Shoes with a built-in tent are perfect for outdoorsy people who don’t care if their feet look dumb


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Do you enjoy spending time in nature, but hate carrying things with your noodle arms? Then you’ll love shoe company Sibling’s sneaker-based tent. They’re not the most stylish shoes — they kind of look like a cross between those comically puffy oversized sneakers and a novelty fishnet decoration at a seafood restaurant — but they’re the only ones you can sleep in.

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Article: How to Buy the Right Bushwalking Boot


Bushwalkers/hikers/trekkers (call it what you will) know that the right boot for an individual walker is absolutely essential out in the wild (or as we might call it Australia, out in the bush or out in the sticks). Many a bushwalk has been ruined or seriously curtailed by having the wrong boot. For me, when I’m doing some serious walking and covering large swathes of territory, blisters become a major problem.

The link below is to an article that provides some tips on what to look for when buying a bushwalking boot.

For more visit:
http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/outdoor/guide-to-buying-the-perfect-hiking-boot.htm.