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Discover The Travel Blogs original content and other blog posts where we just round up some fun stuff, reflect on news stories and bits and pieces we find while scouring the interweb.

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best portable monitor for a laptop

Top 10 | Best Portable Monitor For A Laptop And Guide

I love my laptop, it's a hardy machine that's accompanied me on many journeys, however, sometimes it needs a little ...
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Best VPN For Travel | 6 Great Choices & Helpful Guide

The internet is pretty much indispensable these days, especially while traveling. From organizing onward travel, booking hotels, keeping in touch ...
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best laptops for video editing under 1000

12 of the Best Laptops for Video Editing Under 1000 Dollars

Any blogger worth following knows how demanding video editing is. And It's not just about finding a system with a ...
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Top 12 | Best Chromebook for Travel With Reviews And Guide

If one word springs to mind when I think about Chromebooks, it has to be value. The stripped-down nature of ...
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The Best Chromebook With Backlit Keyboard

The Best Chromebook With Backlit Keyboard | 8 Top Picks

There is no doubt about it, Chromebooks have become a great option if you are looking for a portable computer ...
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best chromebook for the money

Top 9 | Best Chromebook For The Money | Reviews And Guide

Cheaper, lighter, faster, and a whole lot more durable (structurally and battery-wise) than your regular Windows 10 devices, Chromebooks have ...
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17 Essential Travel Accessories For Laptops | Travel Smart

Laptops have swiftly become a travel essential. Whether you are on the road for work or traveling the world and ...
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Lady sat reading on a tablet while traveling

Top 10 | The Best Tablet For Traveling

With the current trend of amazing smartphones and surprisingly portable laptops, tablets seem to have retreated into the shadows. But ...
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Willhard’s 3084km cycling solo fundraiser for IRUDI

Imagine a 3084km charity bike ride and you'll probably think of a large group of lycra clad riders on expensive ...
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19 Tips | How To Keep Your House Safe While On Vacation

Being away from your home, whether for work or vacation, means you will not be there to ensure the safety ...
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Best Hydration Pack for Mountain Biking

Best Hydration Pack for Mountain Biking | Top 10 and Guide

The hydration pack was born out of the experience of bikers and runners not having enough water to drink at ...
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Best Travel Crib for Toddler | 10 Great Choices And Your Buying Guide

As a caring mom or dad, you would not want anything that gets in the way of your baby’s comfort ...
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Best Backpacks Under $50

10 Best Backpacks Under $50 | Something For Everyone

There are literally hundreds of choices when it comes to choosing one of the best cheap backpacks and it is ...
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Best Sling Backpack for a Laptop

The Best Sling Backpack for a Laptop: 7 Perfect Choices

A sling backpack is quite different from a regular backpack given that it only has one strap and is worn ...
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Best Travel Backpack for Men

Best Travel Backpack for Men | 10 Amazing Choices

When planning international travel, you want your journey to be as smooth as possible. No surprises of lost items or ...
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Best Convertible Car Seat for Tall Babies

10 Best Convertible Car Seat for Tall Babies | All Budgets

There are two types of car seats available, an infant car seat and convertible car seat. An infant car seat ...
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best travel backpack for fat guys

Best Travel Backpack for Fat Guys | Top 5 and Guide

When it comes to choosing a travel backpack, finding a quality bag can be vital. Whether you’re going on a ...
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Macbook Charging Cord Winder

Best Macbook Charging Cord Winder: 7 Great Options

If there is something I absolutely adore when travel, it's cable organization. Trying to unlock my underwear that is tied ...
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Best Carry On Luggage Under $100

10 Best Carry On Luggage Under $100 | Hard Case | Underseat | Wheeled

Do you need a suitcase that can withstand any heavy impact and hauling and yet remain intact? But also offers ...
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The Fuji Shibazakura Festival | Is It Really Worth It?

The Fuji Shibazakura Festival | Absolutely Worth The Hype

From April to May each year in Fujikawaguchiko in Japan, the Fuji Shibazakura Festival - 富士 芝 桜 まつり - ...
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Best Roller Backpack for Travel

Top 10 | Best Roller Backpack for Travel

Need a good bag to hold all of your things when you’re on the go? If so, a roller backpack ...
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What To Do In Kawaguchiko | 10 Ideas for Your Fuji Five Lakes Itinerary

What To Do In Kawaguchiko | 10 Ideas for Your Fuji Five Lakes Itinerary

Having just made my fourth trip to the Fuji Five Lakes area, I like to think I am well placed ...
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Traveling With a Laptop Internationally

Travel Laptops Top 5 Tips for Traveling With a Laptop Internationally

International travel is exciting, but in this day and age, a lot of travelers like to take their laptop with ...
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How to keep your laptop safe while traveling

How To Keep Your Laptop Safe While Traveling: 10 Simple Tips

Traveling with a laptop opens you up to plenty of new risks that you would not encounter while working at ...
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A man working as a Digital Nomad

Choosing The Right Laptop For Becoming A Digital Nomad

The term digital nomad is one that conjures up images of people sat by a pool, with a laptop earning ...
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Free vs Paid VPN: Is it worth the $$

Let’s be honest here, who loves saving a few $$’s from time to time? Especially when it is on digital ...
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Tips for Traveling with a Drone

19 Tips for Traveling with a Drone: Don’t Unknowingly Break the Law

When traveling with a drone, there are many things you need to put into consideration if you want to get ...
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HP Elite Dragonfly vs Dell XPS 13

HP Elite Dragonfly vs Dell XPS 13: Which Is The Best Ultraportable?

It’s been quite some time – 1936 to be exact – since Konrad Zuse, a German engineer introduced the Z1 ...
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8 Top Picks | Best Portable Charger for International Travel

With more and more travel essential gadgets requiring charging, its little wonder that people are turning to portable battery packs ...
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57 Perfect Quotes On Traveling With Friends

I don’t know about you, but those days when I can’t be traveling, I always like to stumble on a ...
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The best Laptop Keyboard Light, the Benq, lights up a laptop

The Best Laptop Keyboard Light: 7 Great Options

Lighting. One thing that when you are working in public spaces you have no control over. If you work on ...
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Traveling with a Tablet: Why You Should and 7 Helpful Tips

Tablets combine the advantage of a large display while being lightweight and portable which makes them excellent travel companions. Offering ...
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How To Use A Laptop In A Car: 7 Helpful Tips

Sometimes, working while travelling throws up some uncomfortable offices. From working outside in the sun, to lying down in a ...
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Encrypted Laptop Travel Restrictions: 10 Tips For Travelling With Encrypted Data

If you regularly travel internationally with sensitive data on a laptop, it is a good idea to have an understanding ...
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lady using a laptop in a cafe

How To Use A Laptop Lock in 3 Easy Steps

We’ve come to trust our laptops with passwords, photos, videos, documents, and all sorts of sensitive information. Most of us ...
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A laptop set on a desk by the window in a hotel room

How to Keep a Laptop Safe in a Hotel Room | 8 Top Tips

When you're traveling, it's just not possible to keep your stuff with you at all times. Because of this, I ...
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Top Tips | How To Keep Your Laptop Clean While Traveling

Be honest, when was the last time you physically cleaned your laptop? While working during your travels, your laptop gets ...
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7 Top Tips: How to Protect Your Laptop From Physical Damage

Ahh, my humble laptop. Without it, or the internet, the modern world would not function nearly as well. From professional ...
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10 of the Best Backpacks for Laptops and Travel

In оrdеr tо ѕаfеlу transport your lарtор from рlасе tо рlасе, уоu nееd a protective vessel that nоt оnlу wоrkѕ ...
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7 Top Tips For Using a Laptop in the Sun

It goes without saying that the massive benefit of laptops is the ability to work anywhere. However, one thing that ...
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How To Use A Laptop In A Bed: 7 Helpful Tips

Ever wondered how to use a laptop in bed comfortably? Don’t worry, no one's judging you here. The best part ...
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The Best Backpack for Traveling to Europe: 11 Top Picks

Preparing for a trip to Europe goes beyond buying airline tickets and shopping for new outfits. know that already! ...
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Earning As a Digital Nomad: The Truth Behind the Lifestyle Misconceptions

The digital nomad lifestyle is one of the fastest-growing ways to earn income with no signs of slowing down. As ...
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Pepper: One of many robots in the hospitality industry that are popping up in many places

Robots in the Hospitality Industry: How Robots are Impacting Travel

robots are starting to impact our lives. From cleaning your floor to cutting your lawn, keeping a swimming pool sparkling ...
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Visiting the markets of Bangkok

10 must read tips on surviving a Bangkok street market

A Bangkok inspired cocktail of hangovers, pushy sales, tuk-tuks and scam artists are not a great combination and make surviving ...
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Ryanair passenger leaves by the closest exit

Bored of waiting to disembark? Don’t be this guy

Sometimes you just have to get off Let's be honest, we all hate it. when you finally arrive in your ...
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Looking over the waterfall

19 travel tips you need to know and how I learnt them

In hindsight, maybe travelling through Africa as a first-ever solo travel trip may have been a bit ambitious, but as ...
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Sunset at U Bein bridge in Mandalay

10 tips for taking great sunset photos

I LOVE sunset photos, and I’m pretty sure I’m not alone in that. In fact, this was proved recently when ...
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Take better pictures of waterfalls

10 Tips for taking great photos of waterfalls

Waterfalls are one of nature's finest gifts to us. From small, jungle falls to the raw power of giant mountain ...
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Visiting the US requires and ESTA even for a connecting flight. find out more.

Do I need a Visa or ESTA to visit the US?

If you are planning a visit to the US, this is certainly a question you will be asking yourself at ...
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Lady dies in St. Maarten

Death in Paradise acts as a stark warning

Sad news broke today, a New Zealand traveller has died as a result of being blown over by a jet ...
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20 of the best up and coming travel grammers

20 of the best up and coming instagram accounts

If there is one thing travel bloggers do well above anything else it’s Instagram. I can spend hours looking through ...
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My homemade pineapple sunset

8 of the best travel bloggers you should already be following

There are thousands of travel blogs available on the internet these days, and while it is up to you as ...
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Over 3 million people attended World Pride through out the week

World Pride 2017 – Putting the Mad in Madrid

I can't believe how long it has taken me to write this, however "recently" World Pride took place in Madrid, ...
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Should drones be banned

Do we need better controls over drone flying?

Just imagine you are flying home from holiday, about to land and the announcement comes over: “Ladies and gentleman, this ...
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When Sci Fi and Reality combine

When Red Dwarf got it right!

One of the fun things Sci-fi writers get to do is predict the future. Sometimes they hit the nail on ...
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The Queen's Speech announces Spaceports in the UK

The Queen is going to launch the UK into space

According to a report in the British newspaper, The Independent, The Queen will be talking about space flight later this ...
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Standing room only: Airline to remove all seats?

So an interesting story surfaced today. The Independent is reporting that Colombian budget airline, VivaColombia, are considering removing all the ...
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The best (and worst) airports in the world

So the new list is out, Gatwick scores an astonishing 0! I’ve only recently discovered Airhelp, and it’s a great ...
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Zipline from the Eiffel tower

Zipline off the Eiffel Tower – seriously!

Sounds like a dream, but trust me people, this is happening. You can soar from the second floor of the ...
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What did cause the British Airways issues

So what did cause the British Airways Power outage?

British Airways were all over the news recently when their systems went down, causing travel misery to over 75000 travellers ...
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Kid get surprise from the Queens Guard

Kid gets an awesome birthday present from The Queens Guard

This little boy is a fan of The Queens Guard and gets a lot more than he expected when one ...
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What is a Liebster Award

The Liebster Award: My First Blog Award a Few Little Secrets and The Official Rules

I have my first award! Cue the trumpets, unroll the banners, I have finally made it. Let this be the ...
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