A few weeks ago, I purchased some new Solomon Hiking Boots.  You know the old phrase:- “If it ain’t broke, don’t try and fix it!” I have always worn the same Salomon hiking boots as they have always been comfortable.  Touch wood, I have also never had a blister or in fact any issues with…

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My Amazon purge lasted for three weeks, but I was really keen to buy a trekking umbrella.  I spent lots of time online, and watching YouTube videos to decide which one to buy and ended up purchasing the Euroschirm Swing Liteflex Trekking Umbrella. When researching the umbrella, there were key elements that I was interested…

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In true Adventure Geek Style,  I thought I would share with you my top iPhone applications that I currently use for hiking and travelling.  I know we are meant to be getting away from technology and enjoying the peace of the outdoors, but the smartphone is a very good safety tool. (That’s my excuse anyway!).

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In this week’s video, I explain the benefits of the Maxpedition Mobile Phone Pouch that fits snuggly onto the shoulder strap of any backpack.  I also show you my previous mobile phone holder which is extremely heavy, way too big and simply not fit for purpose. This fantastic backpack pouch will fit most mobile phones, although…

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It’s Friday morning and my “Adventure Geek Day”.  I love these days as I have my new office and I can look out of the window and chat to the robin who sits on the wooden gazeebo keeping me company.  These times are special as I feel a sense of peace.  Just me, my computer and…

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