As more and more people take it to the skies, explore cities, immerse themselves in a different ‘world’, packing smart and packing light is always a priority. Nobody wants to lug around heavy luggage’s anymore. It’s all about packing the right things and sometimes, it’s packing to right gadgets to maximise efficiency. However with so many gadgets nowadays, what should you take abroad?
We give you our pick of the best travel gadgets of 2017.
From huge DSLRs to handheld cameras to phone cameras and now camera drones. The AirSelfie is a high-tech flying camera connects to your smartphone via a free iOS/Android app and comes with an especially designed iPhone/Android case that doubles as a charger. The anti-vibration shock absorber and 5 MP camera ensure the highest quality images. And its ultra-light 61g form that slips into a special phone cover and charger means you can keep AirSelfie on you at all times. Selfies just got so much easier.
If you’ve read our previous article, you would know that cycling is the new exploration on wheels. Which is why having a gadget like Beeline can be rather useful. Is it a bike attachment that sits on your handlebars that connect to your phone’s GPS. Instead of showing a prescribed route, it shows you the direction to your destination and the distance to go. A compass – like a gadget that tells if you’re going in the right direction or not.
3) Mobile Wifi
Mobile Wifi, also known as MiFi lets you share a mobile connection from a single SIM with up to 10 devices, meaning you pay only once. The difference is you’re connecting over a cellular connection rather than a broadband network. The benefits of this include faster download speeds and reduced roaming charges. All you need is to find a good mobile WiFi router and you’re set!
Trying to get some cardio in during your holiday? Then this fitness tracker is for you. It can help you keep track of how far you’ve gone, how many calories you’ve burned and even how close you are to your daily goal. Bonus: It’s one of the more affordable options on the market without compromising on the specs.
Of course, this list is not extensive but it should get your thinking about what to pack the next time you travel. Got a gadget you love to take with you on holidays? Share with us in the comments below.