Important, fun for some but not for others, is planning what to take when you travel. In our gadget loving year of 2015, my toughest decision has been what laptop to go travelling with, or indeed, if I should just take a tablet instead. This afternoon I bought a new ‘travel laptop’, one which is durable, lightweight and budget-friendly. The decision to buy a new laptop came after much thought on whether or not to take my Macbook Pro. If you’re wondering what computer equipment to take and whether to shop for the best travel laptop for you, you’re in…View Post
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For my trip I spent a short amount of time considering my options before deciding to travel by train through Europe. At one point, I was looking at the possibility of Trek America but have shelved this for another time. Now that I’ve got everything booked and can relax a little, I’ve unpacked my decision to choose interrail. A famous film quote comes to mind from Hitchcock’s North By Northwest, as Roger says to Eve on an overnight train ride, “Sure beats flying, doesn’t it?”View Post
I’ve not been on an interrail journey before. I only know one person whose been interrailing and they’re currently cycling through Europe and I’m leaving them to it. So, as I’ve been buying, trial packing, booking and organising myself to set-off, I’ve obviously been thinking about what it’s going to be like to actually go, to actually be on my own in Europe.View Post
A self-confessed phone addict, I’ve been researching travel apps to see what I can get for free on my phone, rather than buying something extra to carry. I started looking properly when I saw the cost of GPS trackers, particularly those I thought were a great deal until you add on subscription fees. Hence a cheeky download of ‘MapMyTracks’ on my GPS enabled smartphone.View Post