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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.
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.
Pack these brilliant guide books on your next trip to the bush – better your birds, learn how to track and more.
We found a camp chair that won’t take up the whole boot of a hatchback car and is rugged enough for campsite lounging.
So you’ve got the basics (backpack, boots, good socks). For a proper multi-day hike, you’re going to need more. We tested 5 multi-day hiking essentials.
We found a hardier, more eco-friendly kit for outdoor dining. Plus, this DIY picnic kit works out cheaper too.
Having broken my fair share of coffee plungers on the road, I hunted for something more robust. I tested seven plungers; here are the winners.
Many torches do the job – shine brightly and last the holiday – but few truly light up my life.