Category: Product Review

Honest, first hand product reviews.

Women’s Trail Running Shoes – Cascadia 12 by Brooks

If you have ever tried running you probably know all about what a relaxing activity it is. What not a lot of people take the time to try is women’s trail running shoes. Yes, it is more demanding and at … Continue reading

Trail Running Shoes – Women’s Wave Rider 20 G-TX by Mizuno

My hobbies include hiking, running and lifting weights. There are times when I enjoy mixing two of them and going to some nearby mountain for a run. Because I also do a lot of running in a local track and … Continue reading

Hiking with Dogs (Small Ones) – How Do You Do It?

My kids and hubby are outdoorsy. Not a whole lot like hiking through back country and climbing precipices, but way more than me. And even more so than our new puppy – Alpha Lady – who is a Shih Tzu, … Continue reading

Active Wear for Women Review – Champion Women’s Train Hoodie

For the past five years I have been an enthusiast of fitness. As most of us I started going to the gym and going for a couple of jogs per week to help me lose some fat. With time I … Continue reading

Small Dog Carriers – Sherpa Ultimate on Wheels Review

Traveling with your pet is an interesting experience. Kind of like traveling with kids, it looks great on paper, until you set out for the adventure. And, usually, it’s a grand adventure with all the hiccups and speed bumps along … Continue reading

Tomtom Adventurer GPS Outdoor Watch – Perfect for Hiking Lovers

Hiking is my biggest passion. It is an activity where I get to challenge myself, enjoy nature and meet awesome people. So I am constantly looking for products or anything really to make the experience even more enjoyable. Because of … Continue reading

Magellan Travel MiVue DashCam

Confession – I drive a 2009 Toyato Yaris. Why is this important to know? Well, since I’ve driven plenty of newer cars I know the one thing that I’m truly missing out on is a camera showing me what is … Continue reading

Travel Games for Kids – Crazy Chefs By Orchard Toys

What are fun travel games for kids? This is one of the most common questions I get asked by parents. Entertaining the kids is, without a doubt, one of the most important things one can do while traveling. Or not … Continue reading

Dragonwood a Family Board Game That Bonds

A family that plays Dragonwood together, stays together. As corny as this cliche is, I have to admit this game truly bonds the family! We got this game a while ago and for some reason put it on hold thinking … Continue reading

ThinkFun – Yoga Games for Kids

One of the best things that we have living in Antigua, Guatemala is my sons’ school. It’s a Green school focusing on nature, mindfulness and a lot of outdoor activities and learning. This past year a new subject was added … Continue reading

Review of the Women’s Helium Traveler Jacket by Outdoor Research

From the very first time that I started going out on more adventurous tours along Guatemala I learned that no matter the season or the region you should always carry some waterproof gear. You just never know what is going … Continue reading

MUST HAVE – Zus Smart Car Charger and Finder

What exactly is a smart car charger and finder? Maybe instead of asking I should throw these words out at you: High Speed Charger Double Time Car Locator Elegant Being an entrepreneur myself I am always in awe with the … Continue reading

Review of the Base Camp Hoodie Base Layer by Woolx

I love being outdoors, trekking and mountaineering. Nature gives me peace and having a good set of friends to do it with makes it all better. Luckily I have endless options in my country.  There is always something new and … Continue reading

Family Fun – The Ocean Labyrinth Board Game By Ravensburger

Are you ready for a game that will keep the whole family stimulated and excited? All ages welcome, probably your child of 4 will find this fun. It is literally for the whole family and will get those mind wheels … Continue reading

LugLoc Luggage Locator – Review

  When you travel with 4-8 pieces of luggage it’s so easy to misplace one, if not totally lost or even worse – stolen. Gratefully the last part hasn’t happened, but one never knows and needs to be prepared. Ages … Continue reading

Travel Size Toiletries Squeeze Pod – Review

How do you get eco friendliness and natural fun on the go? Squeeze Pod has you covered. Squeeze Pod is a line of single-use natural toiletries. They are leak-proof, TSA-compliant, vegan and PETA-certified cruelty-free. Squeeze Pod toiletries range in price … Continue reading

Hanz Waterproof Gloves and Socks – Review

OMG, where have these been all my life? Imagine hiking where there are beautiful creeks to cross. And you’re on small stones and accidentally you slip in and your foot gets wet. Man, you must be beside yourself because you … Continue reading

Bureo Sunglasses – Making a Difference in the World

For years I’ve gone back and forth to buy a quality pair of sunglasses for myself. But with young kids all good things get trashed around as much as crappy ones, so I’ve learned to compromise some things. Finally, my … Continue reading

Top Choice for Filtered Water Bottle – LifeStraw Go

  Living in Central America you simply can’t walk over to any random faucet or water fountain and fill up your bottle and continue on your nature walk, hike, climb or any activity that is no where near a little … Continue reading

Helly Hansen Jacket – Fun and Sexy Travel Wear

I originally got the W Astra Jacket for our travels as a reliable, practical jacket for different climates. But it’s now my go to jacket for all occasions. Living in Guatemal,a the majority of my ‘important’ clothes for traveling have to be … Continue reading

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