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After a sustainable hiking adventure off the beaten path? Join Green Rinjani

After a sustainable hiking adventure off the beaten path? Join Green Rinjani

Want to hike Mt Rinjani in Indonesia, but don't know how to choose among the plethora of trekking companies? Want to avoid the crowds and trek a route not everyone does? You've come to the right place. We chose Green Rinjani for a private hike away from the popular...

Want to run a marathon in Japan? Here is your 2024 Nagano Marathon guide

Want to run a marathon in Japan? Here is your 2024 Nagano Marathon guide

Would you like to run a marathon in Japan but don't qualify for Tokyo and are not keen to join the crowds in Osaka? Well, come to Nagano. Framed by the snow-capped Japanese Alps and with on-course entertainment that puts many majors to shame, the Nagano Marathon makes...

HUNU Cup: Goodbye single-use with this handbag-friendly alternative

HUNU Cup: Goodbye single-use with this handbag-friendly alternative

How do you have your (take-away) coffee, tea or hot chocolate (in the morning)? Do you have a reusable cup at work or that you bring it with you when you go to a coffee shop? Or do you go with the disposable cups your barista offers – because you always forget to...

Vioma organic farm visit: Get a taste of the real Mykonos

Vioma organic farm visit: Get a taste of the real Mykonos

The Greek island of Mykonos may be best known as a picturesque cruise ship, upmarket shopping and beach party destination. But what many don’t realize: there is also a quieter, less crowded side to the island. All you have to do is hop on one of the public buses that...

How to never miss your medication: Medisafe App Review

How to never miss your medication: Medisafe App Review

Taking medication as prescribed shouldn’t be difficult. But when life gets busy we might forget a dose, especially if taking medication is not a regular habit (yet). In some cases, missing a dose is not a big issue. In other cases, it can be life-threatening. So if...

Healthy and plastic-free: Coconut Matter deodorants will put you in the mood

Healthy and plastic-free: Coconut Matter deodorants will put you in the mood

Are you looking for an all-natural, plant-based, eco-friendly and plastic-free deodorant? Coconut Matter’s Mood deodorant range could be just what you’re after. It has lots of reasons going for it and not much against. And by the way: although some of the advertising...

Unbound Merino: The perfect boxer briefs for your travel adventures?

Unbound Merino: The perfect boxer briefs for your travel adventures?

Need some comfortable, lightweight and quick-drying undies for your next trip? Whether it’s a multi-day hike, a business trip or exploring the world, merino underwear should be on your shortlist. We’ve tested different undies over the years – from technical underwear...

Xero Shoes HFS II Review: Could this be the best minimalist running shoe yet?

Xero Shoes HFS II Review: Could this be the best minimalist running shoe yet?

If you're a fan of the original Xero Shoes HFS running shoe, you might be wondering if the Xero Shoes HFS II is worth trying. After five years and almost 5,800km in my (three pairs of) trusty HFS, I was in two minds about giving the HFS II a go. But curiosity got the...