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5 Essential Gadgets for the Vacation Traveller

Travelling is about getting out of our comfort zones and experiencing something different, but there are certain things that we need to make the experience easier and less painless, after all the journey itself itself can be quite a task. We must remember that we can’t always be in luxury vacation home rentals with every amenity available to us. Here are some gadgets that will make your journey more seamless:

Mophie Space Pack for iPhone 5/5S

When travelling you will always need a phone charger to stay in touch with everyone at home. This device not only doubles the battery life of your iPhone, it also increases the data storage of your device by 32 gigabytes, the first device of its kind in the world. Perfect for taking and storing all those extra holiday snaps and when you don’t know when you will be able to charge your phone again.

Phiaton PS 20 NC Earphones (Noise Canceling)

Travel by plane can be quite a noisy experience, especially if you are sitting closer to the engines and this becomes quite fatiguing over longer periods of time. A solution to this is noise canceling earphones or headphones. The PS 20 NC by Phiaton are a good option because they are small and have the same technology found in larger and more expensive headphones, these also take AAA batteries, which are available everywhere.

SteriPEN Ultra

When in some countries it is unwise to drink the water from the tap, especially if there are few alternatives close by. The SteriPEN Ultra is a device that eliminates 99.9% of bacteria, viruses and protozor in drinking water in as little as 48 seconds. It uses a UV lamp to eliminate bacteria and a full charge is able to treat 100 0.5 litre batches or 50 1 litre batches.

FitBit Zip

When on holiday there is so much temptation to just sit around and enjoy your surroundings, food and alcohol that it may have an impact on your normal life when you get home. The FitBit Zip is a great way to track your activity over the span of your holiday, it keeps track of your steps, distance and calories burned. It also encourages you to set goals and challenge your friends and it seamlessly connects to your computer or smart phone for you to track the data.

Soundmatters DASH7 Portable Sound Bar

When you are at you are at your destination you can’t always have a quality sound system with you, however the Soundmatters DASH 7 is a Bluetooth speaker that you can take anywhere. It is one of the slimmest and lightest Bluetooth speakers around and can fit in your pocket with ease. With a battery life of up to 12 hours and power similar to a tweeter and a subwoofer in a small package, it is the perfect travel companion when you need some extra bass.