Earning a location independent income is a huge advantage in life. Are you, like us, travel bloggers? Unfortunately even those of us who travel full time still have to work, so picking the best laptop for travel blogging, the tool that you'll spend your time on and run your business from, is important. Not all laptops are created equal and you need to weight up what you need … [Read more...]
Travel Gear Reviews Blog Posts
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.
We cover world travel gear of all sorts, from luxury to budget, from backpacking to trekking and hiking. We also cover gear for sports and outdoor pursuits. Find our gear posts below.
The sunglasses pictured can be found here, they come in various styles and you can custom pick your colours.
Don't waste your money on travel gear you don't need and do spend it on some of the travel gear below.
Find this collection of blog posts below.
Head torches are a must for many types of travel, hiking, camping, trekking, fishing and daily life. Situations will pop up that require the need for not just a phone torch but a good head torch. Sure, most phones these days have built in flashlights, but they won't do the job in a lot of situations plus you may not want to wave your $500 iPhone around all the time, … [Read more...]
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 watchs should have GPS capabilities along with the usual features for … [Read more...]
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. We, as travellers, are in danger of making the plastic problem even worse. That is not OK. I think by modelling better behaviours maybe we can get other travellers and locals … [Read more...]
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 use and they come with a lifetime guarantee. What other sunglasses company offers that? We've thoroughly … [Read more...]
I have my own microfibre travel towel as does my husband and both of the children. We've been travelling with them full-time for the last 4 years and before that we'd take them on shorter vacations and use them for sports, for visiting the pool, we even use them at home. They're smaller to pack, smaller to store, easier to wash, quicker to dry, antibacterial and generally all … [Read more...]
When choosing a bag ( a handbag, purse, daypack or backpack) for travel or city use most people will give some thought to security. It makes sense to buy a bag that makes a bag snatcher's or pickpocket's life as hard as possible. We've taken a look at the best anti theft travel bags for travellers, the ones designed to keep your passport, cash and other small valuables attached … [Read more...]
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 buzz word for the tech aware traveller thirsting for the latest innovations. If you need you luggage to have built-in tracking, Wi-Fi hot spots, Bluetooth, GPS, Remote locking, Automatic … [Read more...]
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 chargers on the market at multiple price points. We carry … [Read more...]
What gear do you really need for Nepal. Trekking gear companies tell you to buy x, y and z before you even think of setting foot on the Himalayas for fear of death. I'm here to be more realistic. You don't need everything they try to sell you. So keep your money in your pocket a little longer and read on. We've trekked Everest region (March 2016), Everest Base Camp ( October … [Read more...]