There’s no better way to travel around Europe than on the rail system. The scenery is beautiful, the trains are fast, clean and efficient, and with a Eurail Pass the seemingly endless train tracks that crisscross the continent become easily accessible and hugely inexpensive. Throw into the mix discounted or even free travel on many […]
There’s only one way to describe Johnny Mitchell: a modern day Malcolm Douglas. He’s an all-Aussie adventurer with a love of the bush and passion for understanding the wild world around him. Over the past few years he’s turned from fishing guide to videographer, sharing his knowledge through a series of DVD’s covering everything form […]
Crumpler Low Level Aviator 60Litre check in backpack RRP $265 Life is about sacrifice. In the past it was about sacrificing the taxi ride home for a kebab and public transport, or comfort for aesthetic when choosing a backpack for your year long sojourn. With the Low Level Aviator 60L Check in Pack you don’t […]
The single most important thing with a base layer is comfort. Yes, warmth and moisture wicking are high on the agenda too, but if you’re chafing or just uncomfortable, then even the warmest set of thermals will become horrible. A good set of thermals means you can spend an active day in the outdoors during […]
We review the new Sennheiser On-Ear Headphones and discover there’s loads of substance to the style. First things first, the sound, and we’re sticklers for quality audio. I mean who wants to listen to the latest Daft Punk album and miss all the subtleties in the tunes! When it came to walking through the airport […]
When former lawyer Philippa Shelley Jones took her three children to Westminster Abbey, she was impressed with how the activity program rewarded them with giant gold chocolate coins. Five years on, the germ of an idea that came to her then has been launched as KID TRACKS, an unique new App to engage children in sight-seeing, […]
Whether you’re heading out on an overnight jaunt in the wild or just spending the day trekking in the bush, you need a pack that’s reliable, practical and tough. Too often you find hiking bags that have all the gimmicks and look the goods, but just don’t perform. Well this little beauty is quite the opposite.
Visit Korea, Korea’s number one tourism app has just released version 3.0, now with a more user-friendly interface and even more convenient functions. Extended location based services, bookmark function, improved search functions, and now optimized for tablets. Unlike version 2.0, which mainly focused on the accessibility of Korea tourism information on the mobile format, version […]
With cycle touring on the rise, we thought it would be a good idea to check out some cycling related gear….plus we love gadgets!
For about the last four years, The Travel Bug crew have been using Mr Swagman swags when we’re in the Australian outback.