Packing

Long Term Travel Checklist

Long Term Travel Checklist

I’ve recently returned from an extended round the world trip, spending 9 months in Europe, the Pacific Islands, Mexico and Cuba. This was my second backpacking trip (the first was in 2008 – fresh out of Uni) and I now feel that I’ve mastered the art of packing for a long trip!   Long Term…

Choosing A Travel Backpack

Choosing A Travel Backpack

Paid partnership with Osprey.   I’ve travelled a fair bit in the last 10 years, from weekend breaks to round the world trips and I’ve used a lot of different bags, suitcases and luggage along the way. In the last few years, I’ve become a brand ambassador for Osprey and have been lucky enough to…

My Favourite Travel Gear: 2018

My Favourite Travel Gear: 2018

I’ve done my fair share of travelling in the last few years, and I’ve been packing (and unpacking) plenty of cases. So I thought I would do a little roundup of my favourite travel gear, and the stuff I love to travel with!     Bags & Cases I use different bags for different trips,…

10 Essential Items To Pack For A Round The World Trip

10 Essential Items To Pack For A Round The World Trip

No matter how many times I do it, packing can end up being a little stressful. Have I got everything I need? Am I taking too much? What if I forget something? On a weekend break to Europe, it’s fairly straight forward what to take, but what about packing for 6 months or longer, for…

The Perfect Carry On Luggage For A Long Weekend Break

The Perfect Carry On Luggage For A Long Weekend Break

The more travelling I do, the more I realise the importance of great travel gear. The majority of my trips are long weekends or short breaks and I often go for the carry on only option when flying. (Because no one really wants to pay for luggage!)     After using lots of different bags…

Packing List: 5 Essentials Travel Items for your next trip

Packing List: 5 Essentials Travel Items for your next trip

Packing can sometimes be a stressful task. Making sure you have everything you need, but without taking half your wardrobe for a weekend away.  Here is the packing list of my 5 travel essentials, that I take on all my trips…     Swiss Army Knife A Swiss Army Knife will get you out of…

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