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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Tilley LTM6 Airflo Hat and Tilley T3 Wanderer Hat Review

One of the best parts of the build up to a new adventure is planning what you’re going to do, packing your kit and sorting out any new gear or clothing you may need. Every time I go through this process, I can feel the excitement growing and I become desperate to set off on our travels. For our recent trip to Vietnam, we already had most of the kit we would need. One thing we didn’t have, however, was…

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Win SunGod Sunglasses With This Competition

Very few competitions give you the exact odds of winning, but with the Wild Tide SunGod competition you have a guaranteed 1 in 500 chance of winning a pair of SunGod sunglasses of your choosing. All you need to do is head here to the Wild Tide SunGod competition page and sign up. As you have hopefully read about in my first SunGod review and then in my second follow up, here at Wild Tide we love SunGod Sunglasses. They’re…

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Pentagon Geraki Jacket Review

For the last few months, I’ve been wearing and checking out the Geraki Jacket by Pentagon. This is an ultra lightweight duck down jacket and is ideal for all kinds of outdoor activities. Over the last couple of months, we have had some super cold weather which have given me the ideal conditions to test out this jacket. The duck down in this jacket is unbelievable, it is really, really warm. So what is down? Down is the soft, fluffy…

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Hydro Flask Coffee Mug Review & Fatyak Hönö Sledge Review

You may have noticed but it’s been rather chilly recently. Over the snowy period, we were completely stuck and couldn’t drive anywhere. During one of the snow days, when neither of us could get to work, we decided we had to get to our friends place to go sledging. It was a pretty darn chilly day but we wrapped up in some serious layers, packed our bags and headed off. I was wearing my new Teva boots and Vicky her…

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