TRAVEL GEAR, ACCESSORIES & PACKING

 

Choosing The Right Gear And Accessories Helps You To Pack And Travel Better.

 

How to Plan, Prepare and Pack for a Hike

How to Plan, Prepare and Pack for a Hike

Know how to plan, prepare and pack for a successful hike   In my opinion, hiking is one of the best forms of exercise and therapy for my body and soul! I've been hiking for years from a few hours to a couple of days during my world travels. And I've learnt the...

How to do Laundry While Travelling – 8 Smart Tips and Hacks

How to do Laundry While Travelling – 8 Smart Tips and Hacks

How to do your laundry while travelling - visit a laundromat is one option   You probably haven’t thought about doing laundry while travelling, I know I don’t think about it until I actually have to do it! But you should give it some consideration during the...

Best Laptop Stands for Work and Travel

Best Laptop Stands for Work and Travel

Working on a laptop for long periods while at home or travelling can cause pain and low productivity. I know, I sit at my laptop for many hours per day in different positions at a table, on the couch, in bed and sometimes on the sun lounge by my pool. As well as...

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...

Best Packing Cubes for Travel – Keep Your Luggage Organised

Best Packing Cubes for Travel – Keep Your Luggage Organised

I’ve spent most of my life travelling to different locations around the world, sometimes on short trips and sometimes a lot longer. My luggage would always start off tidy. The longer I travelled the messier it would become and on many occasions I would be pulling my...

Essential Tech Gear for Digital Nomads

Essential Tech Gear for Digital Nomads

As the saying goes, Have Office, Will Travel - or I think that is how it goes! Many people work and travel abroad as digital nomads. A digital nomad is someone who works online to make money to pay for their travelling lifestyle. If you have aspirations to be a...

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

I hope I've packed everything? Lucky I had the following packing list for a working holiday to follow!   So you’re going overseas on a working holiday visa? You’ve chosen the country, got your working holiday visa and now it’s time to pack. But what do you pack...

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...

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