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.
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.
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.
The uppers consist of lined, abrasion resistant, breathable grey waterproof membrane and navy blue suede. The soles feature a rubber compound produced by Vibram, an Italian company, and have a calibrated nylon midsole providing torsional support.These unisex boots are available from size 41 (a British 7.5/US 8) to 47 (British 12/US 12.5) and come with a tube of Nikwax sponge-on waterproofing, that takes a few minutes to apply and should be allowed to dry prior to going for a walk.
As a regular traveller and a photographer who often reaches for a tripod while underway I’m always keen to find and use reliable, lightweight equipment that packs down well into my luggage.