Lightweight Backpacking – Travelling Carry On Only

Lightweight backpacking - cabin zero review

Did you ever notice that the first piece of luggage on a carousel never belongs to anyone? – Erma Bomback Tired of feeling like a giant tortoise? Travel Freedom feels even more free with less weight on your back, no luggage charges and less waiting around in lines – sail through airports with carry on only travel. We did it – we went carry on only! For around 20 months Tommo …

The No.1 Travel Accessory Every Girl Needs In luggage

Backpacking Essentials - menstrual cup

I was putting off trying this product for the longest time. I heard about it years ago, but it seemed, awkward, really strange and well – pretty icky. I’m not going to lie, it is a bit of an awkward topic. Men will certainly want to stop reading right now! But, this is a product that has actually made long term travel for me, as a girl, cheaper and most …

Dont visit Asia without these 9 travel toiletries

what to pack for asia

Salt toothpaste? Suncream with whitening agent? Moisturiser with extra placenta? If these sound like the wrong products for your next trip to Asia, you’d be right. Turns out, the useful, everyday toiletries we love back home just aren’t that popular in Asia. Toiletries may not be the most exciting topic, but knowing what to what to pack for Asia will make your travels so much more pleasant. So, stock up with …

Eat Pray Love Sucks: Read These Books About India Instead

Best books to read about india

Julia Roberts travels to India and basically does nothing. Boring. When I arrived in the crazy country that is India in early March 2014, I quickly realised that I had really no idea what this country was about – at all. The only book I had read about India was Eat Pray Love – and seriously Eat Pray Love sucks. I hated it so much I can’t believe I actually managed …

What Are the Best Shoes for Travel?

What are the best shoes for travel

Do you want happy feet while traversing this vast planet of ours? The travel shoes you choose for your first trip abroad are more important than you’d think. You may not realise it now, but having the right footwear can either make or break your backpacking experience. Nobody wants to ruin their trip by getting massive blisters, which are gross, painful and can mean you have to miss out on …

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10 Essential Items Most Travellers Forget to Take Backpacking

Ultimate packing list: Clothes for men

So you’ve decided to go travelling? Whether you’re going travelling for 1 week or 1 year there are some important items you need to have on your travel checklist. Naturally having the right backpack, clothing and shoes are all important things to consider. But there are a few things that you may not have even thought to put on your backpacking checklist. Having these essential items on hand can actually …

What backpack do you need to go travel?

which backpack do you need to go travel

There are a million backpacks out there. Which is right for you? In this article we are going to show you how to choose a backpacking pack. We’ll cover the basic questions you need to be thinking about before you decide on a backpack. First, take the quick quiz to decide which type of backpack will best suit your personal travel style. Then narrow down your options and figure out …

15 Best Books to Read Before Travelling South East Asia

” The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! Books should be an integral part of any travellers travel kit. Whether it be in paperback or as an ebook, you will always find wanderers with a word based resource or two for the country they are in. However, …

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Ultimate Packing list for long term travel (Backpacking) *2016 Update*

ultimate packing list for backpackers

You’re going backpacking for months, how do you decide what to leave and what to take? Long term travel is all about packing light but making sure you have all the essentials to make travel as easy as possible. This packing guide is focused for couples travel but the information is pretty universal for solo travellers too. Why is our packing list the best? The answer is, there is no …

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Why this backpack is perfect for anyone travelling during monsoon season

Overboard Backpack

Overboard Backpack Review: a backpack so waterproof you can go kayaking with it. Want to know why a dry pack is so much better than a regular waterproof backpack? This is the review for you. Find out why we decided to make sure we could protect all of our valuable electronics, rather than sticking with a traditional backpack. The Overboard Dry Bag is advertised for Kayaking and beach use, but …

Packing Guide For Girls: The important……and not so important things to pack when you are a lady!

packing for a trip list

So you want to go travelling? But as a girl its hard to know exactly what to take. For just a weekend away with the girls we need day clothes, night clothes, shoes to match all possible situations and a clutch/purse or 2 as well……not to mention all the cosmetics, hairdryer and of course your GHD. .. Such a packing strategy isn’t going to work for backpacking! So this guide is all …