Travel Planning and Advice

by Sarah

Since we have been full-time travellers, we have picked up loads of useful tips and tricks for travelling. From hints and tips about the best gear to pack, to advice about travel tech, and which tools to use for planning and preparation. Our most recent posts are below, or keep scrolling down for some more specific categories!

Please note that none of these pages covers specific destinations – if you are looking for tips or advice about what to do in any particular place, then go to our Destination pages.


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Coworking Space Basel – The Best Places to Work Remotely

The world becomes more mobile every day, so working remotely is no longer a rarity. The demand for coworking spaces is rapidly on the rise. Across the globe, there are…

The Best Cameras for Diving in 2019

For many people, diving or snorkelling are the highlights of their holidays. Almost nothing is as spectacular as exploring the deep blue sea and discovering hidden worlds you’ve never seen…

The Best St Moritz Accommodation for Every Budget

St Moritz in the Swiss canton of Graubünden is a paradise in the centre of the majestic Alps. Where the jetset go to play, it’s so much more than just…

Packing Tips

Packing can be a nightmare – and it doesn’t get any easier when the trip is a long one. Striking the balance between having the right gear you need, against making sure your backpack or suitcase isn’t cripplingly heavy can be tricky. Our packing tips and buying guides will help you decide which is the best gear to pack for your travels.

The Ultimate Packing List for Winter Holidays in the Mountains

So you’ve decided to spend your next winter holidays in the magnificent mountains? Now, it’s time to think about what to pack for your vacation. Packing for winter can be…

Best Travel Pillows 2018 – How to Snooze in Style in the Sky

Why should you read an article about the Best Travel Pillows 2018? Let me explain.  It always amazes me that some people now view air travel as a chore. Just…

The 10 Best Lightweight Sleeping Bags for Backpacking

What is one of the most important things to pack when you go out roughing it? Of course,  a lightweight sleeping bag which protects you from the cold but and…

Travel Advice

Alongside packing for your travels, there are a whole host of other considerations like insurance, making sure you stay safe and how to plan (or not!). These posts share the best of our knowledge about wider travel advice topics than just what goes into your backpack.

The Best St Moritz Accommodation for Every Budget

St Moritz in the Swiss canton of Graubünden is a paradise in the centre of the majestic Alps. Where the jetset go to play, it’s so much more than just…

Best Mosquito Repellent Devices and Products

Table of Content Introduction Insects suck – and so do their bites Best Mosquito Repellent Devices and Products Insect Repellent Product Overview Portable Best Mosquito Repellent Devices Insect repellent lotions…

Best Waterproof Bags For Keeping Your Travel Gear Dry

Whether you plan to hang out at the beach, pound the city pavements during a summer storm or visit a water park, having the best waterproof bags is important for…

Travel Tech

Smartphone, camera, tablet, cables, chargers, battery packs, backup memory… Will you need a laptop? Underwater camera? How to keep it all safe? Our Travel Tech section rounds up the best advice we can give about managing your precious electronics, making sure you bring the best of what you need for your travels without compromising on quality.

The Best Cameras for Diving in 2019

For many people, diving or snorkelling are the highlights of their holidays. Almost nothing is as spectacular as exploring the deep blue sea and discovering hidden worlds you’ve never seen…

Why You Need A Water Purifier for Travel

Simply, using a water purifier for travel is better for the environment than endless volumes of plastic bottles. More than ever before it is of utmost importance to take care…

10 Best Travel Drones – Reach New Heights with your Travel Photography

For a long time, drones were big and bulky, and taking them with you on your holidays was impossible. To take the best travel drones with you on a plane…