Columbia Sportswear Flagship Store Relaunched With Epic Retail Environment

Store facade at North Wing, SM MOA

Ever since I started venturing into the outdoors more than two decades ago, Columbia Sportswear has been a reliable companion. It’s a trusted brand among mountaineers. Personally if I can grab a few apparels from them, I would. It’s not cheap but you get what you pay for. Quality and technology that can last for years. I remember having my first Columbia convertible pants and it lasted for at least five years. Definitely “Tested Tough”. Columbia Sportswear have been producing and innovating products long before. And to mark their 80th Anniversary, they have relaunched a flagship store in the Philippines that continues to inspire people to go outdoors.

Fox Flux 2.0: Fox Racing Philippines Launches an Updated Favorite MTB Trail Helmet

Launch of the Fox Flux 2.0

Decade ago since it was originally released, the Flux quickly became a staple on trails all over the world. Mountain bike riders highly regard the Flux as the original Mountain Bike Trail helmet. It was FOX’s number one selling Mountain Bike product, which helped position the brand as a leader in the very competitive trail… Continue reading Fox Flux 2.0: Fox Racing Philippines Launches an Updated Favorite MTB Trail Helmet

Last Minute Gift Ideas for the Stylish Active Traveler 2017

Gift Ideas for travelers in 2017

It’s a few days before Christmas and for some of us, like me, I’m a crammer when it comes to gift-buying. If you’re still wondering what to give your traveller friends, it’s not that hard to please us really. Yes, we do appreciate another headwear, multi-tools, sporks, another water container ( I think I have… Continue reading Last Minute Gift Ideas for the Stylish Active Traveler 2017

Peak Design Capture POV: Hands-free Action Cam Mount

Peak Design Capture POV package

Action cameras are best used without us thinking about it being there. So instead of holding on to our selfie sticks, hands-free accessories are available. It makes us just think about our awesome action videos and not the camera. The Kickstarter-born company Peak Design created the Capture POV. Adopting the design from their highly successful… Continue reading Peak Design Capture POV: Hands-free Action Cam Mount

Keeping Warm with the Columbia Flash Forward Down Hooded Jacket

The Columbia Flash Forward Down hooded jacket

It’s always a good idea to bring a good jacket when traveling. Even in our tropical country, squalls or drafts of cold can be sudden, especially when venturing to the Cordilleras. In my recent travels to the cold highlands, I got to use the Columbia Flash Forward Down Hooded Jacket this time. It’s a lightweight,… Continue reading Keeping Warm with the Columbia Flash Forward Down Hooded Jacket

Thule Subterra Collection Launched in the Philippines

The Thule Subterra collection in ember

Thule (tu-li), a brand from Sweden founded by the Thulin family in 1942, manufactures a collection of outdoor products. They made a name for themselves with their quality roof racks, bike carriers and automobile transporters in Europe. Thule also made luggage and travel packs globally. Their Thule Crossover collection launched in 2009 were lauded for… Continue reading Thule Subterra Collection Launched in the Philippines