Gear Reviews and Packing Advice

Reviews of clothing, equipment, and other items which may be useful when travelling on one of our experiences and advice on what to bring for particular times or year or types of activities.

Review of Waki Waki Travel Water Filters

Review of Waki Waki personal water filters. Photo: Nature Travels.

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

Why Strava?

Why Strava? Photo: Nature Travels.

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?

Clothing – The Scandinavian Way

Clothing - The Scandinavian Way. Photo: Aclima.

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

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