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Gizmos and Gadgets: Getting Travel Ready

With just over four weeks to go (28 days and 15 hours to be exact… but who’s counting,) I have been slowly trying to buy gizmos and gadgets (and clothes) that I can say are going towards the trip so that I don’t feel horrible for spending money that I don’t have. Some of the exciting purchases include; A new camera; I bought myself a Samsung mv900f in the colour White which I am SUPER excited about.   I chose this one because of the screen that can be lifted to a 180 degree angle which will be perfect for vlogging (I’ve decided that I want to do some daily vlogging while I’m away as something fun to do). 32GB SD card; not very exciting, but I thought I’d chuck it in anyway.   Universal Travel Power Plug Adaptor; ok so I’m going to sound really geeky, but I’m pretty excited about this because it’s a 4-in-1 kind of product that I’ll be able to use in Europe and the UK.   Juice Box Portable …

My Tech Travel Lifesavers | March 2014

Planning for trips can be one of the most exciting things to do, but it can also be super stressful. Below are some of my favourite travel apps and websites that have been lifesavers and have made this whole trip planning experience super organised and enjoyable! In no particular order: Skyscanner: This is the best way to check out all the best deals for flights from anywhere, toanywhere. It gives you all the flight details (connection flights, waiting times,) on the website and is then able to direct you to the right place to buy the tickets. There are plenty of options to customise your search, making it the perfect flight finder. Trip Advisor: This website it THE BEST way to find everything you need to have a good time while away. The website gives visitors options for the best accommodation, activities, attractions, landmarks and places to eat, each with customisable options within these categories. All the advice is based off reviews from real people. You are able to read reviews left by people who …