Packing for South America: Trekking Trousers

Packing for South America: Trekking Trousers

Did you know mosquitoes can bite through clothes? Neither did I, until I wore my leggings hiking in Colombia and later found my legs covered in big red bites. Lucky for me, I have a walking mosquito repellent in the form of Sam, who is apparently so delicious to the…

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Review: Trustedhousesitters

Review: Trustedhousesitters

We’ve just spent two weeks in the Lake District, staying in an enormous and beautifully decorated four bedroom house with three great cats for company, with the stunning national park and the northern fells practically on our doorstep and a huge garden for enjoying the rare appearances of the English summer…

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Packing for South America: Walking Shoes

Packing for South America: Walking Shoes

Last week, I took part in an interview for Just A Pack travel blog, and they asked me what was the one thing I took on my trip with me that I couldn’t live without. For me the answer was simple: my hiking shoes. Neither me or Sam had really…

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Review: More Packing Solutions from eBags

Review: More Packing Solutions from eBags

Recently, I posted a review of my awesome new Packing Cubes from eBags. I adore my packing cubes and have used them already (on my trip to Amsterdam last week), so I wanted to investigate a few more of the great packing solutions that eBags offer… eBags Mother Lode TLS…

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Review: eBags Packing Cubes

Well guys, I’m officially off to South America two weeks from tomorrow! There’s still lots of preparation to get sorted, but one thing I am on top of is my packing! Another travel blogger had recommend eBags packing cubes to me, so I decided to order a few items to…

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Review: Travel Comfort Products from Lifeventure

How to Ease Yourself into Longterm Travel - Tips for First Time Backpackers

Last week, I reviewed some of the fab packing and luggage related products from travel and adventure stockists Lifeventure. This week, I’ve teamed up with them again to bring you a few tips on things to pack that could make life on the road much easier! Lifeventure’s brilliant kit list for…

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Review: PacSafe Hip Pack and Portable Safe

Review: PacSafe Hip Pack and Portable Safe

One of the things I’m most concerned about for my upcoming trip to South America is safety. Especially because, being a travel blogger, I can’t do the sensible thing and leave all my valuables at home. I’ll be taking my camera and laptop, as well as the usual travel valuables…

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Review: Olloclip Telephoto Lens

What to Buy Someone Who is Going Travelling

Last year, I tested out the fabulous Olloclip 4in1 lens (read my review here) – an awesome set of clip-on iPhone lenses from macro to fish eye – and fell in love with the clever little product. So, I wanted more from Olloclip, which is where their other brilliant product, the 2x…

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Review: RavPower File Hub

Review: RavPower File Hub

The RAVPower FileHub RavPower FileHub is a smartphone user’s best friend whilst on the road. Manage files on the go, create a secure wifi hotspot and re-charge your battery in a pinch; this nifty little tool can do it all and – better yet – still fits into your pocket!…

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Review: Vango Planet 100 Sleeping Bag

Review: Vango Planet 100 Sleeping Bag

The Vango Planet 100 Sleeping Bag is the perfect little sleeping bag for travel! Lightweight, tiny when packed, and insect repelling! This is ideal for anyone heading off on a backpacking adventure or a camping trip.  Below, I’ve reviewed the Vango Planey 100 sleeping bag. The review was written a…

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