Review: Olloclip 4in1 Lens for iPhone 5

Review: Olloclip 4in1 Lens for iPhone 5

As a photographer and travel blogger, I love to take photos all the time – especially of the new places I visit – but decent camera equipment is bulky and can make life on the road harder. Since phone camera technology is improving all the time, my iPhone 5 is…

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Review: Hummingbird Travel Pak

Review: PackTowl Personal Travel Towl

I’ve posted a couple of times about ways to keep your mobile phone waterproof whilst on the road, but what about the rest of your gear? Important, not-so-water-resistant things like your passport, tickets and travel documents, cash or a portable phone charger need protecting from the elements, too. My new…

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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

With less than three months to go to my trip to South America, I’ve started to get serious about ticking off my extensive (and ever-growing) shopping list! And I’ve found a great place to do just that; the Gap Year Travel Store has almost everything I could possibly need at…

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Review: Travel Safe with TravelOn

Review: Travel Safe with TravelOn

Travelling to South America is scary enough, without being a travel blogger and lugging with me all the thief-tempting tech I need to keep my blog running – things like my laptop, camera and iPhone on top of travel cash, cards and passports. Wherever you’re headed on your travels, it’s…

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Review: PackTowl Personal Travel Towl

Review: PackTowl Personal Travel Towl

When you’re heading on a long journey with nothing but a 60L backpack to hold five months’ worth of your life, every cubic millimetre of space in that pack seems to count. Among the bulkiest items to pack are towels; however you roll or fold them they take up too much space and they…

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Review: Overboard Waterproof iPhone Case

Review: Overboard Waterproof iPhone Case

As a travel blogger, my phone is one of my most valuable tools when I’m away. So with a trip to South America looming in just over three months I’ve started thinking about ways to keep my phone safe on the road. There are loads of great dry bags on the…

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Review: Hiking Boots from Mountain Warehouse

choosing the right backpack for travel

The build up to travel can be almost as exciting as actually going; all the planning, research, daydreaming and list-making that comes with making those big travel plans really helps to prolong the whole experience. Since booking flights to South America last month, I’ve drawn up a long list of…

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Review: Traveller Rucksack from Mountain Warehouse

Choosing the perfect backpack for long term travels or a RTW trip is a serious decision, and one which can make a huge difference to your experience. Your backpack is your best friend while you’re away, and an uncomfortable, heavy or poorly made one could genuinely ruin your trip – or…

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