So you are planning on travelling for that much-needed holiday. You are really looking forward to getting away from it all and are definitely long overdue for a break away from the stresses and monotony of everyday life.
You have got your clothes, toiletries and a reading book or two packed, and you have made sure that your passport is valid and that you have got some local currency with you ready for spending when you arrive at your destination. Your lovely hotel is all booked and your ready to enjoy your holiday in Majorca, Ibiza or wherever you are.
Now you are all set… or are you? You may not have realised it yet, but there are some cool and very useful gadgets that you should consider taking on your holiday with you. After all, the whole point of having a holiday is to de-stress yourself, not add some more to your life when things do not go according to plan!
Take a look at these 7 awesome must-have travel gadgets for your holiday abroad!
1. Apple iPad
The Apple iPad is the world’s best-selling and most popular tablet computer. It is lightweight, comes in two different sizes (7.9-inch and 9.7-inch), and with over 300,000 apps for you to download and use from the App Store (as well as music, books and videos) it can be your complete entertainment centre on those long flights, and when you are relaxing by the pool.
2. Apple AirPort Express
Sometimes when you stay at certain types of accommodation, there is no wireless Internet – only Ethernet. So when you take your laptop or other wireless devices with you, how are you supposed to go on the Internet?
You certainly don’t want to traipse around the country with a laptop, so what you can do is use this amazing bit of kit! The Apple AirPort Express enables you to create your own secure Wi-Fi network from an Ethernet connection, and as you can see it is quite small so it won’t take up loads of room in your suitcase!
3. Crosskase Solar 15 Backpack
If you are planning on trekking around the countryside on your holiday, then this backpack is for you! The Crosskase Solar 15 has a built-in solar powered charging system which you can use to recharge devices like smartphones as you walk.
4. The Only One Travel Adapter with USB Port
One thing that every person going abroad needs to take with them is a travel adapter. You need to get yourself this particular one – The Only One travel adapter with USB port.
It can be used in over 150 different countries, and can even charge USB devices thanks to the USB port. Also, two separate fuses protect your gadgets from any power surges – perfect for use in countries with irregular power.
5. Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 offers an ultra-wide-angle 20x optical zoom Leica lens, and a 40x digital zoom is also available with hardly any deterioration of picture quality. With an 18.1 megapixel resolution, this camera also includes Wi-Fi and NFC (near field communications) technology built into it.
6. ECTACO Partner Lux
The ECTACO Partner Lux is a handy little device which fits in the palm of your hand, and is useful for translating free speech (spoken or typed) in a selection of language combinations. You can also use it as a normal web browsing device too, and sports many different features.
7. Veho M4 Bluetooth Speaker
For those times when you just want to chill by the pool or on the beach and you want to listen to some tunes from your iPod or other MP3 music player, having a decent speaker system is a must-have – and this is where the Veho M4 Bluetooth speaker comes in!
It is Bluetooth enabled, and is small enough and portable enough to be taken anywhere with you, and doesn’t take up much room in your suitcase – the perfect accompaniment to your music player!