergency preparedness, you have come to the right place!

I’ve always really enjoyed the outdoors, but living in the city all my life I’ve come to realise I can drastically improve my knowledge and skills that I’d like to have in case of SHTF.

I’m going to read, research and learn as much as possible about survival prepping and emergency preparedness and share my findings with you here.

Lets go on a journey in the world of prepping and survival and learn as much as possible.

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