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Best Travel Shoes for Backpackers

Best Travel Shoes for Backpackers – Top Picks for Men and Women!

Deciding which shoes to take on your trip can be overwhelming. How many pairs do you need and what type of travel shoes will suit you best? Our gear guide expert Tim comes to your rescue, armed with the recommendations of our community. Wonder no more, here is the ultimate list of the best shoes for travel!

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The Best Filtered Water Bottles for Travel

A filtered water bottle is an essential item for the responsible traveller in Southeast Asia. Not only will it ensure that you can drink purified water from any water source, but it also means that you will be protecting the environment from unnecessary plastic waste. Read our pick of the best options for filtered travel bottles for your journey!

Three backpackers with their matching Osprey Backpacks heading to the Full Moon Party in Koh Phangan!

The Best Travel Backpacks for 2022

We asked 100+ of our readers to tell us which is the best backpack (brand, model & size) for travelling Southeast Asia – and here are the results! So, if you’re looking for a backpack yourself… Sit back, relax, and read some words of wisdom from fellow travellers in Southeast Asia – so that you can find the perfect backpack for you!

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9 Top Travel Backpacks for Women

These are the best travel backpacks for women recommended by travel-loving ladies from our community. For the best fit, choose a female-specific pack. This will better cater to your body…

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Frame vs Frameless Backpacks

Travel backpacks usually feature an internal frame for support and stability. But what does that actually mean? In this article, we dive into the differences between frame and frameless backpacks!

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Tropicfeel Shell Backpack Review

Tropicfeel are always pushing boundaries with their innovative products. So how good is the Shell? Find out in this Tropicfeel Shell backpack review!

Backpack and yoga mat.

What Size Backpack Do I Need For Travel?

If you’re not a gear expert, choosing what size backpack to buy for travel can be confusing. After all, you want to fit in everything you need but don’t want to be nursing a sore back every day! Our gear expert helps you decide which size backpack suits you best.

Pandemic travel essentials

19 Pandemic Travel Essentials To Keep You Safe & Happy

Are you jumping back on a plane soon? Then you’ll need to invest in these pandemic travel essentials! With everything from transit items to ways to keep yourself occupied in quarantine, this list has got you covered!

Sea to Summit Coolmax Liner with Insect Shield

Best Sleeping Bag Liners for Travellers

Sleeping bag liners are available in a range of materials and come in different shapes and styles. Whether you’re looking for an extra layer between you and that grotty hostel bed or want some extra protection, these liners have got you covered (literally!).

The 14 Best Waterproof Backpacks 2020

The Best Waterproof Backpacks

A waterproof backpack is a hugely useful item to take travelling. They protect your valuables and electronics from water damage and can be particularly useful if you are doing lots of outdoor activities during your trip! Find out if you need to invest in a waterproof backpack and discover which ones are our favourites!