Category Archives: Travel Gear

How to Pack Light for South America

Having spent six months travelling throughout South and North America with only a 40L pack and day bag each, we’ve learnt exactly what’s essential and what’s better left at home.  This no-fuss guide will help you to pack light for your South America travels too! The truth is, in my day-to-day life, I’m a bit […]

Travel in Comfort and Arrive Well Rested: Pro Tips To Get You Through!

Being able to hit the road and travel from time to time is a genuine luxury; one that we should feel blessed to be able to experience. Sometimes, however, when you’re midway through a 24-hour bus journey from hell and the aircon has just cut out, it can be easy to forget this! Doing your […]

How to Avoid Loneliness on the Road: HerePin – Your Essential Travel App

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Travel opens endless doors, of that there is no doubt.  It pushes comfort zones, challenges complacency and rewards in all manner of ways. When you travel, you come to realise that people the world over are remarkably similar, whilst also reminding you of how fortunate you are to be in a position to travel in the […]

Reviewing the Kathmandu XT driFILL Down Jacket

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Nothing puts a damper on being out in the great outdoors like being ill-prepared. With frozen hands and chilly toes, it’s hard to think of anything but heading back inside to warm up. With a trip to Iceland and Norway planned for the middle of their winter, we knew that having quality gear would be essential to enjoying […]

Staying Mobile: Reviewing the Skyroam

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As we become more and more accustomed to being connected online it becomes harder to untangle ourselves from the digital lives.  I remember not long ago when cellphones were just used for making calls and text messages – now the majority of us carry powerful mini-computers in our pockets and handbags and are able to […]

Can a screen ever really compare to the feel of a book?

I don’t often find the time, but when I do, there’s not much I love more than sinking into a good book.  I’ve got a real penchant for non-fiction books, but will happily most things that come across my path, as long as they’re of interest. The one time that I almost always do manage […]

Travel Gear Wishlist

Neither of us get particularly excited about shopping for clothes, shoes etc but give me the chance to buy travel gear and techy stuff and I’m all over it! For our upcoming trip we’re planning on travelling light (carry on only), both to save time and money.  My new bag is winging its way here […]