Travel Gear and Technology Articles

Bosnia Herzegovina
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Holafly, the eSIM for travelling to Europe and avoiding roaming fees

Produced in partnership with HolaFly Sadly, the days of travelling with just a beat-up map and our gut instincts are long gone, and while it's still nice to dabble in some off the beaten path adventures in Europe or further afield, the…
Salamanca as seen from the river at blue hour
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Learn Spanish online: 7 ways to study Spanish without a language school

There are countless reasons you might want to learn Spanish online rather than take classes. For some, it may be a matter of cost; for others, it could be simply wanting to master the basics for an upcoming trip, while many might just want…
Dan Flying Solo
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Best language learning apps for your phone

Sure, it's easy enough to get around most of the world speaking English but where is the fun in that? Do you really want to be the typical tourist just saying it louder and slower. Here are some great, free and easy to use phone apps to learn foreign languages in your pocket.
Hong Kong Waterfront Travel Guide
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32 Best Travel Apps in 2022 for iPhone and Android

From pollen counts to star gazing, our phones can pretty much do anything these days. Here's what I have on my handset for the year to come...
The Indian River as seen from above with the mountains of Dominica in the background
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NomadMania: the traveller club that guides you to places you’ve never heard of

NomadMania was launched to encourage travel and to assist travellers in keeping track of their travels and to provide ideas and inspiration.
Beautiful mountain and lake views await in Saint Gilgen where a church spire stands infront of a towering mountain
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Do you need to buy presets? Easy tips for editing and taking photos

So, I guess the question is, do you really need to buy presets to make good travel photos - and when should you use them?
Dan using a mobile phone to take a photo in Brussels
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Phones are good: creating, connecting and capturing on the road

To me, my mobile phone is my freedom. It's my freedom to connect, create and capture. It's my freedom to roam, run a business and relocate. I believe phones, when used right, are a power for good!
Flying cheap
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How to find cheap flights from the USA and UK straight to your inbox

Cheap flights and return fare tickets can be snapped up at a steal thanks to a few hard working guys who bring you flight deals to your inbox
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Know your EU261 flight rights: Making claims for delayed or cancelled flights

Having suffered a few 24 hours plus flight delays now, I've got used to the time-consuming process of making claims. Here is the lowdown on how to do it.
Bali Indonesia
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12 Random things you should pack for long term travel

When it comes to backpacking around the world, travelling light is always the end goal. These might not be the most obvious things to pack, but they are always with me on any trip.
Lago di Tovel as seen from above in Val Di Non
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Best Picks and Gifts for Eco Travellers

It's the time of year when you get bombed with gift guides. This year I'm scrapping the affiliate links and focusing on products supporting good in this world...
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7 easy tips for photographing Paris (or anywhere!)

By far the most common question I get asked is ‘what camera do you use?’ and whilst gear is important, it’s the way you look at things that really define an image. Here are some super simple tips to make an image a little bit more ‘gram worthy...
Skyscanner Roulette
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7 Steps for a Spontaneous Weekend #SkyscannerRoulette

"How do you travel so much?" is by far the question I am asked the most often and really, the answer is super simple... Ready to find some cheap flights and enjoy a last minute get away?
Cheap Flights
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20 tips + hacks for cheap flights

"How do you travel so much" they say. "It's all about cheap flights" I say. So here they are, 20 tips that are gonna get you killer savings. You're welcome...