When Travel Laptops became so small and powerful, the negative buzz regarding size and weight subsided. Laptops swiftly became practical for some, and now receive growing recognition as a nifty piece of travel kit.
Toss in internet connection and it becomes the traveller’s ultimate communication and research tool…and a shiny gadget to watch movies on over a banana milkshake
Here are a few tips to make life easier and help you get the most from your travel laptop whilst abroad. Read more
Since everyone travels in their own unique way, writing a definitive guide and declaring which is the best travel laptop on the market would be a near impossible task.
It’s a personal thing, travellers use their laptops in a multitude of different ways and, with new makes and models appearing regularly, it’d be a nightmare to keep the recommends current! Instead, here are a few considerations to help you choose the best travel laptop to suit your needs. Read more
It’s difficult to deny that backpackers tend to be thrifty creatures. From the moment you hit the road, your bank balance goes into flat spin, each day plummeting closer toward harsh letters from the bank manager. In effect, the size of your bank balance will have a direct affect on the time you have experience wonders that life on the road can bring, so budgeting usually begins the moment you step from your front door and into the unknown. But why not start this trend a little earlier? Surely if you can save a few dollars in the preparation stage then there will be more in the pot for your forthcoming adventure.
And with that in mind, here are 5 ways to ensure you start that journey with both a healthier road fund and greater peace of mind. Read more
Whilst on the road I’m constantly amazed at how few backpackers carry a first aid kit. Maybe it’s simply overlooked, maybe it’s not deemed necessary and sacrificed during the quest to attain a lighter backpack, or maybe it’s dismissed on a cost basis alone. I don’t know the exact reason, but what I do know is that a first aid kit can be worth its weight in gold – at worst it can provide piece of mind and at best could even avert a trip ruining calamity.
What follows below is a quick guide to knocking up your own tailor made DIY backpacking first aid kit –
it’s small, light, cheap and, most importantly, for its size it’s bloody effective. Read more
Pros and cons of Money Belts. FAQs and the how, whys and wheres of using money belts whilst traveling. Read more