Bob from Nature Travels puts Flexitog’s Active Chill insulated trousers to the test. It’s been a while since we had the opportunity to review a product from workwear manufacturer Flexitog, but I’m actually still regularly using the Flexitog Maxim gloves that I first tried all the way back in 2017 (see our review here), so … Review of Flexitog Active Chill Trousers
We review three personal travel water filter products from Waki Waki – the Water Filter Bottle, Water Filter Straw and Upgraded Water Filter Straw. Most of the outdoor experiences we offer in summertime – whether it’s canoeing, kayaking* or packrafting – are based on wild camping, where you’ll often need to be taking your drinking … Review of Waki Waki Travel Water Filters
Sofia from the Nature Travels team gives her top tips for making the flight an enjoyable part of your next trip. It is part of my job to fly a lot and I spend a lot of time at airports and in planes. Over the 17 years I have worked with Nature Travels I have … How to Make Travel by Plane More Comfortable
Here in Dorset we’re enjoying beautiful September weather at the moment, so last weekend seemed an ideal time to try out one of the expedition meals from Firepot which I’d kindly received as a sample a while ago but hadn’t got around to trying yet. Firepot, like Nature Travels, is also a Dorset-based company, and … Review of Firepot Dehydrated Meals for Outdoor Adventures
Sofia from the Nature Travels team takes you through the features of this hugely popular training app. What is Strava? Strava is a mobile app and website. Strava tracks your runs, rides and your other fitness activities. It’s also a social networking platform – it describes itself as a “social network for athletes”. How much … Why Strava?
Bob from the Nature Travels team introduces one of his favourite bits of outdoor kit – a mini water filter kit weighing just 100g and which fits in the palm of your hand. Often when we publish a review on the Nature Travels blog, it’s of a product a manufacturer or equipment retailer has asked … Review of the Sawyer Mini Water Filter
This article is a guest post from our friends at Nordic Outdoor, UK stockists of a wide range of Scandinavian outdoor brands. No matter the weather Scandinavians love to be outdoors. Rooted in this lifestyle are a lot of ways of looking at the outdoors, and the clothing necessary to enjoy it, that are vastly … Clothing – The Scandinavian Way
When I first discovered the lure of the outdoors on bothy trips and hillwalking weekends in the Highlands of Scotland in my twenties, mobile phones were mysterious, bulky devices wielded only by fast-talking stockbrokers – I distinctly remember laughing out loud at the sight of one besuited yuppie braying “Sell! Sell!” into a monstrous thing … Mobile Phones – Curse or Blessing in the Outdoors?
As Nature Travels offers a wide range of outdoor activities in wintertime, from dog sledding and ski touring to ice skating and snowshoeing, one question we are occasionally asked is: Is there a risk of getting frostbite during the tour? It is always a good idea to be aware of potential risks and safety considerations … What Are the Risks of Getting Frostbite When Dog Sledding or Ski Touring?
Bob from Nature Travels gives some thoughts on lightening the load for your next winter trip: Over the last few years, I’ve tried to reduce the amount I bring with me when travelling, especially in winter. If you’re thinking of going on a winter adventure with us, such as one of our dogsled tours, and … Packing Light for a Hand Luggage Only Winter Adventure
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