Top 10 Hostel Essentials

Hostelling is a big part of backpacking so we’ve put together a handy list of 10 essential items you should take with you

Top 20 Travel Essentials

Knowing where to start when packing can be tricky so we’ve given you a headstart with our list of 20 travel essentials

Top 5 Mosquito Nets for Travelling

We round up our five favourite mosquito nets to take on your next backpacking adventure to keep you safe from mosquitoes and other biting insects.

10 Things to Pack for Thailand

You’ve booked your flights and you’re all set for your trip to Thailand, but what should you be stuffing into your travel backpack

10 Gift Ideas for Male Backpackers

We’ve already given you some gift ideas for female backpackers, so it makes sense to give you some gift ideas for male travellers too! In this post we run through 10 of the best travel gifts for men to give you some gift buying inspiration. 1) Shaving Soap Leaves A small and extremely useful gift […]

REVIEW: Osprey Fairview Women’s Travel Backpack

A counterpart to their best-selling Farpoint series, the Fairview benefits from the same great features but with a female specific back system. I was lucky enough to test the Osprey Fairview 55 on a recent trip to Southeast Asia, so I’ll be discussing the key features, practicality and comfort of the pack in this review. […]

REVIEW: Osprey Transporter Duffle

The revamped Osprey Transporter arrived at GY HQ back in Autumn 2017, so it’s probably about time we reviewed Osprey’s new and improved duffle, which they describe as ‘Adventure-proof’. The Transporter is available in four different sizes, 40L, 65L, 95L and 130L, as well as 5 great colours with options to suit every traveller and […]

10 Gift Ideas for Female Backpackers

We’ve already given you our top 30 gift ideas for backpackers, but we thought we’d hone it down a bit and also write a post on gift ideas for female backpackers. In this post, we run through our top 10 travel related gifts for female travellers with options to suit all budgets. 1) Eagle Creek […]