Tesalate towel review

Tesalate towel review

Tesalate towel review.  The smartest towels on the beach – sand free, super-absorbent, quick-drying and easy on the eye. Because life’s too short for boring beach towels…

 

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I was recently asked to review one of Tesalate’s sand-free beach towels. Ironic really because we’re only allowed out for daily permitted walks close to home right now. The beach is a total no go. Tricky huh. The designs are gorgeous and the clever features are impressive so here’s what I thought of the Tesalate beach towel.

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Osprey Farpoint 40 Review – best carry on backpack

Osprey Farpoint 40 Review – best carry on backpack

Osprey Farpoint 40 review – find out why this is my favourite backpack for travelling, weekends away and city breaks. My new forever rucksack.

I have a thing about luggage. From carry-on to hold luggage from backpacks and wheeled duffels to hard-shell suitcases and day packs. In my cupboard I have packs within, wheelie bags within duffels within suitcases – the luggage version of Russian dolls. I’ve tried them all. But now that I’ve found the perfect backpack in the Osprey Farpoint I’ll be getting rid of a pile of old rucksacks and sticking to this one. 

 

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Reviewed: The CabinZero 44L Backpack

Reviewed: The CabinZero 44L Backpack

There are so many good reasons for travelling with just carry-on luggage. No worries about your luggage not turning up with you at your destination. Avoid ridiculous charges for checking-in hold luggage. No waiting at the carousel when you’d rather be out of the airport like a rocket itching to explore.

But which carry-on luggage is the best one for you? If you’re like me then you’re constantly looking out for the perfect carry-on luggage and I’ve tried loads over the years. Here’s what I think about the CabinZero 44L carry-on backpack.

Cabin Zero Backpack

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The Perfect Summer Raincoat

The Perfect Summer Raincoat

It’s that time of year when you might need a bit of protection from the rain but don’t need a full-on coat. I’ve got a classic trench but I wanted something a bit more casual, with a hood, for when I’m outside exploring the UK and a downpour hits. Trespass came to the rescue. They’ve got a full range of light waterproof jackets which are perfect for those spring/summer rainy days. They sent me over the Rainy Day women’s waterproof jacket, the perfect summer raincoat, to try. Here’s what I thought…

Trespass Summer Raincoat

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How to avoid Mosquito Bites in the Amazon Jungle

How to avoid Mosquito Bites in the Amazon Jungle

The Yarapa River, Peru

How to avoid mosquito bites on my travels has always been an issue but never more so than on our trip to the Amazon Jungle. We’d booked our flights to Peru and our stay at Treehouse Lodge, deep in the jungle, was confirmed. It was time to get very excited. I love adventure and staying in a treehouse in the Peruvian Jungle ticked a box right up there on my travel wish list.

Then the realisation kicked in that we’d be staying in a high-risk malaria zone and mozzies see me as one big moveable feast. Did I get ravaged by mosquitos? No. Here’s what I did to avoid mosquito bites in the Amazon Jungle.

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A Gift Guide for Travel Lovers

A Gift Guide for Travel Lovers

A gift guide for travel lovers

Looking for a great gift for the travel lover in your life? I’ve put together a travel-inspired gift guide so read on for some useful and quirky gift ideas. These are all things that I personally own, have bought and used myself for my travels and am happy to recommend.

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