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Chris Haslam

Chris Haslam is an experienced consumer journalist with over 15 years’ experience. As well as reviewing all manner of kit for Expert Reviews, he’s also Contributing Editor for Wired UK and writes for, amongst others, BBC Music, Stuff, Grand Designs, Ideal Home and Livingetc. He specialises in audio, smart home, sports and outdoors, and can go days without natural light but only hours without coffee.

Recent articles by Chris Haslam

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The best cushioned walking shoes to buy in 2024
Sports & leisure

A pair of the best cushioned walking shoes and trainers will take you the distance in ultimate comfort

The best Chelsea boots for men

Stylish, practical and built for all seasons, this is our pick of the best Chelsea boots for men

The best tents for family camping trips

Need a tent to fit the whole family in comfort? Get one of these fantastic family camping tents for your next trip

The best camping stoves to buy
Camping Money

Fancy a cuppa and a bite to eat? A decent camping stove makes all the difference on camping trips

The best pop up tents: Make camping a doddle

Camping doesn’t have to be difficult – if you’ve got the right tent

Find the best camping chairs for the summer

Kick back and take it easy in the great outdoors with the top camping chairs for kids and adults, camping and festivals

The best wetsuits for open-water swimming, surfing or diving

Stay warm in the open water, with our guide to buying a wetsuit and our pick of the best wetsuits for men, women and children

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The best air mattresses you can buy in 2023

A good air mattress will transform how well you sleep outdoors – here are the best mattresses and pads for any budget

Best camping food 2023: Instant, nutritious meals in minutes

Whether backpacking or bikepacking, the best camping food takes up little space but will be tasty and ready in minutes

The best tents for camping in the great outdoors

Stay dry, protected and warm wherever you set up camp with our choice of the best garden, hiking and backpacking tents