Logar Valley – Rinka Waterfall Hiking Trail – Hiking the Alps

The Logar Valley (Logarska Dolina) is a picturesque Slovenian alpine valley surrounded by the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. It offers a relatively flat and easy trail called Pot po Logarski Dolini, which runs southwest through the nine kilometers long valley and ends at the Rinka waterfall at the end of the valley, while offering spectacular views on the towering peaks surrounding…

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Logar Valley Hiking Trail - heading back downhill

Ibex Merino Tencel T-shirt for Women Review

For the past two years I noticed that more and more brands specializing in Merino clothing have begun offering base layers made of a mix of Merino wool and Tencel fibers. I have been curious to see what the fuss was about, and I was thus very excited when the American Merino specialist Ibex reached…

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Ibex Merino Tencel T-shirt - chest pocket is mostly decorative

Sea to Summit Spark 28F Sleeping Bag Review

After having been sold out for a long time, we were finally able to receive the Sea to Summit Spark 28F sleeping bag for testing in the very beginning of summer in return for an unbiased review. With EN13537 temperature ratings of 4ºC (38 ºF) as the comfort temperature, -2 ºC (28ºF) as the lower…

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Sea to Summit Spark 28F - packed inside storage bag

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Råbjerg Mile Hiking Trail – Hiking Denmark

In the beginning of June we went on this summer’s first proper camping trip, and stayed at the camping site called First Camp Råbjerg Mile near to the tip of Jutland and Skagen. As the weather was beautiful, we decided to do a hike to the nearby migrating coastal dune called Råbjerg Mile (Mile = dune). It is the…

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Råbjerg Mile Hiking Trail- the view towards the sea called Skagerrak

Isobaa Merino Honeycomb Throw – Review

The British brand Isobaa specializes in stylish and comfortable Merino apparel, and in 2022 it expanded its range to also include home accessories made from Merino wool. As I had been looking to get a throw suitable for both travelling and lounging on our living room couch, I was very excited to have the opportunity…

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Isobaa Merino Honeycomb Throw - cover

Isobaa Merino 260 Loose Joggers for Women – Review

In spring we were contacted by British Isobaa, which specializes in Merino wool clothing for outdoor activities as well as everyday use, about testing some of their new apparel in return for unbiased reviews. We have previously reviewed Isobaa clothing and accessories and have always been satisfied with the brand’s design and quality. It was…

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Isobaa Merino 260 Lounge Loose Joggers

Tifosi Swoon Polarized Sunglasses – Review

In the beginning of the year, we were contacted by the American eyewear company Tifosi Optics, which asked us to test some of their products in return for an unbiased review. I opted for the Tifosi Swoon sunglasses with polarized lenses, while Blaz chose the Tifosi Davos sunglasses with interchangeable lenses (reviewed here). For the…

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How to Wash Outdoor Clothing?

Outdoor clothing is performance wear, which is made to make you perform better in the great outdoors whether it is in the form of a moisture-wicking base layer, an insulating mid-layer or a shielding shell layer. However, as all other apparel, outdoor clothing will get dirty eventually – from within as well as from without….

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How to Wash Outdoor Clothing - washing tags can be annoying and confusing, but are vital for taking proper care.

How to Choose Sunglasses for Hiking

Wearing sunglasses on a regular basis is crucial for the long-term health of your eyes, especially if you spend a lot of time outdoors in the sun. Not only can the ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun make your eyes feel tired and sore after a long day outside, but in the long-term too much…

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How to choose hiking sunglasses

Patagonia Baby Quilted Puff Jacket and Pants Review

In early fall we began to test the Patagonia Baby Quilted Puff jacket and pants on our two-year old daughter MK. We received the set from the brand for testing in return for an unbiased review. We started using the jacket in September and added the pants as it got colder in October. After testing…

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Patagonia Quilted Puff Jacket - is equipped with an offset zipper