If you’ve been following my blog for a while now, you’ve probably noticed my bright red backpack in a majority of my hiking posts. After purchasing the Osprey Women’s Talon (now renamed Tempest) 33-litre rucksack a few years ago, it has become my go-to bag for weekend hikes and day trips.
With the sun (finally) peeking its head out of the clouds in the UK, I am already anticipating long summer days spent hiking around national parks and weekends exploring cities. To help me make the most of my explorations, Gregory packs recently let me test their new SULA 18L women’s rucksack, which offers added lumbar […]
Spring is (finally) rearing its pretty, sunshiny head, and as a result people are tentatively stepping outdoors again. It’s the season of mild weekend walks, morning runs and the anticipatory exercises for summer trips. It is also the season of renewed fitness promises, as we leave the back end of the winter season holidays, and […]
From time to time I contribute blog articles to Go! Girl Guides, a creator of travel guidebooks specifically tailored for women. One of the most frequently asked questions I received when I worked in outdoors stores was how to protect your luggage when travelling. As women, we can be easy targets for thieves and if […]
Given the recent explosion of popularity over vintage-style rucksacks, weekend warriors and urban explorers will take to this vintage-style daypack by Fjallraven. Featuring a simple fold-over design, the bag is constructed from G-1000 heavy-duty fabric, whose tightly-woven fibres make it wind and water resistant and quick-drying. The bag contains one large compartment, and a smaller, […]