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What to Wear on a Plane and What to Avoid

After years of travel, much or it by flying, I have learned many a hard lesson about what to wear on a plane. There’s a lot to consider, comfort, getting through security, and how you look all play a role. Here are our top tips about what to wear on a plane (and what to… Continue reading What to Wear on a Plane and What to Avoid

Why You Should Never Check In These 12 Vital Carry On Items

If you are checking in a bag for your flight, or even gate checking your bag, there are a few things that you need to keep with you. Now, this isn’t about comfort. I have already written an article all about how to pack liquids for hand luggage, and a long haul carry on essentials… Continue reading Why You Should Never Check In These 12 Vital Carry On Items

Full Interrail Packing List – Don’t Miss These Interrail Essentials

If you are planning your first train travel adventure in Europe, packing can be intimidating. I am aware that not everyone loves to pack as much as this weirdo over here! Don’t worry, this Interrail packing list, full of your Interrail essentials will help guide you through what you’ll need for your Interrail or Eurail… Continue reading Full Interrail Packing List – Don’t Miss These Interrail Essentials

20 Backpacking Gear Essentials for Carry-On Backpacking

Backpacking is in our blood. Even when we are travelling to a fancy resort or city break, the lessons we learned during a five-month trip to Asia (and around 60 subsequent trips) have honed our packing skills. We love hand luggage so we have really nailed down the backpacking gear essentials that we really need… Continue reading 20 Backpacking Gear Essentials for Carry-On Backpacking

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

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