Jun 17, 2019 Product Reviews
Traveloka is an online travel booking platform focused on Southeast Asia. Founded in Indonesia in 2012, it has grown rapidly and now competes with industry heavyweights. Find out how it compares on price, range and functionality. I put Traveloka to the te…
Feb 6, 2019 Product Reviews
Right off the bat, I’ll say this will be an awkward article. I’m talking about poop. This is something that affects most people in one way or another. Yep, you’re not alone. Up to 50-70% of travellers are affected by travellers’ diarrhoea (TD) at one time…
Jan 17, 2019 Product Reviews
Recording your journeys is as old as time. Prehistoric Paleolithic dudes did it. Ancient Greek conquerors did it. This scratch off world map is blissfully simple and you get the same buzz as an instant-win scratchy game, but there’s no gambling involved… …
Jan 14, 2019 Product Reviews
I recently tried out the Rücken Camera Backpack from BAGSMART to see if it would live up to the promise of a universal combo camera bag & all-day backpack.The Rücken is endowed with style. It would look at home on the back of a plaid-clad hipster in the b…
Oct 30, 2018 Product Reviews
Up until recently, most Australian travel cards didn't impressed me. I’ve seen a couple Australian debit or credit cards offer zero foreign transaction fees, but with significant compromises in the features and other fees. But now I might just have found …
Jun 26, 2018 Product Reviews
This beautiful customisable canvas world map from Holy Cow Canvas will look gorgeous on any travel-lover’s wall. Just add push pins where you want to go or where you’ve been, and you’ve got a new talking point for friends and family when they visit your h…
May 8, 2018 Product Reviews
I have truly given the Peak Design Everyday Backpack a thorough workout. It’s been on cross-continental flights, desert hikes, in crowded cities, on bustling buses, at the beach, and everywhere in between. Get all the info you need about this popular trav…
Jan 17, 2018 Product Reviews
This little thumb sized travel gadget could save your life. The goTenna Mesh is one of the most impressive new travel products I’ve come across recently. It will fundamentally change the way you communicate with people that you travel with, in the best wa…
Jan 13, 2018 Product Reviews
The folks at SeatDreamzzz have taken the simple eye mask and adding a little ingenuity to sold the age-old problem of head-bob while sleeping on a flight. Elegant but effective. Find out my experiences with this mask on a recent flight.
Dec 14, 2017 Product Reviews
I’ve tried a couple selfie sticks before, but I recently came across a new design which captured my attention. And immediately I thought to myself, “why hasn’t anyone created this before?”. The genius of the Spivo GoPro selfie stick is in its simplicity.
Sep 8, 2017 Product Reviews
What is it about the PXC 550 wireless noise cancelling headphones that makes them perfect for travel? I cover all the important features so you can tell if these headphones are right for you.
May 31, 2017 Product Reviews
Have you ever seen an amazing travel photo and wished you could create something just like that? Learning complex image editing software is not for everyone - it takes considerable time and dedication. I didn’t believe artificial intelligence would be abl…
May 24, 2017 Product Reviews
This handy little clip-on smartphone lens has found a home in my photography arsenal. Find out if Pixter’s high quality lenses a good fit for you.
May 19, 2017 Product Reviews
Choosing attractions and activities on your well-earned vacation can be a daunting task. Sometimes the language or cultural barrier feels insurmountable. Perhaps it appears there’s not many options. Or even worse, there’s too many options. Find out how to…
Feb 25, 2017 Product Reviews
Watching movies and viewing photos wherever you go is now easy with this portable plug-and-play projector that fits in your pocket.
Feb 8, 2017 Product Reviews
I take the new WASPcam action camera for a test drive and find out if it lives up to my high photography standards. Find out everything you need to know before buying this sturdy gadget.
Jan 17, 2017 Product Reviews
If you ever wanted a handy walking guide when exploring a new city, but have been frustrated by lack of wireless Internet access, your dream has come true. Find out how to use this brand new travel app which will have you doing your happy dance in no time…
Dec 30, 2016 Travel Tips
With the never-ending variety of colorful and inventive clothing, shoes, and accessories in the world, why is it that almost everyone has plain black luggage? Why are we all so BORING?
Dec 23, 2016 Product Reviews
What do you get when you cross a stylish piece of men’s jewellery and a multi-tool? It sounds like a joke, but this handy wrist-worn travel-friendly tool is no joke. I’ve tried the Leatherman TREAD over the past month and am now ready to share my verdict.
Dec 14, 2016 Product Reviews
We often get asked how we receive snail mail while travelling. And here’s the answer... a virtual PO Box service! Find out how PO BOX Zone works, and if it’s a good fit for you.