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Endelave Mini-Kanino Hiking Trail – Hiking Denmark

Like many other countries, Denmark has been hit by hiking fever the last years, which has caused many local communities to mark and map out hiking routes – with various imaginative names. On the small island Endelave, which is known for its numerous rabbits, they have made a hiking route around the entire island called the Kanino (“kanin” meaning…

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Endelave Mini-Kanino Trail - trail runs close to tip of the island

Patagonia Baby Capilene Pants Review

In late August we received the Patagonia Baby Capilene pants to test on our two-year old daughter MK in return for an unbiased review. She has used them for both everyday life and hiking with us throughout fall with no complaints. Although she doesn’t have a big vocabulary yet, she is perfectly capable of expressing…

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Patagonia Baby Capilene Pants - cover

Hydration Vest VS Hydration Pack: What is a better option?

The popularity of hydration packs has decreased over the last couple of years and many athletes, recreational runners and speed hikers have started using hydration vests instead. Hydration vests indeed have several advantages over hydration packs. They provide better fit, bounce less and are more comfortable to wear in general. However, hydration vests also have…

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Hydration Vests vs Hydration Packs

Samsø Nordby Bakker Trail – Hiking Denmark

Denmark has several hundred islands, of which about 70 are inhabited. The island Samsø is nicknamed “the island in the middle” as it is placed in between the peninsula Jutland and the two largest islands Funen and Zealand. The northern part of the long and narrow island is less settled than the southern and 480 ha of the…

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Samsø Nordby Bakker Trail - view on the rolling hills of Nordby

Run Commuting: My Experience and Practical Tips

In the beginning of the year, I wasn’t particularly happy with my running performance. Due to a busy life, I’ve been running less and less and this really began to frustrate me. Getting more free time for running unfortunately wasn’t an option and thus I got increasingly interested in run commuting. I immediately knew that…

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Run Commuting: Avoid busy roads by planning the route beforehand

Houdini Daybreak Softshell Jacket Review

In late May I received the Houdini Daybreak jacket for testing in exchange for an unbiased review. Since then, I’ve been wearing it regularly for hiking, mountaineering, everyday use and even cycling. The Houdini Daybreak is a lightweight softshell jacket which is designed for outdoor activities in windy conditions and/or light rain. When I unpacked…

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Houdini Daybreak Softshell Jacket: Thin and extremely breathable fabric

Ombraz Classic Sunglasses Review

In late spring we were contacted by the American startup Ombraz, which after a successful IndieGoGo campaign launched their line of high-quality sunglasses without sidearms! I was immediately intrigued by the concept and agreed to test one of their styles in return for an unbiased review. I received the sunglasses two months ago and has…

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Ombraz Classic Sunglasses - from the side

Thorlos Hiking Socks Review – LTH, KX and Extreme Cold

In late spring I received three pairs of Thorlos hiking socks for testing. Thorlos is a family-owned American performance socks company. Their socks are designed to reduce foot aches and pain with strategically placed padding. They have a huge selection of hiking socks which differ by insulation, level of cushioning and length. I received the…

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Thorlos Hiking Socks Review