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

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Sum Waterfall Hiking Trail – an Alternative to Soteska Vintgar

In early august we were on vacation around the picturesque Lake Bled in Slovenia, and of course we wanted to visit the beautiful Soteska Vintgar gorge in the area. It is a 1.3 kilometers long natural gorge, which you have to pay for to enter. We were, however, not the only ones who had that idea. At the parking…

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Sum Waterfall Hike - view from the footbridge down on the waterfall

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

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

Tentsile UNA Hammock Tent Review

A couple of months ago, we got in touch with the British outdoor company Tentsile. Tentsile specializes in hammocks and hammock tents. They have a huge selection of these products, from minimalistic one-person hammocks to hammock tents that fit no less than six persons. When we were offered to test their one-person UNA hammock tent,…

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Tentsile UNA Hammock Tent: The bug net opens on both sides and in the middle

Danner Trail 2650 GTX Hiking Shoes Review

In the spring, I received the Danner Trail 2650 GTX hiking shoes for testing and ever since I’ve been wearing them regularly for hiking, trekking and everyday use in rainy weather. Danner is an American footwear manufacturer with a long history. They started making work boots in 1932 and in the early 70’s they premiered…

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Danner Trail 2650 GTX Shoes Review

CamelBak MultiBev Bottle Review

A couple of months ago, we received the CamelBak MultiBev bottle for testing and since then we’ve been using it for travelling, everyday life and various family adventures in the great outdoors. The CamelBak MultiBev is an insulated bottle with a detachable cup at the bottom. The detachable cup is what makes this bottle special,…

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CamelBak MultiBev Bottle Review

Baabuk Urban Wooler Shoes Review

In March, I received the Baabuk Urban Wooler shoes for testing and ever since I’ve been wearing them nonstop for everyday life. Before I agreed to test them, I of course read a bit about the Swiss company behind them. I was impressed with their idea of using wool instead of synthetic materials to make…

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Baabuk Urban Wooler Shoes Review

Nathan VaporAir 2.0 Hydration Vest Review

Nathan Sports produces top-notch hydration gear and thus I was delighted to hear that I’m receiving their VaporAir 2.0 hydration vest for testing. I received the vest in the spring, and immediately started wearing it for running and hiking. The Nathan VaporAir 2.0 offers 7 liters of storage space and is thus ideal for long…

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Nathan VaporAir 2.0 Hydration Vest: Wearing the vest for trail running