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9 Ways To Prevent Face Mask Skin Problems

9 Ways To Prevent Face Mask Skin Problems

Face Masks have become the ‘must wear’ item during the pandemic affecting the world. As we have learnt from health professionals, face masks play a vital role in reducing the spread of coronavirus. At the same time, they are hard on your skin. They are particularly...

Best Travel Pillows For Long Trips

Best Travel Pillows For Long Trips

Being uncomfortable, tired, and cranky are feelings no one wants when travelling in their long-haul or overnight travel. To combat these feelings people use travel pillows. Now travel pillows have been around a long time. Some people swear by them while others think...

Best Power Bank For Travel | How To Choose The Best Power Bank

Best Power Bank For Travel | How To Choose The Best Power Bank

Charge your phone and iPad at the same time   Smartphones have replaced the need for several gadgets while you travel. I use my phone in a number of ways including searching the internet, keeping in contact on social media and as a camera, to name a few. My phone...

Collapsable Travel Gear and Accessories – Your New Best Friends

Collapsable Travel Gear and Accessories – Your New Best Friends

When we travel we don’t want to be lumbered with heavy travel gear and accessories. Well I don’t anyway. What I have discovered to help me pack better and lighter is collapsable travel gear and accessories. They have been a godsend as they let me travel with more...

Beach Holiday Packing List – Essential Items To Enjoy Your Holiday

Beach Holiday Packing List – Essential Items To Enjoy Your Holiday

Many countries around the world are surrounded by coastline, and this coastline has some beautiful beaches. And when warm weather comes we all like to pack our bags and have a holiday at the beach. Now our beach holiday can be made or broken by the items we pack, or...

Essential Travel Gear For the Traveller

Essential Travel Gear For the Traveller

Updated October 2020. Are you are heading off travelling or know someone going travelling and you want to buy yourself or them a travel accessory that will be really useful. Well here is my list of really useful, and I think essential, travel gear and accessories. And...

Messenger Bag | 5 reasons to love a Messenger Bag

Messenger Bag | 5 reasons to love a Messenger Bag

First published March 4.3.18 - Updated 1.12.19When I was looking for a new bag to take travelling, one that would fit in all my stuff and be light and easy to carry around, a newly acquainted friend suggested a messenger bag. I said “what’s a messenger...

Packing List for a Working Holiday

Packing List for a Working Holiday

So you’re going on a working holiday? You’ve chosen the country, got your working holiday visa and now it’s time to pack. But what do you pack for a working holiday when you will be spending 1 to 2 years in another country? Well, having gone on a working...

Checklist – Let the countdown to your travels begin

Checklist – Let the countdown to your travels begin

Preparation is keyWhen preparing to travel whether it be for a weekend, a couple of weeks or an extended time abroad you will always need to prepare for your trip in some way. The following checklist I have written is to help you get yourself sorted when...

How Not To Look Like A Tourist

How Not To Look Like A Tourist

Travelling to different countries is exciting. Just the thought of travelling exhilarates me as I think about the places I will see, the things I will do, the food I might eat and the culture I will experience.  But there is also a scary side to being a tourist....

Choosing Luggage – Suitcases vs Backpacks, Which One Is Better?

Choosing Luggage – Suitcases vs Backpacks, Which One Is Better?

Buying a travel backpack or suitcase is an important purchase for any traveller. With so much choice of luggage out there in the market place what do you choose? Suitcase or Backpack? Which one is Better? Having travelled with both a suitcase and a backpack myself I...

What to Wear on a Plane: 7 Tips To Stay Comfortable and Stylish

What to Wear on a Plane: 7 Tips To Stay Comfortable and Stylish

Air travel is often a mix of different climates. From a warmish terminal, to a hot tarmac, to an arctic air-conditioned cabin during the flight to a warm terminal again. And after that you have the local conditions at your destination to deal with. Then while on the...

7 tips To Choose the Perfect Backpack

7 tips To Choose the Perfect Backpack

Photo credit: Canva   A backpack or rucksack is an essential purchase for any traveller heading overseas. Choosing the perfect backpack can be a hard decision. The backpack, once seen as the budget traveller’s best friend has evolved making it the ideal companion...

Female and Male Backpackers With Backpacks On Their Backs Looking And Pointing At Scenery While Living Working Playing and Travelling Around The World.

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