So you left your shopping to the last minute. Again. Here are our top ten gift choices from the travel gear we’ve tested this year.
Gear Reviews: Gear tests
We’ve put a variety of travel gear – boots, tents, backpacks, cameras, gadgets, you name it! – to the test so you can make an informed decision in buying your next batch of goodies. You’ll find the best value buys, in-hand evaluations and insightful advice. Drop us a line if you’d like the lowdown on a particular product.
This new headlamp is bright, functional and will save you money on batteries.
Gear Editor Melanie van Zyl has had this unisex sun hat for a year and is evangelical about its advantages for travellers. But did she manage to convert Deputy Editor Tyson Jopson?
Starting out as camping adventurers? Here’s everything a couple needs to be comfortable (and keep the peace).
A new generation of waterproof bags has gained the respect of our gear editor. Here’s why this is her favourite dry bag for summer.
Looking after the environment on your travels is no longer a trend but a necessity. Try these eco-friendly products and pack better for the planet.
Whether you’re a hard-core hiker or a city stroller, you’ll find your perfect walking shoes.
You can stick, hang or hook this light anywhere. Light up your campsite or 4X4 camper with the amazingly practical and versatile luminoodle.
Getaway journos take many short trips, checking out the best lodgings in Southern Africa. We don’t all travel light, though. The team tested four different weekend bags worth investing in for under R3000 each.
You need three things for a decent rest outdoors. This is the smartest gear for sleeping outside when camping and hiking, plus some good tips to keeping warm.