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Travel gear reviews from expert travellers. We travelled full-time for almost 6 years and in that time created reviews on the gear we loved, the best travel gear for world travel.

Which things do you really need to homeschool on the road? (Some call this form of homeschooling travel schooling, road schooling, or worldschooling) What books, supplies, materials, equipment and resources do you need to carry with you? It’s not much. I’m not going to write a list. I’m not going to make you buy things so …

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Security bags for travel normally have anti-slash fabric, lockable zips, RFID blocking measures, wire enforced straps and hidden pockets to prevent theft and pickpockets. This post brings you some of the best security bags for travel available to buy today, each one should be easy to buy online, and we explain the features that make …

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I was lucky enough recently to try a pair of xS2 XFyro wireless earbuds. As an ultra runner, swimmer, triathlete and traveller, I’ve really put these wireless, waterproof earbuds through their paces to review for you here. The XFryro Xs2 earbuds have so many features that are, honestly, amazing. The earbuds are more high tech …

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When looking to buy a travel drone you’ll soon realise that there are numerous choices ranging from $50 through to $2500. Obviously drones vary in quality and performance. Cheap drones are more like toys and maybe won’t give travel photography results you could use professionally, on a travel blog or Instagram account. Likewise you may …

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Trekking watches have made huge advances in the last 5 years. With the invention and continued improvement of GPS-based watches, they are now more accessible to more people. You can still get great trekking watches without GPS capabilities and I’ve listed a few favourites below but for me, the best trekking watches should have GPS …

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One of the things that really bugs me about travelling, which has been particularly noticeable in South East Asia and Egypt, is the vast amount of plastic trash that we, the population generate. All countries are guilty but in some places it’s visible everywhere, on roadsides, on beaches and in rivers. We, as travellers, are …

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SunGod Sunglasses offer high performance, high quality, customisable sunglasses that you can order online and have in your hands through mail order delivery. Their glasses are extremely good looking, outstandingly so, they are perfect for adventure, sport and travel use and they come with a lifetime guarantee. What other sunglasses company offers that? We’ve thoroughly tested …

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Best travel towel. Travel towel guide and review for travel, sport, camping. The best microfibre and micro towelling travel towels to buy. Which is really the best travel towel and are travel towels worth buying, or necessary? We say yes, travel towels are a good thing to buy for travel. A lot depends on your …

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Before you buy a carry on bag or backpack, read this. Yesterday I was ready to buy the immensely popular Farpoint 40 L Backpack for my son. It’s a great bag, good quality and has everything you could ask for but, just as I reached for my credit card, the shop assistant mentioned that although …

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Summer holidays, summer vacations, whatever you call them, it’s that time of year! For many families it’s their annual chance to get out there, see a bit of the world and have some safe family fun with no stress. Here I’m going to show you some family summer travel accessories to make your vacation or …

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Have you heard of smart luggage? I hadn’t until very recently, but it’s a “thing” a mind-blowingly amazing thing. The future is here and people are buying it. Smart luggage is the latest buzzword for the tech-aware traveller thirsting for the latest innovations. If you need your luggage to have built-in tracking, Wi-Fi hot spots, …

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With more and more travel essential gadgets requiring charging, it’s little wonder that people are turning to portable battery packs to help fill the power gap when travelling. Be aware that not all battery packs are created equal in build, quality or price. Below I’ve listed 5 of the most common and widely regarded best …

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What trekking gear do you really need for Nepal? What should you pack for Nepal? Trekking gear companies tell you to buy x, y and z before you even think of setting foot in Nepal or the Himalayas for fear of death. I’m here to be more realistic. You don’t need everything they try to …

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If you are keen world travellers or you know a travelling family, you’ll like our ideas for Christmas travel gifts for kids and families. In this post we include travel-related gifts, often educational, as well as small gifts to pack in a suitcase or backpack for children and families on the road. We have practical, …

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Readers and consult clients are forever asking me how to make sure kids are safe on the road. I don’t pretend to be a parenting expert but I am a travel with kids expert so I’d like to share with you some tips, devices and ideas for sensible child safety measures while travelling or during …

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If you’re a coffee lover, you’ll want to pack the best travel coffee maker for your style of travel. I’ve been searching for the perfect portable coffee machine for many years so let’s look at what’s available for we travelling coffee addicts. Whether you’re camping, short-term renting, RV travelling or popping one of these compact travel …

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Travel organisers are lifesavers. I don’t carry much gear for a professional full-time traveler, but I saw these travel organisers on Amazon and had to have one. I’ve carried mine every day since in my purse, daypack, or carry-on bag. There are different types of travel organisers, for electronics, documents, passports and clothing. We cover multiple …

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We don’t travel light. We travel with 2 large backpacks, 2 small kids’ backpacks and 2 pieces of adult carry-on luggage, both containing laptops. It’s the absolute maximum we can carry, just within weight limits for planes and our bodies. We believe that travelling light with kids is extremely impractical, it’s also not a budget-friendly …

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I’m sure you all know what backpacks and suitcases are, but many won’t know about travel packs. They used to be my preferred world travel luggage, I carried the same travel pack around the world for many years before switching to a regular backpack and now, sometimes, just a carry-on bag. The choice of backpack …

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