I honestly never used to travel with any technology, but now (it may be something to do with this blogging game!) it seems I’m spending an increasing amount of money on it all – and I’m kind of enjoying it!
From cameras to hard drives, laptops to charging solutions, here’s my guide to the best electrical travel gear …
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Having a fast, secure data connection will help you stay connected (and safe) as you travel. Prepaid eSIM data is one of the most affordable, easy ways to stay connected, and I recommend aloSIM.
New anti-theft technology has literally changed my life when it comes to not stressing about valuables whilst on the road.
Check out my review of the incredible Bobby Anti Theft Backpack, which I now wouldn’t leave home without.
The best way to listen to music, podcasts or audiobooks when you’re on the go, my Airpods Pro are waterproof and dustproof making them perfect for active adventures.
They also have a hands-free microphone and are compatible with Google + Siri.
With a compact charging case you just plug into a charger, this brilliant invention couldn’t be smaller or lighter – just what us travellers need for tunes on the go!
Perfect for adventure travellers, safaris, underwater action, road trips … or just about anything, you can’t beat GoPro!
With the ability to function alongside any camera – be it your phone, mirrorless or GoPro – this mini tripod will help you capture some great travel shots while still being lightweight, easy to use and very durable.
I’m a big apple fan, what can I say!
Love my 12Pro, which has an impressive camera, tons of room for apps and great social media capabilities.
It also supports an iPhone VPN so I can use public wifi hotspots without fear of hacking.
Whatever electrical devices you’re taking travelling, you cannot forget a portable charger too.
Having one of these bad boys has literally been a game-changer for me and I love the way it allows my phone to just sit in my bag happily charging away hour after hour.
Personally, I recommend the Anker Powercore, which I love.
When I’m travelling and on the go, it’s so good to know my phone / Go Pro / camera battery is going to last and not cut out on me when I’m just about to post that Instagram shot.
I love my Macbook Air, it’s so light and does everything I need to keep my life (and business) on the go no matter where in the world I am.
I recommend taking a 32GB and a 64GB memory card away with you when you travel.
If you’re going to be snapping a lot of high res shots you’ll need this much space, trust me!
Forget heavy DSLRs, all the cool travel kids are now switching to mirrorless technology instead.
Much lighter and smaller, but with the same image quality, it’s easy to see why.
I love my Sony A6000 mirrorless camera and can highly recommend it if you’re a beginner like me.
Check out why I rate it the best camera for travel in Africa.
I’d also recommend a good camera cleaning kit to keep your camera in top condition when on the road.
They might cost a little more than a regular hard drive, but without any moving parts, an SSD hard drive is far less likely to break from the bump and jolts of travel life.
If you want to keep your photos, or any other important data, safely backed up, this is definitely the way to go.
World Power Adapter
Never risk not being able to charge your camera, phone or laptop wherever you are.Skross are a great brand of world travel adapter that include USB chargers for portable products in their models too.