It’s been a couple of years since I reviewed the Columbia Ventrailia walking shoes back in 2016. Since then, these awesome shoes have literally taken me around the world. They’ve been to countries such as Spain, Scandinavia, Poland, Slovakia and Croatia to name but a few. They’ve also been worn on 25+ mile hiking days on the Cornish Coast path. They’ve gone through sand, mud and streams and have served me awesomely. Although my old faithful Columbia Ventrailia walking shoes…

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After sorting through my winter clothes, I realised I didn’t own a decent hoodie so decided to check out what Columbia had to offer. As you may have read previously, I love Columbria…everything I have got from them has just been of a fantastic quality. I found the ideal hoodie and at an good price too considering its features. This was the Columbia Women’s Altitude Aspect Hooded Fleece Jacket. As soon as it arrived, I wanted to wear it. The…

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A few years ago, I got a pair of Ventrailia Outdry Trail shoes by Columbia and have worn them nearly every day since, so I thought it was time for a new pair. For obvious reasons, I chose Columbia again. Everything by Columbia that I have owned has been made to a very high standard and always looks great. After browsing, I chose the Columbia Women’s Caldorado II Outdry EX Shoe, as they look very cool and have some awesome…

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Just under two years ago, I got the Edge Women’s Jacket by Didriksons, which I have been wearing non-stop since then. As I mentioned previously in that review, Didriksons always create such great quality clothing, so I decided, as the weather was getting pretty wet and cold, it was time for something even thicker and suitable for this climate. Obviously, Didriksons was the first choice for this. The Women’s Celine Parka by Didriksons is such a fantastic coat, which has…

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It’s that time of year again and people are going to start rushing around panic-buying presents for their loved ones. In order to help you out, I’ve group a few items that would suit any outdoor lover. If you find this Christmas gift guide useful, you might like to check out my camping Christmas gift guide here or my Christmas Gift Guide for travellers here.   HJ Hall Merino Wool Commando Outdoor Socks Socks are a proper Christmas cliche, but…

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The Columbia Men’s Powder Lite Hooded Jacket is an awesome coat for autumn and winter months. I fell in love with it because of its striking design and colouring. I think the three-colour design is really cool and definitely stands out from the crowd. There are other versions and colours of this jacket but I think that the combination of golden shoulders, ochre lower and blue arms is the best as it has a sort of retro vibe to it.…

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One of my favourite autumn pieces for the wardrobe has got to be my brand new Nuna Vest by Sprayway. The Sprayway brand is superb, offering affordable, great quality, outdoor clothing. The vest really does look great for any occasion, be that walking through town or hiking across the moors. It is comfy to wear and the design in particular helps this stand out against other jackets I own. The best part about the vest is the feel of it.…

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The weather has been absolutely awful recently so it’s the perfect time to get a new jacket for the winter season. We do a lot of outdoor activities, regardless of the weather so I needed something to suit this lifestyle. I had been doing a fair bit of research to find THE one and came across the Quechua Forclaz 400 Women’s Waterproof Hiking Rain Jacket. If you are unaware of Quechua, they are a Decathlon brand. We own quite a…

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Hello, it’s Vicky here! We have been doing a lot of travelling recently and I have been on the lookout for the perfect suitcase for shorter breaks – something durable, top quality and that looks really stylish. That’s why when I found the Antler Juno Cabin Suitcase, I was absolutely thrilled. It is perfect, exactly what I was looking for and more, so I just wanted to share why I love it so much.   Handles With the telescopic handle,…

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I’ve been on the lookout for some new headphones and I have finally found the perfect ones. The Skullcandy Grind Wireless on-ear bluetooth headphones from The Board Basement really are awesome. Bluetooth headphones have been around for a while and have always been a great idea but now with most of the latest smartphones ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack all together, they’re becoming a necessity. So what do I really like about the Skullcandy Grind Headphones? Firstly, they sit very…

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