I never travel without at least one hat. We are a Tilley hat family. Sun protection is essential. A good sun hat has a special lining in the top of it to protect the top of your head and a high SPF factor. Tilley sun hats also look quite stylish, and are hard working. I am the owner of two: one is a natty Raffia large-brimmed one with a wide black ribbon; and, the other is a cream hemp large-brimmed one with wide black band. Explore
I used to take my own food on the plane because I didn’t like anything they offered and refused to pay for snacks when I had already paid so much for my ticket. Now gluten-free and lactose-free, it is out of necessity, but still so much more enjoyable and much healthier.’ When you carry your own, it’s easier to bypass the temptation of fast food at airports.
Many seasoned travelers can share a story about the time they were stuck on a plane for hours with limited water and no snacks. If you travel enough, its best to go prepared in every way.
My Mocreo universal travel adapter travel adapter was a daily essential on a recent trip through the Northwest Passage. My camera needed a charge every night to be ready for the hundreds of photos I was taking, my laptop had to be at the ready for the myriad of notes I typed; and, most importantly, my travel kettle allowed my morning cup of tea in the cabin. Adapters are simple, but they need to be reliable and it’s vital that they “adapt” to the required voltage no matter what, no matter where.
Souvenirs are as personal as a trip itinerary is. Why do we bring, knickknacks and sentimental mementos of our travels home? Why do they mean so much? I used to pick up items just for the sake of it but the more I travelled, the less I brought home, and the more focussed I became. Explore
As a tea lover, I dislike making tea using in-room coffee makers. It’s essential for my sanity and those around me that I am able to make tea before I face the public. My favourite travel companion is this tiny little kettle that sets me up for the day, any day, no matter where I am. Explore