Sabre runner alarm

5 Best Personal Safety Alarms of 2019

If you find yourself about to be attacked in the street, what do you do? Fighting back is not always possible, or even the safest option. When fear sets in or your too “macho” to shout for help, what are your options? It is much easier to get immediate help if you choose to carry a personal alarm. These are small items, keychains usually, that when activated, can be heard from 1,000 feet away. There…

Continue Reading...
           
Top 3 Smart Locks of 2018

Top 3 Smart Locks of 2019

The smart lock is a form of keyless door lock that uses wifi or Bluetooth connectivity to interact with other devices. This can be done via a specific fob or by downloading and installing an app on your phone. The lock then automatically unlocks once the phone or fob is presented. That means no more hunting through your pockets and bags to try and locate your keys. Even better, is that you can send temporary…

Continue Reading...
           
garmin gpsmap 64s

Top 5 Handheld GPS of 2019

A handheld GPS device is incredibly useful when hiking, trekking or mountaineering because it allows you to easily find your way even when the visibility is poor or the landscape has little or no distinct features. GPS devices are more durable and have a much longer battery life than Smartphones which are often used. Furthermore, they are typically equipped with batteries that can be replaced with disposable batteries if recharging is not possible. In comparison to the…

Continue Reading...
           
lifestraw personal review

LifeStraw Review and What You Need to Know

I see a lot of questions popping up in my Twitter feed regarding the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter. As I was planning on doing a review for this product, I decided that I would also take the time to answer some of these questions here on UK Survival Guides. Now first off, this water filter comes in second of my personal favorites just behind the Sawyer Mini but that doesn’t mean that it is a…

Continue Reading...
           
5 Best Water Bottles of 2018

5 Best Water Bottles of 2019

We have covered a few ‘best of’ posts here at UK Survival Guides such as the best portable solar chargers, the best backpacks, and even the best hatchets. Today, we are looking at the 5 best water bottles of 2018. Whether you’re commuting, hiking, or at the gym, a reusable water bottle is a handy way of ensuring that you get enough water throughout the day while not wasting any plastic. Luckily, they don’t come…

Continue Reading...