Coleman Cobra 2 Two Man Lightweight Tent Review

My go-to tent for camping is normally the Coleman Rocky Mountain 5. It’s a spacious, brilliant and feature filled tent that is awesome for camping holidays. It is however pretty massive – inside and sometimes you just need something a little lighter. Well the Coleman Cobra 2 Two Man Lightweight Tent is actually more than six times lighter. The Coleman Cobra is a lightweight tent that comes in both a two and three man variations. I’ve got the Coleman Cobra…

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Lifesaver Liberty Portable Water Filter and Purifier Review

There are many different water filters on the market, all have different levels of filtration and offer their own pros and cons. Today I’m going to be reviewing the LifeSaver Liberty; a portable water filter and purifier bottle which is the only one on the market which has an inline pump combined. This makes it really useful and means that it can be used in a whole heap of situations which other filtration bottles can’t be. Firstly, in terms of…

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Primus Kuchoma Grill Review

I absolutely love outdoor cooking; in fact, the only thing I love more is outdoor eating! I like finding new methods of cooking outdoors and gear to help cook in different situations. We cook and BBQ outdoors socially at least once a week throughout the summer, so I was desperate to get my hands on a new outdoor cooking grill from Primus called the Kuchoma Grill. When cooking outdoors, we have some very regular haunts. Sometimes, we come across a…

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Helly Hansen Vanir+ 35L Backpack Review

For our trip to Vietnam and in particular our trip to go trekking in the Sapa mountains and valleys, I had got a new mid-size hiking pack the Helly Hansen Vanir+ 35L Backpack. This excellent 35L pack is perfect for weekends or shorter periods on the trail or as carry on luggage for flights. We had taken bigger 60 litre backpacks for our trip to Vietnam, but for our time in Sapa we decided to downsize and both share this…

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Trekking In Sapa, Vietnam

There are two ways to get to Sapa from Hanoi: an overnight bus or an overnight train. Although the bus is cheaper and slightly quicker, it is less private. The train offered cabins for up to 4 people, with beds, bedding and snacks included. We arrived at the station and headed for our carriage on the Chapa Express – one of many companies that own carriages on the train to and from…

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