Looking back at Burning Man 2016 with phone in Evo Tactical XT iPhone protective case

Embracing iPhone Protective Cases for Fun and Dusty Travel Adventures

… This post has been brought to you by Tech21 … It was the last time I used a selfie stick, even though it wasn’t the selfie stick’s fault. I’d just had the most wonderful experience seeing baby pandas being their adorable selves at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China andRead More

Top travel apps for planning and enjoying a trip

Twelve Great Travel Apps To Pack in Your Phone 

From planning your trip to making life easy in a strange land, having the right travel apps in your phone can have a big impact on your holiday experience. Here are a dozen that help make me an appy traveller. GoEuro  Comparing flights between cities is easy online. Comparing rail, bus and air transport optionsRead More

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Travelling and Translating with WeChat App

 This post is brought to you by WeChat   The first time I travelled solo it was through Italy, back when mobile phones were a very different beast. It was a simpler time when a text could only be 160 characters long and once you had ten texts (sent and received) you couldn’t receive anyRead More

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Win $250 worth of Logitech iPhone Accessories

… This post is brought to you by Logitech… Every now and again something comes into your life that changes the way you travel, and pretty soon you can’t imagine going on a trip without it. A few months ago I was introduced to Logitech’s UE Boom and it was love at first sight (andRead More

Star Gazing with Star Walk App iPhone Astronomy

I’m a relatively recent convert to the cult of the iPhone. I resisted for a long, long time. Then I got one and exactly one week later it was stolen / lost at a Maximo Park gig. For a year I went back to my old phone, which didn’t even have a camera on it,Read More