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...]
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.
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 tested 3 models … [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...]
If you adore your coffee, you'll want to pack the best travel coffee maker for your style of travel. I've been searching for the perfect portable 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 coffee makers in your luggage for overseas … [Read more...]
My travel organiser is a lifesaver. I don't carry much gear for a professional full-time traveler ( 4 years now), but I saw these Bubm organisers on Amazon and had to have one, I've carried it every day since. I did some hunting for best travel organisers and picked the Bubm below from a competitive market. I was sick of passport, documents, leads, cables, plugs, adaptors, … [Read more...]
I state very clearly on my Travel Gear page ( our main packing directory), that we do not carry travel neck pillows with us, and haven't since the first week of our 3 years of travel, because they're rubbish and don't work. My neck pillow ( you can see it in the photo on that travel gear page), lasted one flight before I jettisoned it. Neck pillows are not comfortable, they … [Read more...]