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

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 (to be reviewed soon)….

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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

Jack Wolfskin JWP Rain Jacket for Women Review

In fall 2021 I was contacted by the German outdoor brand Jack Wolfskin with an offer to test some garments from their Pack & Go! collection. I received the Jack Wolfskin JWP rain jacket and JWP down jacket (reviewed here) in the end of October, and have been wearing one or both of the two…

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Jack Wolfskin JWP Rain Jacket - impressive water resistance from the get go

Tunø Hiking Trail – Hiking Denmark

Tunø is a small island located between the Danish peninsula and the larger island Samsø, where we also hiked recently. Due to the small size of the island, the longest hiking trail goes along its coastline and is just about nine kilometers long. Nevertheless, the landscape offers quite some variety as the southwestern shore features steep and dramatic coastal cliffs…

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Tunø Hiking Trail - path runs close to the beach at times

Jack Wolfskin JWP Down Jacket for Women – Review

For a long long time I have been missing having a lightweight down jacket for hiking, which would offer more warmth than a fleece jacket as well as some basic weather protection. My wait was finally over when I received a down jacket from Jack Wolfskin for testing in return for an unbiased review in…

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Jack Wolfskin JWP Down Jacket

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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