Here is where you will find all my gear reviews, buying guides and gift guides for a whole heap of different travel essentials! From water bottles to packing cubes and yoga mats all the way through to backpacks & rolling suitcases – and everything in between! Whatever bit of travel kit you are looking to add to your gear list, or if you a looking for the perfect gift for your travel-loving partner/friend etc – our buying guides & gift guides will help you find the perfect solution for your budget and style.
In This Post
- 1 Travel Gear Reviews & Buying Guides
- 1.1 Backpacking Essentials for the Trip of a Lifetime
- 1.2 The Best Travel Backpacks for Women (tested by a woman!)
- 1.3 The Best Drones for Travel (+ Professional flying tips)
- 1.4 Top Drone Accessories to get the Most from Your Bird
- 1.5 The Best Carry on Luggage (Tested on Most Airlines!)
- 1.6 Top 10 Packing Cubes & Compression Cells on the Market
- 1.7 Best Hardside Checked Luggage
- 1.8 The Best Water Bottles for Travel
- 1.9 The Top 10 Travel Tripods (that fit in your carry on!)
- 1.10 The Best Camera for Travel Photography
- 1.11 Sennheiser PXC500: The Best Wireless Headphones for Travel
- 1.12 30+ Solid Travel Toiletries (That You Can Take in Your Carry On!)
- 1.13 The Best Packable Rain Jackets for Travel
- 1.14 Best Mobile Hotspots for Travel
- 1.15 Best Dry Bags for Travel & Outdoor Adventures
- 1.16 Best Passport Wallets for Travel
- 1.17 The Best Travel Yoga Mats for Travel
- 1.18 15 Essential Hiking Tips for Beginners (Plan, Pack, Prepare etc)
- 2 The Best Travel Gifts for Every Occasion
Travel Gear Reviews & Buying Guides
Backpacking Essentials for the Trip of a Lifetime
Backpacking has to be one of the best travel adventures you ever take – but have you got any idea exactly WHAT you need to take?! No worries if you don’t because this post has all the backpacking essentials you need + 8 things that you definitely don’t to make sure you don’t overpack!
The Best Travel Backpacks for Women (tested by a woman!)
You can’t pack properly without knowing what backpack you really need! We’ve reviewed the best backpack’s for women to help you pick out your perfect travel companion for your big adventure!
The Best Drones for Travel (+ Professional flying tips)
Deciding to invest in a drone can be a big decision. Let us help you out with our guide to the Best Drone for Travel – all recommended by the Travelers Who Fly Them & complete with professional flying tips!
Top Drone Accessories to get the Most from Your Bird
Up your drone game with our Top 10 Drone Accessories. From spare batteries to SD cards, landing pads to filters – we’ve listed to best drone accessories to help you take your aerial photography and videography to the next level.
The Best Carry on Luggage (Tested on Most Airlines!)
With airline carry-on requirements getting stricter and stricter, it’s becoming a minefield to know what you can take on board. But you bag shouldn’t be something you worry about! We’ve scoured the skies for the best carry on luggage so that you can pick the best on the web without worrying if it’s going to fit!
Top 10 Packing Cubes & Compression Cells on the Market
Whatever size bag you have you are going to want to make the most of every inch of space. And packing cubes are one of the best ways to do that! To help you get your luggage organized quick sharp we have put together the top 10 packing cubes, packing cells and compression packing bags that are available online and can be delivered to your door tomorrow!
Best Hardside Checked Luggage
Hardisde Luggage is the way forward and we have reviewed the Top 10 Hardside Spinner Suitcases on the Market today + included tips on how to select the right one for you!
The Best Water Bottles for Travel
Looking to be more eco-friendly? These top travel water bottles eliminate the need for single use plastic and are a step in the right direction to being a more sustainable traveler.
The Top 10 Travel Tripods (that fit in your carry on!)
Ready to add a Tripod to your photography kit? We’ve reviewed the Best Travel Tripods & given you a detailed guide about how to select the right one for you.
The Best Camera for Travel Photography
Our guide to the Best Camera for Travel Photography – and How to Pick the Right One for You will take the stress out of finding the perfect travel camera for your skill level and interests. With real reviews and recommendations from the travelers that use them, take your pick between Mirrorless, DSLR, Action, Drone, Underwater and more!
Sennheiser PXC500: The Best Wireless Headphones for Travel
You often can’t control who sits on the same row as you (especially as a solo traveler) but you CAN definitely block them out with the Sennheiser PCX550 Wireless headphones. It’s like being in First Class – even when you’re stuck at the back of the plane!
30+ Solid Travel Toiletries (That You Can Take in Your Carry On!)
Solid Travel Toiletries are all the rage – and they help you avoid the pesky TSA liquid rules. To get you started we’ve pulled together our top 30 Solid Travel Toiletries recommendations to add to your kit!
The Best Packable Rain Jackets for Travel
A packable waterproof jacket is an essential for any traveler. Compact and small enough to fit into any bag – but which one to choose? To make it easier we have reviewed 20 of the Best Packable Rain Jackets available in 2020. You’ll have your new all weather travel companion in no time!
Best Mobile Hotspots for Travel
If traveling without steady access to the internet sounds like some form of torture, never fear! We have reviewed the best portable wifi devices – both local sim and in-built data – to help you stay connected on the road. Wherever in the world that may be!
Best Dry Bags for Travel & Outdoor Adventures
A travel essential for any outdoor adventure enthusiast. From kayaking to paddleboarding, scuba diving to snorkeling – have a high quality Dry Bag is a must.
Best Passport Wallets for Travel
Protecting your passport should be right at the top of your list – and our top passport holders are practical, safe and so darn cute! Upgrade your passport cover today!
The Best Travel Yoga Mats for Travel
If going a day on your travel without stretching out sounds like torture, you need to get yourself a travel yoga mat. Compact, lightweight and durable – we’ve reviewed the best ones on the market to help you find your perfect yoga partner.
15 Essential Hiking Tips for Beginners (Plan, Pack, Prepare etc)
Start your outdoor adventure off on the right foot with these 15 essential hiking tips for beginners – inc. a handy checklist to help get you organized.
Explore New Zealand on foot with our Ultimate Guide to Hiking NZ – featuring the best trails – for solo adventure and group hiking, info on backcountry huts trail etiquette and other hiking tips from a local.
Whether you are heading off on your first trip, or a savvy global traveler, we’re sure you’ll find something on our list of Must Have Travel Essentials for Women that will make your travel life a whole lot easier.
The Best Travel Gifts for Every Occasion
The Best White Elephant/Secret Santa Gifts
Get ready for the festive season with our guide to the best white elephant gifts for travel lovers. Featuring gifts under $20, gifts under $50 and funny white elephant gifts that everyone is going to try and get rid of!
Or if you are based in the UK (or Australia) – our guide to the more conventional Secret Santa gift exchange is here.
Travel Gifts for Girls
Looking to treat the travel-loving lady in your life? Our perfect gifts for female travelers has a gift for every budget and every occasion.
Essentials for Eco-Travel & Eco-Travel Gifts
Making small changes can make everyone a better traveler. Take a look at our essentials for Eco-Travel – from accessories to clothing, tech to practical things (solar charger , anyone?!) – just swapping out a few items can help make the planet a little bit better as you explore all corners of the globe.
The Best Travel Gifts for ALL Travel Lovers (Men, Women & Kids!)
Still on the lookout for the Perfect Travel Gift? This post has got epic gift suggestions for every wandering soul!