The Best Amazon Prime Deals for Any Well-Rounded Traveller

Sunday, 14 July 2019
Whether you like it or not, Amazon Prime Day has basically turned into a second Black Friday. The US and other parts of the world have become almost spoilt with Amazon's ability to get our stuff to us quickly. So when another great sale comes along, most people would be crazy to miss out. 

If you're anything like me, you do not enjoy spending full price on items. I'm the person who goes to the markets around closing time to get discounted groceries, uses Groupons if I want to eat out, and waits till there are incredible sales for any travel-related item I may need. 



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Travel stuff rarely goes on sale, but luckily Amazon has got it covered! Here are some of our favourite deals, Amazon Prime Day has:

1. Audible Memberships
Depending on where you are in the world you'll either get 3 months free or 3 months at $4.95. Both are ridiculously killer deals as usually an Audible membership can cost anywhere from $14-$16/month. 

I personally love listening to audiobooks whilst driving or on the plane. It is a great way to pass the time for any traveller!

2. Kindle Unlimited
Prefer to read the old fashioned way? During Prime Days, Kindle is offering a killer deal of 3 months free, then $13.99/month. The only thing left for you to do will be to pull up a beautiful beach chair, sit back, relax, and read as many books as you please!

3. Amazon Kindle
Tired of carrying around a number of books on your trip? Or have you had to sacrifice a good book due to weight restrictions? Nows the time to grab yourself a Kindle. Carrying this lightweight device will allow you to bring as many books as you'd like on your travels! 

Whenever I have the ability to actually relax on holiday, reading is my favourite activity. Having a Kindle allows me to immerse myself in books. 

4. Noise Cancelling Headphone
One of the most annoying things that can happen whilst travelling is the inability to hear your music, podcast, or book because of outside noise. Most earbuds just don't do an adequate job cancelling out background noise. 

Take advantage of the Prime deals and get yourself some noise-cancelling headphones. Even if you're not travelling anytime soon, these beauties will help cancel out the sounds of your partners snores in the middle of the night. 

5. Bestek Voltage Converter
If you are travelling from the US, it is essential that you travel with a power converter. One of my travel rookie errors was going to a country that utilised a higher voltage and completely destroyed my straightener. Shortly after that incident, if I had electronics from the US, I always brought a converter. Make sure you save your electronics and get yourself a converter this Prime Day. 

6. Lifestraw Personal Water Filter
If you're travelling with a chronic health condition or you just have the stomach of a drunk sailor, you'll want to take every precaution to avoid illness whilst travelling. I love that I can use Lifestraw when I don't have access to bottled water, when I'm hiking, or even during my Spartan races if I run out of water. 

7. YETI Hopper TWO Portable Cooler
Not every travel adventure needs to be overseas. Sometimes the most exceptional experiences can be right in your own backyard. Hiking and camping is a major favourite of mine. Unfortunately, you don't always have the luxury of being close to a market. Make sure you have a big enough cooler to house all your beverages and some food! 

8. Vaschy Casual Daypack
I despise lugging around a massive purse when I'm travelling. There are times having a nice little daypack is precisely what I need. Having a nice stylish daypack allows you the ability to prance around town (or the woods) without having to worry where to store drink bottles, keys, phones, or snacks. 

9. Superga Women's 2750 Cotu Classic Sneaker
I am super guilty of going on holiday and not having the proper footwear. Heck, I'm that girl that spends an entire day at Disney in thongs. But my feet definitely do not appreciate it. Most of the time, I'm resistant to pack anything because I don't like the way they look. Fortunately, the sneakers are super cute and on sale are super affordable!

10. Ring Spotlight Security Camera
While this isn't exactly travel related, leaving your home for an extended period can be quite worrying. What happens if someone realises you left and breaks in? What if you ordered Amazon gifts and you're unsure if they arrived safely? Having a little bit of extra security will give you that extra peace of mind throughout your travels. No longer do you need to stress as you'll be able to see what's going on at your own front door. 



And until next time...
Stay curious!

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Escape the Rock: Touring Alcatraz

Friday, 7 June 2019
One does not simply go to San Francisco and not visit Alcatraz. I mean when someone even mentions the word San Francisco chances are the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz are going to be the first couple of things that pop into your head. Alcatraz is an excellent piece of history and touring the island allows you a small snippet into this infamous prison. 



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How to Spend A Long Layover in Fiji

Friday, 31 May 2019
How many of you have ever had a long layover somewhere? It happens more frequently than not. Years ago, I would have been content to sit in the airport, spend WAY too much money on crappy airport food, and count down the minutes until my connecting flight was due to board. Now, I hate not making the most of my time and try to get out of the airport and explore.



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7 Easy Steps for Travelling Internationally with Only a Carry On

Friday, 24 May 2019
When you're trying to make the most out of your holiday time, the last thing you want to do is wait at the airport for your bag to be unloaded from the plane and placed on the baggage carousel. I don't know about you, but I hate giving over that much control to the airline. What happens if they lose my bag? 



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9 Things You Must Do In San Francisco

Friday, 17 May 2019
San Francisco is an incredible city with so much to do and see. It can be quite overwhelming when trying to decide what to do and see. I've visited San Francisco several times and each time I find something new and exciting. There are always incredible shows, foods, and shops to explore. Do you want to get the most out of your San Francisco trip? Here are 9 things you must do! 



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Revelio the Magic at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood

Friday, 10 May 2019
When it comes to theme parks, California seems to have it all. When the Wizarding World of Harry Potter first announced the opening in Florida, I must admit I was gutted. California always gets the awesome theme parks first. WHY FLORIDA?!?! WHY!! So when the news that Universal Studios Hollywood was opening the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, I lept for joy! 



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How to Avoid Traveller's Gut

Friday, 3 May 2019
Whenever you're travelling the last thing you want is to be knocked on your behind for a few days because you got the Rangoon Runs. But it can be a tricky thing to avoid, especially when you're travelling to a country who has different culinary practices to that of your home country. 



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7 Discount Travel Sites to Help You Save Money

Sunday, 3 March 2019

It's a highly discussed topic, "how do I know that I'm getting the best deal possible on my holiday?". There are many tips and tricks to save money on your holiday, but it can be exhausting sifting through multiple sites, all of which claiming to have the best deals. 

For me, getting the best bang for my buck is imperative. I like saving as much money as possible so that I can afford to experience more on my holidays. So here are my top discount travel sites to help you get the most incredible holiday experience. 




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5 Things You Must Do If You Visit Northern Australia

Thursday, 14 February 2019
Are you ready for an unforgettable adventure solo or with your loved ones? If you are, Northern Australia is the place to visit. Spend your much-awaited holiday here and experience plenty of fun activities.

The Northern Territory is home to the great outdoors. Whether you are looking for watersports, wildlife adventure, or any exciting activities, there is always something for you. In this post, we look at some of the most exhilarating things you should try when in Northern Australia.






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Rest Day Activities to Keep You Moving

Wednesday, 6 February 2019
If you exercise frequently, you’ll know the importance of ‘rest days.’ Rest days are a chance for your body to recover and heal, as well as giving yourself a break from the grind preventing exercise burnout. However, rest days shouldn’t be all about lounging around on the sofa, not moving, and throwing your meal plan out the window. Instead, you should find enjoyable yet low impact exercises to keep you active without putting too much strain on your body. Here are a few of my favourite low impact exercises for my rest days.




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5 Must Visit Australian Events This Year

Sunday, 3 February 2019
There’s oh so much stuff to do in Australia. There’s all those beautiful outdoor areas, the cosmopolitan cities, and, of course, the events. Australia is home to some of the world’s most prestigious, interesting, and outright fun annual events.

If you haven’t yet experienced them in all their glory, then perhaps this is the year to give them a go! Below, we take a look at five must-visit Australia events, all of which are unique. Pick one, two, or all five - you’re sure to have a great time!


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Is Your Environment Affecting Your Mental Health?

Wednesday, 30 January 2019
There are a lot of things in the modern world that can cause issues for those who are struggling with their mental health. Living in a societal system that prioritizes productivity and profit, the sheer stigma that comes with talking about mental health, and being around those who might be a toxic influence on your life can all be major factors. But one thing that a lot of people forget is just how much of an impact their environment can have on their mental wellbeing. However, more and more people are talking about this kind of thing and it's certainly a conversation worth having. With that in mind, here are some ways that your environment might be harming your mental health.


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Fun Street Foods to Make This Week

Sunday, 27 January 2019
Looking for something different to serve to your family and friends at a party this weekend? Well, look no further. Today we are going to look at some popular street food ideas which will be ideal for serving at a get-together or a party this month.


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3 Ways to Make A Camping Trip More Bearable

Saturday, 12 January 2019
Travel should be about relaxing and leaving all of the stresses of home behind, so why would anybody ever want to go camping? It all seems like a bit too much work. Why would you want to spend ages putting a tent up in the rain? You want to arrive at a luxurious hotel and put your feet up. When you go camping you’ve got the weather to consider. If it’s raining, you’re stuck in that little tent, miserable until it passes. But it’s not all doom and gloom, there are some great benefits to camping.


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How to Avoid Travel Stressors and Post Travel Fatigue

Sunday, 6 January 2019
Have you ever come back from a holiday and uttered the phrase, "I need a holiday from my holiday"? On some occasions, I have let this phrase escape from my mouth. It's not that I'm not incredibly grateful for my travels or that I didn't enjoy them, just that I sometimes return even more exhausted than when I left for my trip. 



Holidays are supposed to be our breaks from reality. A time to detox from the stressors of our day to day lives and refresh our mental health and wellbeing. So then why does travelling often induce so much stress? And what can you do to avoid holiday stressors?

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Where A Career Can Really Take You

Wednesday, 2 January 2019
How do you feel about your job? Maybe you’re happy in the day to day, but you know you want more later on down the line? Maybe you’re unhappy with the day to day, and you’re looking for any reason to hop out and join in on something new? Maybe you’re not too fussed in the moment, you’re just here to make yourself some money? Whatever it is that motivates you when it comes to your working ambitions, maybe it’s time to give them a rethink?



If you’re someone who’s looking to turn 2019 into the year of you and your successful career, then now’s the time for you to think about where your job can really take you. There are all kinds of opportunities out there - which ones will you grab by the horns? Let’s examine these aspirations below.

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