8 zany tents we’d love to take camping

Posted in Gear Categories: Camping and Crazy gear.

In the February 2015 issue of Getaway we tested 10 of the best tents for adventuring. These zany tents were way too impractical to make the cut, but their extraordinary design still had us itching to climb in.

The best travel gear from 2014

Posted in Gear Categories: Camping and Gear tests.

I get a lot of products floating over my desk as Gear Editor and looking back over a great year of adventure this is my favourite travel gear from 2014 – practical products I use in my travels most.

Un-wine-d: best wine travel gadgets

Posted in Gear Categories: Gadgets and Gear tests.

Like blunt chopping knives, cheap corkscrews are endemic to self-catering holiday spots. Pack these must-have wine travel gadgets and never be caught off-guard again.

Tested: Coolaroo Shade Sail

Posted in Gear Categories: Camping and New stuff.

Developed in Australia over 50 years ago from tough, durable exterior-grade materials, Cooleroo Shade Sails are made to withstand extreme weather conditions. Here in sunny South Africa we can certainly identify with the need for portable summer shade.