15 Essential Travel Gadgets and Accessories

Travel, at least for me, is about immersing yourself in new countries, experiences and cultures and seeing how you stack up. However travel doesn’t also have to be a hardship. In answer to what I consider my must-have accessories and gadgets when travelling. The below items have proven invaluable for me over the past year, … Continue reading 15 Essential Travel Gadgets and Accessories

Shanghai: Tips

Water Carry water everywhere. Its blooming hot. And don’t drink the tap water – it contains lot of heavy metals. Again, I have it on good authority that 2 bottles in the first day for the uninitiated won’t harm you. Subway Shanghai has a brilliant Metro subway app which lets you plan your trip from … Continue reading Shanghai: Tips

Picking a Good Travel Day Pack

Good travel gear is something of a thing with me My day pack for instance was the result of 6 weeks of research, and buying one dud pack (Macpac, what are you doing?) before I stumbled across my final pick My absolute must have feature was that it be hard for someone to furtively steal … Continue reading Picking a Good Travel Day Pack

Flightlines and Airstreams

After some fine tuning, this is my almost final route to Oaxaca, and then home – with a months travel each side end of my (almost) year in Mexico Like any good Antipodean traveller, I have maximised my travels by using an around the world ticket to Oaxaca. All those new places to explore! I have tweaked … Continue reading Flightlines and Airstreams