Review: Peak Extreme Womens Boots – Mountain Warehouse

Peak Extreme Boots Mountain Warehouse

When it comes to travel and outdoor gear these days, I always go straight to the same place: Mountain Warehouse. I love their ‘Extreme’ range, with clothing and gear designed to survive the most intense and varied weather and terrain conditions – perfect for travellers! So, last month I was really…

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Review: Travelon Anti-Theft Backpack

Review: Travelon Anti-Theft Backpack

Staying safe whilst travelling is a top priority. Tourist hotspots, public transport stations, and restaurants are often the hangouts of pickpockets and thieves, who prey on unsuspecting travellers as they make easy targets. Last year, I reviewed some of the amazing anti-theft products from Travelon, and absolutely loved them; in fact, both…

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Review: How Discovered.us Improves the Lives of Artisans‏

Review: How Discovered.us Improves the Lives of Artisans‏

When I’m travelling, I love seeking out handicrafts from local artisans as souvenirs, because I get a unique and personal reminder of the place I’ve visited, and I know that I’m supporting the local economy. There are often loads of great organisations out there working with local artists to help…

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Packing for South America: Trekking Trousers

Packing for South America: Trekking Trousers

Did you know mosquitoes can bite through clothes? Neither did I, until I wore my leggings hiking in Colombia and later found my legs covered in big red bites. Lucky for me, I have a walking mosquito repellent in the form of Sam, who is apparently so delicious to the…

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Review: Trustedhousesitters

Review: Trustedhousesitters

We’ve just spent two weeks in the Lake District, staying in an enormous and beautifully decorated four bedroom house with three great cats for company, with the stunning national park and the northern fells practically on our doorstep and a huge garden for enjoying the rare appearances of the English summer…

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