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The gear you’ll want to take on your next trip away.

The gear you’ll want to take on your next trip away.

We’re always on the hunt for gear that makes travelling easier. How many of us have spent hours not sleeping on the plane, or been charged a fortune by our bank for using our cards abroad? Here are ten ideas we love that’ll make your next trip faster, cheaper and lighter. 1. Monzo Card Time was, we’d take money out of the ATM and pray that our bank didn’t charge too much in extra charges. My Natwest card for instance, charges me £1 per transaction for using it in shops abroad. Not to mention the unspent cash I have to...

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Waterproof vs. Water Resistant - Which One to Pick?

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Waterproof vs. Water Resistant - Which One to Pick?

The key differences between waterproof and water-resistant bags “Are you looking for a waterproof bag, sir?” the sales assistant asked me. The truth is, I didn’t really know the difference. Obviously waterproof what I thought I wanted, but that posed the question - would water resistant be good enough? And what are the advantages of choosing one over the other?  With so many bags on the market, I reasoned that it’s important to understand the difference between waterproof and water-resistant bags. So what makes a waterproof bag? In order for a bag to be truly waterproof, it needs to be...

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