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eyewear for travel

Should I pack regular or prescription sunglasses for travel?

If you wear glasses or contact lenses, should you pack regular or prescription sunglasses for travel? Andrew and I compare. This post includes a 50% discount on your next glasses/sunglasses frames. Andrew is an avid glasses wearer. I’m a contact lens aficionado. We have quite different approaches to our eyewear when we’re travelling. Here we […]

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How to pack for backpacking Central America

How to pack for backpacking Central America

From T-shirts to travel towels, torches to trousers, read on to find out how to pack for backpacking Central America and other tropical destinations.  We’ve got it covered … Tips on how to pack for backpacking Save space – and the hassle of trying to find an iron – by rolling your clothes instead of folding […]

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hand luggage only for one week trip

How to pack hand luggage only for a one-week trip: the carry-on challenge

Here I help you avoid expensive baggage fees by sharing some tips and a hand luggage only packing list for a one-week trip in varying climates. Hand luggage only packing tips Find clothes and accessories that mix and match. If a T-shirt only goes with one pair of trousers, it’s a no-no Multipurpose “dress up, […]

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Budapest to Athens

Greek, long division, packing, and my mum’s email needs: Budapest to Athens here I come!

Budapest to Athens: It’s only five days and counting until I shake off my Eastern Europe /Balkans virginity on my month-long solo trip. Several practical questions – beyond the emotional ones around the excitement of it all – are whizzing around my head as I count down the days to my departure. Why hadn’t a trip […]

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