Gear Reviews

Keep it in your rear-view mirror

Towing a rig behind your vehicle is often part and parcel of overlanding. Still, most OEM side mirrors don’t provide an adequate view of what

Keep things sand-free

One of the biggest frustrations for moms is getting sand into food while picnicking on an adventure or spending a day at the beach. Enter

Cruising along

The Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Series is well known for its overlanding prowess. What it’s not known for is its abundance of tech. In fact,

Seeing is believing

A pair of binoculars is a must for overlanders and anyone spending time in the bush. They can
enhance your overall outdoor experience but choosing the right pair can be a daunting task. ANTON WILLEMSE JNR offers a few suggestions.

Compact, yet spacious

How do you go about choosing a caravan? For ANTON WILLEMSE SNR it’s all about size and convenience and he discovered both with the Outbound Cyclone SB.

It’s Braai time!

Walking around a Tentco shop for a prolonged period is a recipe for disaster. They have everything and more with regards to camping equipment, and you are almost forced to spend too much money before heading home to a difficult conversation with your significant other. And now, during braai month, Tentco has extended their already comprehensive line-up with their own brand of braai equipment. Anton Willemse Jnr was ready to do the testing…

Mount anything, anywhere

We have featured RAM Mounts in this section before, giving a basic overview of this company’s rugged and versatile mounting solutions. They claim to have a mount able to secure almost any of your electronic devices anywhere, safe in the knowledge they will be secure no matter where your adventure takes you.

Raising the roof(top)!

There are not many things that can put a damper on your carefully planned camping or adventure trip faster than not sleeping well. And with so many sleeping solutions available on the market today, there is no excuse not to have a good night’s rest even when roughing it. Last month we looked at trailer tents, hitting that sweet spot between space, comfort and value. This month we review whether rooftop tents are, in fact, worthy of their “darlings of the camping industry” title.

Power to the people

Portable power stations have become all the rage, not only at home but also for those who enjoy spending time in the great outdoors. These versatile devices are perfect for off-grid adventures, keeping multiple devices powered on and able to recharge in record time. Anton Willemse Snr delves deeper into the subject and examines the options available.

Test all limits in the Nissan Navara