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Review: The Oxwich Bay Hotel, South Wales

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I spent most of my life believing - with some certainty - that the now demolished Ponsmere Hotel in Perranporth was the closest hotel to a beach in the UK. It was called the 'hotel on the beach', after all. A few have come close, but none…
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Westbeach Daredevil Jacket Review

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[This product was gifted from Westbeach, however all views below are my own. Happy reading!] When Westbeach got in touch with me, I have to confess, I'd never heard of the brand. No surprise, given they are based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. I've…
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LifeSaver Liberty Bottle Review

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When the guys from LifeSaver got in touch and asked me to review their Liberty water filtration bottle, I gladly obliged, as it is one bit of kit i'm missing from my wild camping / backpacking gear arsenal. The LifeSaver Liberty bottle is…
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SunGod Ski Goggles - A Video Review Of The Vanguards

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SunGod have launched a new pair of ski goggles - the Vanguards! I've been waiting on my customised pair arriving in the post, so when they finally got delivered on Saturday, I thought I'd do a little video to unbox them, show you what they…
Eden Locke - Hotel Edinburgh

Eden Locke Review - My Favourite Hotel In Edinburgh

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I'm not particularly brand loyal when it comes to hotels. More often than not, I would choose to stay in an Airbnb property when I travel, whether that is for work or play. But over the last few years I've been in a bit of accommodation limbo.…
Osprey Transporter 95 holdall - blue

Osprey Transporter 95 - Review

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I've always been a fan of Osprey backpacks and holdalls. My 6 month round the world trip back in 2012/2013 was done with an older 55 litre backpack, and that saw everything from the heights of Bolivia to the smog-ridden cities of Eastern China. In…

Arcido Faroe Backpack Review - The Best Hand Luggage Bag?

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I'm pretty picky when it comes to backpacks. Especially backpacks small enough to use as hand luggage for flights. Let's count them up, from small to large: my Lowe Alpine Edge 18, perfect for small day trips. My TNF Angstrom 20 in black,…

Pub Review: The Bricklayers Arms, Flaunden

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Hertfordshire is blessed with a plethora of cosy country pubs. From open fires to local ales, home-cooked pies to delicious desserts, I'm spoilt for choice when it comes to welcoming pubs. After a few recent visits, I wanted to tell you about…
Cornhouse - Best Airbnb in the UK?

The Best Airbnb House In The UK?

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With a heated indoor swimming pool, spacious living areas, beds for 15 people and a large outdoor hot tub, could this be one of the best Airbnb houses in the UK. Introducing The Cornhouse. When travelling solo, Airbnb's are generally my…