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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Patagonia Baby Capilene Pants - cover

Patagonia Capilene Cool Trail T-shirt for Women – Review

In summer 2021 we were contacted by Patagonia, and offered to test some of the iconic brand’s outdoor clothing in return for unbiased reviews. I asked for the Capilene Cool Trail t-shirt, and have worn it as much as possible since for both outdoor activities and everyday life since I received it. I can thus…

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Patagonia Capilene Cool Trail T-shirt - size M over a tank top

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

Lake Bled – Osojnica Hiking Trail

The emerald green Lake Bled in northwestern Slovenia is a popular destination from tourists around the world. Many go to the incredibly picturesque church on the small island in the middle of Lake Bled by row-boat or stroll along the eastern lakeside where the town of Bled is located. If you…

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Lake Bled Osojnica hike - view on Lake Bled from Mala Osojnica

Houdini Desoli Merino Base Layer for Women – Review

In late spring we got in touch with the Swedish outdoor brand Houdini which is known for its high-quality products, manufactured in a sustainable manner. We agreed to test and review the Desoli Merino base layer for women and the Daybreak soft shell jacket for men (will be reviewed by Blaz soon). For the past…

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Houdini DeSoli Base Layer for Women

How to Choose a Sports Bra for Hiking or Trail Running

For every move you make, your breasts move relatively to the torso. Depending on the activity level, your breasts will bounce in a horizontal 8-figure motion and move as much one inch for an A cup and several inches for +D-cups if you are not wearing an adequately supportive sports bra.  The bounce can not…

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How to Choose a Sports Bra for Hiking or Trail Running