Is a NEXUS card worth it?

Is a NEXUS card worth it?

Updated August 12, 2017 I’m sitting at the gate at LAX (Los Angeles International Airport) with my boarding pass, passport and NEXUS card, waiting for my flight to Halifax via Boston. I can’t help but reflect on my experience a couple of hours ago with U.S....
Pack a silk sleep sack

Pack a silk sleep sack

I confess. There are times at home when I’ve broken open my silk sleep sack because I crave sleeping in my personal cocoon of luxurious, natural silk. I bought it for camping, hostelling and times when the cleanliness of off-the-beaten path accommodation might be...
Winter in Paris

Winter in Paris

Updated July 1, 2017 When I managed to get some time off over the Australian summer, I thought it would be the best opportunity to do the obligatory tour of Europe. Of course, when it’s summer in Australia, it’s winter in Paris. Similar to any other...
Best portable travel speaker

Best portable travel speaker

Music has a way of making travel memories sweeter. Until technology advances to the point of improving the built-in speakers on Smartphones and tablets, your best bet is to look for a portable speaker. To the packing light traveller, speakers are a luxury most of us...
Are AirPods perfect for travel?

Are AirPods perfect for travel?

AirPods are Apple’s new Bluetooth earbuds, released mainly for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus users due to the lack of a headphone jack. They’re meant to be easy to use, and the perfect companion for your iPhone 7. But, are AirPods perfect for travel? How do they sound?...
Reasons to pack light

Reasons to pack light

Updated May 21, 2017 Are you one of those travellers who marvel at those who seem to effortlessly glide through airports with just carry on? Do you aspire to pack light (or lighter) but don’t know how to go about it? Getting in touch with the many reasons to pack...

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