An award-winning travel and outdoors journalist, presenter and blogger, Sian regularly writes for The Independent, Evening Standard, BBC Countryfile, Coast, Outdoor Enthusiast and Sunday Times Travel. Life as a hiking, camping, wild-swimming adventure-writer has taken her around the world, exploring Bolivian jungles, kayaking in Greenland, diving with turtles in Australia, climbing mountains in Africa and, in Thailand, learning the hard way that peeing on a jellyfish sting doesn’t help. Her blog, thegirloutdoors.co.uk, champions accessible adventures.
Neal’s Yard Citronella formula is an all-organic citronella-based spray that will still fend off most British bugs – ideal if you have sensitive skin
Pyramid Trek is a thick, long-lasting but strong-smelling DEET spray that can combat tropical insects
Smidge That Midge is a delicious-smelling spray that’s especially effective against its arch nemesis, the Scottish midge
Jungle Formula Dry Protect Pump Spray offers maximum all-day protection for tropical travels thanks to 50% DEET
The Coleman Galiano is a simple, popular pop-up tunnel tent design in two sizes, one ideal for couples and one aimed at families
Avoid being on the lunch menu for mosquitoes, midges, ticks and other no-see-ums with our top tips for staying bite and sting-free when hiking and camping
Avon Skin So Soft Original Dry Oil is a rogue moisturiser that turned out to be a great affordable insect repellent – good for midges, and nice on skin
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