Kit & Equipment

The Many Uses of Paracord

Many people may not be familiar with the term ‘paracord’ but for sure you’ve seen them in the outdoor section of department stores, or maybe you even have one as a bracelet or a keychain. Paracord is short for parachute cord which is a lightweight nylon kernmantle rope. It was called such because originally, the…

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Selecting the Ideal Rucksack

Group of people on a trip with different rucksacks on

While it’s important to choose the right things to take with you on your trip, having the right kit to carry these items with you is equally as critical.  So having the right rucksack is essential especially when they’re going on an African adventure. Because of so many designs and types to choose from nowadays,…

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5 Africa Travel Essentials

Travel is becoming more of a necessity than a luxury, especially for many millennials. This is why it’s very easy to find hundreds, if not thousands, of blog posts and recommendations on what to pack when travelling to certain countries or cities.   For this blog post, we thought of changing it up a bit…

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What to Look Out For In a Hiking Boot

Clipped image of the feet (focusing on the hiking boot) on two people sitting on a rock looking out over the mountains

Nobody wants to end up having sore, blistered feet after a long, supposedly enjoyable hike. This is why having the right type of walking boots is very important. But with the vast selection of footwear available now in the market, choosing the right pair can be confusing and even overwhelming. So what do you need…

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Do You Need a Multi-Tool for Your African Adventure?

Multi Tools 101

  In many travel guides and blogs about Africa, one recommendation that is very common is to bring a multi tool. For people who are not familiar with what a multi tool is, it is a compact device that has multiple functions.   Depending on the brand, the design and the functionalities also differ. However,…

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