Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: 10 Cool Travel Gadgets For Backpacking

Most of them are colorful, they are just too cool to miss, others add a tantalizing experience and yet others open new realms in the technological world, more importantly the skill and knowledge gained by using these tools is outstanding. They are my top backpacking travel gadgets! Whether you are making your way by plane, train, Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: 10 Cool Travel Gadgets For Backpacking[…]

Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Where to Print Flight Tickets in London, England

Tuesday’s Travel Essentials haven’t featured on here for a while. It’s not that I don’t have any new ones (I’ve a list of 100 to write!), it’s a case of there’s so much more to write about from my last few years of travel, so they’ll have to wait until travel slows down a notch. Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Where to Print Flight Tickets in London, England[…]

Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Printing Documents and Finding Internet Cafes

One thing I rarely talk about is the fact that it’s important to have your travel documents in an organised folder on your journeys and I always do this. I keep a simple folder in my backpack/hand luggage with all the details I need for upcoming trips (flights, buses, hostels etc.). In some cases it’s Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Printing Documents and Finding Internet Cafes[…]

Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: My Best Visa Tips From Around the World

Today on Tuesday’s Travel Essentials, I thought it would be a cool idea to put together a list of all the visa posts and advice I have written in a “best visa tips” style post. This makes an easy resource for any of my readers and visitors to find. I really hope you find it Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: My Best Visa Tips From Around the World[…]

Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Save Money On Paper, Take Photos of Things Instead

It’s been a while since I did a Tuesday’s Travel Essential and while it’s been a slow week in East Timor, this one is overdue. Saving money on paper? Me being “green”? Well, kind of a new thing really…decades have passed since people started talking about going paperless and the whole “green travel, green world” Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Save Money On Paper, Take Photos of Things Instead[…]

Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: 8 Things You Should Have in Your Emergency Travel Kit in Your Car

Driving is a regular part of most of our lives.  We drive from home to work and from work to home on almost any given day – yes even I did that as a long term backpacker!  For parents, there is the inevitable daily drive to school with the kids and also for sports and Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: 8 Things You Should Have in Your Emergency Travel Kit in Your Car[…]

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Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Post Offices

Good old Post Offices. We need them when we travel. They are simply the best way to send physical items to friends and family. However it’s not always the easiest thing to find and organise when you travel. I try to limit my visits to post offices by travelling light, and using stamps to post Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Post Offices[…]

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Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: A Driving Licence

Learning to drive is something I recommend for any would be travellers. Sure, it’s not cheap and it’s not easy to learn when you’re a teenager, but it will stand you in good stead for when you get older and travel. These days I admit I rarely use my driving licence, yet I carry it Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: A Driving Licence[…]