Considerations for buying travel gear. Think about what you really need, and what will be worthwhile given the cost and amount of use.
Author Archive | Caroline
Travel days begin to wear on you at some point and all you want is the familiarity of home. So how do you overcome homesickness abroad? Caroline tells us her top 5 helpful tips.
The one odd little thing I always carry with me is a plastic “spork”, a multipurpose utensil that is part spoon, part fork, and has a serrated edge so it can used as knife.
Drinking tap water or having ice in beverages is not always a good idea when you travel. Caroline lists a few clean water hacks for Southeast Asia in this post.
When put to the test on the road, not all gear passes. These are some of the travel gear fails we’ve experienced. Share yours in the comments.
When packing for my three month trip to Australia and Asia, my Crocs were one thing I knew I would pack. Let me give you a couple reasons why they are fantastic.
When it comes to carry-on luggage, extra high-end durability isn’t always necessary. This cheap Target suitcase has served Helen Anne for 3 years and counting.
It takes up precious space in your bag, adds weight, and can potentially be out of date. Are paper guidebooks a must-pack these days, or can we easily leave them behind?
We’ve all been newbies at something, even traveling. There are some common mistakes of first time backpackers to avoid before jetting off.
If you’re looking to go carry on only and want the look of a backpack with added versatility, this Timbuk2 Aviator Travel Backpack review is one to bookmark.