On The Road
This website has endless information and booking services for the rail networks of the world and has been invaluable to us. It’s run by a true train geek and constantly updated. Take a look.
We always carry a trusty Lonely Planet guidebook for most destinations. It’s just reassuring to thumb through the pages and work out where to visit, eat or stay. Shop for guidebooks here.
We use Airbnb where possible for a more authentic local experience. We’ve stayed in some amazing places worldwide. Use this special link to get free credit on us when signing up.
Agoda lists thousands of quality hotels across Southeast Asia and beyond. We always find it easy to grab a last minute deal, perfect when your plans change. Click to book a room now.
Travel Blogging Resources
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Starting a travel blog was one of the best decisions we’ve ever made. It’s opened up opportunities for us that we could have never imagined. Use this guide and start your travel blog today!
Travel Gear We Use
Charlie swears by this backpack. It’s easy to use, hard wearing and very lightweight. The 3 main compartments make it ideal for easily separating out stuff. Get one from Amazon.
These packing cubes help keep our backpacks well organised inside. They great for easily stashing all your stuff. Check out our full review or buy a 6 piece set.
These chaps t-shirts have been fantastic when traveling around hot and humid places. Charlie sweats a lot less plus they dry very quickly. Bonus! Get yourself a set.
Kristina loves her comfortable outdoor shoes. They have Proven waterproof after rigorous testing in the muddy rice fields of Sapa! Investing in a pair now.
Travel Tech We Use
This is our main laptop for editing photos and videos. We went for the 8GB version for the extra juice to tackle those big tasks head on and it’s not failed us yet! Take a look on Amazon.
We also use this laptop for browsing and writing etc. It runs on ChromeOS and boots up in seconds, is lightweight with a sharp screen. Check out the full spec.
Combined with the 50mm lens, Kristina uses this to take all the amazingly detailed close up shots for our blog. It’s very reliable, ideal for anyone starting out. Buy one here on Amazon.
A great lens for getting super detailed close-up shots. Kristina has written a post all about shooting with a 50mm lens. Check for the best price here.
It looks like a GoPro but it’s not quite the same grade. Still, at a good $300 less it does a pretty fine job of capturing go-pro wide angle shots. Find one at the best price here.
Now our main travel camera. Very powerful, yet nice and discreet when we want to grab a shot but not the attention. The perfect compact. Full specs and prices.
We use this good basic tripod to get some nice stable shots with our Sony RX100III. It’s lightweight and comes with a handy bag too. Grab yours at a good price.