The lightweight Snugpak SJ6 jacket is both wind and water resistant. It’s a lovely piece of kit to wear while walking on windy days both in rural and urban settings.
The Beer and Food Companion, by Stephen Beaumont, is an informative, illustrated hardback book. For newcomers it provides an accessible introduction to brewing, world beers plus the pairing of food and beer.
The subtitle to Only in London summarises the nature of this guidebook. It is ‘a guide to unique locations, hidden corners and unusual objects’ around the British capital.
At the 2015 World Travel Market, held at the ExCeL London, I pulled on a headset and took a look at the future of tourism. Virtual Reality – or VR as it’s known to insiders - seems set to become the next big thing in the travel industry.
Testing an Eyefi Mobi wireless SD memory card with the Eyefi Mobi app that provides access to the Eyefi Cloud prompted me to think about how photos are now shared.
Bridges of Paris, a coffee table book, tells the story of the 37 bridges crossing the River Seine in France’s capital. Michael Saint James, an American photojournalist, is the author and photographer behind this attractive book.
The Snugpak ML 3 Softie Smock is a lightweight, insulated piece of outdoor clothing developed for use during climbing, hill walking plus other activities exposing individuals to cold weather.
Despite the chill in the air and overcast sky, we’re told spring is on the way to the United Kingdom. I’m planning to get out and walk a lot more frequently during the weeks ahead, so currently in the process of updating my equipment and outdoor clothing.
Dickies Medway Safety Hiker boots bridge a gap between hiking gear and work wear. As someone who has suffered from plantar fasciitis - a painful, long-term injury affecting the heels and soles of my feet - I’m keen to wear only quality, comfortable footwear.
The Craghoppers lifestyle travel bag is a multi-pocket, over-the-shoulder, satchel style bag with a canvas exterior and adjustable shoulder strap. It’s suited to everyday use and urban travel.