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7 Must Have Gadgets for a Traveller

Travel gadgets can greatly facilitate your life, no matter where you are going or what you are traveling by. Some gadgets are absolutely necessary, and we are using them without even realizing. Other ones will go as a precautionary measure, but if you face such a situation, they will worth a fortune.
We have studied thousands of latest accessories and have compiled a list of top 7 gadgets that will help you along the way. Our goal is to help you get ready for your next trip. If you need additional help on what to pack, make sure to check out the ultimate camping checklist here

Beurer Luggage Scales

You must have experienced the painful moment of doubt when you are to put the suitcase on the scales at the check-in before the flight. The bag seemed easier when you started the trip, didn’t it? The last thing you want to do now makes an exorbitant fee for overweight or open the suitcase and put on extra clothes in a hurry. The baggage scale is an easy solution to your problem. When traveling with beautiful girls, it often happens that your suitcase becomes twice bigger because of souvenirs.
This gadget may seem boring, but it’s incredibly useful. Weigh the bag before heading to the airport once and shift the extra things immediately. It will save you time and money. Besides, you will avoid the embarrassment at the airport.

Trtl Pillow

There are thousands of various pillows for travelers. The overwhelming majority is simply awful. The rest are either strange, or too bulky to travel with them. Trtl Pillow, fortunately, does not belong to the above mentioned categories. It is quite cute, comfortable and less than a centimeter thin when you fold it up. It was proven that it the Trtl pillow is much more comfortable and healthy for the neck than U-shaped pillows.

Trakdot Tracker for Luggage

Do you imagine being on one continent, while you luggage is on the other one? This is a typical problem among travelers. Sometimes the return trip of your baggage takes about one day, but sometimes it stretches for weeks.
Trakdot will not help you find your bags faster, but it will 100% let you know its location. It is based on the recently patented microelectronics and ground-based cellular technologies that track and report their location, even from inside metal containers.

Kingii Emergency bracelet

Another gadget is a real lifeguard. In general, it will work for anyone who is able to pull the handle. Kingii is a portable inflatable device that comfortably fits on your wrist. If you get into trouble when surfing, swimming, sailing and doing any other activities on the water, just pull the handle.
A replaceable cylinder of carbon dioxide will instantly fill a bright, noticeable balloon with air. The balloon is able to keep an adult person afloat for up to 48 hours.
Skross Multi-adapter for travel

How many times have you taken the wrong adapter? Considering the number of adapters variations around the world, the problem becomes urgent. Fortunately, you can buy a multi-adapter that will save your day in 150 countries. It even comes with an extra dual USB charger for all of your phones, tablets and cameras.

LifeStraw

Probably, this is not the most useful thing for fans of comfortable hotels and luxury accommodations. However, if you go to the wild, LifeStraw can literally save your life.
This device destroys 99.9999% of bacteria living in water, including E. coli and 99.9% of malignant protozoa, for example, lamblia and cryptosporidium. It instantly turns almost any water into a clean drinking water. One straw is enough for 1000 liters. So, for most camping trips one LifeStraw is enough.

EasyAcc Power Bank

This small portable charger is powerful enough to charge your iPhone twice without loosing battery. This gadget is indispensable if you go camping, where electricity is a rare visitor.

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16 Affordable Places To Go If You’re Young, Broke And Want To Travel The World

Some people consider travelling as an intrinsic part of their lives, rather than a hobby. Most of these people are relatively young and are adventurous in nature.

However, nowadays, visiting foreign countries is not cheap at all, hence it’s critical that all planning is done prior to visiting the destination. If you don’t have a lot of money to spare, then you need to make a few sacrifices in terms of service quality – e.g. you might have to stay at a cheaper hotel instead of a 4-star hotel.

There are a few tourist destinations which make it really easy since food, as well as accommodation, are quite cheap in these areas. Let’s take a look at them.

 

 

1. Auckland, New Zealand

Flights to Auckland, New Zealand might be expensive if you are staying in the USA, but everything else including food and hotels are really inexpensive there.

2. Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech was declared the best travel destination in 2015 by TripAdvisor. The best months to visit are between October and May since the rates are reduced during this time period. Also the food there is just awesome.

3. Machu Picchu, Peru

The Incan ruins of Machu Pichu are ideal for not only hikers but also other tourists. Even if you are not into hiking, you would be able to enjoy the Peruvian coast and the accommodation is quite cheap too.

4. Varna, Bulgaria

Varna isn’t that popular but it definitely is the one of the cheapest tourist destinations in east Europe. It is located near the coast of the Black Sea.

5. Medellin, Colombia

I am sure that when you hear about the place Colombia, you are probably thinking about drugs and cocaine. Its true that Colombia is a dangerous place, mainly due to drug lords such as Pablo Escobar. However, in recent years, the situation has improved significantly, and places in Colombia such as Medellin, Bogota and Cali are quite cheap for tourists.

6. Ankor Wat, Cambodia

Cambodia itself is really cheap but the flights cost a lot. You will find the largest religious monument in the world, the Buddhist temple Angkor Wat, here, so if that interests you then the flight might be worth it.

7. Madrid, Spain

Compared to other destinations of Europe, Spain is quite affordable. September, October, April and May are the ideal months to visit Spain.

8. Hanoi, Vietnam

Vietnam is a popular cheap tourist destination, but you should visit during late December to not get stuck in the rains.

9. Cuba

Cuba is an extremely affordable tourist destination and now you can easily visit Cuba from the USA via flights, which wasn’t possible in the past. The flights are quite cheap too, even if booked at the last minute. September to November and January to Marchare the best time periods to visit Cuba.

10. Arizona, USA

Arizona is a really beautiful state in the USA. You will find both forests and deserts here, making it one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Hiking or camping is possible, and the accommodation rates are really low too. But remember that the months between June and August are too hot, so don’t visit during that time.

11. Crete, Greece

Greece is a really beautiful country, and as it’s so cheap, it is quite popular as a tourist destination. According to travel blogger Nomadic Matt, if tourists are interested in spending the least amount of money in Greece, they should be staying at Crete instead of Santorini. Also, there is a ferry ride from Crete to Santorini for those who are interested, but it is 7 hours long.

12. Bangkok, Thailand

Almost everyone knows that Bangkok is a really cheap destination in Thailand. Hotels are dirt cheap, with average cost of 20$ per night and moreover, the flights and food are also inexpensive.

13. Bali, Indonesia

Bali is an island in Indonesia which is a very popular tourist destination. The food and hotels are really cheap compared to the service provided. Younger tourists prefer this destination more. Also, Bali is quite popular for its coffee, which is found in plenty on the island of Java. The ideal months to visit Bali are April, May, September and October.

14. Lisbon, Portugal

Lisobon, Portugal’s capital is one of the cheapest tourist destinations in Europe. The best time to visit this city is mid-spring and early fall.

15. Palawan, Philippines

Philippines is an affordable tourist destination, especially for people living in the West Coast of USA. It only costs around 10 bucks per night even though the quality of the tropical resorts on the island of Palawan are excellent.

16. South Korea

South Korea is the ideal place for street-food lovers. Meals here don’t cost a ton, even if you are at a four-star restaurant. Besides, there are countless beaches on the coast of South Korea. Daechon Beach, located to the south-west of Seoul, capital of South Korea, is considered to be one of the most popular international tourist destinations.

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