Category Archives: Travel Gear & Packing

Ultimate Packing List for Africa

Female Packing List for Africa

Heading off on an African adventure soon? Then here’s the ultimate packing list for your time in this continent – actually the most amazing continent to travel in my opinion! Lands of epic wildlife, stunning coastline, insane historical sights and rich, vibrant culture await you here and, from the souks of Morocco and the pyramids […]

Ideal Female Packing List for Central America

The Ultimate Female Packing List for Central America

From the ocean oasis to the cloud forest, the colonial towns to the volcano treks, Central America’s diversity is both startling and splendid, especially given the small size of this landmass and the number of countries within it. And from scorching summers to rainy winters, sunny beaches to cold high altitudes, the climate here is […]

Why Everyone is Talking About Amazon Audible

Amazon Audible

  If you weren’t yet in the know, Amazon Audible is amazing! An audiobook app managed, unsurprisingly, by Amazon, this is the service that allows you to download a huge range of fiction and non-fiction books that have revolutionised the way I “read” when I travel. Taking up zero space, offering incredibly good value and […]

The Ultimate Lebanon Packing List

The Ultimate Lebanon Packing List

  For a tiny country, Lebanon spans an incredible range of worlds; from the hipster bars and cafes of Beirut to the conservative and remote areas of its borders, it crams a lot in. There’s also a wide range of climates this country packs in too – from the snowy mountains to the beaches of […]

Best Travel Backpack Carry On for 2023

The Best Travel Backpack Carry On for 2019

Hold the phone guys, changes are on the way! Yup with the new year just around the corner, I’ve got some new plans for the structure of my travel life. Yup the plan (I say plan, let’s see how it pans out!) is to do less long exhausting backpacking trips and more shorter journeys from […]

Complete Packing List for Eastern Europe

Complete Eastern Europe Packing List

Despite occupying a relatively small geographic area, Eastern Europe covers a surprising number of countries, terrains and topographies. From the soaring peaks of Slovakia to the beaches of Croatia, the lakes of Bulgaria to the ancient cities of the Albanua – this part of the world packs a mean punch when it comes to diversity […]

The Best Quick Dry Towel for Travel

The Best Quick Dry Towel for Travel

  We’ve all had them, those awful travel towels that claim to dry fast and not smell, when in fact they do nothing but the complete opposite. And quite frankly there’s nothing worse than a damp, stinky towel in your bag when you’re on the move. Because I’ve been there and experienced that too! But […]

11 Things You Should NEVER Travel to the Middle East Without

11 Things You Should Never Travel to The Middle East Without

Packing for the Middle East can be something of a nightmare, especially if you’ve never ventured there before. I mean really, what on earth do you pack for a part of the globe that includes deeply religious and conservative countries, along with red sea beach resorts and hipster trendy cities? It’s a complete mind boggle, […]

Jack Wolfskin Highland Trail 42 : My Kinda Backpack!

Jack Wolfskin Highland Trail 42

  If you’re anything like me, travelling light and packing small is both a struggle and a necessity when travelling. I’m pretty strict on imposing baggage restrictions when packing, because I just know that when I have to lug around every kilo of that stuffed bag for months I’m going to regret it. Plus I’m […]

The Only Ethiopia Packing List You’ll Ever Need!

The Only Ethiopia Packing List

Oh Ethiopia! The land of mystery, magic and madness had me under its spell from the first day I arrived and now, planning my 3rd trip there, it still hasn’t let me go! This country is so totally unique, that I assure you, you will never experience another place like it. Not like the countries […]