Category Archives: Travel Gear & Packing

The Perfect Protective iPhone Case for Your Next Travel Adventure

Perfect Protective iPhone Case

  As a travel blogger who has just been living out of a 4wd, adventuring around the most remote parts of Australia for the best part of 8 months, I know how important it is to protect your electronic devices when travelling. Be it the red sands of the Outback, the wild waves of the […]

Water-To-Go Filter Bottles: Are They Worth It?

Water-To-Go Filter Bottles

Filter bottles have been around a while now, and are listed and recommended on pretty much every travel, outdoors and hiking website. I’ve seen plenty of videos boasting how amazing filter bottles are, how long they last and, unlike their plastic water bottle counterparts, how little they impact our environment. I’ll admit, until I started […]

Finding the Best Backpacking Sleeping Bag: 6 Great Contenders

Finding the Best Backpacking Sleeping Bag

  A great backpacking sleeping bag is something I never leave home without when I’m packing for my travels. From the obvious uses of sleeping with it in my tent, to keeping me cosy on bus rides, to the slightly less conventional use of it as a pillow or even a jumper when it gets […]

Why You Should Never Backpack With More Than 13kg

With No More Than 13kg feature

  We’ve all see them, backpackers laden down with so many heavy-looking bags you can barely make out the person underneath them all. And what you do see of them looks hot, sweaty and uncomfortable. Yes, you’ve guessed it, I’m talking about the backpacker who brought way too much with them … like the ‘kitchen […]

Great Eco friendly Gifts Every Traveller Wants

Bamboo Gifts for Travellers

  Let’s be honest (because it’s basically a fact) nothing says holiday like a great pair of sunglasses. Whether you’re off to ski in the snow or swim in the sunshine, an amazing pair of sunnies – as the Aussies like to call them – is a must-have travel accessory for everyone. I wouldn’t dare […]

15 Must-Have Items for the Best Road Trip

Must Have Items for the Best Road Trip

  Who can resist the call of the great open road? Well, Jack Kerouc couldn’t, neither can I, and I guess because you are reading this article, you might not be able to either! From those huge expansive skies, open possibilities, incredible colours and unforgettable adventures, a great road trip really is hard to beat […]

5 Backpacking Essentials That Will Save You Money

Backpacking Essentials That Will Save you Money

  A key part I’ve found in actually being a successful budget backpacker is a little organisation. I know, call me totally crazy, but getting a bit prepared with the right stuff, in terms of some backpacking essentials, before you set off on your adventures can actually save you a bit of cash on the […]

Camping Essentials List for Australia Road Tripping

Camping Essentials List Australia

  Having just returned from another beautiful camping road trip away in one of the many gorgeous Australian National Parks, I thought it was about time I compiled a camping checklist for adventuring out into the wilderness in this massive country. Like normal, the recent road trip to the beautiful Bunya Mountains National Park, was a […]

How to Choose the Best Womens Hiking Boots

How to Choose the Best Womens Hiking Boots

  Let’s be honest ladies, hiking boots are never going to be fashion item number 1! They are, however, always going to be incredibly useful, especially when travelling the globe. From Nepal to New Zealand, Namibia to Norway, womens hiking boots are a good, practical choice of footwear in all sorts of situations. So, if […]

20 Reasons Why You Should Always Take a Sarong Travelling… or Anywhere!

20 Reasons Why You Should Always Take a Sarong Travelling

  Sarongs are, without a doubt, the most incredible items to take travelling. I wouldn’t dream of going anywhere without them and, despite my self-imposed rigid baggage restrictions, I always pack at least 2 on any trip! Perfect for hikers, backpackers and campers there are many reasons why you should always take a sarong travelling. […]