[Product Recommendation] TETON Sports Lightweight Sleeping Bag

When you’ve been hiking all day, surrounded by nature, complete the perfect day with the best night’s sleep. The LEEF Ultralight Mummy Bag was designed with you in mind with extra fill in the footbox to keep you comfortable and warm no matter what the weather. Get up the next morning ready for the rest of the journey.

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Jump Start a Car With AA Batteries

I’m not sure how I didn’t see this video before as it was posted back in 2015 but in it, YouTuber Electroboom shows, you can jump start a car with AA batteries. Now, if you aren’t prepared enough to carry jump leads in your car (tut tut) but prepared enough to carry plenty of AA batteries and some other equipment you may need to use this in an emergency. As it turns out, all you…

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13 Tips for Staying Safe in a Hotel

Even in the top hotels and resorts you still need to be vigilant about your safety and security. We understand that when you’re on vacation, the last thing you want to worry about is hotel security but returning from a day of relaxation and fun to find that your hotel room has been ransacked will quickly ruin an otherwise amazing trip. Read on for our top tips to staying safe in a hotel. Giving Your…

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Emergency Power from a Phone Line

Every one of our readers will experience a power cut at some time, which can be caused by bad weather or problems with electricity lines. Having supplies such as flashlights and candles are highly recommended but what happens if you need to make a phone call to check on relatives or even contact emergency services? Eight in ten homes in the UK use a cordless landline telephone. These phones are convenient as you can talk…

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The Universal Edibility Test

The universal edibility test will help you to determine whether or not a plant in the wilderness is a safe food source or not. The method itself works but it is by no means a quick process. It is time consuming and may result in some adverse reactions to the plants that fail the test. I would recommend testing local plants BEFORE you actually need to use them in a survival situation as the last…

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