Macpac vs Kathmandu Down Jackets: Which to Choose?

You probably already know that down provides the best warmth-to-weight ratio of any material. This is why it’s used in the jackets worn by everyone from Himilayan mountain guides to arctic explorers. Choosing a down jacket, however, can be a bit of a challenge. You need to consider things like fill power, water resistance, and … Read more

Nemo Kayu 15 Sleeping Bag Review

If you enjoy overnight hikes, you know how crucial the right sleeping bag is. A bad sleeping bag can ruin an otherwise enjoyable trip. On three recent trips, I’ve been testing the Kayu, Nemo’s lightest sleeping bag. In this review, I cover size, weight, warmth, comfort, and features, to help you decide if the Nemo … Read more

Icebreaker Quantum III Hoodie Review

Merino clothing is well known in the world of outdoor adventure sports thanks to its ability to provide warmth, breathability, and odor-resistance. It’s also a natural material, which is becoming more and more appealing as consumers look for ways to transition away from plastics and other synthetic materials. In this article, I review the Quantum … Read more

Honu Byron Inflatable SUP Review

Honu is an Australian Inflatable SUP brand that has recently released a range of high-end boards that are both eco-friendly and engineered for performance. The range includes the Airlie (Kids), Bondi (hybrid-surf), Byron (all-round), and the Sorrento (touring). These boards not only look great, but have been designed to compete with the best in the … Read more

The Best EBike in Australia for 2022

Electric bikes are excellent for everyone from new cyclists to experienced enthusiasts. They are great for recreational rides and for commuting with the extra range and added power making e-bikes a feasible and affordable alternative to a car. To help in your search for a great value electric bike, we’ve rounded up the best e-bikes … Read more

The Best Travel Wallets and Passport Holders in Australia

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Travel Wallets can be the best way to maintain easy access to travel essentials such as passports, boarding passes and other essential documents while on the road. These space-saving organisers securely protect valuable travel accessories and can help reduce the stress of long-haul travel. However, with so many options on the market, it can be … Read more