As a full-time travel writer who spends more than 70% of the year on the road, I travel with a myriad of gear and tech gadgets for different kinds of trips. On this page, I’m sharing my favourite travel gear — items that I personally use and highly recommend.

My Favorite Travel Gear

Trolley Luggage

Eagle Creek Gear Warrior 29 Inch Luggage



Osprey Women’s Aura 50 AG Backpack


Camera Bag

Lowepro ProTactic 450 AW Camera Backpack


Carry-on Backpack

Arcido 35L Versatile Carry-on Backpack



Eagle Creek Guide Pro Courier


Packing Cubes

Arcido Packing Cubes – 1 Large & 2 Small



Mounteen Lightweight Waterproof Dry Bag Backpack



Pacsafe Travelsafe GII Portable Safe


Camping Hammock

Sportneer Portable Double Hammock


Microfibre Towel

Microfibre Travel Towel


Photography Gear


Canon EOS 60D 18 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera


Macro Zoom Lens

Tamron Auto Focus 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD Aspherical (IF) Macro Zoom Lens


Ultra Wide Zoom Lens

Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM FLD AF Ultra Wide Zoom Lens


Long Lens

Tamron AF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 SP Di VC USD XLD


Shoulder Strap

Caden DSLR Camera Quick Rapid Shoulder Neck Strap


JOBY GorillaPod Flexible Tripod



GoPro Hero5


GoPro Accessories

Deyard 25 in 1 GoPro Hero 5 Accessory Kit


Drone Camera

DJI Spark


WiFi SD Card

Transcend 32 GB Wi-Fi SDHC



MacBook Air

Apple 13″ MacBook Air (2017)

From $874.99


Apple iPhone 12 128GB


iPhone Waterproof Case

iPhone Waterproof Case Full Sealed Anti-shock

From $19.14

eBook Reader

Kindle Paperwhite eReader


Wireless Headphones

Kinivo URBN Premium Bluetooth Wireless Headphones

From $49.90

Portable Battery Charger

RAVPower 16750mAh External Battery Pack


Cable Organizer

Hilike Travel Electronics Cable Organizer


Universal Adapter

Newdigi Universal Travel Adapter 110v-230v



Wantdo Women’s Mountain Waterproof Fleece Ski Jacket Windproof Rain Jacket


Down Jacket

Columbia Sportswear Women’s Hooded Down Jacket

From $57.93

Softshell Jacket

Columbia Women’s Softshell Jacket

From $33.06

Fleece Jacket

Craghoppers Ladies Fleece Jacket



Craghoppers Women’s Nosilife Adventure Short-Sleeved Shirt


Quick Dry T-Shirt

Special Magic Women’s Athletic Fashion Short Sleeve Crew Neck



Craghoppers Womens Nosilife Zip Off Trousers


Infinity Scarf

Women’s Shimmer Sparkle Infinity Scarf


Hiking Boots

Hi-Tec Mens Eurotrek III Waterproof Hiking Boots



Teva Women’s Sandals

From $45.99

Travel Accessories

Water Bottle

LifeStraw Go Water Filter Bottle


First Aid Kit

Adventure Medical Kits Smart Travel First Aid Kit



Binwo LED Headlamp

From $13.99

Toiletries Bag

Zero Grid Travel Dopp Bag


Wash Bag

Arcido Transparent Toiletries Bag


Cowboy Hat

Henschel Full Grain Leather Aussie with snap-Up Brim


Door Stop Alarm

GE Personal Security Door Stop Alarm


TSA Lock

Master Lock TSA Accepted Cable Luggage Lock


Lip Balm

Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm