Gear · Travel

What to Pack for a Safari in South Africa

Booking your first safari is so exciting! Anticipation runs high as you start to imagine the animal encounters that await you, but then you have to consider the practicalities. What should you pack for a safari in South Africa? Do you really need a £1000 lens to capture the photos? Why does all that safari… Continue reading What to Pack for a Safari in South Africa

Gear · Review · Travel

Women’s SunDrift Panglao 55L Backpack – A Review

Backpacks are the best! I am sure I have listed all the benefits in the past (who cares if there’s a pavement/they aren’t easily stolen if attached to you/soft sides that don’t crack/great for hopping on and off transport etc etc etc). However, the search for the perfect backpack as a short, curvy girl can… Continue reading Women’s SunDrift Panglao 55L Backpack – A Review

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Top Ten Tips to Pack Your Liquids Bag for Carry On Luggage Like a Pro!

Travelling without checking a bag is a great way to travel. It saves you time, money and stress. If you are a hand luggage traveller, you have probably mastered rolling your clothes to save space, you can probably nail the art of the capsule wardrobe and you have whittled your travel gear to smallest, lightest… Continue reading Top Ten Tips to Pack Your Liquids Bag for Carry On Luggage Like a Pro!

Asia · Europe · Gear · General · Train · Travel

Packing for the Trans-Siberian Railway in Winter – Your Packing List for the Trans Siberian Railway

Packing for the Trans-Siberian Railway can be a daunting prospect. If you have never taken a long train journey before, you may not know what to expect. Never fear! On our Trans-Siberian adventure from Shanghai to St Petersburg, we picked up some great packing tips. Follow this Trans Siberian packing list and tick off the… Continue reading Packing for the Trans-Siberian Railway in Winter – Your Packing List for the Trans Siberian Railway

Gear · Review · Travel

Ravean Down X Heated Jacket – A Review

“Becasue being cold sucks” – So reads the tagline for Ravean‘s winter gear, and I couldn’t agree more. I am a complete nightmare when I am cold and so it beggars belief that I booked a trip to northern China and Russia in January (average temperature -20°C/-29°F). Panic set in about just how miserable I… Continue reading Ravean Down X Heated Jacket – A Review

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30Seven Gloves Comfort Stretch Waterproof – A Review

Planning for our trip on the Trans-Siberia railway in Russia, I started to panic about just how cold it was going to be. I mean, -30°C is pretty cold, especially as I have always struggled keeping my hands warm. I have been wearing thick gloves, shoved deep in my pockets and still, I have had… Continue reading 30Seven Gloves Comfort Stretch Waterproof – A Review

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How to Enjoy Long Haul Flights, Not Just “Survive” Them

As much as we adore it, travel can be hard. In fact, travel can be exhausting, draining and downright miserable! Don’t worry, we are here to ease some of the pain. You can enjoy long haul flights! Next time you are flying from A to Z (and especially if you are going all the way… Continue reading How to Enjoy Long Haul Flights, Not Just “Survive” Them

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Kathmandu Litehaul 28L – A Review

Recently, I have found myself wandering around shops, looking at new backpacks. I have quite a few but five more can’t hurt, can it!? Don’t you find that walking handsfree travel through a station or airport is SO much easier? Here’s our Kathmandu Litehaul 28L review. A Quick Note: This bag used to be called… Continue reading Kathmandu Litehaul 28L – A Review

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12 Things That Every Female Traveller Should Pack

The Girl Scouts have a motto, it’s pretty long and no where near as snappy as their male counterparts. Today, we are going to borrow the boys saying “Be Prepared!” How many times have you arrived at your destination and had the realisation that you are missing something that you need? There are millions of… Continue reading 12 Things That Every Female Traveller Should Pack

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Vansky Waterproof Pouch – A Review (of sorts)

Ever since smart phones became “a thing” the eternal struggle between entertainment and paranoia began. Do I take my phone to the beach? What happens if I get in the pool and it goes missing? Leaving my bag unattended surely voids my travel insurance!? And so the gadgets industry came up with better and better… Continue reading Vansky Waterproof Pouch – A Review (of sorts)