Unless you’re heading to the Paris Fashion Week, the name of the holiday wardrobe game is lightweight and quick drying clothes. That doesn’t mean you need to compromise on style!
Living in Ireland and visiting tropical islands has taught me a thing or two about not letting water falling out of the sky ruin your day! The key: a thin layer that breaths yet keeps out water.
Guide books are the perfect complements to the X Days In Y travel guides. Even as a travel blogger, I never leave home without one and once your trip is complete - they make for a great souvenir trophy!
From small tricks to prevent your bags from quietly 'disappearing' to gadgets that light the way on a moonless night - safety first folks! And no jokes about the first aid kit - probably the smartest thing you could pack.
Pack light, save space in your luggage and avoid any unnecessary liquids taking over your stuff!
I could talk about backpacks and Samsonites but I leave that up to you. Instead, here are three solutions to keep chaos to a minimum. Especially useful is the folding backpack - what a savior!
Beach Holiday Gear
Don't be scrambling to keep your gear dry on that lagoon cruise or wishing you had a mask & snorkel in that pristine beach!
Aside from a few smartphone pics that managed to sneak in, all website photos were taken with these babies. Unless you like being a slave to your camera - why carry a bulky DSLR? And here's a tip: if you're not skydiving or heading underwater - don't bother getting a GoPro.
Since your feet are doing all the walking, take good care of them! For hiking and city walking - good waterproof shoes are essential, if water’s involved - get some good looking sandals that can double as reef shoes, and finally flip flops - well, those are kind of must-haves.
Holiday Read List
From the cheesy to the mind blowing, here are some of the books that make you return home a wiser traveler!