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How to Hang a Hammock

Hammocks are totally unique among other pieces of furniture. Sofas, chairs, and beds offer the same degree of comfort regardless of how they are set up or where they are placed. A downside of this consistency is the inability for users to customize their furniture to their own personal comfort preferences. In contrast, the comfort and feel of a hammock is almost entirely dependent on how it is hung. (more…)

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The Difference Between Parachute and South American Hammocks

You’ve seen the beautiful pictures of colorful cotton hammocks overlooking the beach. And then you’ve seen the travel hammock off the side of a trail.

While both offer relaxation and a place to rest, there are many differences between the two. One has a vibrant history tied to its multi-country heritage, and the other provides an easy carry on for adventures. (more…)

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Turn Your Deck Into a Hammock Oasis

As warmer weather starts to break through winter, more people will be spending time outside to enjoy the sunshine.

Hanging out on the deck, grilling some dinner, and enjoying company are some of the best ways to bring in springtime. Adding a hammock to the equation only makes the experience better. You may want to choose a hammock with spreader bars or a traditional South American hammock to add some colorful seating. Having a few hammock chairs around a circle can also provide a decorative touch. (more…)

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The Health Benefits of Sleeping in Hammocks

Hammocks are great places to kick back and relax, unwind, and savour a sunset view…and quite possibly, fall asleep to the soothing sounds of nature. But did you know that sleeping in a hammock can actually be healthy? (more…)

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The Swing of Things: What to Look for in a Camping Hammock

Hammock camping offers outdoor explorers the opportunity to experience the outdoors in an immediate, intimate way. Sway to sleep as you watch the cosmos, and breathe fresh air all through the night. The benefits of hammock camping are many, and new systems offer accommodations that can rival or surpass tent camping. To enjoy the adventure at its best, you’ll need to make sure you have a great hammock system designed to handle the elements and provide comfort.

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6 Films that Star Hammocks

As hammock lovers, there’s a certain thrill whenever we spot our beloved hanging bed on the silver screen. Whether in the background or at center stage, hammocks have helped advance the storyline in plenty of films, from black-and-white Hollywood classics to today’s cutting-edge 4D animation. So grab a bowl of popcorn, kick back and relax as La Siesta presents six of the hammock’s golden movie moments. (more…)

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Why Kids Hammocks are Safer for Kids than Adult-Sized Hammocks

If you’ve made the choice to make children a part of your life, congrats! It’s a deeply fulfilling but incredibly tiring job. As a parent or guardian, we all want our children to grow up experiencing life to the fullest while keeping them safe in a world that can seem downright scary at times. (more…)

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The Best Spots to Hang Your Hammock Chair

In case you haven’t yet discovered the wonders of the hammock chair, let us enlighten you. These nifty contraptions offer you all the comfort and convenience of a regular hammock, except that you can actually sit in them instead of lying down. They provide a great alternative to the static deck chair or uncomfortable wooden porch swing. (more…)

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What’s Your Hammock Made of?

 

They say that variety is the spice of life, and for good reason. As a hammock enthusiast, one of life’s greatest pleasures comes from regional variations. From northern Mexico to southern Brazil, there’s plenty of latitude to choose from. Over the past few centuries, each region in Latin America has developed distinctive designs based on locally-sourced materials. That’s why, depending on where you travel in Latin America today, you can find hammocks made from threads, strings, ropes, cotton or mesh. (more…)

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