Gadgets and technology can really improve your travel experience by helping you keep in touch with friends and family back home, connect with new friends you meet on the road, find your way in a foreign city, or keep your favourite books and reading material with you in an ultra compact way. But there are definitely some gadgets that are better than others when it comes to choosing what you should take with you for long term travel. So before you rush into your nearest The Good Guys or Apple store, take a look at our top list of recommendations for the best and worst gadgets for women on the go. Read more
Amanda Andrews writes this guest blog:
The UK is one of the safest places to travel, particularly as a solo female, but it still pays to take few precautions when you’re travelling alone.
One of the best ways to stay safe on your travels in the UK is to make the most of modern technology by downloading travel apps to your smartphone before you travel.
Here’s my guide to the best free travel apps which guarantee your safety as well as a great trip! Read more
Women Travel Blog has been running a story competition, seeking those great stories of when we needed a bathroom in a hurry. Go Girl has supported this by giving us some of their fantastic product which enables women to pee standing up.
Women Travel Blog writers Ceridwyn Parr and Rosemary Neave met last week to decide the winners.
- First Prize – a GoGirl and GoGirl Tshirt along with some Women Travel post cards and luggage tags – Sarah Sedman – for her story of sailing Here
- Second Prize – a GoGirl goes to Sandra wright for her perfectly formed short, funny and memorable piece here
- Third Prize – A Pee-Zee goes to Mary Bartnikowski who writes about desperately trying to stop a bus in Bolivia here
Thanks to those who wrote in with stories and comments – a new contest will start soon!
Some Travel Gadgets for the Christmas Stocking
- A classic Swiss Army knife with a twist: there is one that also includes a handy laser pointer, a 64GB USB flash storage drive and a pressurized ballpoint pen – can not be in your carry on luggage, but who cares…. Read more