Trip Gear Reports

Jackets for anywhere

Friday, January 6th, 2017 9:17 am by .

As all seasoned travellers know, the trick is to use layering for optimum temperature control. These two jackets represent both extremes, linen for those balmy tropics and duck down for arctic wastes. Pack both of them and with these jackets for anywhere, you’re ready to deal with almost anything the weatherman can throw at you.

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Footwear for Anywhere

I’m always looking for footwear for anywhere, footwear that can function as casual around-town shoes and also be capable of withstanding the odd off-road ramble. They need to be lightweight, waterproof, and be able to provide a sure enough grip on muddy tracks. These two fit all these criteria.

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Carluccio’s gift boxes get a longer life

For those of you still searching for a late seasonal gift do not despair, there is still time as Carluccio’s gift boxes are now available throughout the year!

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Real Handful Trail Snacks

It is always a dilemma for hikers when it comes to taking energy boosts. Do you just rely on sugar and carb filled packet snacks or try and find something more healthy and nutritious? It was just this issue which prompted Carly and Joe to go into the business of producing Real Handful Trail Snacks.

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Slide Camera Sling Strap

For many years I’ve been searching for the perfect slide camera sling strap as carrying a sizeable DSLR camera while out hiking can be quite challenging

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Best carry on trousers and shorts

Packing light is important when you’re just travelling with one carry-on bag. Trousers can really weigh you down, but it’s always wise to have a couple of pairs at any one time, so choose wisely depending on your situation. The same goes for shorts, as they can be just as heavy as trousers. Rupert Parker picks his best carry on trousers and shorts.

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